The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 242 200 255
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +55
Contract jobs citing Social Media 183 205 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.93% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 2.84% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 138 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.81 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +56.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -1.81%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7734 7218 8733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.25% 32.84% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5452 5033 5839
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 227
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.80 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Social Media
England

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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 47 £275 -15.38% 31
Hayes - 2 £450 - 1
Hammersmith -2 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 113 (32.56%) HTML
2 89 (25.65%) Marketing
3 81 (23.34%) E-Commerce
4 77 (22.19%) CSS
5 72 (20.75%) Retail
6 70 (20.17%) Content Management
7 65 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (18.73%) TDD
8 56 (16.14%) JavaScript
9 52 (14.99%) Finance
9 52 (14.99%) Analytics
10 51 (14.70%) Project Management
11 46 (13.26%) Java
12 43 (12.39%) Scrum
13 42 (12.10%) Facebook
14 40 (11.53%) Web Services
15 39 (11.24%) OO
15 39 (11.24%) Degree
16 38 (10.95%) RESTful
17 36 (10.37%) XML
17 36 (10.37%) SEO
18 35 (10.09%) jQuery
18 35 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (9.80%) HTML5
19 34 (9.80%) Twitter
20 33 (9.51%) Google
20 33 (9.51%) CRM
21 32 (9.22%) Subversion
22 31 (8.93%) PHP
22 31 (8.93%) MySQL

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (8.36%) CMS
2 19 (5.48%) Node.js
3 17 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.73%) Documentum
5 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.73%) Drupal
6 5 (1.44%) WordPress
6 5 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.15%) Confluence
8 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.58%) Apache
9 2 (0.58%) IIS
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.29%) Lync
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (7.49%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (4.03%) InDesign
3 11 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.59%) MS Office
5 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.86%) MS Project
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (4.61%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.44%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.58%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) SaaS
2 3 (0.86%) GitHub
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.36%) Intranet
2 7 (2.02%) Internet
3 6 (1.73%) HTTP
3 6 (1.73%) SMS
4 5 (1.44%) Extranet
5 3 (0.86%) Firewall
6 2 (0.58%) FTP
6 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.58%) Network Security
7 1 (0.29%) NFC
7 1 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.29%) WAN
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.93%) MySQL
2 26 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.63%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.73%) Big Data
6 4 (1.15%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.58%) IDOL
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) SQLite
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) OLAP
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (9.22%) Subversion
2 25 (7.20%) Maven
3 24 (6.92%) Ant
4 13 (3.75%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.31%) Xcode
6 4 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.86%) JIRA
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.29%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.29%) JBehave
9 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.29%) Hudson
9 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.29%) Calabash
9 1 (0.29%) Grunt
9 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 89 (25.65%) Marketing
2 72 (20.75%) Retail
3 52 (14.99%) Finance
4 19 (5.48%) Advertising
5 17 (4.90%) Publishing
5 17 (4.90%) Games
6 12 (3.46%) Banking
7 7 (2.02%) Back Office
8 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.15%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.15%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) German Language
10 3 (0.86%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.86%) French Language
11 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (39.48%) Developer
2 32 (9.22%) Project Manager
3 26 (7.49%) Designer
4 23 (6.63%) Analyst
5 20 (5.76%) Business Analyst
5 20 (5.76%) Digital Project Manager
6 19 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (5.48%) Web Developer
7 17 (4.90%) iOS Developer
8 16 (4.61%) Consultant
9 15 (4.32%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.32%) Digital Designer
10 13 (3.75%) PHP Developer
10 13 (3.75%) Android Developer
11 9 (2.59%) Architect
11 9 (2.59%) Marketing Manager
12 8 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (2.02%) Web Editor
14 6 (1.73%) Product Manager
14 6 (1.73%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (32.56%) HTML
2 77 (22.19%) CSS
3 40 (11.53%) Web Services
4 38 (10.95%) RESTful
5 36 (10.37%) XML
6 35 (10.09%) jQuery
7 34 (9.80%) HTML5
8 31 (8.93%) Backbone.js
9 27 (7.78%) J2EE
10 25 (7.20%) CSS3
11 24 (6.92%) XSL
11 24 (6.92%) AngularJS
12 23 (6.63%) XSD
12 23 (6.63%) SOAP
12 23 (6.63%) WSDL
13 18 (5.19%) Flash
14 15 (4.32%) JSON
15 14 (4.03%) REST
16 10 (2.88%) Sass
16 10 (2.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.49%) iPad
2 23 (6.63%) Digital Media
3 16 (4.61%) Social Network
4 15 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.46%) Blog
5 12 (3.46%) New Media
5 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.59%) iPhone
7 9 (2.59%) Graphic Design
8 8 (2.31%) Statistics
8 8 (2.31%) Copywriting
9 6 (1.73%) Open Source
10 5 (1.44%) Video Editing
10 5 (1.44%) iDTV
11 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.15%) Linked Data
11 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.07%) Apple iOS
2 27 (7.78%) Android
3 23 (6.63%) Linux
4 9 (2.59%) Windows
5 6 (1.73%) UNIX
6 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.34%) E-Commerce
2 70 (20.17%) Content Management
3 65 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (18.73%) TDD
4 52 (14.99%) Analytics
5 51 (14.70%) Project Management
6 43 (12.39%) Scrum
7 39 (11.24%) OO
8 36 (10.37%) SEO
9 35 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.51%) CRM
11 29 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (6.92%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.63%) ERP
13 23 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.34%) MVC
14 22 (6.34%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (6.34%) Web Development
14 22 (6.34%) iOS Development
15 21 (6.05%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.14%) JavaScript
2 46 (13.26%) Java
3 31 (8.93%) PHP
4 17 (4.90%) C#
4 17 (4.90%) C++
5 13 (3.75%) Objective-C
6 10 (2.88%) SQL
6 10 (2.88%) Groovy
7 8 (2.31%) C
8 6 (1.73%) Ruby
8 6 (1.73%) Perl
9 4 (1.15%) Python
9 4 (1.15%) VB
10 3 (0.86%) XPath
10 3 (0.86%) PHP5
10 3 (0.86%) Golang
11 2 (0.58%) Scala
11 2 (0.58%) PHP4
12 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (11.24%) Degree
2 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.58%) CISM
3 2 (0.58%) CISSP
4 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) ISEB
4 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.90%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) SLA
2 6 (1.73%) WAI
3 5 (1.44%) WCAG
4 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (12.10%) Facebook
2 34 (9.80%) Twitter
3 33 (9.51%) Google
4 30 (8.65%) Oracle
5 27 (7.78%) Adobe
6 25 (7.20%) ATG
7 23 (6.63%) Endeca
7 23 (6.63%) Perforce
8 12 (3.46%) Microsoft
9 10 (2.88%) JBoss
10 9 (2.59%) Unica
11 7 (2.02%) Apple
12 6 (1.73%) VMware
13 4 (1.15%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.15%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.86%) Zend
14 3 (0.86%) Tableau
14 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.58%) Cisco
15 2 (0.58%) Siebel
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