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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 190 214 213
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing Social Media 69 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 1.48% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 8
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£373 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £258 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +42.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.61% -3.70%
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
2875 2640 2043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.57% 27.28% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1420 991
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 160 179
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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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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 +6 21 £400 +23.07% 6
Surrey +3 12 £450 +2.85% 4
West Sussex - 11 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £291 -6.80% 4
Oxfordshire -12 9 £325 -10.34% 4
Kent 0 2 - - 8
Hampshire -13 1 - - 6
East Sussex - 1 - - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 58 (46.77%) Marketing
2 31 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 29 (23.39%) Analytics
4 26 (20.97%) HTML
5 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
6 20 (16.13%) CMS
6 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (14.52%) User Experience
7 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
7 18 (14.52%) .NET
7 18 (14.52%) CSS
7 18 (14.52%) Mobile App
7 18 (14.52%) HTML5
7 18 (14.52%) Online Marketing
7 18 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (12.90%) jQuery
9 14 (11.29%) Content Management
9 14 (11.29%) CRM
9 14 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.29%) Advertising
10 13 (10.48%) REST
11 12 (9.68%) Digital Media
11 12 (9.68%) SEO
11 12 (9.68%) Retail
11 12 (9.68%) Web Services
11 12 (9.68%) C#
12 11 (8.87%) Project Management
12 11 (8.87%) Facebook
12 11 (8.87%) Twitter
13 10 (8.06%) Web Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (16.13%) CMS
2 6 (4.84%) Node.js
3 5 (4.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.03%) Drupal
4 4 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) Documentum
5 3 (2.42%) FileNet
5 3 (2.42%) WordPress
5 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Office
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.61%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) SaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Yammer
3 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Intranet
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Extranet
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
4 1 (0.81%) Broadband
4 1 (0.81%) SMS
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.81%) Xcode
4 1 (0.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (46.77%) Marketing
2 14 (11.29%) Advertising
3 12 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (4.03%) Publishing
4 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.03%) Finance
5 3 (2.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Games
6 2 (1.61%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.61%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.61%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (18.55%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Analyst
3 11 (8.87%) Marketing Manager
4 10 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) Architect
6 8 (6.45%) Web Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Digital Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Data Scientist
8 5 (4.03%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.03%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) HTML
2 18 (14.52%) .NET
2 18 (14.52%) CSS
2 18 (14.52%) HTML5
3 16 (12.90%) jQuery
4 13 (10.48%) REST
5 12 (9.68%) Web Services
6 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
6 9 (7.26%) WCF
7 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 8 (6.45%) JSON
8 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (4.84%) CSS3
9 6 (4.84%) Laravel
9 6 (4.84%) XML
9 6 (4.84%) Ajax
10 5 (4.03%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.03%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.52%) Mobile App
2 18 (14.52%) User Experience
3 12 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 9 (7.26%) Open Source
5 5 (4.03%) Blog
6 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.61%) Physics
8 2 (1.61%) Social Network
8 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.61%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.81%) iPad
9 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) EPoS
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Android
3 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 29 (23.39%) Analytics
3 18 (14.52%) Online Marketing
3 18 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (11.29%) CRM
4 14 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.29%) Content Management
5 12 (9.68%) SEO
6 11 (8.87%) Project Management
7 10 (8.06%) Web Analytics
8 9 (7.26%) Pay per click
8 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.45%) B2B
10 7 (5.65%) MVC
10 7 (5.65%) Search Engine Marketing
11 6 (4.84%) Telemarketing
11 6 (4.84%) Time Management
12 5 (4.03%) TOGAF
12 5 (4.03%) Workflow
12 5 (4.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (9.68%) C#
3 8 (6.45%) SQL
4 7 (5.65%) Python
4 7 (5.65%) MATLAB
4 7 (5.65%) PHP
4 7 (5.65%) R
5 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) PhD
3 1 (0.81%) PMP
3 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (3.23%) Puppet
1 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.42%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Facebook
2 11 (8.87%) Twitter
3 10 (8.06%) Google
4 9 (7.26%) VMware
4 9 (7.26%) Omniture
5 8 (6.45%) Sitecore
6 7 (5.65%) Adobe
7 5 (4.03%) Citrix
8 4 (3.23%) Cisco
8 4 (3.23%) Lotus
9 3 (2.42%) Vignette
10 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.81%) Hitwise
11 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.81%) Informatica
11 1 (0.81%) HP
11 1 (0.81%) Dell
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Wisborough Green, Billingshurst
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience (Pro Rata)
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago