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 3 months to 29 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.

Social Media
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £255 - £220
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 - £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £224
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 £15.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +0.10% +30.43%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 206 188 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 35.09% 27.37% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 93 113
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.71 £37.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £110 -
Social Media
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Link Building
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (33.33%) UIKit
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Core Data
3 1 (33.33%) Content Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

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 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Content Editor
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (33.33%) Core Data
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) UIKit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Content Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Link Building
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google