The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK / England
Rank 356 409 383
Rank change year-on-year +53 -26  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 220 217 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 1.43% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 118 131
Median daily rate £350 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +64.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.75 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £37.80 £34.50
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13156 15166 14551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.09% 31.18% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8508 9992 8903
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 525 607
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £44.25
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in England

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in England

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in England

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Social Media in England

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -12 124 £388 +10.71% 75
South East +26 40 £325 -7.14% 22
Yorkshire +27 14 £300 -57.14% 10
West Midlands +25 12 £418 +11.33% 8
North West +24 10 £413 -36.00% 26
North East 0 8 £290 -58.57%
East of England 0 8 £313 - 13
East Midlands +1 4 £250 -33.33% 7
South West -2 3 £456 +65.90% 4
Social Media
UK

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 165 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (31.67%) Marketing
3 97 (21.95%) Analytics
4 89 (20.14%) User Experience
5 68 (15.38%) SEO
6 67 (15.16%) Adobe
7 66 (14.93%) Java
8 61 (13.80%) HTML
9 54 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 53 (11.99%) Digital Marketing
11 48 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (10.63%) Project Management
13 45 (10.18%) CSS
13 45 (10.18%) Retail
14 44 (9.95%) Content Management
14 44 (9.95%) Publishing
15 43 (9.73%) Finance
16 40 (9.05%) Scrum
16 40 (9.05%) Google
16 40 (9.05%) Degree
17 36 (8.14%) Google Analytics
18 35 (7.92%) Legal
18 35 (7.92%) TDD
19 33 (7.47%) CMS
19 33 (7.47%) SQL
20 32 (7.24%) Microservices
20 32 (7.24%) CRM
21 31 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
22 30 (6.79%) SOA
22 30 (6.79%) J2EE

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in 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 33 (7.47%) CMS
2 26 (5.88%) Confluence
3 20 (4.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.81%) WordPress
6 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.68%) Apache
7 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.68%) Marvel
7 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.23%) Kentico
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (5.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 22 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.39%) MS Office
4 13 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.71%) Photoshop
6 9 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.58%) MS Excel
8 5 (1.13%) InDesign
9 3 (0.68%) InVision
10 2 (0.45%) SPSS
11 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.23%) Blender
11 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.23%) Maya
11 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 16 (3.62%) Sprinklr
2 15 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (2.49%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.68%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.68%) Radian6
6 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.14%) Google Analytics
2 17 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (2.71%) SaaS
4 5 (1.13%) AdWords
4 5 (1.13%) IaaS
5 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.90%) Yammer
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.45%) BlueKai
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.23%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.26%) Internet
1 10 (2.26%) SMS
2 6 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.45%) BGP
3 2 (0.45%) Broadband
3 2 (0.45%) Firewall
3 2 (0.45%) IPv6
3 2 (0.45%) LAN
3 2 (0.45%) MPLS
3 2 (0.45%) OSPF
3 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.45%) VLAN
3 2 (0.45%) VPN
3 2 (0.45%) VRRP
3 2 (0.45%) WAN
3 2 (0.45%) Wireless
3 2 (0.45%) WLAN
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.11%) Big Data
2 17 (3.85%) Endeca
3 14 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.04%) MySQL
6 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.58%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.36%) QlikView
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.68%) HBase
9 3 (0.68%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.68%) Power BI
10 2 (0.45%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.56%) JIRA
2 27 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.43%) Selenium
4 20 (4.52%) Gradle
5 16 (3.62%) JUnit
5 16 (3.62%) Mockito
5 16 (3.62%) Spock
6 14 (3.17%) Axure RP
7 13 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (1.81%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.36%) Subversion
10 5 (1.13%) Maven
11 3 (0.68%) Hudson
11 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.45%) Grunt
12 2 (0.45%) Mocha
12 2 (0.45%) webpack
13 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 140 (31.67%) Marketing
2 45 (10.18%) Retail
3 44 (9.95%) Publishing
4 43 (9.73%) Finance
5 35 (7.92%) Legal
6 17 (3.85%) Advertising
6 17 (3.85%) Banking
7 12 (2.71%) Games
8 11 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.58%) Brand Awareness
10 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.90%) Automotive
12 4 (0.90%) Back Office
12 4 (0.90%) Billing
13 3 (0.68%) Electronics
13 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.45%) Local Government
14 2 (0.45%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (14.48%) Designer
2 55 (12.44%) Developer
3 45 (10.18%) Analyst
4 37 (8.37%) Architect
5 33 (7.47%) Content Designer
6 18 (4.07%) Digital Architect
6 18 (4.07%) Marketing Manager
6 18 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (3.85%) Consultant
8 16 (3.62%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.62%) UX Designer
9 15 (3.39%) Digital Analyst
9 15 (3.39%) Digital Designer
9 15 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.17%) Digital Marketing Architect
11 13 (2.94%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (2.49%) Digital Content Designer
13 11 (2.49%) User Researcher
14 10 (2.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.80%) HTML
2 45 (10.18%) CSS
3 30 (6.79%) J2EE
4 29 (6.56%) RESTful
4 29 (6.56%) Spring
5 24 (5.43%) Web Services
6 22 (4.98%) HTML5
7 15 (3.39%) JSON
8 13 (2.94%) .NET
9 12 (2.71%) CSS3
10 10 (2.26%) jQuery
11 9 (2.04%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.04%) React
12 8 (1.81%) Django
12 8 (1.81%) Play Framework
13 7 (1.58%) Node.js
14 6 (1.36%) Sass
15 5 (1.13%) Hibernate
15 5 (1.13%) Middleware
15 5 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.14%) User Experience
2 28 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.66%) Blog
4 19 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.85%) iPad
6 15 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.49%) Digital Media
7 11 (2.49%) FMCG
8 10 (2.26%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.58%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.58%) Social Network
11 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.13%) Fintech
11 5 (1.13%) Graphic Design
11 5 (1.13%) Photography
11 5 (1.13%) Tandem
12 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.90%) Animation
13 3 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.39%) Linux
2 11 (2.49%) Android
3 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.90%) Windows
5 2 (0.45%) Unix
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (21.95%) Analytics
3 68 (15.38%) SEO
4 54 (12.22%) E-Commerce
5 53 (11.99%) Digital Marketing
6 48 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (10.63%) Project Management
8 44 (9.95%) Content Management
9 40 (9.05%) Scrum
10 35 (7.92%) TDD
11 32 (7.24%) CRM
11 32 (7.24%) Microservices
12 31 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (6.79%) Kanban
13 30 (6.79%) SOA
14 27 (6.11%) Web Application Development
15 25 (5.66%) Open Source
15 25 (5.66%) Pay per click
16 23 (5.20%) BDD
17 22 (4.98%) Copywriting
Programming Languages
1 66 (14.93%) Java
2 33 (7.47%) SQL
3 25 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.98%) Python
5 16 (3.62%) PHP
6 12 (2.71%) Ruby
6 12 (2.71%) Scala
7 4 (0.90%) C
7 4 (0.90%) R
7 4 (0.90%) VB
8 3 (0.68%) Groovy
9 2 (0.45%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) C#
10 1 (0.23%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (9.05%) Degree
2 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.68%) PhD
5 2 (0.45%) CCNA
5 2 (0.45%) CISSP
5 2 (0.45%) JNCIA
5 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.45%) RHCT
6 1 (0.23%) CCNP
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) CITP
6 1 (0.23%) CRISC
6 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MBA
6 1 (0.23%) MBCS
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PMP
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.49%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.58%) Actionable Recommendations
2 7 (1.58%) PMO
2 7 (1.58%) QA
3 5 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.68%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (3.85%) Ansible
2 11 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (15.16%) Adobe
2 40 (9.05%) Google
3 29 (6.56%) Facebook
4 23 (5.20%) Oracle
5 20 (4.52%) Twitter
6 18 (4.07%) ATG
7 15 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.39%) Tableau
8 12 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.58%) Brandwatch
10 6 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.13%) Omniture
11 5 (1.13%) SAP
12 4 (0.90%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.68%) Apple
13 3 (0.68%) Blackboard
13 3 (0.68%) Cisco
13 3 (0.68%) DoubleClick
13 3 (0.68%) Pega
13 3 (0.68%) Zend
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