Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Media over the 6 months to 22 July 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 97 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 -11
Contract jobs citing Social Media 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.28% 0.64% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.86% 1.74% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 10
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +40.91%
10th Percentile £260 £295 £348
90th Percentile £410 £426 £413
South East median daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% -15.49% +26.79%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 363 516 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 33.06% 36.47% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 335 249
West Sussex median daily rate £393 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +3.45% +9.85%
10th Percentile £290 £255 £216
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +177.42% -40.36%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.67 £12.63
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.85 £23.60
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £23.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.18% +43.94% -17.50%

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Media in West Sussex

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Media in West Sussex

Social Media
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Media in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Media in West Sussex

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Worthing +20 10 £338 -20.59%
Crawley +4 2 £500 +25.00%
Social Media
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Social Media.

1 12 (85.71%) Publishing
1 12 (85.71%) Web Application Development
2 10 (71.43%) SEO
3 8 (57.14%) Legal
3 8 (57.14%) User Experience
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (28.57%) Web Usability
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 2 (14.29%) Tag Management

Social Media
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

General
1 12 (85.71%) Publishing
2 8 (57.14%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Content Designer
1 12 (85.71%) Designer
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Content Designer
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Web Application Development
2 10 (71.43%) SEO
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (28.57%) Web Usability
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 2 (14.29%) Tag Management
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics