The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
England / North West
Rank 124 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Social Media 10 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.69% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 2.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 2
Median daily rate £320 £225 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -48.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £150 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £524 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
801 1247 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.60% 32.08% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 694 522
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.35 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.10 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +18 4 £320 - 7
Cheshire +16 1 £255 -43.33% 2
Lancashire - 1 £525 - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 10 (52.63%) User Experience
2 9 (47.37%) Marketing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) SEO
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) CMS
5 5 (26.32%) Content Management
5 5 (26.32%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
7 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
7 3 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (15.79%) Blog
7 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
7 3 (15.79%) Market Research
7 3 (15.79%) NHS
7 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Publishing
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
8 2 (10.53%) Photography

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (26.32%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Kentico
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 9 (47.37%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Content Strategist
2 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Engagement Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Research Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Engagement Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Content Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Strategist
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media Executive
4 1 (5.26%) Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) User Experience
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.79%) Blog
4 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
5 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
5 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
5 2 (10.53%) Photography
6 1 (5.26%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SEO
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Content Management
4 5 (26.32%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Market Research
6 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
6 3 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
8 1 (5.26%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Optimisation
8 1 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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