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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 205 213 213
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 52 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.04% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
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£398 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £220 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.71 £18.19
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -35.60%
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
2873 2301 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.98% 26.99% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1216 927
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 136 193
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 +6 17 £550 +57.14% 7
East Sussex - 12 £448 - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £250 -37.50% 1
Kent - 5 £350 - 7
Hampshire -16 4 £310 -17.33% 9
Surrey -2 3 £402 +59.62% 2
Oxfordshire -22 3 £325 +47.72% 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (61.54%) Marketing
2 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 23 (22.12%) Analytics
4 22 (21.15%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (21.15%) HTML
5 20 (19.23%) CMS
6 16 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 15 (14.42%) Online Marketing
7 15 (14.42%) HTML5
7 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.46%) .NET
8 14 (13.46%) SEO
9 13 (12.50%) CSS
9 13 (12.50%) Project Management
10 12 (11.54%) Google
10 12 (11.54%) jQuery
11 11 (10.58%) Blog
11 11 (10.58%) CRM
12 10 (9.62%) C#
12 10 (9.62%) Omniture
12 10 (9.62%) Google Analytics
13 9 (8.65%) Content Management
13 9 (8.65%) Advertising
13 9 (8.65%) Web Services
14 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
14 8 (7.69%) Web Analytics
14 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.69%) Email Marketing
14 8 (7.69%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (19.23%) CMS
2 7 (6.73%) Node.js
2 7 (6.73%) IBM Notes
3 5 (4.81%) Drupal
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.88%) FileNet
4 3 (2.88%) Documentum
5 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.92%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.96%) Force.com
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.96%) Extranet
2 1 (0.96%) SMS
2 1 (0.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 64 (61.54%) Marketing
2 9 (8.65%) Advertising
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 5 (4.81%) Italian Language
4 5 (4.81%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (4.81%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.85%) Publishing
5 4 (3.85%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) French Language
6 3 (2.88%) German Language
7 2 (1.92%) Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Front Office
8 1 (0.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Developer
2 12 (11.54%) Analyst
3 9 (8.65%) Architect
4 8 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.77%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Social Media Manager
7 5 (4.81%) CRM Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.81%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Designer
9 3 (2.88%) Digital Architect
9 3 (2.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) HTML
2 15 (14.42%) HTML5
3 14 (13.46%) .NET
4 13 (12.50%) CSS
5 12 (11.54%) jQuery
6 9 (8.65%) Web Services
7 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.73%) WCF
8 7 (6.73%) REST
8 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.77%) XML
10 5 (4.81%) Laravel
10 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.85%) Ajax
11 4 (3.85%) CSS3
11 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.58%) Blog
3 8 (7.69%) User Experience
3 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Open Source
4 5 (4.81%) Copywriting
5 4 (3.85%) Social Network
6 3 (2.88%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.92%) FMCG
8 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.96%) Wiki
8 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.96%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.96%) IVR
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.96%) Windows
1 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 23 (22.12%) Analytics
3 22 (21.15%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (14.42%) Online Marketing
5 14 (13.46%) SEO
6 13 (12.50%) Project Management
7 11 (10.58%) CRM
8 9 (8.65%) Content Management
9 8 (7.69%) Web Analytics
9 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.69%) Email Marketing
10 7 (6.73%) B2C
11 6 (5.77%) B2B
11 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.77%) Pay per click
11 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.77%) Campaign Management
12 5 (4.81%) MVC
13 4 (3.85%) TOGAF
14 3 (2.88%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (4.81%) PHP
4 4 (3.85%) SQL
5 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.92%) Java
6 2 (1.92%) XAML
7 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) CIPD
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
3 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Google
2 10 (9.62%) Omniture
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Facebook
3 8 (7.69%) Twitter
4 7 (6.73%) Lotus
5 5 (4.81%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.85%) Adobe
7 3 (2.88%) Vignette
8 2 (1.92%) Sencha
8 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.96%) hybris
9 1 (0.96%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle
9 1 (0.96%) Siebel
9 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco
9 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
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