The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 63 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Social Media 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 0.90% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +90.97%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 222 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.56% 23.17% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 96 88
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Social Media
Berkshire

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Strategic Management
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Creative Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Insight
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) ATL
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Omniture
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Content Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ATL
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) SAML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
1 1 (9.09%) Blog
1 1 (9.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Strategic Management
1 3 (27.27%) Creative Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Customer Insight
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) B2C
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Omniture
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