The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.85% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £311 £388 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +36.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £375 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.66% +25.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
557 824 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.43% 31.16% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 444 368
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 17
Median hourly rate £46.00 £40.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% +42.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.23 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.60 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 2 £121 -
Edinburgh +19 1 £500 +29.03% 4
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Fintech
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) CouchDB
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
2 2 (18.18%) Riak
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (27.27%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Django
3 1 (9.09%) Flask
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Infographics
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) RapidMiner