Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 135 127
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.037% 0.59% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 1.88% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 2
Manchester median daily rate - £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +81.82%
North West median daily rate - £504 £363
% change year-on-year - +38.90% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 778 955 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.80% 31.32% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 553 491
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £178
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 33
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £18.79 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.53% +7.37% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.83 £11.32
90th Percentile £30.81 £32.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £18.09
% change year-on-year +2.50% +10.56% -4.13%

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Brand Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (100.00%) Social Listening
1 1 (100.00%) Instagram
1 1 (100.00%) YouTube

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 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (100.00%) Brand Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Social Listening
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Instagram
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) YouTube