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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 66 75 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing Social Media 23 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.62% 1.05% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -29.24%
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
409 285 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.03% 23.46% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 163 171
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 48
Average hourly rate £12.77 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Salford - 1 £305 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 2
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (44.12%) Marketing
2 12 (35.29%) Publishing
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) SEO
4 10 (29.41%) Analytics
5 7 (20.59%) Intranet
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) Google
5 7 (20.59%) Google Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 5 (14.71%) User Experience
7 5 (14.71%) Blog
7 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) Legal
8 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) .NET
8 4 (11.76%) Email Marketing
8 4 (11.76%) Pay per click
8 4 (11.76%) Coremetrics
8 4 (11.76%) Competitor Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) CMS
8 4 (11.76%) Games
8 4 (11.76%) Facebook
8 4 (11.76%) Twitter

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) WordPress
3 3 (8.82%) Joomla!
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Intranet
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Xcode
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Marketing
2 12 (35.29%) Publishing
3 5 (14.71%) Legal
4 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.76%) Games
5 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Designer
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Web Editor
3 3 (8.82%) Web Content Editor
3 3 (8.82%) Content Editor
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Content Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Copywriter
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) JSP
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.94%) UIKit
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
1 5 (14.71%) Blog
2 4 (11.76%) Copywriting
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Android
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) SEO
2 10 (29.41%) Analytics
3 6 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) Email Marketing
5 4 (11.76%) Pay per click
5 4 (11.76%) Competitor Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Online Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) Content Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 2 (5.88%) Web Usability
8 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Android Development
8 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.94%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) Coremetrics
2 4 (11.76%) Facebook
2 4 (11.76%) Twitter
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Interwoven
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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