The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 33 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.83% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.23 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+114.83% -14.28%
Social Media
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 141 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.58% 35.61% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 86 55
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £43.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.44% +73.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £44.13 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Street +10 1 £250 -37.50%
Bath - 1 - -
Social Media
South West

Social Media
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Writing
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Content Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Content Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Content Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Content Writer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Writer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Writing
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter