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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Contract jobs citing Social Media 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.44% 0.95% 1.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 2.38% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -14.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.78 £19.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year -6.42% +61.70%  

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 196 294 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.19% 40.05% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 198 136
Median daily rate £395 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +177.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Social Media
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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
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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +28 8 £338 -20.58%
Social Media
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 (100.00%) Publishing
1 12 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (58.33%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) SEO
2 7 (58.33%) Legal
3 5 (41.67%) Web Usability

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 (100.00%) Publishing
2 7 (58.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 12 (100.00%) Designer
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Content Designer
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (58.33%) SEO
3 5 (41.67%) Web Usability