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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 87 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Social Media 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.083% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 1.74% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £229
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +42.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.00%
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
437 344 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 36.27% 26.54% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 121
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 22
Average hourly rate £14.60 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.58% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
High Wycombe +2 1 £363 -9.93%
Social Media
South East

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) Search Engine Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) Pay per click
2 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Media
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) SEO
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) SAML
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) DOM
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) Digital Media
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SEO
1 7 (58.33%) Search Engine Marketing
1 7 (58.33%) Pay per click
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Energy Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Omniture
2 1 (8.33%) Google