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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 70 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Media 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 2.14% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £320 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.93
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +5.26%
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
329 373 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.67% 31.53% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 163 133
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 20
Average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Media across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Social Media Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) Marketing
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (66.67%) Project Management
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) CRM
4 7 (58.33%) CMS
5 6 (50.00%) Email Marketing
5 6 (50.00%) Analytics
6 5 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
6 5 (41.67%) Drupal
6 5 (41.67%) Content Management
6 5 (41.67%) Google
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) Flash
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 5 (41.67%) B2B
6 5 (41.67%) B2C
6 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (41.67%) PMP
6 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
6 5 (41.67%) SEO
7 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (25.00%) FatWire

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (58.33%) CMS
3 5 (41.67%) Drupal
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Communications Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Flash
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (25.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) CRM
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Email Marketing
5 5 (41.67%) B2B
5 5 (41.67%) B2C
5 5 (41.67%) Content Management
5 5 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (41.67%) SEO
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Web Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
1 5 (41.67%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Google
3 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) FatWire
4 3 (25.00%) Guidewire
4 3 (25.00%) hybris
4 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (25.00%) Pega
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (16.67%) Coremetrics