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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 37 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% 0.53% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £575 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £289
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +64.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 129 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.62% 34.04% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 31
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +127.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £30.19 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £30.19 £16.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 1 £575 +43.75% 1
Social Media
North West

Social Media
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Typography
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

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 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Content Strategist
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Typography
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe