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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 203 193 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs citing Social Media 47 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.75% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £223 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £362 £294
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +23.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.06% -49.70%
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
2852 2229 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.34% 25.93% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1200 1074
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 115 186
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +9 18 £270 -16.92% 2
Hampshire -5 9 £274 -15.76% 9
Oxfordshire -4 7 £300 -20.00% 1
Surrey -13 5 £250 -21.25%
East Sussex - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - - 3
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 77 (72.64%) Marketing
2 32 (30.19%) Digital Marketing
3 30 (28.30%) E-Commerce
4 25 (23.58%) HTML
5 22 (20.75%) Analytics
6 20 (18.87%) CRM
6 20 (18.87%) CMS
7 19 (17.92%) SEO
8 16 (15.09%) Google
8 16 (15.09%) Project Management
9 14 (13.21%) Web Analytics
9 14 (13.21%) Degree
9 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (13.21%) Google Analytics
10 13 (12.26%) Email Marketing
10 13 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (11.32%) Twitter
12 11 (10.38%) Facebook
12 11 (10.38%) Mobile App
12 11 (10.38%) Blog
12 11 (10.38%) Web Services
12 11 (10.38%) Finance
13 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.43%) B2C
13 10 (9.43%) Online Marketing
13 10 (9.43%) User Experience
14 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.49%) Drupal
14 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
14 9 (8.49%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (18.87%) CMS
2 9 (8.49%) Drupal
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.89%) WordPress
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.60%) WebTrends
3 6 (5.66%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.89%) Force.com
3 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) FTP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (72.64%) Marketing
2 13 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (10.38%) Finance
4 7 (6.60%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) French Language
6 4 (3.77%) Advertising
7 3 (2.83%) Dutch Language
7 3 (2.83%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.83%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (2.83%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.89%) German Language
8 2 (1.89%) Local Government
8 2 (1.89%) Front Office
9 1 (0.94%) Back Office
9 1 (0.94%) Automotive
9 1 (0.94%) Legal
9 1 (0.94%) Publishing
9 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (12.26%) Analyst
2 12 (11.32%) Developer
3 8 (7.55%) Coordinator
3 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.55%) Social Media Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Marketing Manager
6 5 (4.72%) CRM Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Designer
7 4 (3.77%) Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Marketing Executive
8 3 (2.83%) Web Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.83%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) HTML
2 11 (10.38%) Web Services
3 8 (7.55%) .NET
3 8 (7.55%) CSS
4 6 (5.66%) WCF
4 6 (5.66%) HTML5
5 5 (4.72%) jQuery
5 5 (4.72%) XML
6 4 (3.77%) WPF
6 4 (3.77%) Silverlight
6 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.77%) REST
6 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.83%) XSLT
7 3 (2.83%) Flash
7 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.83%) ATL
8 2 (1.89%) XHTML
8 2 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Blog
1 11 (10.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.43%) User Experience
3 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.55%) Open Source
5 6 (5.66%) Visualisation
6 5 (4.72%) Social Network
6 5 (4.72%) EPoS
7 4 (3.77%) Copywriting
8 3 (2.83%) FMCG
8 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.89%) IVR
9 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.94%) Wiki
10 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Android
2 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Digital Marketing
2 30 (28.30%) E-Commerce
3 22 (20.75%) Analytics
4 20 (18.87%) CRM
5 19 (17.92%) SEO
6 16 (15.09%) Project Management
7 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.21%) Web Analytics
8 13 (12.26%) Email Marketing
9 10 (9.43%) Online Marketing
9 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.43%) B2C
10 9 (8.49%) Content Management
11 8 (7.55%) B2B
11 8 (7.55%) Campaign Management
12 7 (6.60%) Social Media Marketing
12 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.60%) Pay per click
13 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.55%) C#
3 6 (5.66%) Java
3 6 (5.66%) PHP
4 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.83%) SQL
6 2 (1.89%) XAML
6 2 (1.89%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) PMP
2 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.89%) CIPD
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Google
2 12 (11.32%) Twitter
3 11 (10.38%) Facebook
4 6 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle
5 5 (4.72%) Hitwise
6 4 (3.77%) Omniture
7 3 (2.83%) Adobe
7 3 (2.83%) Lotus
8 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.89%) Siebel
8 2 (1.89%) Sencha
8 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.94%) hybris
9 1 (0.94%) SAP
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