The 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 137 123 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £273 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.27% +18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.72% -21.81%
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
794 641 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.20% 25.46% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 404 268
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.75 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
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 22 May 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
West Yorkshire -10 3 £350 +16.66% 11
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) CTI
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Sub Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) WFM
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
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