The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.22% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £306
% change year-on-year
+7.56% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.71 £18.19
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -35.60%
Social Media
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
25 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 30.49% 28.26% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate £285 £263 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £255 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -32.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.25 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.25 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Social Media
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Management
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Strategy Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Management
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google