The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 0.71% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £9.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -47.05%
Social Media
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 30.71% 27.78% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 10
Average daily rate £408 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -
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 Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Social Media
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Regression

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Research Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft