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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 203 193 212
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Social Network 5 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
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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
2208 2178 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.71% 37.53% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1581 1987
Average daily rate £475 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.81 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) FreeMarker
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) FreeMarker
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OOP
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
1 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £240 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago