The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 246 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Social Media 166 191 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 2.16% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 121 97
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £25.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.95% +35.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.29 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.60 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.93 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+28.14% -33.28%
Social Media
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in London

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media across the London region.

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in London

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in London

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the London region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in London

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 37 £450 +38.46% 20
Canary Wharf +11 8 £320 -
Bromley +1 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Social Media also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Social Media.

1 115 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (27.88%) Marketing
3 100 (25.58%) HTML
4 66 (16.88%) Content Management
5 65 (16.62%) Publishing
6 60 (15.35%) TDD
7 56 (14.32%) Analytics
8 55 (14.07%) CSS
8 55 (14.07%) XML
8 55 (14.07%) E-Commerce
9 54 (13.81%) Web Services
10 52 (13.30%) User Experience
11 47 (12.02%) Java
12 45 (11.51%) Finance
13 43 (11.00%) Project Management
13 43 (11.00%) JavaScript
13 43 (11.00%) Retail
14 42 (10.74%) SEO
15 41 (10.49%) iPad
16 40 (10.23%) Scrum
17 38 (9.72%) Subversion
17 38 (9.72%) SOAP
17 38 (9.72%) RESTful
18 36 (9.21%) CMS
19 35 (8.95%) Apple iOS
20 32 (8.18%) Linux
20 32 (8.18%) J2EE
21 31 (7.93%) HTML5
21 31 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (7.67%) jQuery

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Social Media also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (9.21%) CMS
2 29 (7.42%) JBoss
2 29 (7.42%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.35%) WordPress
4 16 (4.09%) Drupal
5 14 (3.58%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.56%) Node.js
7 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.28%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.28%) Apache
9 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.51%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) IIS
12 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.26%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 22 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.84%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.79%) MS Office
6 6 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.77%) InDesign
8 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.51%) MS Project
9 1 (0.26%) SPSS
9 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (3.07%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.53%) Magento
2 6 (1.53%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.02%) Radian6
4 2 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Heroku
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.77%) GitHub
4 3 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.60%) Intranet
2 15 (3.84%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) RTSP
3 3 (0.77%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.51%) Wireless
5 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) NFC
5 1 (0.26%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.65%) MySQL
2 18 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.05%) Big Data
6 5 (1.28%) QlikView
6 5 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.26%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (9.72%) Subversion
2 30 (7.67%) Maven
3 29 (7.42%) Ant
4 13 (3.32%) Xcode
5 11 (2.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.28%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.02%) Mocha
7 4 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.77%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.51%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.26%) ProtoShare
10 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.26%) Hudson
10 1 (0.26%) Grunt
10 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.26%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.26%) GitLab
General
1 109 (27.88%) Marketing
2 65 (16.62%) Publishing
3 45 (11.51%) Finance
4 43 (11.00%) Retail
5 28 (7.16%) Advertising
6 15 (3.84%) Legal
7 14 (3.58%) Games
8 8 (2.05%) Banking
9 7 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.28%) Danish Language
11 4 (1.02%) Back Office
12 3 (0.77%) Law
12 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.51%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.26%) Automotive
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (39.39%) Developer
2 52 (13.30%) Designer
3 25 (6.39%) iOS Developer
4 24 (6.14%) Digital Content Designer
5 21 (5.37%) Analyst
6 17 (4.35%) Architect
7 15 (3.84%) Business Analyst
7 15 (3.84%) Senior Developer
8 14 (3.58%) C# Developer
8 14 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
9 13 (3.32%) UI Designer
9 13 (3.32%) PHP Developer
10 12 (3.07%) Consultant
11 11 (2.81%) Lead Designer
11 11 (2.81%) Marketing Executive
12 10 (2.56%) Web Developer
12 10 (2.56%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.56%) Marketing Manager
13 9 (2.30%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.58%) HTML
2 55 (14.07%) CSS
2 55 (14.07%) XML
3 54 (13.81%) Web Services
4 38 (9.72%) SOAP
4 38 (9.72%) RESTful
5 32 (8.18%) J2EE
6 31 (7.93%) HTML5
7 30 (7.67%) jQuery
8 29 (7.42%) XSD
8 29 (7.42%) XSL
8 29 (7.42%) WSDL
9 20 (5.12%) CSS3
10 18 (4.60%) JSON
11 13 (3.32%) Symfony
12 11 (2.81%) Ajax
12 11 (2.81%) Sass
13 10 (2.56%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.56%) Yii
14 9 (2.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.30%) User Experience
2 41 (10.49%) iPad
3 28 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.65%) Blog
5 23 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.58%) Mobile Payment
7 14 (3.58%) Digital Media
8 12 (3.07%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.81%) iPhone
10 7 (1.79%) Podcast
10 7 (1.79%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.79%) Animation
10 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.53%) New Media
11 6 (1.53%) Online Games
11 6 (1.53%) Wiki
12 4 (1.02%) Open Source
12 4 (1.02%) GIS
12 4 (1.02%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.95%) Apple iOS
2 32 (8.18%) Linux
3 21 (5.37%) Android
4 3 (0.77%) UNIX
5 2 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (16.88%) Content Management
3 60 (15.35%) TDD
4 56 (14.32%) Analytics
5 55 (14.07%) E-Commerce
6 43 (11.00%) Project Management
7 42 (10.74%) SEO
8 40 (10.23%) Scrum
9 31 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.67%) ERP
10 30 (7.67%) OO
11 29 (7.42%) Digital Marketing
11 29 (7.42%) Waterfall
12 26 (6.65%) iOS Development
13 22 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (4.60%) MVC
14 18 (4.60%) Web Application Development
15 16 (4.09%) CRM
16 15 (3.84%) Web Development
17 14 (3.58%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.02%) Java
2 43 (11.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (7.42%) Groovy
4 24 (6.14%) PHP
4 24 (6.14%) C++
5 19 (4.86%) C#
5 19 (4.86%) Objective-C
6 17 (4.35%) SQL
7 15 (3.84%) C
8 6 (1.53%) Ruby
8 6 (1.53%) PHP5
9 5 (1.28%) Python
10 4 (1.02%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.51%) R
11 2 (0.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.26%) Clojure
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (7.42%) Degree
2 8 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.86%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (0.77%) Mesos
3 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (7.67%) Oracle
1 30 (7.67%) ATG
2 29 (7.42%) Perforce
2 29 (7.42%) Endeca
3 25 (6.39%) Facebook
4 23 (5.88%) Google
5 19 (4.86%) Microsoft
6 18 (4.60%) Twitter
7 14 (3.58%) Adobe
8 8 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.53%) Marketo
9 6 (1.53%) Pardot
9 6 (1.53%) Zend
9 6 (1.53%) Eloqua
10 5 (1.28%) Lotus
11 4 (1.02%) Apple
12 3 (0.77%) Cisco
12 3 (0.77%) Sony
12 3 (0.77%) VMware
12 3 (0.77%) Omniture
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