The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
England / East of England
Rank 120 120 125
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £313 - £220
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 - £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 664 615 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.00% 25.20% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 337 387
Median daily rate £350 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 54
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in the East of England

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in the East of England

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in the East of England

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 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
Essex - 4 £330 - 4
Bedfordshire - 3 £315 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £110 - 4
Social Media
England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 14 (63.64%) Marketing
2 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (54.55%) Adobe
3 12 (54.55%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 11 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) J2EE
4 11 (50.00%) OO
4 11 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (50.00%) Big Data
4 11 (50.00%) Analytics
4 11 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (45.45%) Open Source
5 10 (45.45%) SOA
5 10 (45.45%) SMS
5 10 (45.45%) Legal
5 10 (45.45%) Virtual Team
6 8 (36.36%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (36.36%) Data Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) B2C
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) Blog
9 2 (9.09%) Automotive
9 2 (9.09%) Retail

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 14 (63.64%) Marketing
2 10 (45.45%) Legal
3 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Digital Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Digital Marketing Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 6 (27.27%) IT Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Content Editor
3 1 (4.55%) CRM Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Producer
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Support
3 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Zachman Framework
3 11 (50.00%) Analytics
3 11 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (50.00%) OO
3 11 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 10 (45.45%) Open Source
4 10 (45.45%) SOA
4 10 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (36.36%) Big Data Analytics
5 8 (36.36%) Data Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) B2C
7 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Content Marketing
8 1 (4.55%) Link Building
8 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
8 1 (4.55%) Push Notifications
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Google