The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 106 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Social Media 11 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 1.03% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 3.80% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
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£325 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £193 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.18%
Social Media
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
657 684 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.42% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 329 286
Average daily rate £384 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 39
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham -8 5 £300 -36.84% 7
Coventry -1 4 £488 +116.66% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Content Management
2 9 (47.37%) Publishing
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) User Experience
5 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.53%) Guidewire
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) FatWire
7 2 (10.53%) SCADA
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) hybris
7 2 (10.53%) Solvency II

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (47.37%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Designer
2 6 (31.58%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Digital Content Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) SCADA
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Content Management
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Brand Management
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) FatWire
2 2 (10.53%) Pega
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
2 2 (10.53%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) Guidewire
2 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Zend
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