The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 68 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% - 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£538 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £273 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.27% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.72% -21.81%
Social Media
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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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
223 159 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.81% 19.70% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 81 64
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £244 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
South Wales - 2 £600 -
West Wales - 1 £475 -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) CIPD
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Recruitment Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Research Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CIPD
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft