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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Networking
UK
Rank 577 590 570
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Social Network 20 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.063% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 26
Median daily rate £340 £525 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £330 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
- +14.03%
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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +18 20 £340 -35.23% 24
London +6 19 £370 -29.52% 14
City of London -2 2 £525 +35.48% 1
South East +8 1 £325 +13.04% 6
Surrey - 1 £325 - 2

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 (29.41%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) Python
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Degree
5 8 (15.69%) RESTful
5 8 (15.69%) Social Media
6 7 (13.73%) jQuery
6 7 (13.73%) Big Data
6 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.73%) CRM
6 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
6 7 (13.73%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (11.76%) Publishing
7 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (11.76%) Facebook
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
8 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
8 5 (9.80%) Kanban
8 5 (9.80%) BPMN
8 5 (9.80%) 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.92%) CMS
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Drupal
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Google Play
3 1 (1.96%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) IPv6
2 2 (3.92%) MPLS
2 2 (3.92%) OSPF
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) VLAN
2 2 (3.92%) VRRP
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Big Data
2 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
3 5 (9.80%) HBase
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.88%) Mahout
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) QlikView
5 2 (3.92%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.96%) git-flow
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.96%) PhpStorm
General
1 6 (11.76%) Publishing
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Data Scientist
3 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Angular Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) RESTful
2 7 (13.73%) CSS
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) jQuery
3 4 (7.84%) HTML5
3 4 (7.84%) React
4 3 (5.88%) Cascading
4 3 (5.88%) FreeMarker
4 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) Android SDK
5 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.92%) CSS3
5 2 (3.92%) Dropwizard
5 2 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.96%) React Native
6 1 (1.96%) Redux
6 1 (1.96%) RxJS
6 1 (1.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Social Media
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Neural Network
3 5 (9.80%) Statistics
3 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.84%) Physics
4 4 (7.84%) User Experience
5 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.88%) Streaming Media
6 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.92%) NHS
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.96%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.96%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.84%) Android
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
2 8 (15.69%) Scrum
3 7 (13.73%) CRM
4 6 (11.76%) Analytics
4 6 (11.76%) Machine Learning
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) BPMN
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
5 5 (9.80%) Kanban
5 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.80%) UML
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Java
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) MATLAB
5 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) R
6 4 (7.84%) Apple Swift
6 4 (7.84%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) CCNA
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) PhD
3 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
3 2 (3.92%) RHCT
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Facebook
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Twitter
3 3 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Alteryx
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) BT
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Zend