The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Social Media 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - - 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00

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 Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 65 82 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 20.00% 27.70% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 83
Median daily rate £450 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.77 £31.75 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.03% +273.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Oxford