Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 147 150
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3 -41
Contract jobs citing Social Media 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.78% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Manchester median daily rate £492 £238 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.95% -62.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £135 £175 £563
90th Percentile £750 £320 £688
North West median daily rate £600 £320 £510
% change year-on-year +87.50% -37.25% +45.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate - - £25.50

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 889 1160 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.28% 32.50% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 751 571
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £175 £256 £214
90th Percentile £600 £538 £518
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.76% +7.41% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.81 £38.01
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
% change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Oldham - 1 £200 -
Salford - 1 £90 -
Social Media
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) SFIA
1 6 (46.15%) Domain Models
1 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Fireworks
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) InDesign
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

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 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (23.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
1 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
1 6 (46.15%) Domain Models
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
1 6 (46.15%) SFIA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter