Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 441 374 394
Rank change year-on-year -67 +20 -41
Contract jobs citing Social Media 189 238 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.44% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 123 151
London median daily rate £355 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £159 £184 £200
90th Percentile £525 £550 £581
England median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 21
London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.95% +18.75% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32.51 £15.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £54.88 £46.40 £26.88
England median hourly rate £34.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +44.68% +17.50% +11.11%

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 17,682 16,539 17,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.54% 38.70% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,634 11,735 12,236
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £290
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 225 228
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.68 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -35 36 £388 -3.13% 27
West London -23 17 £350 +32.08% 14
South London - 4 £468 - 1
East London -21 3 £206 -54.22% 3
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 79 (41.80%) Marketing
2 52 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.58%) HTML
4 35 (18.52%) Analytics
5 34 (17.99%) Google
6 30 (15.87%) Twitter
7 28 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
8 27 (14.29%) Project Management
9 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
10 25 (13.23%) Advertising
10 25 (13.23%) User Experience
11 24 (12.70%) Finance
11 24 (12.70%) SEO
12 23 (12.17%) Scrum
12 23 (12.17%) Adobe
13 21 (11.11%) Degree
13 21 (11.11%) CSS
13 21 (11.11%) Facebook
14 20 (10.58%) HTML5
14 20 (10.58%) Blog
15 18 (9.52%) CRM
16 17 (8.99%) Retail
16 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (8.47%) Python
17 16 (8.47%) E-Commerce
17 16 (8.47%) B2B
18 14 (7.41%) Git (software)
18 14 (7.41%) Mobile App
18 14 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
19 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (5.82%) CMS
2 7 (3.70%) Confluence
2 7 (3.70%) WordPress
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.23%) InDesign
4 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.59%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (1.06%) SPSS
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.53%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.59%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.53%) Radian6
4 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.76%) AdWords
3 5 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (2.65%) npm
4 4 (2.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.12%) SaaS
5 3 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.06%) Slack
7 1 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.53%) NUVI
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) Intranet
1 4 (2.12%) SMS
2 2 (1.06%) DHCP
2 2 (1.06%) DNS
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.53%) 2G
3 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.53%) Broadband
3 1 (0.53%) DWDM
3 1 (0.53%) GSM
3 1 (0.53%) IPv4
3 1 (0.53%) IPv6
3 1 (0.53%) MGCP
3 1 (0.53%) MPLS
3 1 (0.53%) RSVP
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) VoIP
3 1 (0.53%) VRRP
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.23%) Big Data
2 6 (3.17%) Endeca
3 5 (2.65%) MySQL
4 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Power BI
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Redis
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.82%) JIRA
3 7 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.70%) JUnit
3 7 (3.70%) Mockito
3 7 (3.70%) Selenium
4 6 (3.17%) Gradle
4 6 (3.17%) Spock
5 5 (2.65%) Grunt
5 5 (2.65%) gulp
6 3 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.06%) Xcode
8 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) GitLab
8 1 (0.53%) JBehave
8 1 (0.53%) Maven
8 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) TestNG
General
1 79 (41.80%) Marketing
2 25 (13.23%) Advertising
3 24 (12.70%) Finance
4 17 (8.99%) Retail
5 13 (6.88%) Publishing
6 7 (3.70%) Legal
6 7 (3.70%) Multimedia
7 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.65%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (2.12%) Banking
10 3 (1.59%) French Language
11 2 (1.06%) German Language
11 2 (1.06%) Interactive Media
11 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.53%) Front Office
12 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (18.52%) Developer
2 27 (14.29%) Designer
3 22 (11.64%) Marketing Manager
4 17 (8.99%) Analyst
5 10 (5.29%) Content Designer
5 10 (5.29%) Digital Analyst
6 9 (4.76%) Consultant
6 9 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.23%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 8 (4.23%) Graphic Designer
7 8 (4.23%) Social Media Manager
8 7 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) Digital Business Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.12%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (2.12%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.58%) HTML
2 21 (11.11%) CSS
3 20 (10.58%) HTML5
4 11 (5.82%) Node.js
5 10 (5.29%) Spring
6 8 (4.23%) React
6 8 (4.23%) Web Services
7 7 (3.70%) J2EE
7 7 (3.70%) RESTful
8 6 (3.17%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.17%) CSS3
8 6 (3.17%) Django
8 6 (3.17%) Redux
9 5 (2.65%) Express
9 5 (2.65%) Handlebars
9 5 (2.65%) Mustache
9 5 (2.65%) Sass
10 4 (2.12%) Flash
10 4 (2.12%) XML
11 3 (1.59%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) User Experience
2 20 (10.58%) Blog
3 14 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.17%) iPad
8 5 (2.65%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (2.12%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.12%) Graphic Design
9 4 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.59%) Equities
10 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.59%) Podcast
10 3 (1.59%) Tandem
10 3 (1.59%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.06%) Media Streaming
11 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.65%) Linux
2 4 (2.12%) Unix
3 3 (1.59%) Android
3 3 (1.59%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.52%) Analytics
3 28 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
4 27 (14.29%) Project Management
5 24 (12.70%) SEO
6 23 (12.17%) Scrum
7 18 (9.52%) CRM
8 17 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.47%) B2B
9 16 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (6.88%) TDD
12 12 (6.35%) Content Management
12 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.82%) Copywriting
13 11 (5.82%) Infographics
14 10 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (4.76%) Microservices
15 9 (4.76%) Open Source
15 9 (4.76%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.47%) Python
3 13 (6.88%) Java
4 8 (4.23%) SQL
5 7 (3.70%) PHP
6 5 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.65%) ES6
7 3 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.06%) Perl
8 2 (1.06%) R
9 1 (0.53%) Java 8
9 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.59%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) CCNP
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.06%) MBA
5 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) CCIE
6 1 (0.53%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) GDPR
3 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) GAAP
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco CME
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.53%) Iperf
Vendors
1 34 (17.99%) Google
2 30 (15.87%) Twitter
3 23 (12.17%) Adobe
4 21 (11.11%) Facebook
5 9 (4.76%) ATG
6 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.23%) Oracle
7 4 (2.12%) Capita
7 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.12%) SAP
8 3 (1.59%) Tableau
9 2 (1.06%) comScore
9 2 (1.06%) Crimson Hexagon
9 2 (1.06%) Omniture
9 2 (1.06%) Workday
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.53%) Avid
10 1 (0.53%) Brandwatch
10 1 (0.53%) Lavastorm
10 1 (0.53%) TIBCO