The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 95 123 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 28.61% 37.05% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £297 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £522 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 4
Median hourly rate £14.84 £13.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -29.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £10.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £14.34 £36.58
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Content Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Merseyside
Venn Group
Rate: Competitive
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