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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 136 151 142
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Social Media 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.090% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.33% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £445 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.58% +36.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
870 912 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.61% 27.28% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 574 464
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 51
Median hourly rate £26.94 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 2
Bristol - 2 £275 - 2
Cornwall +3 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £430 - 1
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (47.06%) Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) SEO
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Pay per click
3 5 (29.41%) Google
3 5 (29.41%) Google Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Digital Media
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Omniture
4 4 (23.53%) Digital Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Affiliate Network
4 4 (23.53%) Actionable Insight
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) WebTrends
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) MySQL
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) WordPress
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Facebook
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Sass

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 (17.65%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (47.06%) Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Communications Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Communications
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) LESS
3 2 (11.76%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
4 1 (5.88%) UIKit
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Digital Media
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SEO
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Pay per click
3 4 (23.53%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (23.53%) Affiliate Network
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Infographics
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) B2C
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) Omniture
3 3 (17.65%) Facebook
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter
5 1 (5.88%) Zend
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