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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Networking
Rank 594 565 517
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -48
Contract jobs citing Social Network 34 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 39
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £488 £440
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
18025 17483 16801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.66% 31.95% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11347 10580 9963
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 674 726
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 August 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 14 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 August 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 -24 34 £475 +18.75% 43
London -26 26 £487 +21.75% 27
City of London -13 6 £450 +9.09% 5
East Midlands -5 3 £250 +138.09%
Hampshire -5 2 £508 -
South East -23 2 £508 -11.73% 7
South West -1 1 £350 -12.50% 4
Manchester -10 1 - - 1
North West -18 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £255 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £255 -
Chippenham - 1 £350 -
Durham - 1 £255 -

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) Java
4 13 (20.97%) Finance
4 13 (20.97%) Node.js
4 13 (20.97%) Facebook
4 13 (20.97%) Twitter
4 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
5 12 (19.35%) Android
5 12 (19.35%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) Web Services
6 10 (16.13%) Apple iOS
7 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
7 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.90%) C#
8 8 (12.90%) .NET
8 8 (12.90%) Ruby
8 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 8 (12.90%) jQuery
8 8 (12.90%) Social Media
9 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 7 (11.29%) QA
9 7 (11.29%) Marketing
9 7 (11.29%) Retail
9 7 (11.29%) Advertising
10 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.68%) Adobe

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (20.97%) Node.js
2 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.45%) InDesign
3 3 (4.84%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Heroku
4 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.68%) Redis
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Mocha
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Maven
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) MSTest
3 2 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.23%) Moq
3 2 (3.23%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Grunt
3 2 (3.23%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (1.61%) Trac
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Advertising
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Publishing
4 5 (8.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.84%) Games
5 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Law
6 2 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 7 (11.29%) Junior
3 6 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Designer
3 6 (9.68%) Android Developer
4 4 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Programmer
5 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Copywriter
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) UI Designer
5 3 (4.84%) UI Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Senior UI Developer
5 3 (4.84%) UI Programmer
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) HTML
1 17 (27.42%) CSS
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 8 (12.90%) .NET
3 8 (12.90%) jQuery
4 7 (11.29%) HTML5
5 6 (9.68%) RESTful
5 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.68%) Spring
5 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.06%) CSS3
7 4 (6.45%) Ember.js
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (6.45%) Lucene
8 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.84%) Cocoa
8 3 (4.84%) Java EE
8 3 (4.84%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.90%) Social Media
3 6 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.61%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.61%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Android
2 10 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.68%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) TDD
3 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.90%) Scrum
5 6 (9.68%) Content Management
5 6 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (9.68%) Android Development
6 5 (8.06%) Mobile Development
6 5 (8.06%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) MVC
6 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.45%) Kanban
7 4 (6.45%) Open Source
7 4 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps
8 3 (4.84%) BDD
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) Ruby
4 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Go
4 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.84%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.61%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Facebook
1 13 (20.97%) Twitter
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Palantir
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