The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Media
Rank 64 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Social Media 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.88% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 2.03% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £231
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £9.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -47.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
306 197 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.59% 22.80% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 79
Average daily rate £343 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Social Media
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Social Media Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Social Media
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Social Media Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (84.62%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Media
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SEO
2 7 (53.85%) Pay per click
2 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) DOM
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) WCF

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) CSS3
2 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
3 2 (15.38%) DOM
4 1 (7.69%) SAML
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Media
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SEO
1 7 (53.85%) Pay per click
1 7 (53.85%) Search Engine Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe