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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Networking
Rank 627 580 561
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -19
Contract jobs citing Social Network 16 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.055% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 37
Median daily rate £350 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £174 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £475
% change year-on-year
- -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

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
17737 17281 17007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.07% 31.88% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11534 10640 10486
Median daily rate £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 704 736
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Social Network
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Social Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
England -21 16 £350 -6.66% 25
London +6 15 £350 -15.15% 15
City of London +38 2 £625 +303.22% 3
South East -24 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 with a requirement for Social Network.

1 16 (34.04%) Unified Communications
1 16 (34.04%) Office 365
2 12 (25.53%) Android
3 10 (21.28%) User Experience
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
6 7 (14.89%) Android Development
6 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
7 6 (12.77%) Social Media
7 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
7 6 (12.77%) Data Mining
8 5 (10.64%) ERP
8 5 (10.64%) Adobe
8 5 (10.64%) Google
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) CMS
9 4 (8.51%) Big Data
9 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
10 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
10 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (6.38%) Analytics
10 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
10 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
10 3 (6.38%) Finance
10 3 (6.38%) HTML
10 3 (6.38%) OOP
10 3 (6.38%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) JavaScript

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) Maya
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) Firebase
4 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Android Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Designer
4 6 (12.77%) Change Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Office 365 Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) UI Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Change Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Office 365 Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Photoshop Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Project Change Manager
5 5 (10.64%) UI/UX Designer
5 5 (10.64%) UX Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Business Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Change Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Business Change Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) HTML5
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Akka
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) CSS3
2 2 (4.26%) Dropwizard
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) Kafka
2 2 (4.26%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (2.13%) Flash
3 1 (2.13%) Grails
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) JSTL
3 1 (2.13%) Lucene
3 1 (2.13%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.77%) Social Media
4 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Neural Network
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Android
2 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Project Management
2 7 (14.89%) Android Development
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) ERP
4 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
4 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
5 3 (6.38%) OO
5 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 2 (4.26%) API Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.26%) SEO
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 1 (2.13%) 3D Animation
7 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.13%) Linear Programming
7 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) Scala
4 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) ES6
4 1 (2.13%) Groovy
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) R
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ACCA
1 1 (2.13%) CIMA
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Adobe
1 5 (10.64%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
2 1 (2.13%) ESRI
2 1 (2.13%) Facebook
2 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) SIMUL8
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.13%) Tableau