Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 127 151
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Media 11 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.35% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Manchester median daily rate £475 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +25.00% -55.56%
North West median daily rate £580 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +28.89% +20.00% -17.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £13.63 - -
North West median hourly rate £13.63 - -

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 988 857 1,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.58% 30.15% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 531 790
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £219 £188 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 35
Manchester median hourly rate £22.79 £19.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.87% +32.20% +9.26%
10th Percentile £13.67 £11.78 £11.50
90th Percentile £32.45 £46.43 £33.70
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £22.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +37.50% -5.88%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 October 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
Bolton - 1 - -
Social Media
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Campaign Management
2 2 (18.18%) SFIA
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media Management
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 1 (9.09%) Photography
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) 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 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Content Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Development Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Change Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Change Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Engagement Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) React
1 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Photography
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Campaign Management
2 2 (18.18%) SFIA
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore