Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 289 362 440
Rank change year-on-year +73 +78 -82
Contract jobs citing Social Media 110 259 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 1.79% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 170 121
Median daily rate £367 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £155
90th Percentile £490 £550 £538
England median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 10
Median hourly rate £37.63 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -17.65% +71.72%
10th Percentile £21.67 £29.10 £31.05
90th Percentile £48.98 £39.85 £47.34
England median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% +27.27% +15.79%

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 6,575 14,439 16,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.50% 34.80% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,596 10,069 11,784
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.68% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 229 265
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.89 £22.46
% change year-on-year +48.40% -6.99% +12.30%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Social Media as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Social Media in London.

Daily rate trend for Social Media in London

Social Media
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Social Media in London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Social Media in London

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Social Media in London.

Hourly rate trend for Social Media in London

Social Media
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Social Media in London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +104 30 £350 -22.22% 4
West London +45 5 £458 -6.15% 3
South London +45 1 £300 +3.45%
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 44 (40.00%) Marketing
2 24 (21.82%) Degree
3 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.91%) Finance
4 21 (19.09%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (18.18%) Analytics
5 20 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (14.55%) Azure
6 16 (14.55%) Windows
7 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (12.73%) Python
7 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
7 14 (12.73%) Programme Management
7 14 (12.73%) Office 365
7 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (12.73%) Data Science
7 14 (12.73%) Windows 10
8 13 (11.82%) SaaS
8 13 (11.82%) Adobe
9 12 (10.91%) DNS
9 12 (10.91%) Migration
9 12 (10.91%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (10.91%) Remediation Plan
10 11 (10.00%) User Experience
10 11 (10.00%) IaaS
10 11 (10.00%) Public Sector
10 11 (10.00%) Manufacturing
10 11 (10.00%) Electronics
10 11 (10.00%) Firewall

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 6 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.64%) CMS
2 4 (3.64%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.27%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (4.55%) InDesign
5 4 (3.64%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (1.82%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.91%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.91%) Figma
8 1 (0.91%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.91%) InVision
8 1 (0.91%) Sketch
8 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.91%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.91%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.91%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Azure
2 14 (12.73%) Office 365
3 13 (11.82%) SaaS
4 11 (10.00%) IaaS
4 11 (10.00%) PaaS
5 6 (5.45%) GCP
5 6 (5.45%) GitHub
6 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.73%) AWS
7 3 (2.73%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.91%) AdWords
9 1 (0.91%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.91%) G Suite
9 1 (0.91%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) DNS
2 11 (10.00%) Firewall
3 9 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (8.18%) Wireless
4 7 (6.36%) 2G
4 7 (6.36%) 3G
4 7 (6.36%) 4G
4 7 (6.36%) Internet
5 5 (4.55%) 5G
6 4 (3.64%) Broadband
6 4 (3.64%) Intranet
7 2 (1.82%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.82%) BGP
7 2 (1.82%) DHCP
7 2 (1.82%) GSM
7 2 (1.82%) LAN
7 2 (1.82%) MPLS
7 2 (1.82%) OSPF
7 2 (1.82%) SMS
7 2 (1.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) Big Data
2 6 (5.45%) Data Lake
2 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.73%) Power BI
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) CircleCI
2 2 (1.82%) Emacs
3 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 44 (40.00%) Marketing
2 23 (20.91%) Finance
3 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.00%) Electronics
4 11 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 11 (10.00%) Public Sector
5 10 (9.09%) Publishing
6 6 (5.45%) Legal
7 5 (4.55%) German Language
8 4 (3.64%) Banking
9 3 (2.73%) French Language
9 3 (2.73%) Games
9 3 (2.73%) Retail
10 2 (1.82%) Advertising
10 2 (1.82%) Japanese Language
10 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.91%) Automotive
11 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.91%) Law
11 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (10.91%) Office 365 Engineer
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (8.18%) Data Scientist
4 7 (6.36%) Designer
5 6 (5.45%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Social Media Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Architect
7 4 (3.64%) Communications Officer
7 4 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Communications Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Consultant
8 3 (2.73%) Content Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Technical Manager
9 2 (1.82%) Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (1.82%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) Velocity
2 9 (8.18%) HTML
2 9 (8.18%) TensorFlow
3 6 (5.45%) Django
3 6 (5.45%) scikit-learn
3 6 (5.45%) Web Services
4 5 (4.55%) XML
5 4 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (2.73%) HTML5
6 3 (2.73%) React
6 3 (2.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (1.82%) CSS
7 2 (1.82%) LAMP
7 2 (1.82%) Memcached
7 2 (1.82%) React Native
8 1 (0.91%) JNI
8 1 (0.91%) JSR 286
8 1 (0.91%) OSGi
8 1 (0.91%) Servlets
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) User Experience
2 8 (7.27%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Blog
5 4 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.64%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.73%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.73%) Photography
6 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.82%) Animation
7 2 (1.82%) CCTV
7 2 (1.82%) IVR
7 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Replication
7 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.82%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.73%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Digital Marketing
2 20 (18.18%) Analytics
2 20 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (12.73%) Data Science
3 14 (12.73%) Programme Management
4 12 (10.91%) Migration
4 12 (10.91%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (10.91%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 10 (9.09%) E-Discovery
6 10 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 10 (9.09%) Project Management
7 9 (8.18%) Copywriting
8 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.27%) Personalization
8 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.36%) Content Writing
9 7 (6.36%) Fintech
9 7 (6.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) Python
2 6 (5.45%) SQL
3 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.73%) Java
4 3 (2.73%) R
5 2 (1.82%) C++
5 2 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) GDPR
2 3 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Adobe
3 11 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (3.64%) Facebook
4 4 (3.64%) Google
4 4 (3.64%) Tableau
4 4 (3.64%) YouTube
5 3 (2.73%) Instagram
5 3 (2.73%) Twitter
6 2 (1.82%) Brandwatch
6 2 (1.82%) Hootsuite
6 2 (1.82%) Mitel
6 2 (1.82%) Samsung
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) NetBase
7 1 (0.91%) Pega
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) Spredfast