The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 Scotland 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 125 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Social Network 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.38% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £263 £280 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Social Network
UK

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) CMS

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft