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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 555 514 438
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -76
Contract jobs citing Social Network 21 46 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 63
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £289 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -
Social Network
UK

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
15045 15213 13035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.68% 31.85% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9293 9502 8032
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 610 673
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 -15 16 £419 +4.68% 28
South West -6 3 £313 +131.48% 5
North West -21 1 - - 1
South East -22 1 - - 6
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Social Network
UK

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (25.93%) HTML
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) SAS
3 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.52%) Java
3 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 10 (18.52%) Predictive Modelling
4 9 (16.67%) Analytics
4 9 (16.67%) Visual Analytics
4 9 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (16.67%) PDM
4 9 (16.67%) OLAP
4 9 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 9 (16.67%) ETL
4 9 (16.67%) Workflow
5 8 (14.81%) CSS
6 7 (12.96%) Publishing
6 7 (12.96%) User Experience
6 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
6 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
7 6 (11.11%) Facebook
7 6 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) Content Management
7 6 (11.11%) Email Marketing
7 6 (11.11%) XML
8 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) CMS

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (22.22%) SAS
2 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) SPSS
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SNA
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) OLAP
1 9 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 9 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
2 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) Base SAS
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) Sqoop
4 2 (3.70%) Impala
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Xcode
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.70%) ProtoShare
2 2 (3.70%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Robolectric
3 1 (1.85%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Mocha
General
1 10 (18.52%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Publishing
3 4 (7.41%) Games
4 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.70%) French Language
5 2 (3.70%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Technical Leader
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 6 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
6 2 (3.70%) UX Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Research Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.70%) Scala Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) CSS
3 6 (11.11%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 5 (9.26%) RESTful
4 5 (9.26%) iOS SDK
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Spring
6 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (5.56%) Lucene
6 3 (5.56%) .NET
6 3 (5.56%) FreeMarker
6 3 (5.56%) UIKit
7 2 (3.70%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.70%) D3.js
7 2 (3.70%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (3.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Open Source
4 2 (3.70%) Social Media
4 2 (3.70%) Online Games
4 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.85%) Wiki
5 1 (1.85%) Blog
5 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.26%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (18.52%) Predictive Modelling
3 9 (16.67%) PDM
3 9 (16.67%) ETL
3 9 (16.67%) Workflow
3 9 (16.67%) Analytics
3 9 (16.67%) Visual Analytics
4 6 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 6 (11.11%) Email Marketing
4 6 (11.11%) Content Management
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) User Stories
5 4 (7.41%) Use Case
5 4 (7.41%) Android Development
6 3 (5.56%) Vertical Search
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
4 2 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (1.85%) PHP5
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Facebook
2 5 (9.26%) Twitter
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (3.70%) Palantir
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