The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 85 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Social Network 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% - 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £175.00
Social Network
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 299 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 24.13% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 145 116
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £11.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £46.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Social Network
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Bolton - 4 £300 - 1
Social Network
North West

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) MSTest
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (20.00%) Moq
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (20.00%) Ninject

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) Ninject
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter