Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 19 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Social Media 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.15% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.40% 2.27% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Watford median daily rate - £165 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -54.48% +45.00%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £238 £184 £363
% change year-on-year +29.25% -49.31% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +168.75% +28.00% -

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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 147 88 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 33.72% 30.88% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 71
Watford median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £105 £206
90th Percentile £560 £538 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 £12.05 £22.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.68% -46.99% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.40 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.27% -18.60% +43.33%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in Watford

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Watford region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Blog
3 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) DNA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Content Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Online Merchandiser
1 1 (20.00%) Web Content Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) DNA
3 1 (20.00%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter