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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 136 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.41% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate £135 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £125 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £378 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £122.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
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
921 841 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.56% 26.52% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 498 415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.75 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.83 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +1 5 £125 - 2
Wiltshire -1 2 £145 -71.00% 1
Gloucestershire +1 1 - - 4
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) Adobe
2 8 (47.06%) WordPress
3 7 (41.18%) Twitter
4 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
4 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Blog
5 5 (29.41%) Facebook
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Publishing
7 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Digital Content Management
8 2 (11.76%) Infographics
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Legal
9 1 (5.88%) Advertising
9 1 (5.88%) Internet
9 1 (5.88%) Change Management
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.88%) SEO
9 1 (5.88%) MS Project
9 1 (5.88%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Coordinator
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Commercial Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Communications Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Marketing Executive
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) LESS
2 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Blog
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Copywriting
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Infographics
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Adobe
2 7 (41.18%) Twitter
3 5 (29.41%) Facebook
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