The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Communications Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Officer
Rank 625 634 615
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Officer 18 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.013% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Median daily rate £250 £225 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £227 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £228 £130
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £16.80

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Communications Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Communications Officer in the job title.

Communications Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Communications Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Officer within the UK.

Communications Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Communications Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Communications Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Communications Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Officer within the UK.

Communications Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Communications Officer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 18 £250 +11.11%
London +21 10 £263 +16.66%
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Leeds - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Bristol +10 2 £103 -54.94%
South West +1 2 £103 -54.94%
West Midlands - 2 £225 -
City of London - 2 £274 -
South East +7 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Coventry - 1 £200 -

Communications Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Communications Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Communications Officer in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Social Media
2 9 (36.00%) Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) CMS
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) MS Office
5 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (24.00%) NHS
5 6 (24.00%) Content Management
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Line Management
7 4 (16.00%) Intranet
7 4 (16.00%) Publishing
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) SEO
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (12.00%) Blog
9 2 (8.00%) WordPress
9 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) CSS3
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (8.00%) Adobe
9 2 (8.00%) Finance

Communications Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (32.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.00%) InDesign
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (36.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Social Media
2 6 (24.00%) NHS
3 3 (12.00%) Blog
4 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Content Management
2 4 (16.00%) Line Management
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) SEO
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Relationship Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe