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 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £323 £700 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.92% +250.00%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 327 412 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 32.19% 28.79% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 288 170
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Median hourly rate £18.35 £17.93 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +15.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.30 £35.00
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 Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Kanban
2 6 (50.00%) Scala
2 6 (50.00%) User Experience
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (41.67%) Play Framework
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Confluence
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) JSON

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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Content Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Copywriter
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Copywriter
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Content Editor
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Web Content Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Django
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) Play Framework
1 5 (41.67%) RESTful
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (41.67%) Tandem
3 2 (16.67%) Blog
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Kanban
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Content Development
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Content Writing
6 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Scala
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe