Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 318 282
Rank change year-on-year +42 -36 +2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 100 63 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 1.27% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 94
South East median daily rate £325 £306 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -23.44% +28.51%
10th Percentile £185 £164 £183
90th Percentile £501 £549 £700
England median daily rate £400 £350 £423
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.16% +17.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30.50 £13.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.90 £154.50 £135.50
England median hourly rate £28.50 £21.35 £17.00
% change year-on-year +33.52% +25.56% -5.56%

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 4869 4952 5935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.92% 29.70% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2844 3440
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £217 £220 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 286 325
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +21.62% +20.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.02 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.88 £54.38 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +33 66 £325 +13.04% 14
Berkshire +18 46 £310 +24.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 20 £419 +36.73% 5
Hampshire +16 10 £440 -23.48% 4
West Sussex -9 8 £380 -20.00% 1
Surrey -12 6 £226 +13.00% 6
Kent -7 4 £255 -43.33%
Middlesex +8 3 £375 -
East Sussex +2 2 £344 +96.43%
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 63 (63.00%) Marketing
2 37 (37.00%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.00%) Degree
5 23 (23.00%) Analytics
6 20 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 19 (19.00%) Project Management
8 18 (18.00%) CRM
9 17 (17.00%) Finance
10 16 (16.00%) SEO
10 16 (16.00%) CMS
10 16 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (16.00%) Mobile App
11 14 (14.00%) Twitter
12 13 (13.00%) Facebook
12 13 (13.00%) Content Management
13 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (12.00%) Photoshop
13 12 (12.00%) Brand Awareness
14 11 (11.00%) Scrum
14 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.00%) Infographics
15 10 (10.00%) Social Media Marketing
15 10 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
15 10 (10.00%) Publishing
15 10 (10.00%) HTML
15 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (9.00%) B2B
16 9 (9.00%) SAP

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 16 (16.00%) CMS
2 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.00%) WordPress
4 6 (6.00%) MS Project Server
5 4 (4.00%) Confluence
6 3 (3.00%) Drupal
7 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.00%) Kentico
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (12.00%) Photoshop
3 10 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (2.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Eloqua
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 2 (2.00%) Radian6
2 2 (2.00%) Sprinklr
2 2 (2.00%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.00%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
1 5 (5.00%) Intranet
2 4 (4.00%) VPN
2 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) Skype
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (63.00%) Marketing
2 17 (17.00%) Finance
3 12 (12.00%) Brand Awareness
4 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (10.00%) Publishing
6 8 (8.00%) Financial Institution
7 7 (7.00%) Retail
8 6 (6.00%) Advertising
8 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (6.00%) Multimedia
9 5 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (4.00%) Legal
11 3 (3.00%) Electronics
12 2 (2.00%) Games
13 1 (1.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (11.00%) Marketing Manager
2 10 (10.00%) Developer
2 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.00%) Architect
3 8 (8.00%) Designer
3 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.00%) Social Media Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Communications Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Content Designer
5 5 (5.00%) SAP Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Content Manager
6 4 (4.00%) Digital Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 4 (4.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Marketing Specialist
6 4 (4.00%) SEO Specialist
7 3 (3.00%) Digital Marketing Specialist
7 3 (3.00%) PPC Specialist
7 3 (3.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (5.00%) CSS
2 5 (5.00%) REST
2 5 (5.00%) SAML
2 5 (5.00%) Web Services
2 5 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (3.00%) Flash
3 3 (3.00%) HTML5
4 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.00%) COM
4 2 (2.00%) CSS3
4 2 (2.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.00%) ATL
5 1 (1.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) Video Editing
3 8 (8.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.00%) User Experience
5 5 (5.00%) Blog
5 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.00%) FMCG
7 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.00%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.00%) Life Science
8 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.00%) New Media
8 2 (2.00%) Photography
9 1 (1.00%) Animation
9 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Digital Marketing
2 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.00%) Analytics
4 20 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.00%) Project Management
6 18 (18.00%) CRM
7 16 (16.00%) SEO
8 13 (13.00%) Content Management
9 11 (11.00%) Infographics
9 11 (11.00%) Scrum
10 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (10.00%) Social Media Marketing
11 9 (9.00%) B2B
12 8 (8.00%) Digital Analytics
12 8 (8.00%) Web Analytics
13 7 (7.00%) Asset Management
13 7 (7.00%) Business Analytics
13 7 (7.00%) Marketing Automation
13 7 (7.00%) Web Application Development
13 7 (7.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) C#
3 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (24.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CIPD
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) Twitter
3 13 (13.00%) Facebook
4 9 (9.00%) SAP
5 6 (6.00%) Adobe
5 6 (6.00%) Google
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle
6 5 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.00%) IBM
7 4 (4.00%) Samsung
8 2 (2.00%) Kenshoo
8 2 (2.00%) Spredfast
8 2 (2.00%) Workday
9 1 (1.00%) Apple
9 1 (1.00%) Concur
9 1 (1.00%) HubSpot
9 1 (1.00%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.00%) Marketo
9 1 (1.00%) Nintex
9 1 (1.00%) Pardot