Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 447 357 372
Rank change year-on-year -90 +15 -22
Contract jobs citing Social Media 182 285 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 170 185
London median daily rate £368 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £203
90th Percentile £541 £539 £541
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
London median hourly rate £43.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.88% +46.15% -11.36%
10th Percentile £20.38 £16.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £90.86 £45.00 £28.78
England median hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.02% +42.50% +21.21%

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 17,808 17,707 16,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.57% 39.40% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,837 12,655 11,961
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 223 244
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +12.11% -4.70%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -47 36 £375 - 23
West London -17 16 £300 -20.00% 19
East London -31 4 £206 -58.80% 5
South London - 4 £468 - 4
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 67 (36.81%) Marketing
2 46 (25.27%) HTML
3 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (18.68%) Analytics
5 32 (17.58%) Finance
6 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
6 31 (17.03%) Google
7 28 (15.38%) CSS
8 27 (14.84%) Adobe
8 27 (14.84%) Advertising
8 27 (14.84%) Project Management
9 23 (12.64%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (12.09%) HTML5
11 21 (11.54%) Twitter
12 20 (10.99%) Facebook
12 20 (10.99%) SEO
13 19 (10.44%) Degree
13 19 (10.44%) User Experience
14 16 (8.79%) CRM
15 15 (8.24%) CMS
15 15 (8.24%) Scrum
16 14 (7.69%) B2B
16 14 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
17 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (7.14%) Python
17 13 (7.14%) Retail
18 12 (6.59%) Blog
18 12 (6.59%) Copywriting
18 12 (6.59%) Google Analytics
18 12 (6.59%) Git (software)

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 15 (8.24%) CMS
2 8 (4.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.75%) WordPress
5 2 (1.10%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Photoshop
2 11 (6.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.95%) InDesign
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.20%) Acrobat
5 4 (2.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.55%) InVision
8 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.55%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.55%) Radian6
3 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) Google Analytics
2 8 (4.40%) AdWords
3 7 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (2.75%) npm
5 4 (2.20%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.65%) Office 365
6 3 (1.65%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.10%) GitHub
7 2 (1.10%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.10%) Slack
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) SMS
2 2 (1.10%) DHCP
2 2 (1.10%) DNS
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.55%) BGP
3 1 (0.55%) Broadband
3 1 (0.55%) DWDM
3 1 (0.55%) GSM
3 1 (0.55%) H.323
3 1 (0.55%) IPv4
3 1 (0.55%) IPv6
3 1 (0.55%) MGCP
3 1 (0.55%) MPLS
3 1 (0.55%) RSVP
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) VoIP
3 1 (0.55%) VRRP
3 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.40%) MySQL
2 6 (3.30%) Big Data
2 6 (3.30%) Power BI
3 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.30%) gulp
3 5 (2.75%) Grunt
3 5 (2.75%) JIRA
4 4 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.65%) Xcode
6 2 (1.10%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.10%) GitLab
6 2 (1.10%) Webistrano
General
1 67 (36.81%) Marketing
2 32 (17.58%) Finance
3 27 (14.84%) Advertising
4 13 (7.14%) Retail
5 12 (6.59%) Publishing
6 7 (3.85%) Legal
7 6 (3.30%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.75%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (2.20%) Banking
10 3 (1.65%) French Language
10 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.10%) Games
11 2 (1.10%) Interactive Media
11 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.55%) Front Office
12 1 (0.55%) German Language
12 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (17.58%) Developer
2 27 (14.84%) Designer
3 17 (9.34%) Marketing Manager
4 14 (7.69%) Analyst
5 11 (6.04%) Consultant
5 11 (6.04%) Content Designer
6 9 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (4.95%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.95%) Social Media Manager
7 8 (4.40%) Graphic Designer
8 6 (3.30%) Communications Manager
8 6 (3.30%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.30%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.75%) Content Manager
9 5 (2.75%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (2.75%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (2.75%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
10 4 (2.20%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.27%) HTML
2 28 (15.38%) CSS
3 22 (12.09%) HTML5
4 11 (6.04%) Node.js
5 8 (4.40%) React
6 7 (3.85%) CSS3
6 7 (3.85%) Redux
7 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.30%) Laravel
7 6 (3.30%) Sass
7 6 (3.30%) Symfony
8 5 (2.75%) Django
8 5 (2.75%) Express
8 5 (2.75%) Flash
8 5 (2.75%) Handlebars
8 5 (2.75%) Mustache
9 4 (2.20%) XML
10 3 (1.65%) SpaCy
10 3 (1.65%) Spring
10 3 (1.65%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) User Experience
2 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.59%) Blog
3 12 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.40%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.75%) Marketing Technology
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.65%) Animation
7 3 (1.65%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.65%) Equities
7 3 (1.65%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.65%) Tandem
7 3 (1.65%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.10%) Fintech
8 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.30%) Unix
2 5 (2.75%) Linux
3 4 (2.20%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.68%) Analytics
3 27 (14.84%) Project Management
4 23 (12.64%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (10.99%) SEO
6 16 (8.79%) CRM
7 15 (8.24%) Scrum
8 14 (7.69%) B2B
8 14 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (6.59%) Copywriting
10 11 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.04%) Visualisation
11 10 (5.49%) Web Analytics
11 10 (5.49%) Web Development
12 9 (4.95%) Creative Thinking
12 9 (4.95%) Data Science
12 9 (4.95%) Use Case
13 8 (4.40%) Content Management
13 8 (4.40%) Front End Development
13 8 (4.40%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
2 13 (7.14%) Python
3 10 (5.49%) PHP
4 7 (3.85%) Java
4 7 (3.85%) SQL
5 5 (2.75%) ES6
5 5 (2.75%) R
6 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.10%) C#
7 2 (1.10%) Java 8
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.55%) Perl
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.44%) Degree
2 11 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) CCNP
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.10%) MBA
4 2 (1.10%) PhD
4 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) CCIE
5 1 (0.55%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco CME
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.55%) Iperf
Vendors
1 31 (17.03%) Google
2 27 (14.84%) Adobe
3 21 (11.54%) Twitter
4 20 (10.99%) Facebook
5 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.30%) Tableau
7 4 (2.20%) ATG
7 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.20%) SAP
8 3 (1.65%) Brandwatch
8 3 (1.65%) Omniture
9 2 (1.10%) comScore
10 1 (0.55%) Avid
10 1 (0.55%) Hitwise
10 1 (0.55%) Hootsuite
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Sysomos
10 1 (0.55%) Verint
10 1 (0.55%) Workday
10 1 (0.55%) Zoho