The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 523 484 499
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +15
Contract jobs citing Social Network 51 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Social Network
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +1 39 £400 +14.28% 16
South East -8 7 £575 +4.54% 9
North West +4 2 £400 +33.33% 2
South West - 1 £400 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £105 -
Social Network
UK

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.05%) Java
3 19 (18.10%) HTML
3 19 (18.10%) OO
4 18 (17.14%) Android
5 17 (16.19%) JSON
6 16 (15.24%) Google
6 16 (15.24%) RESTful
6 16 (15.24%) OOP
6 16 (15.24%) Finance
6 16 (15.24%) Facebook
6 16 (15.24%) Android Development
7 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.29%) Web Services
7 15 (14.29%) MySQL
7 15 (14.29%) Time Management
8 14 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 14 (13.33%) PHP
8 14 (13.33%) CSS
9 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.43%) Project Management
9 12 (11.43%) Scrum
9 12 (11.43%) Objective-C
9 12 (11.43%) MongoDB
9 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
9 12 (11.43%) Marketing
10 11 (10.48%) Social Media
11 10 (9.52%) Open Source
11 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 10 (9.52%) jQuery

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.62%) Node.js
3 6 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.76%) Apache
4 5 (4.76%) CMS
4 5 (4.76%) WordPress
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.86%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.86%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.95%) SAS
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.95%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS Project
3 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.90%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.90%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) SMS
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) SNA
3 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) MySQL
2 12 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.71%) Redis
4 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.81%) Big Data
5 3 (2.86%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.86%) SQLite
6 2 (1.90%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.90%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.90%) Riak
7 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.95%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Rational Performance Tester
2 8 (7.62%) LoadRunner
3 7 (6.67%) Xcode
4 4 (3.81%) JMeter
5 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.86%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.86%) ProtoShare
5 3 (2.86%) Maven
6 2 (1.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.90%) Hudson
6 2 (1.90%) Subversion
6 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.95%) Behat
7 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Games
4 5 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
6 3 (2.86%) iGaming
7 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.95%) Law
8 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Military
8 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.95%) French Language
8 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (48.57%) Developer
2 16 (15.24%) Android Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) iOS Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Performance Tester
6 8 (7.62%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Tester
7 7 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Project Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Programmer
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Project Leader
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Marketing Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) JSON
3 16 (15.24%) RESTful
4 15 (14.29%) Web Services
5 14 (13.33%) CSS
6 10 (9.52%) jQuery
7 7 (6.67%) LAMP
8 6 (5.71%) Spring
8 6 (5.71%) iOS SDK
8 6 (5.71%) Backbone.js
9 5 (4.76%) Android SDK
9 5 (4.76%) UIKit
9 5 (4.76%) XML
9 5 (4.76%) REST
9 5 (4.76%) Django
10 4 (3.81%) Symfony
10 4 (3.81%) HTML5
10 4 (3.81%) RSS
10 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Social Media
2 10 (9.52%) Open Source
2 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.76%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.81%) Interactive TV
6 4 (3.81%) New Media
6 4 (3.81%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.86%) iPad
7 3 (2.86%) Online Games
7 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.90%) Blog
8 2 (1.90%) Physics
8 2 (1.90%) Psychology
8 2 (1.90%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.90%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Android
2 14 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.67%) Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Windows
5 2 (1.90%) CentOS
5 2 (1.90%) Debian
6 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) OO
2 16 (15.24%) OOP
2 16 (15.24%) Android Development
3 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.29%) Time Management
4 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 12 (11.43%) Scrum
5 9 (8.57%) MVC
5 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 9 (8.57%) iOS Development
6 8 (7.62%) Load Testing
6 8 (7.62%) Stress Testing
6 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.67%) TDD
7 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
9 5 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.05%) Java
3 14 (13.33%) PHP
4 12 (11.43%) Objective-C
5 10 (9.52%) Python
5 10 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (1.90%) Erlang
6 2 (1.90%) Scala
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) Perl
6 2 (1.90%) C++
6 2 (1.90%) C
7 1 (0.95%) C#
7 1 (0.95%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) PHP5
7 1 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) ISEB
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PhD
6 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.90%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.90%) Cacti
3 2 (1.90%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) Nagios
3 2 (1.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Google
1 16 (15.24%) Facebook
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.62%) Twitter
3 8 (7.62%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) Apple
5 4 (3.81%) Eloqua
5 4 (3.81%) Marketo
6 3 (2.86%) Zend
7 2 (1.90%) Sencha
7 2 (1.90%) SAP
7 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.90%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.95%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.95%) i2
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Tableau
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