Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 23 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 100 116
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.25% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median daily rate £313 - £600
10th Percentile £306 - £550
90th Percentile £319 - £650
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £401
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.61% +14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00% -11.11%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 294 398 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.48% 29.18% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 299 272
Wales median daily rate £375 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £145 £174 £185
90th Percentile £500 £546 £493
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 22
Wales median hourly rate £29.07 £23.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% +67.88% -11.61%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.36 £10.39
90th Percentile £41.88 £63.63 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Social Media as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Wales

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Wales

Social Media
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Media in Wales

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
South Wales - 2 £313 -
Social Media
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Hootsuite
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital UX Designer
1 1 (50.00%) UI Designer
1 1 (50.00%) UI/UX Designer
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hootsuite