The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 88 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 2.00% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
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£295 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.00%
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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 Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
436 350 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 32.96% 27.49% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 185 187
Average daily rate £375 £372 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £201 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.67 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Surrey region.

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (57.14%) Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (50.00%) R
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Intranet
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) PhD
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (7.14%) Yammer
6 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) WordPress
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Junior
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Web Producer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Producer
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Producer
2 1 (7.14%) Resourcer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 7 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Tealeaf