The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 51 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.68% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 1.72% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£210 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.06% -49.70%
Social Media
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
166 116 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.23% 25.72% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 55 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £157 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £21.23 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.91% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.45 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.88 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 2 £210 -44.00% 2
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Social Network
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Mason
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) B2C
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Force.com
3 2 (25.00%) Visualforce
3 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Force.com
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Mason
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 2 (25.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Network
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) Omniture
3 1 (12.50%) Google