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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 96 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 2.66% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £285 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £8.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £9.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -47.05%
Social Media
North West

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
455 338 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.61% 24.65% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 174 138
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £17.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £10.50 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £20,253-£22,212
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