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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 188 208 217
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Contract jobs citing Social Network 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -16.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £306
% change year-on-year
- +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1730 2317 2418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.39% 32.82% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1705 1863
Average daily rate £488 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 58 48
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
2 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Stress Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Rational Performance Tester
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) JMeter
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
6 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
6 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) SAP XI
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (11.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (11.76%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
1 8 (47.06%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAP XI
1 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.88%) Underscore.js
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Psychology
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
1 8 (47.06%) Stress Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.88%) Android Development
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Erlang
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
3 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
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