Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 89
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 3.19% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.89% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 2
Essex median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £650
% change year-on-year -7.14% -46.15% +173.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Essex median hourly rate - £42.58 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.44% -
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +115.00% +60.00% -28.57%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 299 315 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.80% 35.84% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 196 154
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £216 £195
90th Percentile £589 £475 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 64
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £19.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +86.24% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £40.58
East of England median hourly rate £20.29 £32.40 £22.19
% change year-on-year -37.37% +46.03% -6.58%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Essex