The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.61% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.66% +25.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
77 115 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.84% 34.64% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 72 34
Median daily rate £400 £375 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £40.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Social Media
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Content Strategist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree