The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
Social Media
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
383 180 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.28% 30.61% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 88 97
Median daily rate £320 £347 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% +23.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £216 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £11.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +23.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Django
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) R
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apigee
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Mashery
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata