The 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 44 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.29% 0.82% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 2.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 133 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.55% 36.24% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 54
Average daily rate £350 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £16.70 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.16 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Social Media Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) FatWire
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (40.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) FatWire
1 2 (40.00%) Pega
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) Guidewire
1 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft