Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 423 335 346
Rank change year-on-year -88 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Social Media 212 240 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.64% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 130 164
London median daily rate £389 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £170
90th Percentile £538 £603 £650
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 11
London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.92% +20.00% +64.06%
10th Percentile £27.90 £16.88 £16.28
90th Percentile £51.93 £46.95 £26.88
England median hourly rate £35.58 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +34.26% +29.27% +28.13%

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 17,242 14,638 16,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.80% 37.23% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,394 10,350 11,563
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 237 234
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +10.01%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.27 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.50 £47.35
England median hourly rate £22.42 £19.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% -5.71% +20.00%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -25 42 £399 +16.08% 37
West London -31 10 £176 -33.49% 17
South London -49 2 £525 +110.00% 2
East London - 1 £160 - 5
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 96 (45.28%) Marketing
2 62 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (22.17%) Analytics
4 39 (18.40%) HTML
5 36 (16.98%) Digital Marketing
6 33 (15.57%) Google
7 32 (15.09%) JavaScript
8 28 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 26 (12.26%) SEO
9 26 (12.26%) Finance
10 25 (11.79%) CRM
10 25 (11.79%) CSS
10 25 (11.79%) Twitter
10 25 (11.79%) User Experience
11 24 (11.32%) Adobe
11 24 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (10.85%) TDD
12 23 (10.85%) Git (software)
13 22 (10.38%) Advertising
13 22 (10.38%) Java
13 22 (10.38%) JIRA
14 21 (9.91%) Retail
14 21 (9.91%) Content Management
14 21 (9.91%) ERP
14 21 (9.91%) Project Management
14 21 (9.91%) HTML5
14 21 (9.91%) Docker
15 20 (9.43%) Confluence
16 19 (8.96%) RESTful
16 19 (8.96%) Scrum

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 20 (9.43%) Confluence
2 16 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (5.66%) WordPress
4 8 (3.77%) Drupal
5 5 (2.36%) CMS
5 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.94%) nginx
6 2 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (8.49%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (3.77%) InDesign
6 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.94%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 16 (7.55%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.42%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.94%) Magento
4 2 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.94%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.47%) Radian6
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.96%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.83%) AdWords
3 6 (2.83%) SaaS
4 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.42%) IaaS
5 3 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) npm
5 3 (1.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.94%) Office 365
6 2 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.94%) Slack
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) NUVI
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) SMS
2 4 (1.89%) Intranet
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.47%) BGP
4 1 (0.47%) Broadband
4 1 (0.47%) CTI
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) IPv4
4 1 (0.47%) IPv6
4 1 (0.47%) MIMO
4 1 (0.47%) MPLS
4 1 (0.47%) RSVP
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) VRRP
4 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.55%) Endeca
2 9 (4.25%) MySQL
3 4 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.42%) Big Data
4 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.47%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.47%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.47%) Power BI
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) Redis
6 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.38%) JIRA
3 18 (8.49%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.02%) JUnit
4 17 (8.02%) Mockito
4 17 (8.02%) Selenium
5 16 (7.55%) Gradle
5 16 (7.55%) Spock
6 5 (2.36%) Grunt
7 3 (1.42%) gulp
8 2 (0.94%) Maven
8 2 (0.94%) webpack
9 1 (0.47%) Ant
9 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) JBehave
9 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 96 (45.28%) Marketing
2 26 (12.26%) Finance
3 22 (10.38%) Advertising
4 21 (9.91%) Retail
5 15 (7.08%) Publishing
6 11 (5.19%) Legal
7 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.36%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.89%) Banking
9 4 (1.89%) French Language
10 3 (1.42%) Law
11 2 (0.94%) Electronics
11 2 (0.94%) Games
11 2 (0.94%) German Language
11 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.47%) Front Office
12 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (25.47%) Developer
2 23 (10.85%) Analyst
3 20 (9.43%) Designer
4 16 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (5.66%) Marketing Manager
6 11 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (4.72%) Digital Analyst
7 10 (4.72%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.25%) HTML Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Architect
9 8 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (2.83%) Content Designer
11 6 (2.83%) Copywriter
11 6 (2.83%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 6 (2.83%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 6 (2.83%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (2.83%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.40%) HTML
2 25 (11.79%) CSS
3 21 (9.91%) HTML5
4 19 (8.96%) RESTful
4 19 (8.96%) Web Services
5 18 (8.49%) Spring
6 17 (8.02%) J2EE
7 13 (6.13%) Sass
8 11 (5.19%) CSS3
8 11 (5.19%) Node.js
9 8 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.77%) jQuery
9 8 (3.77%) LESS
9 8 (3.77%) React
10 5 (2.36%) Django
10 5 (2.36%) Kafka
10 5 (2.36%) Redux
11 4 (1.89%) React Native
12 3 (1.42%) Handlebars
12 3 (1.42%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.79%) User Experience
2 17 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (7.55%) Blog
3 16 (7.55%) iPad
3 16 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) Graphic Design
6 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.77%) Fintech
7 8 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.36%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.89%) Animation
9 4 (1.89%) Equities
9 4 (1.89%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.42%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (1.42%) Podcast
10 3 (1.42%) Tandem
10 3 (1.42%) Wiki
11 2 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.36%) Linux
2 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.17%) Analytics
3 36 (16.98%) Digital Marketing
4 28 (13.21%) E-Commerce
5 26 (12.26%) SEO
6 25 (11.79%) CRM
7 24 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.85%) TDD
9 21 (9.91%) Content Management
9 21 (9.91%) ERP
9 21 (9.91%) Project Management
10 19 (8.96%) Scrum
11 17 (8.02%) BDD
11 17 (8.02%) Microservices
11 17 (8.02%) SOA
11 17 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (7.08%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (6.60%) Infographics
14 13 (6.13%) Copywriting
15 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 22 (10.38%) Java
3 15 (7.08%) Python
4 13 (6.13%) PHP
5 7 (3.30%) SQL
6 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.36%) C++
7 3 (1.42%) ES6
8 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.94%) Perl
8 2 (0.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) Java 8
9 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Degree
2 10 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.94%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) Analytics IQ
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) GAAP
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (9.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (7.55%) Ansible
2 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (15.57%) Google
2 25 (11.79%) Twitter
3 24 (11.32%) Adobe
4 18 (8.49%) Facebook
4 18 (8.49%) Oracle
5 16 (7.55%) ATG
6 15 (7.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.83%) SAP
8 4 (1.89%) Crimson Hexagon
8 4 (1.89%) Zend
9 3 (1.42%) hybris
9 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.94%) Cisco
10 2 (0.94%) Demandware
10 2 (0.94%) IBM
10 2 (0.94%) Pardot
10 2 (0.94%) Polycom
10 2 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.94%) Venda