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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 194 206 176
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Contract jobs citing Social Network 2 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.034% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.088% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
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£413 £283 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.01% -43.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £10.99
% change year-on-year
- +195.85%
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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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015, 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 (57.14%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) PDM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Captiva
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Base SAS
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Author
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSD
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
1 1 (14.29%) Video Editing
1 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) PDM
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Market Research
2 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe