The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.71 £18.19
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -35.60%
Social Media
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
128 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.19% 29.07% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 33
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £10.34 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.15% -31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Social Media
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Content Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture