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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 96 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.17% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.69% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £400 £338 £257
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +31.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
Social Media
South East

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
457 437 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.93% 30.60% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 224 207
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 23
Average hourly rate £46.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.22 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Omniture
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Drush
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Drush
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Omniture
1 2 (66.67%) Zend