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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 41 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.57% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.93 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+9.83% -28.36%
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
90 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.50% 22.22% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 23
Average daily rate £365 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £20.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing Manager
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft