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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.28% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.75%
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
300 135 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.97% 31.84% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 87 18
Average daily rate £425 £360 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £502 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £18.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.29% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £13.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £28.00 £27.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £500 - 4
Social Media
North East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) HTML5
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
4 14 (73.68%) Open Source
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
6 11 (57.89%) CSS
7 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
7 10 (52.63%) RSS
7 10 (52.63%) PHP
7 10 (52.63%) ActionScript
7 10 (52.63%) Content Management
7 10 (52.63%) SEO
7 10 (52.63%) jQuery
8 9 (47.37%) .NET
9 8 (42.11%) VB
9 8 (42.11%) Java
9 8 (42.11%) FTP
9 8 (42.11%) Python
9 8 (42.11%) UNIX
9 8 (42.11%) 3G
9 8 (42.11%) Spring
9 8 (42.11%) Ruby
9 8 (42.11%) Selenium
9 8 (42.11%) Django
9 8 (42.11%) JSON
9 8 (42.11%) JIRA
9 8 (42.11%) Confluence
9 8 (42.11%) Mac OS
9 8 (42.11%) RESTful

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (42.11%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) FTP
1 8 (42.11%) 3G
1 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (42.11%) 4G
2 6 (31.58%) SSH
3 4 (21.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
1 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) GitLab
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
3 7 (36.84%) Digital Architect
3 7 (36.84%) AWS Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Lead Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) HTML5
3 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) RSS
4 10 (52.63%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
6 8 (42.11%) Django
6 8 (42.11%) RESTful
6 8 (42.11%) Play Framework
7 5 (26.32%) Drush
8 1 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Mac OS
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Open Source
3 10 (52.63%) SEO
3 10 (52.63%) Content Management
4 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Microservices
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
7 3 (15.79%) Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) ActionScript
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) Scala
3 8 (42.11%) VB
3 8 (42.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
1 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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