The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 132 142 133
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Social Media 8 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.95% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £250 £110 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -68.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £100 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £391 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £289
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +64.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -38.88%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
839 949 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.73% 28.68% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 570 487
Median daily rate £351 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 57 48
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +97.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Media across the South West region.

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the South West region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Bristol -2 4 £250 +138.09%
Wiltshire - 3 £175 -
Cornwall - 1 - - 3
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Marketing
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (25.00%) Infographics
4 5 (25.00%) Sass
4 5 (25.00%) LESS
4 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Adobe
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) SEO
5 4 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Omniture
5 4 (20.00%) Google

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (15.00%) WordPress
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) BGP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Communications Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Communications
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) CSS3
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) LESS
3 5 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) RequireJS
4 1 (5.00%) RSS
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (25.00%) Infographics
3 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (25.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (25.00%) Web Design
4 4 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 4 (20.00%) Affiliate Network
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Pay per click
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) B2C
6 1 (5.00%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Facebook
2 4 (20.00%) Google
2 4 (20.00%) Omniture
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Zend