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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 59 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.25% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £10.93 £14.94
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.86%
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
182 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.71% 19.56% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 36 45
Average daily rate £403 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 15
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £12.85 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £33.75 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 1 - -
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
1 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Social Network
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
1 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Social Network
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Blog
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Omniture