The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 66 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% - 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.38 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-62.55% +103.99%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 132 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.12% 23.53% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 73 57
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.75 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £16.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Social Media
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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
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 30 July 2014. 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
West Wales - - - -
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Web Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Web Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore