The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Southampton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.13% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£158 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.38 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-62.55% +103.99%
Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
98 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.68% 20.26% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 35
Average daily rate £388 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £425 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Social Media
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Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Social Media
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (50.00%) Blog
2 2 (50.00%) Social Network
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla!

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (50.00%) Blog
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter