Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 444 436
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -98
Contract jobs citing Social Media 491 495 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.52% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 313 387
England median daily rate £400 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.16% +17.44%
10th Percentile £185 £176 £161
90th Percentile £550 £538 £675
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 27
England median hourly rate £28.50 £21.35 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.52% +25.56% -5.56%
10th Percentile £18.29 £11.58 £11.15
90th Percentile £44.55 £42.86 £44.20
UK median hourly rate £28.04 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +40.18% +17.65% -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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 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 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
London -8 293 £400 +17.65% 73
South East +42 100 £325 +6.12% 25
North of England +35 27 £450 - 27
Midlands +9 27 £400 +14.29% 8
West Midlands +26 23 £400 +66.67% 4
East of England -39 23 £325 -7.14% 4
North West +25 20 £600 +87.50% 13
South West -5 17 £220 -23.48% 3
Yorkshire -5 5 £363 -19.44% 7
East Midlands -16 4 £250 -37.50% 4
North East +58 2 £443 +37.21% 7
Social Media
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 213 (43.38%) Marketing
2 169 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (25.25%) Analytics
4 84 (17.11%) Finance
5 81 (16.50%) Digital Marketing
6 80 (16.29%) HTML
7 74 (15.07%) Content Management
8 65 (13.24%) E-Commerce
9 62 (12.63%) Adobe
9 62 (12.63%) CMS
10 60 (12.22%) Mobile App
11 59 (12.02%) CSS
12 58 (11.81%) Degree
13 57 (11.61%) Java
14 53 (10.79%) Microsoft
14 53 (10.79%) SEO
14 53 (10.79%) User Experience
15 52 (10.59%) Project Management
15 52 (10.59%) CRM
16 51 (10.39%) JavaScript
17 49 (9.98%) Web Services
18 48 (9.78%) Scrum
19 46 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (9.16%) Facebook
21 44 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (8.15%) Twitter
22 40 (8.15%) JIRA
22 40 (8.15%) Google
22 40 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (7.94%) ERP

Social Media
Co-occurring 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 62 (12.63%) CMS
2 32 (6.52%) Confluence
3 27 (5.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 26 (5.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (5.09%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.46%) Apache
7 15 (3.05%) WordPress
8 8 (1.63%) Drupal
9 7 (1.43%) MS Project Server
10 6 (1.22%) Kentico
10 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.81%) IIS
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.41%) nginx
13 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 34 (6.92%) Photoshop
2 28 (5.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 28 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (2.24%) InDesign
7 9 (1.83%) MS Visio
8 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.81%) InVision
11 3 (0.61%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.20%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 25 (5.09%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.22%) Sprinklr
4 5 (1.02%) Radian6
5 4 (0.81%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.61%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 3 (0.61%) Social Studio
7 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.20%) Magento
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.20%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.91%) Google Analytics
2 27 (5.50%) Office 365
3 9 (1.83%) npm
4 8 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.63%) SaaS
5 7 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (1.43%) AdWords
6 6 (1.22%) Serverless
7 5 (1.02%) GitHub
7 5 (1.02%) Yammer
8 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.81%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.61%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.68%) Internet
2 16 (3.26%) Intranet
3 7 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.02%) VPN
5 4 (0.81%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.81%) HTTP
5 4 (0.81%) LAN
6 3 (0.61%) CTI
6 3 (0.61%) Skype
6 3 (0.61%) SMS
6 3 (0.61%) WAN
6 3 (0.61%) Wireless
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.41%) Junos
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) LTE
8 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.09%) Endeca
2 11 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.43%) Big Data
5 6 (1.22%) MySQL
6 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.02%) Neo4j
6 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.61%) Redis
9 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.20%) DB2
10 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.20%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (8.15%) JIRA
2 38 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.31%) JUnit
3 31 (6.31%) Mockito
4 30 (6.11%) Jenkins
5 25 (5.09%) Gradle
5 25 (5.09%) Selenium
5 25 (5.09%) Spock
6 9 (1.83%) gulp
7 7 (1.43%) Grunt
8 6 (1.22%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.22%) webpack
9 5 (1.02%) Axure RP
9 5 (1.02%) GitLab
10 4 (0.81%) Babel
10 4 (0.81%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.61%) Xcode
12 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.20%) PEAR
12 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 213 (43.38%) Marketing
2 84 (17.11%) Finance
3 37 (7.54%) Advertising
4 36 (7.33%) Publishing
5 25 (5.09%) Legal
5 25 (5.09%) Retail
6 21 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.85%) Banking
7 14 (2.85%) Brand Awareness
8 9 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.83%) Games
8 9 (1.83%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.43%) Electronics
11 4 (0.81%) German Language
12 3 (0.61%) French Language
12 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (20.16%) Developer
2 61 (12.42%) Designer
3 37 (7.54%) Architect
4 33 (6.72%) Analyst
5 31 (6.31%) Marketing Manager
6 25 (5.09%) Content Designer
6 25 (5.09%) Oracle Developer
7 24 (4.89%) Project Manager
8 23 (4.68%) Social Media Manager
9 22 (4.48%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.46%) Communications Manager
12 14 (2.85%) Consultant
12 14 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (2.65%) Content Manager
13 13 (2.65%) Digital Designer
14 12 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (2.44%) UX Designer
15 10 (2.04%) Technical Architect
16 9 (1.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.29%) HTML
2 59 (12.02%) CSS
3 49 (9.98%) Web Services
4 32 (6.52%) RESTful
5 28 (5.70%) HTML5
6 26 (5.30%) J2EE
7 25 (5.09%) Spring
8 23 (4.68%) CSS3
9 19 (3.87%) REST
10 18 (3.67%) jQuery
10 18 (3.67%) XML
11 14 (2.85%) React
11 14 (2.85%) Sass
12 13 (2.65%) Node.js
13 12 (2.44%) JSON
14 10 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.63%) .NET
15 8 (1.63%) Apache Cordova
15 8 (1.63%) Backbone.js
16 7 (1.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.22%) Mobile App
2 53 (10.79%) User Experience
3 44 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.09%) iPad
5 19 (3.87%) FMCG
5 19 (3.87%) Virtual Team
6 18 (3.67%) Blog
6 18 (3.67%) Digital Media
6 18 (3.67%) Graphic Design
7 12 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.24%) Fintech
9 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.04%) Video Editing
10 8 (1.63%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.22%) Photography
12 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.02%) Social Network
13 4 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.09%) Android
2 18 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.65%) Windows
4 12 (2.44%) Linux
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.61%) Unix
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (25.25%) Analytics
3 81 (16.50%) Digital Marketing
4 74 (15.07%) Content Management
5 65 (13.24%) E-Commerce
6 53 (10.79%) SEO
7 52 (10.59%) CRM
7 52 (10.59%) Project Management
8 48 (9.78%) Scrum
9 46 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.94%) ERP
12 34 (6.92%) SOA
13 33 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (6.72%) DevOps
13 33 (6.72%) Web Development
14 31 (6.31%) TDD
15 30 (6.11%) User Stories
16 28 (5.70%) BDD
17 26 (5.30%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.61%) Java
2 51 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.46%) PHP
3 17 (3.46%) SQL
4 10 (2.04%) ES6
5 8 (1.63%) Python
6 7 (1.43%) Apple Swift
6 7 (1.43%) C#
6 7 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
8 4 (0.81%) C
9 3 (0.61%) R
10 2 (0.41%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.41%) Scala
10 2 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) Perl
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (11.81%) Degree
2 10 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 10 (2.04%) PMP
3 7 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) APMP
5 2 (0.41%) CCNA
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.41%) CWNA
5 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.20%) CIPD
6 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) MCP
6 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) PMO
3 2 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) GCP
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (6.11%) Docker
2 10 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (5.09%) Ansible
2 5 (1.02%) Puppet
2 5 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.81%) Packer
3 4 (0.81%) Terraform
4 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (12.63%) Adobe
2 53 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.16%) Facebook
4 40 (8.15%) Google
4 40 (8.15%) Twitter
5 33 (6.72%) Oracle
6 27 (5.50%) ATG
7 26 (5.30%) SAP
8 14 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.43%) Tableau
10 6 (1.22%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) Apple
11 5 (1.02%) Workday
12 4 (0.81%) New Relic
12 4 (0.81%) Pardot
12 4 (0.81%) Samsung
13 3 (0.61%) Conga
13 3 (0.61%) DocuSign
13 3 (0.61%) Informatica
13 3 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud