The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 193 198 183
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Social Network 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.060% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.16% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
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£413 £391 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% -7.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.24
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Social Network
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Network across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Social Network Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Network across the City of London region.

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) SAS

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Captiva
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) Servlets
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Symfony
3 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Video Editing
1 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) PDM
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Market Research
2 2 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe