The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 365 329 386
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +57
Contract jobs citing Social Network 47 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.85% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 28
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £198 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Social Network
England

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in London

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in London

Social Network
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Network across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Social Network Daily Rate Histogram in London

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in London

Social Network
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 11 £469 -1.31% 6
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (28.57%) Facebook
2 23 (27.38%) Android
3 17 (20.24%) Google
3 17 (20.24%) Apple iOS
3 17 (20.24%) OOP
3 17 (20.24%) Android Development
4 16 (19.05%) Social Media
4 16 (19.05%) Time Management
5 14 (16.67%) HTML
5 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 13 (15.48%) Java
7 12 (14.29%) OO
7 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.10%) JSON
8 11 (13.10%) Twitter
8 11 (13.10%) Web Services
8 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.10%) Finance
8 11 (13.10%) Objective-C
8 11 (13.10%) iOS Development
9 10 (11.90%) Migration
9 10 (11.90%) CSS
9 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
9 10 (11.90%) PHP
10 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
10 9 (10.71%) RESTful
10 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (10.71%) SQL
10 9 (10.71%) Windows
10 9 (10.71%) ISEB

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (10.71%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) WordPress
2 5 (5.95%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) Documentum
3 4 (4.76%) SAS
4 3 (3.57%) Node.js
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.38%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) SMS
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
2 5 (5.95%) EDRMS
3 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.76%) Base SAS
4 3 (3.57%) SQLite
4 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.38%) Riak
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (2.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.71%) Xcode
2 8 (9.52%) LoadRunner
2 8 (9.52%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (4.76%) JMeter
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
3 4 (4.76%) Calabash
3 4 (4.76%) Selenium
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.38%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.38%) ProtoShare
5 2 (2.38%) Hudson
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
2 5 (5.95%) Games
2 5 (5.95%) Back Office
3 4 (4.76%) Advertising
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) iGaming
5 1 (1.19%) Military
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Android Developer
3 10 (11.90%) iOS Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Performance Tester
5 8 (9.52%) Tester
6 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.76%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.38%) Programmer
10 2 (2.38%) Marketing Manager
10 2 (2.38%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.38%) PHP Joomla! Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Designer
10 2 (2.38%) Marketing Project Manager
10 2 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) JSON
2 11 (13.10%) Web Services
3 10 (11.90%) CSS
4 9 (10.71%) RESTful
5 7 (8.33%) UIKit
6 5 (5.95%) FreeMarker
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (5.95%) iOS SDK
6 5 (5.95%) J2EE
6 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.95%) Middleware
6 5 (5.95%) LAMP
7 4 (4.76%) RSS
7 4 (4.76%) jQuery
8 3 (3.57%) Zend Framework
8 3 (3.57%) Ajax
8 3 (3.57%) Ext JS
8 3 (3.57%) Android SDK
8 3 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Social Media
2 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.95%) Graphic Design
6 4 (4.76%) Clustering
7 3 (3.57%) Interactive TV
7 3 (3.57%) New Media
7 3 (3.57%) Open Source
7 3 (3.57%) iPad
7 3 (3.57%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.38%) Online Games
9 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.19%) iPhone
9 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Android
2 17 (20.24%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.71%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.76%) UNIX
7 2 (2.38%) Debian
7 2 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) OOP
1 17 (20.24%) Android Development
2 16 (19.05%) Time Management
3 12 (14.29%) OO
3 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
4 11 (13.10%) iOS Development
5 10 (11.90%) Migration
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.52%) Load Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Stress Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.33%) Scrum
8 6 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.14%) MODAF
8 6 (7.14%) Content Management
8 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (5.95%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Java
2 11 (13.10%) Objective-C
3 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.90%) PHP
4 9 (10.71%) SQL
5 5 (5.95%) VB
6 4 (4.76%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) ISEB
2 8 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Nagios
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Facebook
2 17 (20.24%) Google
3 11 (13.10%) Twitter
4 8 (9.52%) HP
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Apple
5 5 (5.95%) VMware
6 4 (4.76%) Eloqua
6 4 (4.76%) Marketo
7 3 (3.57%) Zend
7 3 (3.57%) Sencha
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.19%) Adobe
9 1 (1.19%) i2