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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 149 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.14% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
Median daily rate £398 £200 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.75% -45.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £148 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £555 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.23 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+114.83% -14.28%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
983 1225 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.52% 29.58% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 675 548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 66 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
Manchester - 4 £235 - 10
Lancashire -4 2 £500 - 2
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 10 (71.43%) Marketing
2 8 (57.14%) SEO
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (50.00%) User Experience
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) CMS
6 4 (28.57%) Content Management
6 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
6 4 (28.57%) Copywriting
7 3 (21.43%) Blog
7 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Twitter
7 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) Taxonomies
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) NHS
8 2 (14.29%) B2B
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
8 2 (14.29%) 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 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) Kentico
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 10 (71.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Content Strategist
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Executive
2 2 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Engagement Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Content Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Copywriter
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Strategist
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media Executive
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Copywriting
4 3 (21.43%) Blog
4 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) Taxonomies
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
5 2 (14.29%) Photography
5 2 (14.29%) Social Network
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SEO
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Content Management
5 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) B2B
7 2 (14.29%) Content Development
7 2 (14.29%) Content Writing
7 2 (14.29%) Infographics
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Optimisation
8 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter
2 2 (14.29%) Facebook
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
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