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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 223 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 48 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 2.01% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 25
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.72%
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
2818 3039 2644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.93% 31.82% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1616 1418
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 £257 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 133 177
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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 -10 16 £180 -15.29% 5
Surrey +4 15 £425 -5.55% 7
West Sussex -29 7 £400 +3.22% 4
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £185 -34.51% 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (60.26%) Marketing
2 29 (37.18%) SEO
3 24 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (29.49%) Analytics
5 19 (24.36%) Pay per click
6 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.95%) Degree
8 13 (16.67%) B2B
9 12 (15.38%) CMS
9 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.38%) Email Marketing
9 12 (15.38%) Online Marketing
10 11 (14.10%) HTML
11 10 (12.82%) Project Management
11 10 (12.82%) SaaS
11 10 (12.82%) Digital Media
11 10 (12.82%) Twitter
11 10 (12.82%) Brand Awareness
12 9 (11.54%) Marketo
12 9 (11.54%) User Experience
12 9 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (11.54%) CSS
12 9 (11.54%) German Language
12 9 (11.54%) Google
12 9 (11.54%) Project Planning
12 9 (11.54%) Marketing Automation
12 9 (11.54%) Data Acquisition
13 8 (10.26%) Content Management
13 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.26%) Google Analytics

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 12 (15.38%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) Drupal
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Community Server
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) SaaS
2 8 (10.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) Silverpop
4 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) OLAP
5 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Power BI
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (60.26%) Marketing
2 10 (12.82%) Brand Awareness
3 9 (11.54%) German Language
4 6 (7.69%) Publishing
5 5 (6.41%) Legal
6 3 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.85%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (2.56%) Games
7 2 (2.56%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.56%) Polish Language
7 2 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.28%) Finance
8 1 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (10.26%) Designer
2 7 (8.97%) Developer
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing Manager
3 5 (6.41%) Administrator
3 5 (6.41%) Content Designer
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing Assistant
4 4 (5.13%) Web Administrator
5 3 (3.85%) Analyst
5 3 (3.85%) Communications Officer
5 3 (3.85%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 3 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing Officer
5 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Social Media Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.56%) Consultant
6 2 (2.56%) Digital Executive
6 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.56%) Marketing Administrator
6 2 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) CSS
3 4 (5.13%) HTML5
3 4 (5.13%) jQuery
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 3 (3.85%) Ajax
4 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) Drush
5 2 (2.56%) LAMP
5 2 (2.56%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.56%) RESTful
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.28%) CSS3
6 1 (1.28%) JSP
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.28%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Digital Media
2 9 (11.54%) User Experience
3 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.69%) Blog
5 6 (7.69%) Social Network
6 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.85%) Copywriting
8 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.56%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.56%) W3C
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.28%) Photography
9 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) SEO
2 24 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (29.49%) Analytics
4 19 (24.36%) Pay per click
5 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.67%) B2B
7 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.38%) Email Marketing
7 12 (15.38%) Online Marketing
8 10 (12.82%) Project Management
9 9 (11.54%) Data Acquisition
9 9 (11.54%) Marketing Automation
9 9 (11.54%) Project Planning
10 8 (10.26%) Content Management
11 7 (8.97%) Social Media Marketing
12 6 (7.69%) ERP
12 6 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
12 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.41%) Web Application Development
14 4 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) PHP
2 2 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (1.28%) C#
3 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Twitter
2 9 (11.54%) Google
2 9 (11.54%) Marketo
2 9 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.97%) Facebook
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.56%) Lotus
5 2 (2.56%) Omniture
5 2 (2.56%) Zend
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
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