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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 578 529 496
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -33
Contract jobs citing Social Network 29 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 40
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £289 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £175.00

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 16 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 22 May 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 -50 28 £388 -13.88% 55
London -36 17 £413 -8.33% 25
South East -14 5 - - 10
Berkshire - 5 - - 2
City of London -1 4 £155 -67.36% 4
North West -17 4 £300 +106.89% 4
Bolton - 4 £300 - 1
Manchester - 4 £300 - 3
Reading - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £350 - 6
Bath - 1 - - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £350 - 1
Glastonbury - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £350 - 2

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) Facebook
4 16 (31.37%) Twitter
5 15 (29.41%) CSS
5 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Finance
7 10 (19.61%) Marketing
7 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
8 9 (17.65%) jQuery
8 9 (17.65%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) TDD
9 8 (15.69%) Retail
9 8 (15.69%) Android
9 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
9 8 (15.69%) Node.js
10 7 (13.73%) HTML5
10 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
10 7 (13.73%) User Experience
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) Adobe
10 7 (13.73%) SQL
10 7 (13.73%) .NET
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.73%) Photoshop
11 6 (11.76%) C#
11 6 (11.76%) Content Management
11 6 (11.76%) Workflow

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) SAS
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) CMS
4 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Confluence
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.84%) InDesign
4 3 (5.88%) MS Office
5 2 (3.92%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.96%) SPSS
6 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SNA
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Base SAS
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.92%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (3.92%) Impala
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Sqoop
3 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) OLAP
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Mocha
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Xcode
2 3 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) MSTest
3 2 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.92%) Moq
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.96%) Robolectric
4 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Marketing
3 8 (15.69%) Retail
4 6 (11.76%) Advertising
5 5 (9.80%) Legal
5 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.88%) Law
6 3 (5.88%) Publishing
7 2 (3.92%) Electronics
8 1 (1.96%) Games
8 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Junior
4 5 (9.80%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Copywriter
6 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
2 15 (29.41%) CSS
3 9 (17.65%) jQuery
3 9 (17.65%) XML
4 7 (13.73%) HTML5
4 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.73%) .NET
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) RESTful
6 4 (7.84%) iOS SDK
6 4 (7.84%) Spring
6 4 (7.84%) Ajax
6 4 (7.84%) JSON
7 3 (5.88%) WCF
7 3 (5.88%) FreeMarker
7 3 (5.88%) Lucene
7 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.88%) XSLT
7 3 (5.88%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Social Media
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.92%) Video Editing
4 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.96%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.96%) Wiki
5 1 (1.96%) Blog
5 1 (1.96%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Android
1 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) TDD
3 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (11.76%) Content Management
4 6 (11.76%) Workflow
5 5 (9.80%) Android Development
5 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
6 4 (7.84%) Vertical Search
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 4 (7.84%) OO
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Use Case
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) User Stories
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) BDD
7 3 (5.88%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.65%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) Spark SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Facebook
2 16 (31.37%) Twitter
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Adobe
4 3 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Palantir
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