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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 271 242 201
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -41
Contract jobs citing Social Media 139 176 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.73% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.94% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 125 135
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £194 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +5.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.47 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.50 £88.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.88% +25.92%
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
7888 9071 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.53% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5380 6359 5774
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 155 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £14.00 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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 +18 30 £400 +23.07% 30
Canary Wharf -7 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £260 -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 100 (37.88%) HTML
2 72 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 68 (25.76%) Marketing
4 67 (25.38%) CSS
5 63 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (19.32%) E-Commerce
6 51 (19.32%) HTML5
7 46 (17.42%) Analytics
7 46 (17.42%) TDD
8 45 (17.05%) User Experience
9 38 (14.39%) Web Services
10 37 (14.02%) JSON
11 36 (13.64%) XML
12 35 (13.26%) OO
12 35 (13.26%) Content Management
12 35 (13.26%) CSS3
13 34 (12.88%) jQuery
14 32 (12.12%) AngularJS
15 31 (11.74%) RESTful
15 31 (11.74%) Project Management
16 30 (11.36%) Node.js
16 30 (11.36%) Mobile App
17 29 (10.98%) Java
17 29 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (10.98%) Degree
17 29 (10.98%) Retail
18 28 (10.61%) Finance
18 28 (10.61%) Apple iOS
19 27 (10.23%) Backbone.js
20 26 (9.85%) MVC

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (11.36%) Node.js
2 24 (9.09%) CMS
3 16 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 16 (6.06%) JBoss
4 8 (3.03%) WordPress
5 6 (2.27%) Drupal
5 6 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.89%) Apache
6 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.76%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.76%) SAS
8 2 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Kentico
9 1 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.44%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.76%) MS Project
7 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.38%) InDesign
8 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.65%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (1.14%) Radian6
3 3 (1.14%) Magento
4 2 (0.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.27%) Heroku
4 3 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.14%) PaaS
4 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Yammer
5 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (0.76%) Wireless
3 2 (0.76%) CTI
3 2 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.41%) MySQL
2 7 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.65%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.27%) Big Data
4 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.14%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.76%) SQLite
7 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (7.20%) Subversion
2 18 (6.82%) Mocha
2 18 (6.82%) Jasmine
3 16 (6.06%) Grunt
3 16 (6.06%) Maven
3 16 (6.06%) Ant
4 15 (5.68%) Bower
5 12 (4.55%) QUnit
5 12 (4.55%) webpack
6 8 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.65%) Firebug
7 7 (2.65%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.89%) Xcode
9 4 (1.52%) Selenium
10 3 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.14%) JIRA
11 2 (0.76%) NUnit
11 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.76%) MSTest
General
1 68 (25.76%) Marketing
2 29 (10.98%) Retail
3 28 (10.61%) Finance
4 18 (6.82%) Advertising
4 18 (6.82%) Publishing
5 10 (3.79%) Legal
6 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.03%) Games
8 6 (2.27%) Banking
8 6 (2.27%) Law
9 4 (1.52%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.76%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 100 (37.88%) Developer
2 24 (9.09%) Analyst
3 22 (8.33%) Designer
4 16 (6.06%) iOS Developer
5 15 (5.68%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (5.68%) Architect
5 15 (5.68%) Consultant
6 14 (5.30%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 10 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (3.41%) UI Designer
10 8 (3.03%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.03%) Content Manager
10 8 (3.03%) Social Media Manager
11 7 (2.65%) Android Developer
11 7 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.65%) Web Manager
12 6 (2.27%) Lead Designer
12 6 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (37.88%) HTML
2 67 (25.38%) CSS
3 51 (19.32%) HTML5
4 38 (14.39%) Web Services
5 37 (14.02%) JSON
6 36 (13.64%) XML
7 35 (13.26%) CSS3
8 34 (12.88%) jQuery
9 32 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 31 (11.74%) RESTful
11 27 (10.23%) Backbone.js
12 22 (8.33%) SOAP
13 21 (7.95%) J2EE
14 16 (6.06%) XSD
14 16 (6.06%) XSL
14 16 (6.06%) WSDL
15 14 (5.30%) REST
16 13 (4.92%) Sass
17 12 (4.55%) React
17 12 (4.55%) koa
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.05%) User Experience
2 30 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 23 (8.71%) iPad
4 16 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.92%) iPhone
6 12 (4.55%) Digital Media
7 11 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.79%) Blog
9 6 (2.27%) Statistics
9 6 (2.27%) Animation
10 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.52%) Open Source
11 3 (1.14%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.14%) IVR
12 2 (0.76%) BBC
12 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 21 (7.95%) Linux
3 18 (6.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.32%) E-Commerce
3 46 (17.42%) TDD
3 46 (17.42%) Analytics
4 35 (13.26%) Content Management
4 35 (13.26%) OO
5 31 (11.74%) Project Management
6 29 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (9.85%) MVC
8 23 (8.71%) SEO
8 23 (8.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (8.33%) CRM
10 21 (7.95%) Scrum
11 19 (7.20%) Waterfall
12 18 (6.82%) iOS Development
12 18 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (6.44%) Web Development
13 17 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (6.06%) ERP
15 15 (5.68%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 29 (10.98%) Java
3 16 (6.06%) Groovy
4 15 (5.68%) PHP
5 14 (5.30%) SQL
6 13 (4.92%) C
7 12 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 10 (3.79%) C#
9 6 (2.27%) Ruby
10 4 (1.52%) R
11 3 (1.14%) Python
12 2 (0.76%) C++
12 2 (0.76%) PHP5
13 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (10.98%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.14%) Mesos
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.76%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.76%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (9.09%) Facebook
2 23 (8.71%) Adobe
3 20 (7.58%) Google
4 19 (7.20%) Oracle
5 17 (6.44%) Twitter
6 16 (6.06%) Endeca
6 16 (6.06%) ATG
6 16 (6.06%) Perforce
7 10 (3.79%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.89%) DoubleClick
8 5 (1.89%) VMware
8 5 (1.89%) Cisco
9 4 (1.52%) IBM
9 4 (1.52%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.14%) Omniture
10 3 (1.14%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.14%) Tableau
11 2 (0.76%) Conga
11 2 (0.76%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.76%) Pardot
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