Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 290 325
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 -56
Contract jobs citing Social Media 92 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.41% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 41
South East median daily rate £305 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% -7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £86 £179 £130
90th Percentile £575 £534 £438
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.49% -18.33% +27.66%
England median hourly rate £35.58 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +23.76% +40.24% +28.13%

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 5,280 4,903 5,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.45% 31.31% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,031 2,775 3,526
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 246 312
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.26% -27.08% +44.58%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.29 £11.81
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.97 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.99 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% -0.07% +20.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +11 51 £365 +4.29% 23
Berkshire +11 38 £413 +26.92% 17
West Sussex +2 15 £370 +13.85% 5
Surrey -28 12 £90 -67.57% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £340 -18.81% 1
East Sussex +5 6 £550 +69.23% 5
Hampshire +1 4 - - 14
Oxfordshire -1 4 £350 - 5
Middlesex - 1 £250 - 1
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 45 (48.91%) Marketing
2 24 (26.09%) Infographics
3 23 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (25.00%) Adobe
4 22 (23.91%) Photoshop
4 22 (23.91%) HTML
4 22 (23.91%) Twitter
5 20 (21.74%) Facebook
5 20 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (20.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (19.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (17.39%) SEO
8 16 (17.39%) Publishing
9 15 (16.30%) Telecoms
10 14 (15.22%) HTML5
11 13 (14.13%) CSS
11 13 (14.13%) Project Management
12 12 (13.04%) Video Editing
13 11 (11.96%) Graphic Design
13 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (10.87%) InDesign
14 10 (10.87%) Marketing Strategy
14 10 (10.87%) Analytics
14 10 (10.87%) Copywriting
14 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (9.78%) User Experience
15 9 (9.78%) Multimedia
15 9 (9.78%) Degree
15 9 (9.78%) Pay per click
16 8 (8.70%) Finance

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 5 (5.43%) CMS
2 2 (2.17%) SAS
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) WordPress
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Photoshop
2 20 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (20.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (19.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (10.87%) InDesign
6 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.52%) Silverpop
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Intranet
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
3 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL
2 1 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.09%) QlikView
2 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (48.91%) Marketing
2 16 (17.39%) Publishing
3 15 (16.30%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.78%) Multimedia
5 8 (8.70%) Finance
5 8 (8.70%) Legal
6 5 (5.43%) Advertising
7 3 (3.26%) Dutch Language
7 3 (3.26%) Electronics
7 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.26%) Retail
8 2 (2.17%) Games
8 2 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.09%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.09%) French Language
9 1 (1.09%) German Language
9 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Designer
2 12 (13.04%) Graphic Designer
3 8 (8.70%) Content Designer
3 8 (8.70%) Marketing Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Junior
5 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Digital Designer
6 4 (4.35%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Content Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Email Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Insight Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Marketing Assistant
7 3 (3.26%) SAP Developer
8 2 (2.17%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.17%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) HTML
2 14 (15.22%) HTML5
3 13 (14.13%) CSS
4 4 (4.35%) XML
5 3 (3.26%) jQuery
5 3 (3.26%) REST
5 3 (3.26%) SAML
6 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.09%) .NET
7 1 (1.09%) Ajax
7 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.09%) ATL
7 1 (1.09%) JSON
7 1 (1.09%) LAMP
7 1 (1.09%) React
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Video Editing
2 11 (11.96%) Graphic Design
3 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.78%) User Experience
5 8 (8.70%) Virtual Team
6 7 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (4.35%) Animation
9 3 (3.26%) FMCG
10 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.17%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (1.09%) IVR
11 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.09%) Robotics
11 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Infographics
2 23 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 16 (17.39%) SEO
4 13 (14.13%) Project Management
5 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.87%) Analytics
6 10 (10.87%) Copywriting
6 10 (10.87%) Marketing Strategy
7 9 (9.78%) Pay per click
8 8 (8.70%) CRM
9 7 (7.61%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.52%) Personalization
10 6 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.43%) Market Research
11 5 (5.43%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (5.43%) Web Analytics
11 5 (5.43%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.35%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.17%) C
2 2 (2.17%) R
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) PHP
3 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) CEH
3 1 (1.09%) CIPD
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.09%) MCITP
3 1 (1.09%) MCSA
3 1 (1.09%) MCSE
3 1 (1.09%) MCTS
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Adobe
2 22 (23.91%) Twitter
3 20 (21.74%) Facebook
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.43%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) Genesys
6 2 (2.17%) Huawei
6 2 (2.17%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.17%) Marketo
6 2 (2.17%) Pardot
7 1 (1.09%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Meraki
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
7 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.09%) Veeam
7 1 (1.09%) VMware