The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 117 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Social Media 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £600 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -18.03%
Social Media
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
658 521 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.07% 25.89% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 330 284
Average daily rate £400 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £224 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.94 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £32.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -2 6 £600 +71.42% 3
Social Media
Yorkshire

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Video Editing
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Apple
3 4 (36.36%) Intranet
3 4 (36.36%) Publishing
3 4 (36.36%) Games
3 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Twitter
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) e-Learning Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technology Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Django
2 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Grails
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSTL
3 1 (9.09%) Mustache
3 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
1 4 (36.36%) Video Editing
2 3 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Learning Management System
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Social Network
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Apple
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Apigee
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Mashery
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata