Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 151 183
Rank change year-on-year -39 +32 +8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 23 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 2.85% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 34
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -46.15% +173.68%
10th Percentile £224 £116 £356
90th Percentile £440 £385 £700
England median daily rate £400 £350 £423
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.16% +17.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 5
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.00% +60.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £41.50 £16.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £42.84 £33.65
England median hourly rate £28.50 £21.35 £17.00
% change year-on-year +33.52% +25.56% -5.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1652 1544 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.02% 31.68% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 871 878
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.28% +6.34%
10th Percentile £191 £180 £205
90th Percentile £562 £538 £552
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 124 180
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.34 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.06% +45.74% -6.58%
10th Percentile £10.93 £14.15 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.05
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -1 9 £275 -39.06%
Hertfordshire -8 7 £238 +29.25% 2
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £420 +57.75%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 13 (56.52%) Marketing
2 8 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Marketing Strategy
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 4 (17.39%) Dojo
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) Apache
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) HTTP
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (17.39%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (17.39%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) User Experience
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Content Management
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared

Social Media
Co-occurring 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) SMS
General
1 13 (56.52%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Content Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Content Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Junior
2 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Social Media Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Email Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Communications Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Executive
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Online Merchandiser
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Ajax
2 4 (17.39%) CSS3
2 4 (17.39%) Dojo
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 7 (30.43%) CRM
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 6 (26.09%) Marketing Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (17.39%) OOP
5 4 (17.39%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Content Management
6 3 (13.04%) SEO
7 2 (8.70%) Content Management
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Facebook
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Brandwatch
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Progress
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Sysomos