Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 278 317
Rank change year-on-year -40 +39 -48
Contract jobs citing Social Media 66 99 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.95% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 33
South East median daily rate £388 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +4.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £98 £185 £165
90th Percentile £506 £501 £580
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +71.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £30.50 £13.70
90th Percentile £39.70 £38.90 £154.50
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £21.35
% change year-on-year +12.28% +33.52% +25.56%

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 5,383 5,081 5,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.36% 30.16% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,225 2,954 2,996
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £588 £565 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 254 296
South East median hourly rate £32.07 £19.32 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.02% -14.14% +22.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% - +5.10%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -7 34 £369 +13.46% 14
Berkshire -20 32 £388 +25.00% 5
Hampshire -7 20 £450 +2.27% 5
Surrey -11 7 £118 -48.01% 10
East Sussex -6 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 5
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 23 (34.85%) HTML
2 22 (33.33%) Marketing
3 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.79%) Analytics
5 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (21.21%) SEO
6 14 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (21.21%) REST
6 14 (21.21%) HTML5
7 13 (19.70%) Web Services
7 13 (19.70%) CRM
8 12 (18.18%) Degree
8 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (18.18%) React
9 11 (16.67%) User Experience
9 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.67%) Project Management
10 10 (15.15%) SOAP
10 10 (15.15%) XML
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (15.15%) CMS
10 10 (15.15%) Ajax
10 10 (15.15%) JSON
10 10 (15.15%) jQuery
10 10 (15.15%) Campaign Management
10 10 (15.15%) iOS Development
10 10 (15.15%) Information Architecture
10 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
10 10 (15.15%) iOS SDK
11 9 (13.64%) iPhone

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 10 (15.15%) CMS
2 9 (13.64%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.03%) WordPress
4 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.06%) InDesign
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (3.03%) Acrobat
5 2 (3.03%) InVision
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.03%) Trello
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) Apigee
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) Slack
4 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Bluetooth
2 6 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQLite
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Text Mining
3 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.52%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.55%) webpack
4 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.52%) GitLab
4 1 (1.52%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (10.61%) Advertising
2 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Finance
5 4 (6.06%) Publishing
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) iOS Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Designer
4 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Communications Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Graphic Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Communications Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.55%) Objective-C Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Web Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Campaign Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Capability Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Communications Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) IT Recruitment Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (3.03%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) HTML
2 14 (21.21%) HTML5
2 14 (21.21%) REST
3 13 (19.70%) Web Services
4 12 (18.18%) React
5 10 (15.15%) Ajax
5 10 (15.15%) iOS SDK
5 10 (15.15%) jQuery
5 10 (15.15%) JSON
5 10 (15.15%) SOAP
5 10 (15.15%) XML
6 8 (12.12%) Cocoa
6 8 (12.12%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (12.12%) Core Data
6 8 (12.12%) UIKit
7 7 (10.61%) CSS
8 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.55%) .NET
9 3 (4.55%) CSS3
9 3 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) User Experience
2 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) iPhone
2 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.61%) PMI
4 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.58%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.03%) FMCG
7 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.52%) Blog
8 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Analytics
3 14 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (21.21%) SEO
4 13 (19.70%) CRM
5 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.67%) Project Management
7 10 (15.15%) Campaign Management
7 10 (15.15%) Information Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) iOS Development
8 9 (13.64%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.64%) OO
8 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (10.61%) B2C
10 7 (10.61%) Wireframes
11 6 (9.09%) Coaching
11 6 (9.09%) SDLC
12 5 (7.58%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.12%) Apple Swift
2 8 (12.12%) Objective-C
3 5 (7.58%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Master's Degree
2 7 (10.61%) MBA
2 7 (10.61%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) KVM
1 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Grafana
1 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Adobe
2 8 (12.12%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Facebook
3 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) Marketo
5 1 (1.52%) Mirantis
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat