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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 240 199 220
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +21
Contract jobs citing Social Media 43 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 2.27% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 14
Average daily rate £388 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £262 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -41.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
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
2975 3129 2754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.87% 30.99% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1662 1465
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 155 192
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.99% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 14 £158 -60.62% 4
Surrey -11 10 £400 -11.11% 7
West Sussex -17 7 £400 +3.22% 2
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £185 -36.48% 2
Oxfordshire +1 2 £375 +15.38% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
East Sussex -1 1 - - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 44 (57.14%) Marketing
2 24 (31.17%) SEO
3 20 (25.97%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (24.68%) Analytics
5 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
6 15 (19.48%) B2B
6 15 (19.48%) Pay per click
7 13 (16.88%) Degree
8 11 (14.29%) HTML
8 11 (14.29%) Email Marketing
8 11 (14.29%) Online Marketing
9 10 (12.99%) SaaS
9 10 (12.99%) Twitter
9 10 (12.99%) Project Management
9 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.69%) Digital Media
11 8 (10.39%) Facebook
11 8 (10.39%) Marketo
11 8 (10.39%) Brand Awareness
11 8 (10.39%) Marketing Automation
11 8 (10.39%) Data Acquisition
11 8 (10.39%) CMS
11 8 (10.39%) German Language
11 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
11 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (10.39%) CSS
12 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.09%) Google
12 7 (9.09%) Social Media Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (10.39%) CMS
2 5 (6.49%) Drupal
3 4 (5.19%) Magnolia
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.30%) Community Server
6 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.30%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Data Workbench
2 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) SaaS
2 5 (6.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Silverpop
4 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) OLAP
4 2 (2.60%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.60%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) HBase
5 1 (1.30%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (57.14%) Marketing
2 8 (10.39%) Brand Awareness
2 8 (10.39%) German Language
3 6 (7.79%) Publishing
4 5 (6.49%) Legal
5 3 (3.90%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.90%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.60%) Games
6 2 (2.60%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.60%) Polish Language
6 2 (2.60%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Finance
7 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (11.69%) Designer
2 8 (10.39%) Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Administrator
3 6 (7.79%) Analyst
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Content Designer
4 5 (6.49%) Social Media Manager
5 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing Assistant
5 4 (5.19%) Web Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Communications Officer
6 3 (3.90%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Marketing Officer
6 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 2 (2.60%) Marketing Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) HTML5
3 5 (6.49%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) .NET
5 3 (3.90%) Ajax
5 3 (3.90%) JSON
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) Drush
6 2 (2.60%) LAMP
6 2 (2.60%) RESTful
6 2 (2.60%) XSL
6 2 (2.60%) XSLT
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) Aurelia
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.30%) Sensu
7 1 (1.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.79%) Blog
2 6 (7.79%) Social Network
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.90%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.60%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.60%) W3C
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) SEO
2 20 (25.97%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (24.68%) Analytics
4 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
5 15 (19.48%) B2B
5 15 (19.48%) Pay per click
6 11 (14.29%) Email Marketing
6 11 (14.29%) Online Marketing
7 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.39%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (10.39%) Marketing Automation
9 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
10 7 (9.09%) Social Media Marketing
11 6 (7.79%) ERP
11 6 (7.79%) Marketing Strategy
11 6 (7.79%) Web Analytics
12 5 (6.49%) Content Management
12 5 (6.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.90%) C#
3 2 (2.60%) PHP
3 2 (2.60%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Twitter
2 8 (10.39%) Facebook
2 8 (10.39%) Marketo
2 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (9.09%) Google
4 6 (7.79%) Adobe
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.60%) Coremetrics
6 2 (2.60%) Lotus
6 2 (2.60%) Nintex
6 2 (2.60%) Omniture
6 2 (2.60%) Zend
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
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