The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 68 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Network 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Social Network
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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 Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
180 175 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.53% 26.56% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 118 66
Average daily rate £350 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £515 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.05 £13.98 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £12.00 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £23.70 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Social Network
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Social Network 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 Network.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Social Network 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 Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP