The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Social Networking
London / City of London
Rank 151 156 186
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30  
Contract jobs citing Social Network 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% 0.061% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £525 £625 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +303.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00%  

Social Network is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1096 1191 1858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.15% 36.16% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 947 1419
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Social Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Social Network as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Social Network in the City of London

Social Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Social Network in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Network in the City of London

Social Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Social Network in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Network in the City of London

Social Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Social Network.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HBase
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) SPSS
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Social Network
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) FreeMarker
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) A/B Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau