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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 134 97 131
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Contract jobs citing Social Media 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.39% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
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£350 £105 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -65.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £105 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £105 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -29.24%
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
814 504 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 22.54% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 313 404
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Bristol -10 4 £800 +661.90% 5
Devon - 4 £318 - 1
Wiltshire -12 2 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Somerset - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (36.36%) Project Management
1 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) SEO
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Google
3 6 (27.27%) Google Analytics
3 6 (27.27%) Digital Media
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Omniture
4 5 (22.73%) Pay per click
4 5 (22.73%) LAMP
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) WebTrends
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) User Experience
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Back Office
6 3 (13.64%) E-business
6 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 3 (13.64%) B2B
6 3 (13.64%) B2C
6 3 (13.64%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.55%) Zimbra
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Head of Software Engineering
1 3 (13.64%) Digital Producer
1 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Communications Officer
3 1 (4.55%) PPC Manager
3 1 (4.55%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) PPC Executive
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
3 1 (4.55%) Designer
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Support
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) LAMP
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Digital Media
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) SEO
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Pay per click
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) E-business
6 3 (13.64%) B2B
6 3 (13.64%) B2C
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCIPD
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) Omniture
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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