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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 86 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.56% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £148 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+213.55% -74.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £146 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £290 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+49.66% +25.00%

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
455 539 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.06% 27.36% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 375 289
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.65 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £21.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 5 £463 +213.55% 2
Social Media
Yorkshire

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) HTML5
3 15 (62.50%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) JIRA
3 15 (62.50%) Scala
4 14 (58.33%) RESTful
4 14 (58.33%) Open Source
4 14 (58.33%) Confluence
4 14 (58.33%) Puppet
4 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
4 14 (58.33%) Selenium
4 14 (58.33%) Django
4 14 (58.33%) Business Analysis
4 14 (58.33%) Ruby
4 14 (58.33%) JSON
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
4 14 (58.33%) Python
4 14 (58.33%) Spring
4 14 (58.33%) Cucumber
4 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 14 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (58.33%) Play Framework
4 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (58.33%) Microservices
5 12 (50.00%) Scrum
6 11 (45.83%) TDD
6 11 (45.83%) Kanban
7 10 (41.67%) Tandem

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (58.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MongoDB
1 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
1 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) JIRA
2 14 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) CocoaPods
4 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Java Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Java Technical Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Content Editor
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Content Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Content Editor
6 1 (4.17%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) HTML
1 16 (66.67%) HTML5
2 14 (58.33%) Django
2 14 (58.33%) JSON
2 14 (58.33%) Play Framework
2 14 (58.33%) RESTful
2 14 (58.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Tandem
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Blog
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) iSeries
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 14 (58.33%) Microservices
2 14 (58.33%) Open Source
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 11 (45.83%) Kanban
4 11 (45.83%) TDD
5 10 (41.67%) BDD
5 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 10 (41.67%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
1 15 (62.50%) Scala
2 14 (58.33%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) COBOL
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe