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 27 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.93% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 2.68% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £331 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.79% +71.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 366 522 457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.21% 34.85% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 348 344
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.09 £13.80 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +16.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.80 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Content Development
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Blog
5 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) Basecamp
5 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Google

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 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Basecamp
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Content Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Copywriter
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Copywriter
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Content Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Content Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Editor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Content Development
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
4 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Google