The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 143 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Social Network 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.100% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
977 907 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.87% 30.11% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 468 341
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £211 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Social Network
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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
Manchester -8 4 £300 -25.00% 2
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
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%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) Ninject
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
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%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter