The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.38% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 1.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £200 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -11.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  

Social Media is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 390 600 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 28.32% 32.73% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 332 222
Median daily rate £389 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +19.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 16
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +11.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.95 £18.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Social Media as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Manchester

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Social Media in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Manchester

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Manchester

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 £200 -
Social Media
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Mocha
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (25.00%) React Native
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (25.00%) Mocha
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PHP