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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
England / London
Rank 287 280 294
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Social Media 118 136 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 1.79% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 91
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.50% +92.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.66% +25.00%

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
6904 7592 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.12% 36.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4765 5239 5364
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 9 £288 -17.85% 13
Croydon -6 3 £300 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 91 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (29.10%) Marketing
3 72 (26.87%) Analytics
4 50 (18.66%) Adobe
5 48 (17.91%) SEO
6 47 (17.54%) HTML
7 46 (17.16%) User Experience
8 43 (16.04%) CSS
9 36 (13.43%) E-Commerce
10 33 (12.31%) Google
11 31 (11.57%) Degree
11 31 (11.57%) Java
11 31 (11.57%) CMS
12 30 (11.19%) Google Analytics
12 30 (11.19%) Digital Marketing
13 29 (10.82%) Git (software)
14 28 (10.45%) Retail
15 27 (10.07%) Publishing
15 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
16 24 (8.96%) PHP
17 23 (8.58%) SQL
17 23 (8.58%) Facebook
18 22 (8.21%) Python
19 21 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (7.46%) Content Management
20 20 (7.46%) Twitter
21 19 (7.09%) Sass
21 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (7.09%) Visualisation
21 19 (7.09%) Data Visualisation

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (11.57%) CMS
2 14 (5.22%) Drupal
3 10 (3.73%) Confluence
4 9 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.87%) WordPress
6 3 (1.12%) Marvel
7 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (6.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 17 (6.34%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.99%) InDesign
4 7 (2.61%) MS Office
5 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.49%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.12%) InVision
7 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.37%) Blender
8 1 (0.37%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.37%) Maya
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project
8 1 (0.37%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (5.97%) Sprinklr
2 8 (2.99%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.12%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.12%) Radian6
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.19%) Google Analytics
2 15 (5.60%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (2.24%) AdWords
3 6 (2.24%) SaaS
4 5 (1.87%) IaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) BlueKai
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.75%) Office 365
6 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Slack
7 1 (0.37%) Socialbakers
7 1 (0.37%) Taleo
7 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (2.99%) Intranet
3 6 (2.24%) Internet
4 3 (1.12%) Skype
5 2 (0.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) LAN
5 2 (0.75%) VPN
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
5 2 (0.75%) Wireless
5 2 (0.75%) WLAN
6 1 (0.37%) BGP
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.37%) IPv6
6 1 (0.37%) MPLS
6 1 (0.37%) OSPF
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) VLAN
6 1 (0.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.97%) Big Data
2 10 (3.73%) Endeca
3 6 (2.24%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.24%) QlikView
4 5 (1.87%) MySQL
5 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.75%) Squirro
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.37%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) HBase
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.48%) JIRA
3 10 (3.73%) Selenium
4 9 (3.36%) Gradle
5 8 (2.99%) JUnit
5 8 (2.99%) Mockito
5 8 (2.99%) Spock
6 5 (1.87%) Maven
7 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.12%) Subversion
7 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.12%) webpack
8 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.75%) Grunt
8 2 (0.75%) Hudson
8 2 (0.75%) Mocha
8 2 (0.75%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (29.10%) Marketing
2 28 (10.45%) Retail
3 27 (10.07%) Publishing
4 19 (7.09%) Finance
5 13 (4.85%) Legal
6 11 (4.10%) Banking
6 11 (4.10%) Games
7 7 (2.61%) Advertising
8 5 (1.87%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.49%) Back Office
10 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (20.52%) Developer
2 43 (16.04%) Designer
3 23 (8.58%) Analyst
4 21 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 16 (5.97%) Content Designer
6 15 (5.60%) Consultant
7 13 (4.85%) Marketing Manager
8 12 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
8 12 (4.48%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.10%) UX Designer
10 10 (3.73%) Analytics Manager
10 10 (3.73%) Python Developer
11 8 (2.99%) Architect
11 8 (2.99%) Copywriter
11 8 (2.99%) Digital Analytics Manager
11 8 (2.99%) SEO Consultant
11 8 (2.99%) UI Designer
12 7 (2.61%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.54%) HTML
2 43 (16.04%) CSS
3 19 (7.09%) Sass
4 16 (5.97%) Web Services
5 13 (4.85%) RESTful
6 11 (4.10%) Django
6 11 (4.10%) J2EE
7 10 (3.73%) Spring
8 9 (3.36%) HTML5
9 8 (2.99%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.99%) jQuery
9 8 (2.99%) React
10 6 (2.24%) CSS3
11 5 (1.87%) Ajax
11 5 (1.87%) Backbone.js
11 5 (1.87%) JSON
11 5 (1.87%) LESS
11 5 (1.87%) Node.js
12 4 (1.49%) Ember.js
12 4 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.16%) User Experience
2 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.09%) Visualisation
3 12 (4.48%) FMCG
4 10 (3.73%) Blog
4 10 (3.73%) Copywriting
4 10 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.73%) Raspberry Pi
5 9 (3.36%) Animation
5 9 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.36%) iPad
6 8 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.99%) EPoS
7 7 (2.61%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.24%) Social Network
9 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.49%) Fintech
10 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.61%) Android
3 6 (2.24%) Linux
4 4 (1.49%) Unix
4 4 (1.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.87%) Analytics
3 48 (17.91%) SEO
4 36 (13.43%) E-Commerce
5 30 (11.19%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.46%) Content Management
8 19 (7.09%) Data Visualisation
9 18 (6.72%) Pay per click
9 18 (6.72%) Web Analytics
10 17 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.34%) TDD
11 16 (5.97%) Web Development
12 15 (5.60%) Project Management
13 14 (5.22%) Web Design
13 14 (5.22%) Wireframes
14 13 (4.85%) CRM
14 13 (4.85%) Microservices
15 12 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.48%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.57%) Java
2 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.96%) PHP
4 23 (8.58%) SQL
5 22 (8.21%) Python
6 5 (1.87%) C
6 5 (1.87%) Ruby
7 4 (1.49%) VB
8 3 (1.12%) Perl
9 2 (0.75%) ES6
9 2 (0.75%) Groovy
9 2 (0.75%) R
9 2 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) C#
10 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (11.57%) Degree
2 7 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.12%) PhD
4 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) CCNA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.37%) MBA
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
5 1 (0.37%) RHCT
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.61%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.22%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.37%) Cacti
2 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.37%) Nagios
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (18.66%) Adobe
2 33 (12.31%) Google
3 23 (8.58%) Facebook
4 20 (7.46%) Twitter
5 12 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.48%) Oracle
6 10 (3.73%) ATG
6 10 (3.73%) Tableau
7 7 (2.61%) Brandwatch
8 6 (2.24%) Omniture
9 5 (1.87%) DoubleClick
9 5 (1.87%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco
10 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.12%) Zend
11 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.75%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.75%) New Relic
11 2 (0.75%) Splunk
11 2 (0.75%) Sysomos
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