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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Networking
Rank 157 189 201
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Contract jobs citing Social Network 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.074% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.20% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Median daily rate £625 £155 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+303.22% -67.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -
Social Network
London

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
1263 1987 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.19% 36.69% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 1552 1785
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Social Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Social Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Social Network.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (66.67%) Akka
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Mesos
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Akka
1 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mesos