The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 79 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing Social Media 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 2.52% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£291 £313 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +37.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £209 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £385 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.88% +25.92%
Social Media
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
417 278 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.48% 23.36% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 147 104
Average daily rate £350 £355 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.35 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.52% +7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.91 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.55 £67.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Media across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Social Media
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 8 £300 -11.11% 3
Newport Pagnell - 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Social Media also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Social Media.

1 13 (68.42%) User Experience
2 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
3 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (36.84%) Digital Media
5 7 (36.84%) Search Engine Marketing
5 7 (36.84%) Pay per click
5 7 (36.84%) Marketing
5 7 (36.84%) SEO
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe
6 5 (26.32%) Ajax
6 5 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (21.05%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Sass
7 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Time Management

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Social Media also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) jQuery
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 5 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) CSS3
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (21.05%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Sass
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) SAML
3 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) User Experience
2 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
3 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (36.84%) Digital Media
5 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Search Engine Marketing
1 7 (36.84%) Pay per click
1 7 (36.84%) SEO
2 4 (21.05%) System Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe