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 3 months to 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 329 294
Rank change year-on-year +41 -35  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 129 102 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.26% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 69 98
Median daily rate £400 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £222 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £605 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -11.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 7
Median hourly rate £23.75 £26.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +19.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.31 £26.25 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7898 8122 8588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.10% 37.41% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5672 5874 6038
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 109 151
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London 0 12 £475 +43.39% 9
Canary Wharf +4 4 £450 +5.88%
West End of London +12 3 £375 +25.00% 2
Feltham - 3 £265 -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 77 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.67%) Marketing
3 58 (22.92%) Analytics
4 46 (18.18%) Finance
5 40 (15.81%) Java
6 37 (14.62%) SEO
6 37 (14.62%) Content Management
7 36 (14.23%) E-Commerce
8 31 (12.25%) Retail
9 30 (11.86%) HTML
9 30 (11.86%) Adobe
10 27 (10.67%) TDD
10 27 (10.67%) Docker
11 26 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (9.88%) CSS
12 25 (9.88%) Git (software)
13 24 (9.49%) CMS
14 23 (9.09%) RESTful
14 23 (9.09%) Microservices
15 22 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
15 22 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (8.70%) Oracle
15 22 (8.70%) ERP
16 21 (8.30%) Web Services
16 21 (8.30%) Spring
16 21 (8.30%) Google
16 21 (8.30%) Jenkins
17 20 (7.91%) Publishing
17 20 (7.91%) CRM
18 19 (7.51%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (9.49%) CMS
2 19 (7.51%) Confluence
3 18 (7.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.58%) SAS
6 4 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.58%) WordPress
7 2 (0.79%) Apache
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.79%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Drupal
7 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.79%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) DNN
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.40%) Kentico
8 1 (0.40%) Marvel
Applications
1 15 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.16%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.58%) InDesign
5 4 (1.58%) SPSS
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.79%) InVision
6 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.11%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (2.37%) Sprinklr
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.19%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.79%) Radian6
4 2 (0.79%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.72%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.37%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (2.37%) SaaS
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.98%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.98%) PaaS
4 4 (1.58%) AdWords
4 4 (1.58%) Yammer
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.79%) BlueKai
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 2 (0.79%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.40%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Slack
7 1 (0.40%) Taleo
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) Internet
1 10 (3.95%) Intranet
2 4 (1.58%) Broadband
3 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.79%) 4G
4 2 (0.79%) BGP
4 2 (0.79%) IPv6
4 2 (0.79%) MPLS
4 2 (0.79%) OSPF
4 2 (0.79%) VLAN
4 2 (0.79%) VRRP
4 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.11%) Endeca
2 12 (4.74%) Big Data
3 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.37%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.58%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.58%) Squirro
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.79%) HBase
6 2 (0.79%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.79%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.51%) Gradle
3 19 (7.51%) JIRA
4 18 (7.11%) JUnit
4 18 (7.11%) Mockito
4 18 (7.11%) Selenium
4 18 (7.11%) Spock
5 3 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.40%) Hudson
6 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 70 (27.67%) Marketing
2 46 (18.18%) Finance
3 31 (12.25%) Retail
4 20 (7.91%) Publishing
5 16 (6.32%) Advertising
6 13 (5.14%) Banking
7 11 (4.35%) Legal
8 9 (3.56%) Games
8 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.37%) Billing
9 6 (2.37%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.98%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (1.58%) French Language
12 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.79%) Electronics
13 2 (0.79%) German Language
13 2 (0.79%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (21.34%) Developer
2 24 (9.49%) Designer
3 19 (7.51%) Analyst
4 15 (5.93%) Senior Developer
5 14 (5.53%) Consultant
6 13 (5.14%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.35%) Content Designer
8 11 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
9 10 (3.95%) Communications Manager
9 10 (3.95%) Digital Project Manager
10 8 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.16%) Content Editor
11 7 (2.77%) Head of Social Media
11 7 (2.77%) Web Content Editor
11 7 (2.77%) Web Editor
12 6 (2.37%) Android Developer
12 6 (2.37%) Architect
12 6 (2.37%) Content Manager
13 5 (1.98%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.86%) HTML
2 25 (9.88%) CSS
3 23 (9.09%) RESTful
4 21 (8.30%) Spring
4 21 (8.30%) Web Services
5 19 (7.51%) J2EE
6 11 (4.35%) HTML5
7 7 (2.77%) CSS3
7 7 (2.77%) REST
8 6 (2.37%) .NET
8 6 (2.37%) Java EE
8 6 (2.37%) React
9 5 (1.98%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (1.98%) PhoneGap
10 4 (1.58%) Android SDK
10 4 (1.58%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.58%) Node.js
10 4 (1.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.58%) RxJava
10 4 (1.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.11%) iPad
3 17 (6.72%) User Experience
4 11 (4.35%) Blog
5 9 (3.56%) Digital Media
5 9 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.77%) Graphic Design
7 7 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.37%) FMCG
9 5 (1.98%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.98%) Social Network
10 4 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.58%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.79%) Animation
11 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.79%) Fintech
11 2 (0.79%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.14%) Android
2 11 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.16%) Windows
4 6 (2.37%) Unix
5 5 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.92%) Analytics
3 37 (14.62%) Content Management
3 37 (14.62%) SEO
4 36 (14.23%) E-Commerce
5 27 (10.67%) TDD
6 26 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (9.09%) Microservices
8 22 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 22 (8.70%) ERP
9 20 (7.91%) CRM
10 19 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (7.11%) BDD
11 18 (7.11%) Project Management
11 18 (7.11%) SOA
12 16 (6.32%) Scrum
13 14 (5.53%) Change Management
14 13 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.14%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.81%) Java
2 18 (7.11%) JavaScript
3 17 (6.72%) SQL
4 12 (4.74%) PHP
5 11 (4.35%) Python
6 6 (2.37%) Perl
7 5 (1.98%) Apple Swift
7 5 (1.98%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.58%) R
8 4 (1.58%) Ruby
9 3 (1.19%) C
10 2 (0.79%) C#
10 2 (0.79%) Scala
10 2 (0.79%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.11%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.79%) CCNA
4 2 (0.79%) JNCIA
4 2 (0.79%) RHCT
5 1 (0.40%) CCNP
5 1 (0.40%) CISM
5 1 (0.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.40%) CRISC
5 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.40%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.77%) QA
2 6 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (1.19%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (10.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (7.11%) Ansible
2 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (11.86%) Adobe
2 22 (8.70%) Oracle
3 21 (8.30%) Google
4 18 (7.11%) ATG
5 16 (6.32%) Facebook
6 15 (5.93%) Microsoft
7 12 (4.74%) Twitter
8 7 (2.77%) Tableau
9 5 (1.98%) Apple
9 5 (1.98%) SAP
10 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.58%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.58%) Splunk
11 3 (1.19%) IBM
11 3 (1.19%) Zend
12 2 (0.79%) Cisco
12 2 (0.79%) Interwoven
12 2 (0.79%) Juniper
12 2 (0.79%) Lotus
12 2 (0.79%) Vignette
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