Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 187 206
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -16
Contract jobs citing Social Media 17 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.04% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
South West median daily rate £220 £288 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.48% +130.00% -64.29%
10th Percentile £159 £173 £90
90th Percentile £408 £359 £403
England median daily rate £400 £350 £415
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.66% +15.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £15.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £14.50 - £15.50
90th Percentile £15.50 - £16.50
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1545 1637 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.26% 28.78% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1121 1153
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £205 £225 £213
90th Percentile £546 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 117 103
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.51% -32.05% +18.18%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.53 £12.76
90th Percentile £57.03 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in the South West

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Social Media in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in the South West

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in the South West

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in the South West

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Somerset -1 5 £167 -33.20%
Bristol -14 4 £350 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire -3 2 £260 -13.33% 1
Devon - 2 - -
Cornwall -8 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Social Media
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) ATG
4 2 (11.76%) CMS
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
4 2 (11.76%) Xcode
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (5.88%) InDesign
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) MailChimp
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Communications Officer
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
3 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) UIKit
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.88%) Flask
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) ITSM
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) OOD
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Push Notifications
3 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) SEO
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) ATG
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter