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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank - 70 66
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.87% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.37% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate
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- £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £10.93 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+28.14% -33.28%
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
369 297 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.28% 25.98% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 163 174
Average daily rate £350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 24
Average hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Marketing
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) SEO
3 9 (39.13%) Publishing
4 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) Google
5 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) Intranet
7 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) Blog
8 4 (17.39%) Copywriting
8 4 (17.39%) User Experience
8 4 (17.39%) Email Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Competitor Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Pay per click
8 4 (17.39%) Online Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Facebook
8 4 (17.39%) Twitter
8 4 (17.39%) Coremetrics
8 4 (17.39%) CMS
8 4 (17.39%) Games
8 4 (17.39%) Legal
9 3 (13.04%) Content Management
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Joomla!
2 3 (13.04%) WordPress
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Xcode
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (52.17%) Marketing
2 9 (39.13%) Publishing
3 4 (17.39%) Games
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Editor
3 3 (13.04%) Web Content Editor
3 3 (13.04%) Content Editor
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (4.35%) UIKit
4 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blog
2 4 (17.39%) Copywriting
2 4 (17.39%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Podcast
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) SEO
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Competitor Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Pay per click
5 4 (17.39%) Email Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Online Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.04%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Coremetrics
2 4 (17.39%) Facebook
2 4 (17.39%) Twitter
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
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