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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Networking
Rank 592 633 605
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -28
Contract jobs citing Social Network 60 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 26
Median daily rate £403 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 16 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 30 September 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 +19 60 £403 -2.42% 37
Yorkshire - 31 £403 -
North Yorkshire - 29 - -
York - 29 - -
London +7 20 £375 -16.66% 22
South East +16 9 £513 +70.83% 4
Oxfordshire -7 5 £525 +320.00%
City of London +11 3 £488 +11.42% 6
Oxford - 3 £550 -
Gatwick - 3 £300 -
West Sussex - 3 £300 -
Leeds - 2 £403 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £403 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 - 3
Kidlington - 1 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 29 (38.67%) SharePoint
2 25 (33.33%) CRM
3 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (30.67%) SQL
5 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (21.33%) Visual Studio
6 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
6 16 (21.33%) SFIA
7 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (17.33%) Java
7 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
8 12 (16.00%) System Testing
8 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 12 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (16.00%) Application Packaging
8 12 (16.00%) Skype for Business
8 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
10 9 (12.00%) SOA
10 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.00%) .NET
10 9 (12.00%) Project Management
10 9 (12.00%) Scrum
10 9 (12.00%) Kanban
11 8 (10.67%) Android
11 8 (10.67%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Architecture

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 29 (38.67%) SharePoint
2 24 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (16.00%) Skype for Business
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.00%) WordPress
7 2 (2.67%) CMS
8 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.33%) Drupal
8 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) InVision
2 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Taleo
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) SMTP
2 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) Star Schema
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.00%) HBase
5 3 (4.00%) Mahout
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
5 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.00%) Selenium
4 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.67%) Xcode
6 1 (1.33%) git-flow
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) PhpStorm
General
1 8 (10.67%) Publishing
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Senior Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (9.33%) Designer
8 6 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Database Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Systems Designer
10 3 (4.00%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Tester
10 3 (4.00%) UI Designer
10 3 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) RESTful
4 4 (5.33%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) Cascading
5 3 (4.00%) jQuery
5 3 (4.00%) Node.js
6 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.67%) Velocity
7 1 (1.33%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.33%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.33%) J2EE
7 1 (1.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.33%) LAMP
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
1 8 (10.67%) Social Media
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.00%) Blog
4 3 (4.00%) Neural Network
4 3 (4.00%) Statistics
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) Physics
5 2 (2.67%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.67%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.67%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Android
2 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) CRM
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
3 16 (21.33%) SFIA
4 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.00%) Application Packaging
5 12 (16.00%) System Testing
6 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Kanban
7 9 (12.00%) Project Management
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) SOA
8 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.67%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (9.33%) Analytics
9 7 (9.33%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 13 (17.33%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) C#
4 5 (6.67%) PHP
5 4 (5.33%) C
5 4 (5.33%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.00%) R
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) Scala
7 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) PhD
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Twitter
4 6 (8.00%) Facebook
5 4 (5.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.33%) Informatica
6 3 (4.00%) Adobe
6 3 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) BT
7 1 (1.33%) ESRI
7 1 (1.33%) SIMUL8
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.33%) Zend