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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 200 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Social Network 6 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.62% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 17
Average daily rate
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£308 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.18% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
2052 2721 3004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.71% 37.68% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 2014 2203
Average daily rate £463 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 57 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -33.96%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 8 (40.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Marketing
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) JMeter
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) JMS
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Captiva
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Tester
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) RESTful
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JMS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSD
2 2 (10.00%) Symfony
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Laravel
3 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.00%) Underscore.js
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Physics
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.00%) Psychology
3 1 (5.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 8 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Market Research
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Erlang
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.00%) Facebook
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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