The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSocial skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSocial 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
OpenSocial
Rank 608 - 584
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenSocial 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£600 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

OpenSocial
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSocial within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenSocial Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSocial
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenSocial within the UK.

OpenSocial Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenSocial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenSocial 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 OpenSocial.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) jMock
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures

OpenSocial
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenSocial 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 OpenSocial. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) jMock
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle