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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Networking
Rank 596 625 612
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing Social Network 18 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.044% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 26
Median daily rate £363 £419 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £249 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £553 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+60.90% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
16124 18312 17926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.30% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10444 11516 11374
Median daily rate £433 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 785 743
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.12 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 13 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 10 December 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 +11 17 £350 -16.41% 22
London +2 14 £350 -24.32% 10
South East +15 2 £521 +108.50% 6
City of London -12 2 £375 -10.44% 1
Oxfordshire -10 1 £443 +96.66% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 - 2
York - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £443 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 25 (32.05%) CRM
2 25 (32.05%) SQL
3 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.51%) Data Modelling
5 16 (20.51%) Java
5 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
5 16 (20.51%) SFIA
6 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 12 (15.38%) System Testing
8 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (15.38%) Application Packaging
8 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (14.10%) HTML
9 11 (14.10%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.82%) Scrum
11 9 (11.54%) .NET
11 9 (11.54%) SOA
11 9 (11.54%) Kanban
12 8 (10.26%) Degree
12 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (10.26%) Cloud Computing

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 28 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 24 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 8 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.85%) Apache
7 2 (2.56%) CMS
7 2 (2.56%) WordPress
8 1 (1.28%) Drupal
8 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.56%) Google Play
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Taleo
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) BGP
2 1 (1.28%) DHCP
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) IPv6
2 1 (1.28%) MPLS
2 1 (1.28%) OSPF
2 1 (1.28%) SMTP
2 1 (1.28%) SSH
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) VLAN
2 1 (1.28%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.41%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.13%) Big Data
4 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.13%) Star Schema
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.85%) HBase
5 3 (3.85%) Mahout
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.85%) Xcode
5 1 (1.28%) git-flow
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) PhpStorm
General
1 7 (8.97%) Publishing
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Data Scientist
8 4 (5.13%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Designer
8 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Database Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 7 (8.97%) RESTful
5 6 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.85%) Cascading
6 3 (3.85%) FreeMarker
6 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.85%) HTML5
6 3 (3.85%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) Spring
7 2 (2.56%) Android SDK
7 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.56%) React
7 2 (2.56%) Velocity
8 1 (1.28%) LAMP
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Clustering
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Social Media
4 5 (6.41%) Neural Network
4 5 (6.41%) Statistics
5 4 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.13%) Physics
6 3 (3.85%) NHS
6 3 (3.85%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.56%) Blog
7 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.56%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Android
1 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) CRM
2 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) Data Modelling
3 16 (20.51%) SFIA
4 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 12 (15.38%) System Testing
6 11 (14.10%) Business Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) Scrum
8 9 (11.54%) Kanban
8 9 (11.54%) SOA
9 8 (10.26%) Analytics
9 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (10.26%) Project Management
9 8 (10.26%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (8.97%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (7.69%) Machine Learning
11 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) PHP
4 6 (7.69%) Python
5 5 (6.41%) C#
5 5 (6.41%) C++
5 5 (6.41%) MATLAB
5 5 (6.41%) R
6 4 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 4 (5.13%) C
6 4 (5.13%) Scala
7 3 (3.85%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) ISEB
2 3 (3.85%) PhD
3 2 (2.56%) CCNA
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.28%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Twitter
4 6 (7.69%) Facebook
5 4 (5.13%) IBM
5 4 (5.13%) Informatica
6 3 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.56%) Tableau
8 1 (1.28%) BT
8 1 (1.28%) Juniper
8 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.28%) Zend
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