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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 214 209 204
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 43 68 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 2.19% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 24
Median daily rate £306 £413 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £171 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £290
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +63.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £93.63 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.56% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £12.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.73 £123.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
2592 3106 2821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.98% 31.29% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1473 1776 1537
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 183 165
Median hourly rate £23.68 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Berkshire -28 15 £250 -18.36% 4
West Sussex +3 9 £475 +18.75% 2
Hampshire -2 6 £575 -11.53% 3
Surrey +13 5 £200 -39.39% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £306 -52.88% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 45 (54.88%) Marketing
2 33 (40.24%) SEO
3 30 (36.59%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.17%) Analytics
6 17 (20.73%) User Experience
6 17 (20.73%) Degree
7 16 (19.51%) B2B
7 16 (19.51%) Marketing Automation
8 15 (18.29%) HTML
9 14 (17.07%) CRM
9 14 (17.07%) CMS
10 13 (15.85%) Publishing
10 13 (15.85%) Pay per click
10 13 (15.85%) CSS
10 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
10 13 (15.85%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
11 11 (13.41%) Project Planning
11 11 (13.41%) Legal
11 11 (13.41%) Online Marketing
11 11 (13.41%) Email Marketing
11 11 (13.41%) Brand Awareness
11 11 (13.41%) Web Application Development
12 10 (12.20%) Integrated Marketing
12 10 (12.20%) Data Acquisition
12 10 (12.20%) Social Media Marketing
12 10 (12.20%) Digital Media
12 10 (12.20%) Marketo
12 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (17.07%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.66%) WordPress
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.44%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Office
3 7 (8.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (7.32%) Photoshop
5 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.66%) InDesign
7 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) SaaS
2 8 (9.76%) Google Analytics
3 7 (8.54%) Office 365
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Yammer
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Intranet
1 4 (4.88%) Skype
2 3 (3.66%) Wireless
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) GIS
3 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (54.88%) Marketing
2 13 (15.85%) Publishing
3 11 (13.41%) Brand Awareness
3 11 (13.41%) Legal
4 10 (12.20%) German Language
5 5 (6.10%) Advertising
6 4 (4.88%) Retail
7 2 (2.44%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Designer
2 14 (17.07%) Marketing Manager
3 11 (13.41%) Content Designer
4 7 (8.54%) Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Digital Innovation Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Email Marketing Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (3.66%) IT Support
8 3 (3.66%) Social Media Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Web Designer
8 3 (3.66%) Web Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Content Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Digital Content Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Head of SEO
9 2 (2.44%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
2 13 (15.85%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.44%) CSS3
3 2 (2.44%) HTML5
3 2 (2.44%) jQuery
3 2 (2.44%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.22%) Ajax
4 1 (1.22%) JSON
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) User Experience
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Digital Media
3 8 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.54%) Blog
4 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.10%) Copywriting
5 5 (6.10%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.44%) Animation
6 2 (2.44%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.44%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) Google Search Appliance
7 1 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.22%) Photography
7 1 (1.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Android
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) SEO
2 30 (36.59%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.17%) Analytics
5 16 (19.51%) B2B
5 16 (19.51%) Marketing Automation
6 14 (17.07%) CRM
7 13 (15.85%) Pay per click
8 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.41%) Email Marketing
8 11 (13.41%) Online Marketing
8 11 (13.41%) Project Planning
8 11 (13.41%) Web Application Development
9 10 (12.20%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (12.20%) Integrated Marketing
9 10 (12.20%) Social Media Marketing
10 9 (10.98%) Workflow
11 7 (8.54%) Content Management
12 6 (7.32%) Project Management
12 6 (7.32%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.85%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (12.20%) Google
2 10 (12.20%) Marketo
3 9 (10.98%) Twitter
4 7 (8.54%) Adobe
5 6 (7.32%) Facebook
6 5 (6.10%) Cognos
6 5 (6.10%) Tableau
7 4 (4.88%) Sage
7 4 (4.88%) SAP
8 3 (3.66%) Apple
8 3 (3.66%) arcserve
8 3 (3.66%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.66%) FrontRange
8 3 (3.66%) IBM
9 2 (2.44%) Brandwatch
9 2 (2.44%) Lotus
9 2 (2.44%) Sophos
10 1 (1.22%) CA
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