Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 86 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing Social Media 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 1.67% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £140 £525 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +185.71% -49.31%
10th Percentile £123 £282 £182
90th Percentile £185 £650 £213
East of England median daily rate £150 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -63.64% +17.86% -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £16.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £19.00

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 448 480 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.59% 34.48% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 237 273
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.35% +3.47%
10th Percentile £189 £164 £188
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £28.25 £16.81 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.10% +5.03% -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.90 £11.60 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.88 £46.50 £28.80
East of England median hourly rate £17.70 £25.72 £22.25
% change year-on-year -31.18% +15.60% -19.09%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Hertfordshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Watford +8 6 £145 - 1
Hatfield - 3 £125 - 2
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Social Media
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) Google
2 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) SEO
3 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 6 (54.55%) Pay per click
3 6 (54.55%) Google Analytics
3 6 (54.55%) WordPress
3 6 (54.55%) Link Building
3 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
3 6 (54.55%) Content Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Laravel
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) B2B
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (54.55%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) SEO Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SEO Executive
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Laravel
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
4 1 (9.09%) SignalR
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) SEO
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) Content Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Link Building
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) Pay per click
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Online Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Kotlin
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Facebook
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft