Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 19 February 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 331 352
Rank change year-on-year -40 +21 -56
Contract jobs citing Social Media 276 275 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.86% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 172 178
London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £150
90th Percentile £550 £575 £650
England median daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 11
London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +43.48% +4.55%
10th Percentile £19.43 £18.25 £16.28
90th Percentile £48.05 £46.30 £26.88
England median hourly rate £29.50 £33.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year -10.61% +102.70% -6.97%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,650 14,763 16,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.89% 36.29% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,836 10,346 11,705
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £458 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.57% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 258 267
London median hourly rate £22.26 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.28 £51.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Central London -6 55 £327 +30.90% 31
East London +2 9 £500 +53.85% 5
West London -31 9 £245 - 29
North London -9 2 £228 -44.85% 4
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 124 (44.93%) Marketing
2 83 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (25.00%) Analytics
4 53 (19.20%) HTML
5 48 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 48 (17.39%) Content Management
6 43 (15.58%) Adobe
6 43 (15.58%) Finance
7 41 (14.86%) CSS
8 40 (14.49%) Java
9 39 (14.13%) Digital Marketing
10 36 (13.04%) JIRA
11 35 (12.68%) Google
12 34 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (12.32%) Web Services
13 33 (11.96%) E-Commerce
14 32 (11.59%) Git (software)
14 32 (11.59%) User Experience
15 30 (10.87%) Mobile App
16 29 (10.51%) Advertising
17 28 (10.14%) JUnit
17 28 (10.14%) Photoshop
17 28 (10.14%) Docker
17 28 (10.14%) RESTful
17 28 (10.14%) Confluence
17 28 (10.14%) Mockito
17 28 (10.14%) Jenkins
18 27 (9.78%) CRM
18 27 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (9.78%) Degree

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 28 (10.14%) Confluence
2 26 (9.42%) CMS
3 22 (7.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (5.43%) Apache
6 12 (4.35%) WordPress
7 10 (3.62%) Drupal
8 5 (1.81%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.45%) IIS
9 4 (1.45%) Kentico
9 4 (1.45%) nginx
10 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.36%) SAS
11 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 28 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 21 (7.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (3.99%) InDesign
4 11 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.09%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.72%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (7.97%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.09%) Social Studio
4 3 (1.09%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.72%) Magento
5 2 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.72%) Radian6
5 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 12 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.35%) Office 365
3 9 (3.26%) npm
4 7 (2.54%) AdWords
4 7 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.45%) CloudFront
5 4 (1.45%) GitHub
5 4 (1.45%) SaaS
5 4 (1.45%) Serverless
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Bluemix
6 3 (1.09%) IaaS
6 3 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.09%) PaaS
6 3 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.62%) Internet
2 4 (1.45%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.45%) Intranet
3 2 (0.72%) CTI
3 2 (0.72%) SMS
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.97%) Endeca
2 8 (2.90%) MySQL
3 7 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.81%) Neo4j
4 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Big Data
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 36 (13.04%) JIRA
2 32 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 28 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.14%) JUnit
3 28 (10.14%) Mockito
4 22 (7.97%) Gradle
4 22 (7.97%) Selenium
4 22 (7.97%) Spock
5 9 (3.26%) Grunt
5 9 (3.26%) gulp
6 8 (2.90%) webpack
7 6 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.81%) GitLab
9 4 (1.45%) Babel
9 4 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
10 1 (0.36%) PEAR
General
1 124 (44.93%) Marketing
2 43 (15.58%) Finance
3 29 (10.51%) Advertising
4 16 (5.80%) Publishing
5 13 (4.71%) Retail
6 12 (4.35%) Legal
7 11 (3.99%) Banking
8 8 (2.90%) Games
9 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.72%) Electronics
11 2 (0.72%) Law
11 2 (0.72%) Local Government
11 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (28.62%) Developer
2 34 (12.32%) Designer
3 25 (9.06%) Analyst
4 22 (7.97%) Oracle Developer
5 16 (5.80%) Architect
5 16 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (4.71%) HTML Developer
7 12 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 11 (3.99%) Marketing Manager
9 10 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Drupal Developer
9 10 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.26%) Social Media Manager
10 9 (3.26%) Web Developer
11 8 (2.90%) Content Designer
11 8 (2.90%) Digital Designer
11 8 (2.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 8 (2.90%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (2.90%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 8 (2.90%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.20%) HTML
2 41 (14.86%) CSS
3 34 (12.32%) Web Services
4 28 (10.14%) RESTful
5 26 (9.42%) HTML5
6 23 (8.33%) J2EE
6 23 (8.33%) Sass
7 22 (7.97%) Spring
8 17 (6.16%) CSS3
9 15 (5.43%) jQuery
10 14 (5.07%) React
11 13 (4.71%) Node.js
12 12 (4.35%) LESS
13 9 (3.26%) XML
14 8 (2.90%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.90%) Backbone.js
14 8 (2.90%) Redux
15 7 (2.54%) .NET
16 6 (2.17%) OSGi
16 6 (2.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.59%) User Experience
2 30 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (7.97%) iPad
4 18 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.16%) Fintech
5 17 (6.16%) Virtual Team
6 15 (5.43%) Graphic Design
7 12 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.26%) Blog
8 9 (3.26%) FMCG
9 4 (1.45%) Animation
9 4 (1.45%) Photography
10 3 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (1.09%) Wiki
11 2 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.35%) Linux
2 10 (3.62%) Android
3 7 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.00%) Analytics
3 48 (17.39%) Content Management
4 39 (14.13%) Digital Marketing
5 34 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (11.96%) E-Commerce
7 27 (9.78%) CRM
7 27 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.42%) TDD
9 25 (9.06%) ERP
10 24 (8.70%) BDD
10 24 (8.70%) SEO
10 24 (8.70%) SOA
11 22 (7.97%) DevOps
11 22 (7.97%) Microservices
12 20 (7.25%) Scrum
13 19 (6.88%) Front End Development
14 17 (6.16%) Project Management
14 17 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (6.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 40 (14.49%) Java
3 17 (6.16%) PHP
4 10 (3.62%) ES6
5 9 (3.26%) SQL
6 5 (1.81%) Python
6 5 (1.81%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.45%) C#
8 3 (1.09%) C
9 2 (0.72%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.72%) C++
9 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.72%) R
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (9.78%) Degree
2 8 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) APMP
5 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) PhD
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.36%) GCP
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (10.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (7.97%) Ansible
2 6 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.81%) Puppet
4 4 (1.45%) Packer
4 4 (1.45%) Terraform
5 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (15.58%) Adobe
2 35 (12.68%) Google
3 24 (8.70%) Facebook
4 23 (8.33%) Oracle
5 22 (7.97%) ATG
5 22 (7.97%) Microsoft
6 16 (5.80%) Twitter
7 10 (3.62%) SAP
8 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.45%) New Relic
9 4 (1.45%) Zend
10 3 (1.09%) Cadence
10 3 (1.09%) hybris
10 3 (1.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.09%) Workday
11 2 (0.72%) Cisco
11 2 (0.72%) Crimson Hexagon
11 2 (0.72%) DocuSign
11 2 (0.72%) Informatica