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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.51% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.72% -21.81%
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
116 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.94% 25.63% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 40 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £443 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.20 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.90 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft