The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Social Media Marketing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media Marketing over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Marketing
England / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 269 266
Contract jobs citing Social Media Marketing 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.062% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.076% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

Social Media Marketing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6696 7860 7882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.17% 80.84% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4888 4414
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 254 287
Median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Social Media Marketing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Social Media Marketing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media Marketing in the South East

Social Media Marketing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media Marketing in the South East

Social Media Marketing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media Marketing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media Marketing in the South East