The 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 380 358 385
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing Social Network 32 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.75% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 28
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Social Network
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7403 8044 8234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.47% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4914 5528 5613
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
City of London +15 5 £308 -4.65% 4
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.97%) HTML
3 19 (24.68%) Java
4 15 (19.48%) MySQL
4 15 (19.48%) CSS
5 13 (16.88%) MongoDB
6 12 (15.58%) PHP
6 12 (15.58%) Finance
7 11 (14.29%) jQuery
8 10 (12.99%) SQL
8 10 (12.99%) OO
8 10 (12.99%) Python
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.69%) OOP
9 9 (11.69%) Spring
9 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.69%) Android
9 9 (11.69%) RESTful
9 9 (11.69%) Android Development
10 8 (10.39%) Web Services
10 8 (10.39%) HP
10 8 (10.39%) ISEB
10 8 (10.39%) LoadRunner
10 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 8 (10.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
10 8 (10.39%) Marketing
10 8 (10.39%) JSON
10 8 (10.39%) Load Testing

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (9.09%) Node.js
2 6 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.60%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.60%) WordPress
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) Captiva
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
3 2 (2.60%) PaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SMS
2 1 (1.30%) SNA
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) MySQL
2 13 (16.88%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.09%) Redis
5 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.19%) Riak
6 4 (5.19%) Big Data
6 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.90%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.60%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.60%) HBase
9 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.30%) Text Mining
9 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) LoadRunner
1 8 (10.39%) Rational Performance Tester
2 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) JMeter
4 3 (3.90%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (3.90%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.90%) ProtoShare
5 2 (2.60%) Hudson
5 2 (2.60%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) Behat
6 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Marketing
3 6 (7.79%) Games
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) iGaming
6 2 (2.60%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Military
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 9 (11.69%) Analyst
2 9 (11.69%) Java Developer
2 9 (11.69%) Android Developer
3 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Tester
3 8 (10.39%) Performance Tester
4 7 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) UI Designer
8 3 (3.90%) User Experience Designer
8 3 (3.90%) Designer
8 3 (3.90%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Django Developer
9 2 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) CSS
3 11 (14.29%) jQuery
4 9 (11.69%) RESTful
4 9 (11.69%) Spring
5 8 (10.39%) JSON
5 8 (10.39%) Web Services
6 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.79%) Backbone.js
6 6 (7.79%) FreeMarker
7 5 (6.49%) Django
7 5 (6.49%) Symfony
7 5 (6.49%) HTML5
7 5 (6.49%) LAMP
7 5 (6.49%) XML
7 5 (6.49%) REST
8 4 (5.19%) CSS3
8 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.19%) RSS
9 3 (3.90%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Open Source
2 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Online Games
3 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.60%) Physics
4 2 (2.60%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.30%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.30%) Psychology
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Android
2 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Debian
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) OO
1 10 (12.99%) Project Management
1 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.69%) OOP
2 9 (11.69%) Android Development
3 8 (10.39%) Load Testing
3 8 (10.39%) Stress Testing
3 8 (10.39%) Time Management
3 8 (10.39%) MVC
3 8 (10.39%) Scrum
4 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.49%) CRM
6 5 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (6.49%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.68%) Java
3 12 (15.58%) PHP
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.60%) Erlang
6 2 (2.60%) Scala
6 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) C
7 1 (1.30%) C#
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
1 8 (10.39%) ISEB
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) PhD
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.60%) Salt
3 2 (2.60%) Nagios
3 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.60%) Cacti
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) HP
2 7 (9.09%) Google
3 6 (7.79%) Facebook
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) Eloqua
5 4 (5.19%) Marketo
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) Twitter
8 1 (1.30%) Zend
8 1 (1.30%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) Adobe
8 1 (1.30%) i2
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