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 29 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 122 135
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 20 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 1.38% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
Median daily rate £450 £267 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.61% -26.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £182 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £393 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.79% +166.56%  

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 740 799 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.49% 31.24% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 625 588
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £588 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 99 102
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -35.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £15.60 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.08 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Bedfordshire - 12 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £420 +12.00% 1
Hertfordshire -2 4 £650 +253.74% 4
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 14 (50.00%) Marketing
2 10 (35.71%) CRM
2 10 (35.71%) Analytics
3 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) JSON
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) Marketing Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) OOP
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Apache
6 4 (14.29%) HTTP
6 4 (14.29%) Advertising
6 4 (14.29%) Dojo
6 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 4 (14.29%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (14.29%) Push Notifications
7 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (7.14%) Yammer
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) Intranet
2 3 (10.71%) SMS
3 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 14 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Advertising
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics
6 1 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Architect
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 3 (10.71%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Junior
3 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Content Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Content Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Social Media Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) Ajax
4 4 (14.29%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) Dojo
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.57%) Core Data
6 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) UIKit
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Analytics
1 10 (35.71%) CRM
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Web Development
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Marketing Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) ERP
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (14.29%) Push Notifications
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) Facebook
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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