The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 193 191 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing Social Network 11 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.22% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.71% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 1
Average daily rate £469 £470 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% +56.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2017 1963 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.41% 31.27% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1448 1970
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 73
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Social Network
London

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
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 April 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 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
1 8 (61.54%) HP
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 8 (61.54%) Load Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Stress Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Rational Performance Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) JMeter
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
5 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
5 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) MODAF
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) SAP XI
5 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) CMS
5 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (15.38%) SAP PI

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
1 8 (61.54%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tester
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAP XI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Stress Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) MODAF
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) Sencha