Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 134 112
Rank change year-on-year -6 -22 +39
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.21% 0.18% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.62% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 23
Leeds median daily rate £200 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.83% -19.44% -8.63%
10th Percentile £180 £263 £243
90th Percentile £367 £605 £706
West Yorkshire median daily rate £244 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -32.76% -19.44% -8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 741 648 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.12% 28.97% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 490 547
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 13
Leeds median hourly rate £16.87 £16.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +36.52% -21.87%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.10 £10.54
90th Percentile £24.87 £21.40 £16.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.15 £15.08 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.13% +3.97% -

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Leeds

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Leeds

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Password Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Content Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) React Native
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Password Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Crimson Hexagon
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter
1 1 (20.00%) VMware