Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 16 July 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 279 327
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48 -61
Contract jobs citing Social Media 98 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.60% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 45
South East median daily rate £360 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £84 £185 £135
90th Percentile £525 £502 £498
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +50.00% +27.66%
England median hourly rate £27.50 £22.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.55% +7.74% +23.53%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,466 4,944 5,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.97% 31.11% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,105 2,816 3,611
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 262 307
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.61 £11.73
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £52.55
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -1.59% +11.11%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Social Media in the South East

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Thames Valley +5 47 £413 +10.00% 26
Berkshire -3 37 £438 +12.90% 17
Surrey -19 16 £93 -66.36% 9
West Sussex +1 12 £388 +10.71% 4
Hampshire +2 11 £450 +50.00% 12
East Sussex - 8 £190 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £380 +16.92% 6
Oxfordshire 0 5 £350 - 3
Middlesex -1 1 £250 +17.65%
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 47 (47.96%) Marketing
2 34 (34.69%) HTML
3 28 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (26.53%) Adobe
5 23 (23.47%) SEO
5 23 (23.47%) Infographics
6 22 (22.45%) HTML5
7 21 (21.43%) Analytics
7 21 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 21 (21.43%) Publishing
8 20 (20.41%) Photoshop
8 20 (20.41%) Facebook
8 20 (20.41%) Twitter
9 18 (18.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (15.31%) Graphic Design
11 15 (15.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
12 14 (14.29%) Degree
12 14 (14.29%) Mobile App
13 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (13.27%) CSS
13 13 (13.27%) Project Management
14 12 (12.24%) InDesign
14 12 (12.24%) Copywriting
14 12 (12.24%) Virtual Team
15 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.20%) Marketing Strategy
16 10 (10.20%) Customer-Centricity

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 9 (9.18%) CMS
2 3 (3.06%) Drupal
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) WordPress
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 20 (20.41%) Photoshop
3 18 (18.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (15.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (12.24%) InDesign
7 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (2.04%) Acrobat
8 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Google Analytics
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
1 5 (5.10%) Silverpop
2 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Bluetooth
1 4 (4.08%) Intranet
1 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) Network Security
4 1 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) SMS
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQLite
2 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.02%) QlikView
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (47.96%) Marketing
2 21 (21.43%) Publishing
3 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.16%) Finance
4 8 (8.16%) Legal
5 7 (7.14%) Advertising
5 7 (7.14%) Multimedia
6 5 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (5.10%) Retail
7 3 (3.06%) Dutch Language
8 2 (2.04%) French Language
8 2 (2.04%) German Language
8 2 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.02%) Automotive
9 1 (1.02%) Electronics
9 1 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Designer
2 15 (15.31%) Graphic Designer
3 9 (9.18%) Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Communications Specialist
5 6 (6.12%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Content Designer
6 5 (5.10%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Email Designer
8 3 (3.06%) Insight Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Junior
8 3 (3.06%) Strategy Manager
9 2 (2.04%) 1st Line Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) Digital Marketing Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) GDPR Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.69%) HTML
2 22 (22.45%) HTML5
3 13 (13.27%) CSS
4 7 (7.14%) jQuery
4 7 (7.14%) React
5 6 (6.12%) Ajax
5 6 (6.12%) JSON
5 6 (6.12%) XML
6 5 (5.10%) iOS SDK
6 5 (5.10%) REST
6 5 (5.10%) SOAP
6 5 (5.10%) Web Services
7 3 (3.06%) Cocoa
7 3 (3.06%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (3.06%) Core Data
7 3 (3.06%) UIKit
8 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Sling
9 1 (1.02%) CSS3
9 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.31%) Graphic Design
3 14 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 12 (12.24%) Virtual Team
5 8 (8.16%) User Experience
5 8 (8.16%) Video Editing
6 7 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (4.08%) Animation
7 4 (4.08%) iPhone
8 3 (3.06%) PMI
9 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.04%) FMCG
10 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (1.02%) IVR
10 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.02%) Robotics
10 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Android
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 23 (23.47%) Infographics
2 23 (23.47%) SEO
3 21 (21.43%) Analytics
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.27%) Project Management
6 12 (12.24%) Copywriting
7 10 (10.20%) Customer-Centricity
7 10 (10.20%) Marketing Strategy
8 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.16%) CRM
9 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.16%) Strategic Thinking
10 6 (6.12%) B2C
10 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.12%) Campaign Management
10 6 (6.12%) Pay per click
10 6 (6.12%) Personalization
11 5 (5.10%) iOS Development
11 5 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.08%) Apple Swift
2 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.04%) C
3 2 (2.04%) R
3 2 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Master's Degree
2 3 (3.06%) MBA
2 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.06%) PMP
3 2 (2.04%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) CEH
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSA
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) MCTS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) GDPR
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Adobe
2 20 (20.41%) Facebook
2 20 (20.41%) Twitter
3 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) Google
5 3 (3.06%) Samsung
6 2 (2.04%) Genesys
6 2 (2.04%) Marketo
6 2 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Meraki
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.02%) Veeam
7 1 (1.02%) VMware