The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -29.24%
Social Media
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.65% 60.87% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 22
Average daily rate £350 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.65 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) UIKit
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) UIKit
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA