Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 131 157
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Media 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
Manchester median daily rate £475 £492 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +53.59% -48.80%
North West median daily rate £580 £619 £475
% change year-on-year -6.26% +30.26% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 918 855 1,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.85% 29.37% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 529 748
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £175 £174 £261
90th Percentile £538 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 32
Manchester median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +35.59% +5.36%
10th Percentile £13.61 £12.89 £12.51
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.00 £31.00
North West median hourly rate £23.67 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +12.71% +15.07% +2.82%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 16 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
Salford -2 1 - -
Social Media
North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
4 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media Management
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 1 (14.29%) Photography
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
4 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMS

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Communications Officer
1 1 (14.29%) Content Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Engagement Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Photography
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Campaign Management
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Brand Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) SFIA
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media Management
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Usability
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter