The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 112 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -12
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.80% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £250 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £274
% change year-on-year
- +27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.72%
Social Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
539 250 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.00% 32.01% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 123 94
Median daily rate £320 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 6
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.51% +8.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.40 £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Durham +1 1 £500 +100.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North East region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Django
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) REST

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Lead Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Designer
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Django
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Typography
4 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) R
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Apigee
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Mashery
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau
1 1 (14.29%) Teradata