Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Social Media Designer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Designer
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 840 892
Rank change year-on-year -42 +52 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Social Media Designer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
UK median daily rate £200 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,076 86,968 101,571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,247 56,247 65,952
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,875 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +18.96%

Social Media Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Social Media Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media Designer in the UK

Social Media Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media Designer in the UK

Social Media Designer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
London -44 1 £200 -20.00%
England -48 1 £200 -20.00%

Social Media Designer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Social Media Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Social Media Designer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud

Social Media Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared