The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media
Rank 106 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.047% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.21% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £200 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +90.97%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
526 477 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.74% 22.49% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 247 230
Average daily rate £338 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 22
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Social Media
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Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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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
West Yorkshire +10 4 £338 +68.75% 4
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (14.29%) Cantonese Language

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (14.29%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Online Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter