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 3 months to 30 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 230 207
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 40 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.32% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 21
Median daily rate £325 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £330
% change year-on-year -10.34% +9.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.33% +27.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.02 £15.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +0.10% +30.43%  

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2445 2810 2785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.87% 29.88% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1688 1454
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 149 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +89.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.07 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +12 11 £325 -16.12% 2
Surrey +8 8 £300 -25.00% 6
Berkshire +18 7 £300 +36.36% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £419 +61.05% 3
Hampshire +14 2 - - 6
East Sussex +9 2 £325 -
Oxfordshire -7 2 - -
Kent - 1 £75 - 1
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Social Media also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Marketing
3 16 (23.88%) Publishing
3 16 (23.88%) SEO
4 15 (22.39%) User Experience
5 13 (19.40%) Web Application Development
5 13 (19.40%) CRM
6 11 (16.42%) Legal
7 9 (13.43%) Finance
7 9 (13.43%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.45%) Content Management
9 7 (10.45%) Degree
9 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.45%) Facebook
9 7 (10.45%) Twitter
9 7 (10.45%) Analytics
10 6 (8.96%) Web Usability
10 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.96%) Digital Media
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.96%) Retail
11 5 (7.46%) HTML
11 5 (7.46%) MS Office
11 5 (7.46%) Project Management
12 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (5.97%) CMS
12 4 (5.97%) Web Development
12 4 (5.97%) Pay per click

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 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.48%) WordPress
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.99%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.48%) Power BI
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Gradle
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.49%) Hudson
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) Mockito
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.49%) Spock
General
1 20 (29.85%) Marketing
2 16 (23.88%) Publishing
3 11 (16.42%) Legal
4 9 (13.43%) Finance
5 6 (8.96%) Retail
6 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.99%) Banking
7 2 (2.99%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (2.99%) Electronics
7 2 (2.99%) Games
7 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.49%) Advertising
8 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Designer
2 13 (19.40%) Content Designer
3 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Digital Content Designer
4 7 (10.45%) Digital Designer
5 6 (8.96%) Social Media Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (4.48%) CRM Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Web Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Marketing Communications Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) ATL
2 2 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) CSS3
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) jQuery
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) OpenGL
2 2 (2.99%) REST
2 2 (2.99%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) Android NDK
3 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) OAuth
3 1 (1.49%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) Sass
3 1 (1.49%) Spring
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) User Experience
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Photography
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) SCADA
5 1 (1.49%) BYOD
5 1 (1.49%) IVR
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) SEO
3 13 (19.40%) CRM
3 13 (19.40%) Web Application Development
4 9 (13.43%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) Analytics
6 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.45%) Content Management
7 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) Web Usability
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Pay per click
9 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 3 (4.48%) Affiliate Network
10 3 (4.48%) Copywriting
10 3 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Scrum
10 3 (4.48%) SOA
10 3 (4.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) Java
1 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) Groovy
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
1 2 (2.99%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Facebook
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.45%) Twitter
2 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.48%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.99%) Pega
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) ATG
5 1 (1.49%) Omniture
5 1 (1.49%) Selligent
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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