The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.39% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £800 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £16.28 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +35.66%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 551 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.88% 30.54% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 304 223
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £34.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Pay per click

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Kentico
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (14.29%) Mocha
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Content Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Content Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Copywriter
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Content Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) React Native
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) Pay per click
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore