Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 20 September 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 94 173
Rank change year-on-year +2 +79 -84
Contract jobs citing Social Media 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 0.32% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 0.86% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
North East median daily rate £325 £305 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -26.06% -16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £329
90th Percentile £734 £504 £506
England median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £28.07 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.24% +40.35% +5.26%

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 495 463 1,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 40.54% 37.22% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 321 770
North East median daily rate £383 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +12.31% -18.75%
10th Percentile £236 £235 £218
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 78
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -35.19% +50.00%
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.30 £11.74
90th Percentile £30.75 £47.83 £35.00
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in the North East

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in the North East

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the North East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in the North East

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Tyne and Wear +1 11 £300 -1.64% 8
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SFIA
3 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
5 4 (30.77%) SEO
5 4 (30.77%) Publishing
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) DB2

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Content Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Copywriter
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) AIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SFIA
3 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
7 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate
7 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Google