Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 223 227
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 -17
Contract jobs citing Social Media 50 23 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 0.83% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 48
City of London median daily rate £335 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £173 £223 £247
90th Percentile £531 £559 £584
Central London median daily rate £348 £300 £450
% change year-on-year +15.83% -33.33% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

Social Media is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3108 2787 3650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.66% 41.43% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2179 2907
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 56
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £54.51 £35.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.23 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.29% -12.50% +14.29%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in the City of London

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in the City of London

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in the City of London

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in the City of London

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Social Media in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 25 (50.00%) Marketing
2 14 (28.00%) Analytics
3 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 10 (20.00%) Finance
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.00%) HTML
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (16.00%) Advertising
6 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.00%) REST
7 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (12.00%) CSS
8 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (12.00%) Facebook
8 6 (12.00%) Twitter
8 6 (12.00%) Content Marketing
9 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 5 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (10.00%) User Stories
9 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (10.00%) Android
9 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.00%) Adobe
10 4 (8.00%) Apple

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (2.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Radian6
1 3 (6.00%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) AdWords
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) MailChimp
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) CTI
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.00%) Junos
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
1 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Redis
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) GitLab
1 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 25 (50.00%) Marketing
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (16.00%) Advertising
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) French Language
5 2 (4.00%) German Language
5 2 (4.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Designer
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Account Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Campaign Manager
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Social Media Manager
6 1 (2.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) HTML
2 7 (14.00%) REST
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (8.00%) PhoneGap
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.00%) CSS3
5 3 (6.00%) HTML5
5 3 (6.00%) SOAP
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) jQuery
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) React
6 2 (4.00%) React Native
6 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) D3.js
7 1 (2.00%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.00%) Fintech
4 3 (6.00%) FMCG
4 3 (6.00%) IVR
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.00%) Animation
6 1 (2.00%) Blog
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Android
1 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Analytics
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Content Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Scrum
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) User Stories
5 4 (8.00%) Android Development
5 4 (8.00%) Content Management
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) CRM
5 4 (8.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (8.00%) Data Management
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 4 (8.00%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) ES6
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Facebook
1 6 (12.00%) Twitter
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.00%) Apple
3 4 (8.00%) Google
3 4 (8.00%) Tableau
4 3 (6.00%) Conga
4 3 (6.00%) DocuSign
4 3 (6.00%) Informatica
4 3 (6.00%) Pardot
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) ClickTale
5 1 (2.00%) comScore
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Workday