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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Networking
Rank 404 372 341
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -31
Contract jobs citing Social Network 22 48 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.50% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 50
Average daily rate
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£406 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +128.57%
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
8744 9589 9128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.84% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6745 6293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 164 224
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
City of London +8 5 £463 -7.50% 5
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) HTML
4 16 (25.81%) MySQL
5 15 (24.19%) CSS
6 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
8 12 (19.35%) SQL
9 11 (17.74%) jQuery
10 10 (16.13%) RESTful
11 9 (14.52%) PHP
11 9 (14.52%) Spring
11 9 (14.52%) JSON
11 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
12 8 (12.90%) Redis
12 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
12 8 (12.90%) MVC
12 8 (12.90%) OO
12 8 (12.90%) Python
13 7 (11.29%) Web Services
13 7 (11.29%) XML
13 7 (11.29%) Advertising
13 7 (11.29%) Scrum
13 7 (11.29%) Open Source
14 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (9.68%) FreeMarker
14 6 (9.68%) Android
14 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
14 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
14 6 (9.68%) Node.js

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (9.68%) Node.js
2 5 (8.06%) SAS
3 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) Drupal
6 1 (1.61%) Captiva
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Heroku
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LDAP
1 2 (3.23%) SNA
1 2 (3.23%) AMQP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 13 (20.97%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.90%) Redis
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.06%) Data Mining
6 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.45%) OLAP
8 3 (4.84%) HBase
8 3 (4.84%) Riak
8 3 (4.84%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (3.23%) Big Data
9 2 (3.23%) DB2
10 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.61%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.61%) ProtoShare
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Behat
4 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.29%) Advertising
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Games
4 4 (6.45%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.23%) French Language
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) German Language
6 1 (1.61%) iGaming
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Python Developer
4 7 (11.29%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Android Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Data Modeller
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Research Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Django Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) HTML
2 15 (24.19%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) jQuery
4 10 (16.13%) RESTful
5 9 (14.52%) Spring
5 9 (14.52%) JSON
6 7 (11.29%) Web Services
6 7 (11.29%) XML
7 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.68%) FreeMarker
7 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.06%) REST
8 5 (8.06%) Django
8 5 (8.06%) HTML5
8 5 (8.06%) Symfony
9 4 (6.45%) CSS3
9 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.84%) JPA
10 3 (4.84%) Java EE
10 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Social Media
4 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.23%) Physics
5 2 (3.23%) E-Learning
5 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Psychology
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Online Games
6 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
1 6 (9.68%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) OO
2 8 (12.90%) MVC
3 7 (11.29%) Scrum
4 6 (9.68%) TDD
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Workflow
4 6 (9.68%) OOP
4 6 (9.68%) Android Development
5 5 (8.06%) Analytics
5 5 (8.06%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) ETL
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) PDM
6 4 (6.45%) Visual Analytics
6 4 (6.45%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) PHP
5 8 (12.90%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) Erlang
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) C
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) HDFS
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
1 6 (9.68%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) Sybase
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.23%) Facebook
3 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) VMware