The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-44.18% +43.33%
Social Media
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.67% 31.33% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate £250 £273 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +51.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £158 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Social Media
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Publishing
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
General
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Content Editor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google