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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 217 224 215
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Social Media 22 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.65% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 24
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £161 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £650 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £98.00 £15.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+553.33% -43.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £13.20 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.60 £15.00 £35.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.23 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+114.83% -14.28%
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
2305 3031 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.75% 31.94% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1749 1724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 184 184
Median hourly rate £18.53 £19.52 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 11 £250 +6.38% 4
Hampshire +24 3 £349 -46.34% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £406 +53.30%
East Sussex +7 1 £175 -65.00%
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Kent - 1 £450 -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 31 (49.21%) Marketing
2 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.75%) SEO
4 19 (30.16%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (28.57%) CRM
6 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) Analytics
7 12 (19.05%) HTML
7 12 (19.05%) Publishing
8 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
8 11 (17.46%) User Experience
9 10 (15.87%) Workflow
9 10 (15.87%) Marketing Automation
10 9 (14.29%) Legal
10 9 (14.29%) B2B
10 9 (14.29%) MS Office
10 9 (14.29%) CSS
10 9 (14.29%) Web Application Development
11 8 (12.70%) Degree
11 8 (12.70%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (12.70%) Project Management
11 8 (12.70%) CMS
12 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.11%) Content Management
12 7 (11.11%) Google
12 7 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
13 6 (9.52%) Office 365
13 6 (9.52%) Google Analytics
13 6 (9.52%) Email Marketing
13 6 (9.52%) Retail

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 8 (12.70%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.76%) WordPress
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (6.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (4.76%) InDesign
5 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Google Analytics
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Intranet
2 3 (4.76%) Skype
2 3 (4.76%) Wireless
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.59%) Endeca
3 1 (1.59%) GIS
3 1 (1.59%) Power BI
3 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.59%) Gradle
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Mockito
2 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Spock
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (49.21%) Marketing
2 12 (19.05%) Publishing
3 9 (14.29%) Legal
4 6 (9.52%) Retail
5 4 (6.35%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (6.35%) German Language
6 3 (4.76%) Advertising
6 3 (4.76%) Finance
7 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.59%) Games
8 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Designer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Marketing Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Content Designer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Web Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Email Marketing Manager
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support
9 2 (3.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (3.17%) Marketing Automation Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Social Media Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Web Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) HTML
2 9 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.17%) ATL
4 2 (3.17%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) Ajax
5 1 (1.59%) CSS3
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) OAuth
5 1 (1.59%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) User Experience
2 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) Streaming Video
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.76%) Blog
6 2 (3.17%) Animation
6 2 (3.17%) Copywriting
6 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.17%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.59%) CCTV
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Google Search Appliance
7 1 (1.59%) IVR
7 1 (1.59%) Life Science
7 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) SEO
3 19 (30.16%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (28.57%) CRM
5 12 (19.05%) Analytics
6 10 (15.87%) Marketing Automation
6 10 (15.87%) Workflow
7 9 (14.29%) B2B
7 9 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 8 (12.70%) Project Management
9 7 (11.11%) Content Management
9 7 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
10 6 (9.52%) Email Marketing
11 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.94%) ITIL
11 5 (7.94%) Mobile Optimisation
11 5 (7.94%) Online Marketing
11 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
11 5 (7.94%) Web Usability
11 5 (7.94%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (11.11%) Google
4 6 (9.52%) Adobe
5 5 (7.94%) Cognos
5 5 (7.94%) Tableau
6 4 (6.35%) Marketo
6 4 (6.35%) Sage
7 3 (4.76%) Apple
7 3 (4.76%) arcserve
7 3 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (4.76%) HEAT Software
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (3.17%) Sophos
9 1 (1.59%) ATG
9 1 (1.59%) CA
9 1 (1.59%) ESRI
9 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle