Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 54 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Social Media 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.61% 0.17% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 0.44% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Merseyside median daily rate £500 £575 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +187.50% -
10th Percentile £348 £563 £119
90th Percentile £600 £588 £400
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 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 166 225 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 34.02% 37.75% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 139 115
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.81% +3.85%
10th Percentile £148 £131 £150
90th Percentile £531 £540 £565
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.02% +3.91% +18.69%
10th Percentile £9.39 £13.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £12.09 £24.56 £25.43
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in Merseyside

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 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
Liverpool +6 3 £500 -13.04%
Social Media
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Adaptive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Qualitative Research

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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Content Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Content Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Adaptive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft