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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 62
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.92% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.79% +166.56%  

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 161 156 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.67% 32.30% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 96 125
Median daily rate £450 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 71 31
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.77% +4.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £42.75 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) SMS
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Social Media
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 2 (66.67%) IT Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe