The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Media
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.74% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
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 £17.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -11.67% +47.82%  

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 183 137 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 44.96% 29.98% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 65
Median daily rate £335 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.29% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £685 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £32.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -49.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Essex

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Essex

Social Media
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 12 (100.00%) Adobe
1 12 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 12 (100.00%) Marketing
1 12 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (91.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (91.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (91.67%) Big Data
2 11 (91.67%) TOGAF
2 11 (91.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 11 (91.67%) OO
3 10 (83.33%) SOA
3 10 (83.33%) SMS
3 10 (83.33%) Legal
3 10 (83.33%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (83.33%) Analytics
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 10 (83.33%) Virtual Team
4 8 (66.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 8 (66.67%) Data Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) B2C
5 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (91.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Big Data
General
1 12 (100.00%) Marketing
2 10 (83.33%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Architect
1 12 (100.00%) Digital Architect
1 12 (100.00%) Digital Marketing Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 6 (50.00%) IT Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 12 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) TOGAF
3 10 (83.33%) Analytics
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 10 (83.33%) SOA
3 10 (83.33%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (66.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 8 (66.67%) Data Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) B2C
6 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Adobe