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 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 231 204
Rank change year-on-year +23 -27  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 35 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.39% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 37
Median daily rate £278 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £141 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £42.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.79% +166.56%  

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 2207 2741 2924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.56% 30.53% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1638 1583
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 126
Median hourly rate £19.83 £32.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.03% +93.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Berkshire +23 18 £443 +126.92% 5
Surrey +3 5 £275 -40.54% 3
Middlesex +14 4 £213 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £300 - 8
Kent - 2 £280 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex +13 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (44.00%) Marketing
2 20 (26.67%) Publishing
3 19 (25.33%) SEO
4 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) Finance
6 13 (17.33%) User Experience
7 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.00%) Project Management
8 11 (14.67%) CRM
8 11 (14.67%) Web Application Development
9 10 (13.33%) Facebook
9 10 (13.33%) Degree
9 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (12.00%) Legal
10 9 (12.00%) Twitter
11 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.67%) HTML
12 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.33%) Content Management
12 7 (9.33%) Pay per click
12 7 (9.33%) Copywriting
12 7 (9.33%) Brand Management
12 7 (9.33%) Brand Awareness
12 7 (9.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (8.00%) Content Development
13 6 (8.00%) Digital Media
13 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.00%) Analytics
13 6 (8.00%) Blog

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 (5.33%) CMS
1 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.33%) WordPress
2 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Eloqua
1 3 (4.00%) Radian6
1 3 (4.00%) Sprinklr
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Yammer
4 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.67%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.33%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
2 2 (2.67%) Power BI
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) Maven
1 2 (2.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Gradle
2 1 (1.33%) Hudson
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (44.00%) Marketing
2 20 (26.67%) Publishing
3 15 (20.00%) Finance
4 9 (12.00%) Legal
5 7 (9.33%) Brand Awareness
6 6 (8.00%) Advertising
7 4 (5.33%) Retail
7 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (4.00%) Electronics
9 2 (2.67%) Banking
9 2 (2.67%) French Language
9 2 (2.67%) Games
9 2 (2.67%) German Language
10 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Content Designer
1 11 (14.67%) Designer
1 11 (14.67%) Social Media Manager
2 9 (12.00%) Marketing Manager
3 7 (9.33%) Digital Content Designer
3 7 (9.33%) Digital Designer
4 6 (8.00%) Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Communications Manager
6 4 (5.33%) CRM Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Internal Communications Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Content Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Email Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) HTML
2 4 (5.33%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) Android NDK
3 2 (2.67%) COM
3 2 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.33%) CSS3
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) User Experience
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Blog
2 6 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.67%) Photography
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) SCADA
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) SEO
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.00%) Project Management
4 11 (14.67%) CRM
4 11 (14.67%) Web Application Development
5 10 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.33%) Brand Management
7 7 (9.33%) Content Management
7 7 (9.33%) Copywriting
7 7 (9.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.33%) Pay per click
8 6 (8.00%) Analytics
8 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.00%) Content Development
9 5 (6.67%) Content Marketing
9 5 (6.67%) Web Development
10 4 (5.33%) A/B Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) C
2 3 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) Groovy
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) PMO
2 2 (2.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Facebook
3 9 (12.00%) Twitter
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) Adobe
6 2 (2.67%) Google
6 2 (2.67%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.67%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.67%) Pega
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Spredfast
7 1 (1.33%) Brandwatch
7 1 (1.33%) NetBase
7 1 (1.33%) Omniture
7 1 (1.33%) Selligent
7 1 (1.33%) Sysomos
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
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