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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 268 229 198
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -31
Contract jobs citing Social Media 136 180 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 2.11% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 124 127
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £193 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -30.18%
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
7675 8520 7926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.57% 37.61% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5976 5569
Average daily rate £465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 162 162
Average hourly rate £19.18 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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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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 -6 24 £375 +36.36% 26
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £260 -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 107 (36.39%) HTML
2 83 (28.23%) Marketing
3 74 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 70 (23.81%) CSS
6 59 (20.07%) E-Commerce
7 54 (18.37%) User Experience
8 51 (17.35%) HTML5
8 51 (17.35%) TDD
9 46 (15.65%) Analytics
10 44 (14.97%) XML
11 42 (14.29%) Web Services
12 38 (12.93%) Content Management
13 37 (12.59%) JSON
14 36 (12.24%) jQuery
14 36 (12.24%) OO
15 35 (11.90%) Retail
16 34 (11.56%) Project Management
17 33 (11.22%) CSS3
18 32 (10.88%) Apple iOS
18 32 (10.88%) AngularJS
19 31 (10.54%) RESTful
19 31 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (10.54%) Java
20 30 (10.20%) Node.js
20 30 (10.20%) iPad
21 29 (9.86%) Facebook
21 29 (9.86%) Finance
22 28 (9.52%) Adobe
23 27 (9.18%) SOAP

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 30 (10.20%) Node.js
2 27 (9.18%) CMS
3 19 (6.46%) WebLogic
3 19 (6.46%) JBoss
4 13 (4.42%) WordPress
5 6 (2.04%) Drupal
5 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.70%) Apache
6 5 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.70%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.68%) Kentico
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.68%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.74%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.68%) MS Project
7 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.68%) InDesign
8 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.74%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.38%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (2.04%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) Radian6
4 2 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.04%) Heroku
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.02%) PaaS
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
4 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.42%) Internet
2 4 (1.36%) Intranet
2 4 (1.36%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (0.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.74%) MySQL
2 9 (3.06%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.38%) Big Data
3 7 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.02%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.02%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.34%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (8.50%) Subversion
2 19 (6.46%) Maven
2 19 (6.46%) Ant
3 18 (6.12%) Mocha
3 18 (6.12%) Jasmine
4 16 (5.44%) Grunt
5 15 (5.10%) Bower
6 12 (4.08%) QUnit
6 12 (4.08%) webpack
7 11 (3.74%) Xcode
8 9 (3.06%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.38%) Firebug
9 7 (2.38%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.36%) Selenium
11 3 (1.02%) JIRA
11 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.68%) NUnit
12 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (28.23%) Marketing
2 35 (11.90%) Retail
3 29 (9.86%) Finance
4 22 (7.48%) Publishing
5 20 (6.80%) Advertising
6 11 (3.74%) Legal
7 8 (2.72%) Games
8 7 (2.38%) Banking
8 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.04%) Law
10 4 (1.36%) Back Office
10 4 (1.36%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.68%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (39.12%) Developer
2 33 (11.22%) Designer
3 25 (8.50%) Analyst
4 18 (6.12%) iOS Developer
5 16 (5.44%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (5.44%) Senior Developer
6 15 (5.10%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.76%) Architect
8 13 (4.42%) Consultant
8 13 (4.42%) UI Designer
9 12 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.40%) Digital Content Designer
11 9 (3.06%) Content Manager
11 9 (3.06%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (2.72%) Lead Designer
13 7 (2.38%) Web Manager
13 7 (2.38%) Android Developer
13 7 (2.38%) Visual Designer
13 7 (2.38%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (36.39%) HTML
2 70 (23.81%) CSS
3 51 (17.35%) HTML5
4 44 (14.97%) XML
5 42 (14.29%) Web Services
6 37 (12.59%) JSON
7 36 (12.24%) jQuery
8 33 (11.22%) CSS3
9 32 (10.88%) AngularJS
10 31 (10.54%) RESTful
11 27 (9.18%) Backbone.js
11 27 (9.18%) SOAP
12 23 (7.82%) J2EE
13 19 (6.46%) XSD
13 19 (6.46%) XSL
13 19 (6.46%) WSDL
14 13 (4.42%) REST
15 12 (4.08%) React
15 12 (4.08%) koa
15 12 (4.08%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.37%) User Experience
2 30 (10.20%) iPad
3 27 (9.18%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.76%) iPhone
4 14 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.42%) Blog
5 13 (4.42%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (4.08%) Digital Media
7 11 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.40%) Animation
9 6 (2.04%) Statistics
9 6 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.70%) Podcast
11 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.36%) Open Source
12 3 (1.02%) GIS
12 3 (1.02%) FMCG
12 3 (1.02%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.68%) Copywriting
13 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.88%) Apple iOS
2 23 (7.82%) Linux
3 20 (6.80%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) UNIX
4 2 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.07%) E-Commerce
3 51 (17.35%) TDD
4 46 (15.65%) Analytics
5 38 (12.93%) Content Management
6 36 (12.24%) OO
7 34 (11.56%) Project Management
8 31 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (9.18%) SEO
10 25 (8.50%) MVC
11 23 (7.82%) Scrum
11 23 (7.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (7.48%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (7.14%) Web Development
14 20 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (6.80%) CRM
14 20 (6.80%) iOS Development
15 19 (6.46%) ERP
16 16 (5.44%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.15%) JavaScript
2 31 (10.54%) Java
3 19 (6.46%) Groovy
4 16 (5.44%) PHP
5 15 (5.10%) SQL
5 15 (5.10%) Objective-C
6 14 (4.76%) C
7 10 (3.40%) C#
8 8 (2.72%) C++
9 6 (2.04%) Ruby
10 4 (1.36%) R
11 3 (1.02%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.02%) Python
12 2 (0.68%) PHP5
13 1 (0.34%) Scala
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.02%) Mesos
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.34%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 29 (9.86%) Facebook
2 28 (9.52%) Adobe
3 22 (7.48%) Twitter
4 21 (7.14%) Oracle
5 20 (6.80%) ATG
6 19 (6.46%) Perforce
6 19 (6.46%) Google
6 19 (6.46%) Endeca
7 9 (3.06%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.70%) DoubleClick
9 4 (1.36%) VMware
9 4 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.36%) Cisco
10 3 (1.02%) IBM
10 3 (1.02%) Omniture
10 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.02%) Tableau
11 2 (0.68%) Talend
11 2 (0.68%) Splunk
11 2 (0.68%) Netezza
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £147.00 - £177.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £18 - £22 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: 27 days ago