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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 544 475 488
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +13
Contract jobs citing Social Network 35 81 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 54
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £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 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +128.57%
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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
16397 15364 16430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.85% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10189 9700 9744
Average daily rate £420 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 816
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.29 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 September 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 September 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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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 -19 30 £400 +25.00% 16
South East -17 3 £758 +102.00% 7
South West - 1 £400 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 3
East of England - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 3
Social Network
UK

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.88%) HTML
3 21 (24.71%) Java
4 19 (22.35%) CSS
4 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.18%) MySQL
6 15 (17.65%) jQuery
7 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
8 12 (14.12%) SQL
9 11 (12.94%) Finance
10 10 (11.76%) Scrum
10 10 (11.76%) PHP
10 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
10 10 (11.76%) RESTful
10 10 (11.76%) Marketing
10 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 9 (10.59%) JSON
11 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
11 9 (10.59%) Redis
11 9 (10.59%) XML
11 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.59%) MVC
11 9 (10.59%) Spring
12 8 (9.41%) Games
12 8 (9.41%) Project Management
12 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.41%) HP
12 8 (9.41%) ISEB
12 8 (9.41%) LoadRunner
12 8 (9.41%) Python

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Node.js
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.71%) CMS
4 3 (3.53%) Apache
4 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Connections
6 1 (1.18%) SAS
6 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.18%) Drupal
6 1 (1.18%) Captiva
6 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.71%) MS Project
4 3 (3.53%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) PaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Heroku
3 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) LDAP
1 2 (2.35%) AMQP
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) MySQL
2 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.59%) Redis
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.53%) HBase
6 3 (3.53%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.53%) Riak
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) DB2
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.18%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.18%) QlikView
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) LoadRunner
1 8 (9.41%) Rational Performance Tester
2 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) JMeter
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
4 3 (3.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (3.53%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.53%) ProtoShare
5 2 (2.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.18%) Behat
6 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Marketing
3 8 (9.41%) Games
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Advertising
6 3 (3.53%) Publishing
6 3 (3.53%) iGaming
7 2 (2.35%) Law
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (48.24%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.41%) Tester
4 8 (9.41%) Performance Tester
4 8 (9.41%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Python Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Android Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.53%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.53%) Designer
8 3 (3.53%) UI Designer
8 3 (3.53%) Project Leader
8 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) HTML
2 19 (22.35%) CSS
3 15 (17.65%) jQuery
4 10 (11.76%) RESTful
5 9 (10.59%) Spring
5 9 (10.59%) JSON
5 9 (10.59%) XML
6 7 (8.24%) Web Services
7 6 (7.06%) Hibernate
7 6 (7.06%) HTML5
7 6 (7.06%) FreeMarker
7 6 (7.06%) Backbone.js
8 5 (5.88%) REST
8 5 (5.88%) CSS3
8 5 (5.88%) Django
8 5 (5.88%) Symfony
9 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.53%) JPA
10 3 (3.53%) Java EE
10 3 (3.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.41%) Open Source
2 8 (9.41%) Social Media
3 6 (7.06%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.53%) Online Games
5 2 (2.35%) Physics
5 2 (2.35%) Psychology
5 2 (2.35%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.35%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.35%) New Media
5 2 (2.35%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
1 7 (8.24%) Android
2 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.76%) Scrum
3 9 (10.59%) MVC
4 8 (9.41%) Project Management
4 8 (9.41%) OO
4 8 (9.41%) Load Testing
4 8 (9.41%) Stress Testing
5 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.24%) OOP
5 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.06%) TDD
6 6 (7.06%) Android Development
7 5 (5.88%) Time Management
7 5 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.88%) SEO
8 4 (4.71%) Document Management
8 4 (4.71%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (24.71%) Java
3 12 (14.12%) SQL
4 10 (11.76%) PHP
5 8 (9.41%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) Erlang
7 2 (2.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.35%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) C
8 1 (1.18%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ISTQB
1 8 (9.41%) ISEB
2 6 (7.06%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) HDFS
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.41%) HP
2 7 (8.24%) Google
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) Facebook
5 3 (3.53%) Sybase
5 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.35%) Twitter
6 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.18%) Zend
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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