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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
London / City of London
Rank 138 136 165
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 15 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.67% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.85% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Median daily rate £344 £350 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.85% -9.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £573 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £15.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +0.10% +30.43%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1096 1191 1858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.15% 36.16% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 947 1419
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Media in the City of London.

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

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) User Experience
5 4 (16.00%) Twitter
6 3 (12.00%) Pay per click
6 3 (12.00%) Symfony
6 3 (12.00%) Zend
6 3 (12.00%) CakePHP
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) SEO
6 3 (12.00%) CMS
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (8.00%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (8.00%) Facebook
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (8.00%) CRM

Social Media
Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) AdWords
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Endeca
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Music Industry
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Social Media Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Executive
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) CakePHP
2 3 (12.00%) Symfony
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (8.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) DHTML
4 1 (4.00%) DWR
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Pay per click
5 3 (12.00%) SEO
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Insight
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) R
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Twitter
2 3 (12.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) ATG
3 2 (8.00%) Facebook
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) RapidMiner
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £355 - £396 per day
Posted: 5 days ago