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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Networking
UK
Rank 572 591 593
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Social Network 22 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.073% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 17
Median daily rate £425 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £259
% change year-on-year
- +25.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
14046 16078 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 30.92% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9033 10402 9583
Median daily rate £444 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 579 635
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.47 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £53.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 5 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +28 22 £425 -22.72% 20
London +13 20 £438 -20.45% 10
City of London 0 3 £525 +35.48% 2
South East +19 2 £325 +13.04% 4
Surrey - 2 £325 -

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Social Media
4 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Publishing
5 7 (17.07%) User Experience
6 6 (14.63%) Facebook
6 6 (14.63%) Big Data
6 6 (14.63%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) HTML
6 6 (14.63%) Python
6 6 (14.63%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
7 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.20%) Time Management
7 5 (12.20%) Kanban
7 5 (12.20%) BPMN
7 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 5 (12.20%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) Twitter
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS

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 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Google Play
2 1 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) BGP
2 3 (7.32%) IPv6
2 3 (7.32%) MPLS
2 3 (7.32%) OSPF
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) VLAN
2 3 (7.32%) VRRP
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) iBeacon
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) HBase
4 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.88%) QlikView
4 2 (4.88%) Text Mining
5 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) git-flow
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 7 (17.07%) Publishing
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.32%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.88%) Intranet Manager
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) CSS
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
1 6 (14.63%) RESTful
2 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) React
4 3 (7.32%) CSS3
4 3 (7.32%) Dropwizard
4 3 (7.32%) FreeMarker
4 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
5 2 (4.88%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.44%) React Native
6 1 (2.44%) RxJS
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Social Media
2 7 (17.07%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Streaming Media
5 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.88%) Video on Demand
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) Blog
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
2 8 (19.51%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) BPMN
3 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
3 5 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (12.20%) Kanban
3 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.20%) Time Management
3 5 (12.20%) UML
3 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
4 4 (9.76%) Analytics
4 4 (9.76%) Android Development
4 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
4 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.88%) R
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) JNCIA
2 3 (7.32%) RHCT
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Facebook
2 5 (12.20%) Twitter
3 3 (7.32%) Google
3 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 2 (4.88%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.88%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Sitecore