The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Social Network over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Social Networking
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 159 148
Contract jobs citing Social Network 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £200 £300
% change year-on-year +125.00% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 929 1174 949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.03% 31.29% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 698 545
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £261 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 56
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Social Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Social Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Network in the North West

Social Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Network in the North West