The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00

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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 53 58 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.24% 26.73% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 47
Median daily rate £500 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £575 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.70 £15.70 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% -46.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.70 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £15.70 £37.75
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Communications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP