The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Networking
Rank 251 267 249
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Social Network 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.071% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £513 £300 £758
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -60.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2566 3096 2819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 31.31% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1774 1528
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 179 165
Median hourly rate £24.09 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Social Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Social Network
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Network across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Social Network Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Social Network
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Social Network within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -7 5 £525 +320.00%
West Sussex - 3 £300 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Social Network
England

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Social Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Social Network.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) BPMN
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) Mahout
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
5 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Social Media Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Social Media Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Cascading
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) BPMN
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ESRI
1 1 (10.00%) SIMUL8