Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 354 428 341
Rank change year-on-year +74 -87 +38
Contract jobs citing Social Media 248 208 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.46% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.29% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 127 141
London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £223 £153 £200
90th Percentile £554 £538 £625
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 24
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +65.85% -2.38%
10th Percentile £29.10 £31.84 £15.81
90th Percentile £39.85 £48.06 £47.17
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +47.87% +2.17%

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 14,271 16,105 14,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.53% 35.71% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,948 11,456 10,301
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £304
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 260 231
London median hourly rate £24.73 £23.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.34% +1.09% +14.86%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.11 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.98 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year -6.77% +14.18% -2.74%

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 24 June 2019.

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
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 24 June 2019. 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 +31 47 £406 +2.20% 7
West London +14 14 £488 +95.00% 3
South London +22 2 £144 -72.62%
East London -6 2 £370 +79.42% 5
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 111 (44.76%) Marketing
2 70 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (27.02%) Finance
4 59 (23.79%) CMS
5 57 (22.98%) JavaScript
6 51 (20.56%) Analytics
7 49 (19.76%) CSS
8 48 (19.35%) HTML
9 43 (17.34%) Adobe
10 40 (16.13%) Scrum
11 39 (15.73%) Content Management
12 38 (15.32%) Mobile App
13 35 (14.11%) Digital Marketing
14 34 (13.71%) DevOps
15 32 (12.90%) User Experience
16 31 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 30 (12.10%) Project Management
17 30 (12.10%) Microsoft
18 28 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (10.48%) QA
19 26 (10.48%) HTML5
20 25 (10.08%) CSS3
20 25 (10.08%) SDLC
20 25 (10.08%) Linux
21 24 (9.68%) SEO
21 24 (9.68%) jQuery
21 24 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
21 24 (9.68%) Sass
21 24 (9.68%) Release Train
22 23 (9.27%) Data Science

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 59 (23.79%) CMS
2 31 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 22 (8.87%) Apache
4 14 (5.65%) Confluence
5 11 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.03%) WordPress
7 9 (3.63%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.81%) Drupal
8 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.81%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (6.05%) Photoshop
3 11 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.82%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.61%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (1.61%) Weka
7 3 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.21%) UXPin
8 2 (0.81%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.81%) InDesign
8 2 (0.81%) Sketch
8 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.81%) SPSS
9 1 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.40%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.40%) InVision
9 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.85%) Google Analytics
3 13 (5.24%) npm
4 7 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.82%) Office 365
5 5 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.02%) IaaS
5 5 (2.02%) PaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.02%) SaaS
6 3 (1.21%) Yammer
7 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.40%) AdWords
8 1 (0.40%) Algolia
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.40%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Slack
8 1 (0.40%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.63%) Intranet
2 8 (3.23%) Internet
2 8 (3.23%) Skype
3 7 (2.82%) DNS
3 7 (2.82%) Firewall
4 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.40%) Junos
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.05%) Big Data
2 11 (4.44%) MySQL
3 5 (2.02%) Power BI
4 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.40%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.40%) Redis
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (7.26%) JIRA
2 13 (5.24%) Grunt
2 13 (5.24%) gulp
3 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.03%) JUnit
4 10 (4.03%) Mercurial
4 10 (4.03%) Mockito
5 6 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 111 (44.76%) Marketing
2 67 (27.02%) Finance
3 19 (7.66%) Advertising
4 10 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.23%) Games
6 7 (2.82%) Law
6 7 (2.82%) Publishing
7 6 (2.42%) Retail
8 5 (2.02%) Banking
8 5 (2.02%) Electronics
8 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.21%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 46 (18.55%) Developer
2 22 (8.87%) Designer
3 18 (7.26%) Analyst
4 15 (6.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (5.65%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.65%) Social Media Manager
6 13 (5.24%) Senior Manager
7 11 (4.44%) Scrum Master
7 11 (4.44%) UI Designer
8 10 (4.03%) UX Designer
9 9 (3.63%) Digital Analyst
9 9 (3.63%) Product Owner
9 9 (3.63%) Report Manager
9 9 (3.63%) UI/UX Designer
10 8 (3.23%) Insight Manager
10 8 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (2.82%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.82%) Change Manager
11 7 (2.82%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.76%) CSS
2 48 (19.35%) HTML
3 26 (10.48%) HTML5
4 25 (10.08%) CSS3
5 24 (9.68%) jQuery
5 24 (9.68%) Sass
6 17 (6.85%) Web Services
7 16 (6.45%) XML
8 14 (5.65%) Node.js
9 13 (5.24%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.24%) Meteor
10 11 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.03%) OSGi
12 7 (2.82%) .NET
12 7 (2.82%) REST
13 6 (2.42%) LESS
14 5 (2.02%) Ajax
14 5 (2.02%) NumPy
15 2 (0.81%) RESTful
15 2 (0.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.32%) Mobile App
2 32 (12.90%) User Experience
3 23 (9.27%) Virtual Team
4 14 (5.65%) Blog
5 12 (4.84%) Digital Media
6 11 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.82%) Photography
9 7 (2.82%) Smartcard
10 6 (2.42%) Animation
10 6 (2.42%) Graphic Design
10 6 (2.42%) Video\Live Streaming
11 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.61%) Motion Graphics
13 3 (1.21%) Video Editing
13 3 (1.21%) Wiki
14 2 (0.81%) FMCG
14 2 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.08%) Linux
2 17 (6.85%) Windows
3 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.61%) Android
4 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) VMS
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.56%) Analytics
3 40 (16.13%) Scrum
4 39 (15.73%) Content Management
5 35 (14.11%) Digital Marketing
6 34 (13.71%) DevOps
7 30 (12.10%) Project Management
8 28 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (10.08%) SDLC
10 24 (9.68%) Release Train
10 24 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
10 24 (9.68%) SEO
11 23 (9.27%) Data Science
12 19 (7.66%) Test Automation
13 16 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
14 15 (6.05%) CRM
14 15 (6.05%) Front End Development
15 14 (5.65%) Content Strategy
15 14 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (5.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.98%) JavaScript
2 14 (5.65%) PHP
3 13 (5.24%) ES6
3 13 (5.24%) Java
4 11 (4.44%) Java 8
5 10 (4.03%) Python
5 10 (4.03%) SQL
6 7 (2.82%) C#
7 6 (2.42%) R
8 5 (2.02%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
10 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.81%) PhD
3 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) CCNA
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CWNA
4 1 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.48%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.26%) Puppet
2 6 (2.42%) Ansible
2 6 (2.42%) Terraform
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (17.34%) Adobe
2 30 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.87%) Facebook
4 21 (8.47%) Google
5 17 (6.85%) Twitter
6 15 (6.05%) Instagram
7 13 (5.24%) YouTube
8 9 (3.63%) Tableau
9 6 (2.42%) HubSpot
10 5 (2.02%) SAP
11 4 (1.61%) Pinterest
11 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.81%) Cadence
12 2 (0.81%) Hootsuite
12 2 (0.81%) Marketo
12 2 (0.81%) Pardot
12 2 (0.81%) Tealium
12 2 (0.81%) Tumblr
12 2 (0.81%) Vertica
12 2 (0.81%) Yahoo!