The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 563 519 501
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -18
Contract jobs citing Social Network 34 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 38
Average daily rate
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£475 £406 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
-30.62% +6.31%
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Social Network across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in England

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Social Network across the England region.

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in England

Social Network
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Network across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Social Network Daily Rate Histogram in England

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Network across the England region.

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in England

Social Network
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Network within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 26 £487 +18.06% 30
East Midlands 0 3 £250 +138.09%
South East -21 2 £508 -11.73% 5
South West +1 1 £350 -12.50% 5
North West -21 1 £250 -37.50% 1
North East - 1 £255 -
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Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) HTML
4 17 (27.42%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) Java
5 13 (20.97%) Finance
5 13 (20.97%) Node.js
5 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
6 12 (19.35%) Facebook
6 12 (19.35%) Twitter
6 12 (19.35%) Android
6 12 (19.35%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
8 10 (16.13%) Web Services
9 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
9 9 (14.52%) Social Media
9 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (12.90%) C#
10 8 (12.90%) .NET
10 8 (12.90%) Scrum
10 8 (12.90%) Ruby
10 8 (12.90%) jQuery
11 7 (11.29%) QA
11 7 (11.29%) Marketing
11 7 (11.29%) Content Management
11 7 (11.29%) Android Development
11 7 (11.29%) HTML5
12 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
12 6 (9.68%) Redis

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (20.97%) Node.js
2 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.84%) InDesign
2 3 (4.84%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.23%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Heroku
4 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) FTP
1 1 (1.61%) SNA
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.68%) Redis
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.84%) Maven
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) Mocha
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Grunt
2 2 (3.23%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (3.23%) NUnit
2 2 (3.23%) MSTest
2 2 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (3.23%) Moq
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) JMeter
3 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Advertising
3 6 (9.68%) Publishing
4 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Legal
5 4 (6.45%) Games
6 3 (4.84%) Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Law
7 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Developer
2 6 (9.68%) Junior
2 6 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (9.68%) Designer
2 6 (9.68%) Android Developer
2 6 (9.68%) iOS Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) UI Designer
5 3 (4.84%) UI Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Senior UI Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Programmer
5 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.84%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) HTML
2 17 (27.42%) CSS
3 10 (16.13%) Web Services
4 8 (12.90%) .NET
4 8 (12.90%) jQuery
5 7 (11.29%) HTML5
6 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
6 6 (9.68%) RESTful
6 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.68%) Spring
6 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.06%) CSS3
8 4 (6.45%) Lucene
8 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (6.45%) Cocoa
8 4 (6.45%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.84%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.84%) Java EE
9 3 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.52%) Social Media
3 6 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.61%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Android
2 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.68%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) TDD
3 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.90%) Scrum
5 7 (11.29%) Content Management
5 7 (11.29%) Android Development
6 6 (9.68%) iOS Development
6 6 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.06%) OO
7 5 (8.06%) MVC
7 5 (8.06%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
8 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Open Source
8 4 (6.45%) Kanban
9 3 (4.84%) BDD
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) Ruby
4 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.45%) Go
5 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.61%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Facebook
1 12 (19.35%) Twitter
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Adobe
4 3 (4.84%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Palantir
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