The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Social Media
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 114 119
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 7 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.85% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £300 £235 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -43.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £278 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £17.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -11.67% +47.82%  

Social Media is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 536 648 780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.60% 26.33% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 338 383
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Social Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Berkshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Reading +19 4 £300 +55.84% 7
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 10 (50.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) SEO
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 3 (15.00%) Copywriting
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Affiliate Network
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (10.00%) Content Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Content Marketing Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (10.00%) Facebook
6 2 (10.00%) Twitter
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Social Media Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Internal Communications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Communications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ATL
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Affiliate Network
3 3 (15.00%) Copywriting
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) SEO
3 3 (15.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Content Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Content Marketing Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Facebook
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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