Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 462 363 362
Rank change year-on-year -99 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 175 282 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.55% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 172 182
London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £211 £206 £200
90th Percentile £524 £538 £525
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 29
London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +30.24% -1.41%
10th Percentile £23.48 £18.73 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.13 £45.35 £39.50
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £22.07
% change year-on-year +12.28% +29.13% +32.67%

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 17,304 18,217 16,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.23% 38.36% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,492 13,076 11,323
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 239 261
London median hourly rate £23.13 £21.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -39 36 £375 +7.91% 23
West London +7 13 £400 +53.85% 16
East London -43 1 - - 13
South London - 1 £375 - 1
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 51 (29.14%) Marketing
2 36 (20.57%) Analytics
3 32 (18.29%) HTML
4 29 (16.57%) Finance
4 29 (16.57%) User Experience
5 25 (14.29%) Google
6 24 (13.71%) Adobe
7 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.00%) Advertising
7 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (11.43%) SEO
9 19 (10.86%) Python
10 18 (10.29%) CSS
10 18 (10.29%) Degree
10 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (10.29%) HTML5
11 16 (9.14%) Project Management
12 15 (8.57%) QA
13 14 (8.00%) Blog
13 14 (8.00%) Java
13 14 (8.00%) OO
14 13 (7.43%) B2B
14 13 (7.43%) CMS
15 12 (6.86%) Copywriting
15 12 (6.86%) Android
15 12 (6.86%) Git (software)
15 12 (6.86%) Web Analytics
15 12 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (6.29%) Creative Thinking

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 13 (7.43%) CMS
2 8 (4.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.29%) WordPress
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (5.71%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.57%) InDesign
4 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.29%) Acrobat
5 4 (2.29%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.57%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.57%) InVision
8 1 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) AdWords
1 8 (4.57%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.71%) Office 365
5 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.14%) GitHub
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) 2G
1 3 (1.71%) 3GPP
1 3 (1.71%) 4G
1 3 (1.71%) Firewall
1 3 (1.71%) IMAP
1 3 (1.71%) LTE
1 3 (1.71%) SMTP
1 3 (1.71%) SNMP
1 3 (1.71%) SSH
2 2 (1.14%) 3G
2 2 (1.14%) 5G
2 2 (1.14%) DWDM
2 2 (1.14%) Intranet
2 2 (1.14%) MIMO
2 2 (1.14%) VoLTE
2 2 (1.14%) Wireless
3 1 (0.57%) DHCP
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) H.323
3 1 (0.57%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) MySQL
2 5 (2.86%) Power BI
3 3 (1.71%) Big Data
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.57%) Selenium
2 8 (4.57%) UI Automator
3 5 (2.86%) JIRA
4 4 (2.29%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.71%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.14%) GitLab
6 2 (1.14%) Webistrano
7 1 (0.57%) gulp
7 1 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 51 (29.14%) Marketing
2 29 (16.57%) Finance
3 21 (12.00%) Advertising
4 11 (6.29%) Publishing
5 9 (5.14%) Retail
6 5 (2.86%) Banking
6 5 (2.86%) Brand Awareness
6 5 (2.86%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.29%) Legal
8 3 (1.71%) Games
8 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) Interactive Media
9 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Front Office
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (16.00%) Designer
2 21 (12.00%) Developer
3 15 (8.57%) Marketing Manager
4 12 (6.86%) Consultant
5 10 (5.71%) Content Designer
5 10 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.57%) Analyst
6 8 (4.57%) Graphic Designer
7 7 (4.00%) Communications Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Social Media Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Training Consultant
8 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.86%) Digital Designer
9 5 (2.86%) UX Designer
10 4 (2.29%) Content Manager
10 4 (2.29%) Developer in Test
10 4 (2.29%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (2.29%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.29%) HTML
2 18 (10.29%) CSS
2 18 (10.29%) HTML5
3 9 (5.14%) Android SDK
3 9 (5.14%) Symfony
4 8 (4.57%) iOS SDK
4 8 (4.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (3.43%) Laravel
6 5 (2.86%) CSS3
6 5 (2.86%) React
7 4 (2.29%) Flash
7 4 (2.29%) REST
8 3 (1.71%) Pandas
8 3 (1.71%) scikit-learn
8 3 (1.71%) SpaCy
8 3 (1.71%) TensorFlow
9 2 (1.14%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.14%) Next.js
9 2 (1.14%) Redux
9 2 (1.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) User Experience
2 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.00%) Blog
4 10 (5.71%) Animation
5 8 (4.57%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (4.57%) Digital Media
5 8 (4.57%) Oculus Rift
6 6 (3.43%) e-Learning
6 6 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.29%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.71%) Media Streaming
9 3 (1.71%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.14%) Fintech
10 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.14%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.86%) Android
2 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.43%) Unix
4 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.57%) Analytics
2 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (11.43%) SEO
4 16 (9.14%) Project Management
5 14 (8.00%) OO
6 13 (7.43%) B2B
7 12 (6.86%) Copywriting
7 12 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (6.86%) Web Analytics
8 11 (6.29%) Creative Thinking
9 10 (5.71%) Content Management
9 10 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.14%) OOD
10 9 (5.14%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.14%) Time Management
11 8 (4.57%) 3D Modelling
11 8 (4.57%) CRM
11 8 (4.57%) Marketing Strategy
11 8 (4.57%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (10.86%) Python
3 14 (8.00%) Java
4 11 (6.29%) PHP
5 8 (4.57%) Objective-C
5 8 (4.57%) SQL
6 5 (2.86%) R
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.14%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) C++
7 2 (1.14%) Java 8
8 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) MBA
4 2 (1.14%) PhD
5 1 (0.57%) CCIE
5 1 (0.57%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (0.57%) CCNP
5 1 (0.57%) CISA
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CISM
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMP
5 1 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
1 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CME
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.57%) Iperf
Vendors
1 25 (14.29%) Google
2 24 (13.71%) Adobe
3 10 (5.71%) Facebook
3 10 (5.71%) Twitter
4 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.43%) Tableau
6 4 (2.29%) ATG
7 3 (1.71%) Brandwatch
7 3 (1.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) SAP
8 2 (1.14%) comScore
9 1 (0.57%) Avaya
9 1 (0.57%) Avid
9 1 (0.57%) Cadence
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.57%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.57%) Omniture
9 1 (0.57%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.57%) Workday