The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 583 575 521
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -54
Contract jobs citing Social Network 47 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 52
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18729 18236 17476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.08% 32.26% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11760 10964 10579
Average daily rate £425 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 756 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Social Network Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Network
Daily Rate Trend

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

Social Network Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Social Network
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Social Network within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Social Network Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Social Network
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Social Network Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Social Network
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
England -4 47 £450 +16.12% 38
London -8 33 £450 +16.12% 25
City of London +16 10 £438 +42.27% 3
Hampshire +4 8 £479 -
South East -8 8 £479 -36.79% 6
East Midlands -11 3 £250 +138.09% 1
North West - 3 £400 - 2
Andover - 3 £450 -
Manchester - 3 £400 - 1

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
3 21 (26.58%) CSS
3 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.05%) Mobile App
5 17 (21.52%) Android
5 17 (21.52%) Java
6 16 (20.25%) Node.js
7 14 (17.72%) Facebook
7 14 (17.72%) OO
8 13 (16.46%) Finance
8 13 (16.46%) Twitter
8 13 (16.46%) HTML5
9 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
9 12 (15.19%) .NET
9 12 (15.19%) TDD
10 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
11 10 (12.66%) Social Media
11 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
11 10 (12.66%) User Experience
11 10 (12.66%) Web Services
12 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
12 9 (11.39%) QA
12 9 (11.39%) Android Development
12 9 (11.39%) Backbone.js
12 9 (11.39%) CSS3
13 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
13 8 (10.13%) Elasticsearch

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (20.25%) Node.js
2 8 (10.13%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
4 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.33%) IIS
5 4 (5.06%) CMS
6 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.53%) Drupal
7 2 (2.53%) WordPress
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.06%) InDesign
3 3 (3.80%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Heroku
3 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) Redis
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.53%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Mocha
3 3 (3.80%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.80%) Maven
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) MSTest
4 2 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.53%) Moq
4 2 (2.53%) NUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Grunt
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Trac
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
5 1 (1.27%) JMeter
5 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Advertising
2 8 (10.13%) Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Legal
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.33%) Publishing
5 3 (3.80%) Games
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 9 (11.39%) Android Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Designer
3 7 (8.86%) Junior
4 6 (7.59%) Change Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (6.33%) iOS Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Business Change Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Programmer
7 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Copywriter
7 3 (3.80%) UI Designer
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 21 (26.58%) CSS
3 13 (16.46%) HTML5
4 12 (15.19%) .NET
5 10 (12.66%) Web Services
6 9 (11.39%) CSS3
6 9 (11.39%) Backbone.js
7 7 (8.86%) jQuery
7 7 (8.86%) RESTful
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.33%) Spring
10 4 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (5.06%) Ember.js
10 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.80%) REST
11 3 (3.80%) Java EE
11 3 (3.80%) Cocoa
11 3 (3.80%) XML
11 3 (3.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (12.66%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) Social Media
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Blog
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Android
2 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.59%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) OO
3 12 (15.19%) TDD
4 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.39%) Android Development
5 8 (10.13%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) OOP
6 7 (8.86%) Mobile Development
7 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (6.33%) Content Management
8 5 (6.33%) MVC
8 5 (6.33%) Workflow
8 5 (6.33%) iOS Development
9 4 (5.06%) DevOps
9 4 (5.06%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (5.06%) SEO
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.06%) Project Management
9 4 (5.06%) Web Design
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) C#
3 8 (10.13%) Ruby
4 5 (6.33%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.06%) Go
5 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.53%) Scala
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Facebook
2 13 (16.46%) Twitter
3 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Adobe
4 6 (7.59%) Google
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