The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 196 199 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 74 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 1.92% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £306 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -13.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £216 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £441 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.00 £11.80 £28.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.18%
Social Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3027 2709 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.54% 29.62% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1477 1236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Social Media
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Berkshire +14 42 £288 -17.85% 5
Hampshire -3 16 £550 +120.00% 6
West Sussex - 7 £400 - 3
Kent - 6 - - 2
Surrey -6 3 £330 +20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £650 +61.49% 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 72 (54.55%) Marketing
2 35 (26.52%) E-Commerce
3 32 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (23.48%) Facebook
5 29 (21.97%) Twitter
5 29 (21.97%) Content Management
6 28 (21.21%) CRM
7 27 (20.45%) CMS
7 27 (20.45%) Analytics
8 23 (17.42%) SEO
8 23 (17.42%) Google
9 21 (15.91%) Digital Media
10 20 (15.15%) Project Management
11 18 (13.64%) HTML
11 18 (13.64%) Mobile App
12 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
12 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (11.36%) Web Analytics
14 14 (10.61%) Marketing Strategy
14 14 (10.61%) REST
15 13 (9.85%) Adobe
15 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
15 13 (9.85%) Sitecore
15 13 (9.85%) Degree
16 12 (9.09%) JSON
16 12 (9.09%) Internet
17 11 (8.33%) Finance
17 11 (8.33%) OpenGL
17 11 (8.33%) Photoshop

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (20.45%) CMS
2 11 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.30%) WordPress
5 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.03%) Drupal
7 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.06%) MS Office
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Radian6
2 4 (3.03%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.27%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.52%) Yammer
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) SMS
3 3 (2.27%) Intranet
3 3 (2.27%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (54.55%) Marketing
2 11 (8.33%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Retail
4 6 (4.55%) Games
4 6 (4.55%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.79%) Advertising
6 4 (3.03%) Swedish Language
6 4 (3.03%) Norwegian Language
6 4 (3.03%) Danish Language
6 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.27%) Legal
7 3 (2.27%) French Language
7 3 (2.27%) German Language
7 3 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.76%) Automotive
9 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (11.36%) Developer
2 14 (10.61%) Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
4 8 (6.06%) Designer
4 8 (6.06%) Social Media Manager
4 8 (6.06%) Product Manager
5 7 (5.30%) Coordinator
5 7 (5.30%) Architect
5 7 (5.30%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 6 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (4.55%) Marketing Executive
6 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 5 (3.79%) Applications Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Junior
8 4 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.64%) HTML
2 14 (10.61%) REST
3 12 (9.09%) JSON
4 11 (8.33%) OpenGL
4 11 (8.33%) OAuth
5 9 (6.82%) HTML5
5 9 (6.82%) CSS
6 8 (6.06%) .NET
7 4 (3.03%) Middleware
8 3 (2.27%) JSF
8 3 (2.27%) RSS
8 3 (2.27%) Web Services
8 3 (2.27%) XML
8 3 (2.27%) Flash
9 2 (1.52%) COM
9 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.52%) WCF
9 2 (1.52%) WPF
9 2 (1.52%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.52%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Digital Media
2 18 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.58%) User Experience
5 8 (6.06%) Copywriting
5 8 (6.06%) Blog
6 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.27%) Social Network
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Statistics
8 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.52%) SCADA
8 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.76%) Cybernetics
9 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.76%) EPoS
9 1 (0.76%) W3C
9 1 (0.76%) Photography
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Android
2 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.52%) E-Commerce
2 32 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
3 29 (21.97%) Content Management
4 28 (21.21%) CRM
5 27 (20.45%) Analytics
6 23 (17.42%) SEO
7 20 (15.15%) Project Management
8 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (11.36%) Web Analytics
10 14 (10.61%) Marketing Strategy
11 11 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (8.33%) Android Development
12 10 (7.58%) Online Marketing
13 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.82%) B2B
14 8 (6.06%) Scrum
14 8 (6.06%) Social Media Marketing
15 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
16 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.30%) PHP
3 4 (3.03%) SQL
4 3 (2.27%) C
5 2 (1.52%) C#
5 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) R
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.76%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.52%) Puppet
2 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (23.48%) Facebook
2 29 (21.97%) Twitter
3 23 (17.42%) Google
4 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.85%) Adobe
5 13 (9.85%) Sitecore
6 9 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (6.06%) Eloqua
8 7 (5.30%) Spiceworks
9 6 (4.55%) Omniture
9 6 (4.55%) Pega
10 4 (3.03%) VMware
10 4 (3.03%) Veritas
10 4 (3.03%) Tealeaf
10 4 (3.03%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.27%) Maxymiser
11 3 (2.27%) Cisco
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle
12 2 (1.52%) SAP
12 2 (1.52%) FatWire
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