The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 25 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 61 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.36% 0.71% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 2.74% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £263 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 204 219 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.61% 26.07% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 172 169
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £28.07 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -1.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.61 £42.50 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Infographics
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Infographics
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter