The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
South East / East Sussex
Rank 29 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.97% - 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.45% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
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 East Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 58 97 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 28.02% 33.80% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 60
Median daily rate £350 £334 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -16.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.71% +7.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in East Sussex

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hove - 2 £325 -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 28 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Market Research
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) BYOD
4 1 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketer
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Web Editor
1 1 (16.67%) Web Producer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Market Research
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter