The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Network in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 635 601
Rank change year-on-year +68 -34  
Contract jobs citing Social Network 20 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.096% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 27
Median daily rate £270 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £500
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Social Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Social Network in the UK

Social Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Social Network over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Social Network in the UK

Social Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Social Network 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 25 June 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 +45 15 £250 -28.57% 27
London +8 15 £250 -28.57% 13
Northern Ireland - 5 £450 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £475 -
Belfast - 4 £475 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (39.47%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
4 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 8 (21.05%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Windows
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 8 (21.05%) Node.js
4 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
5 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) HTML
6 6 (15.79%) Python
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
7 5 (13.16%) Social Media
7 5 (13.16%) Big Data
7 5 (13.16%) Sass
7 5 (13.16%) Artifactory
7 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (13.16%) Docker

Social Network
Co-occurring 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 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.53%) SAS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) Slack
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.63%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LDAP
2 4 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Intranet
3 2 (5.26%) IPv6
3 2 (5.26%) MPLS
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
3 2 (5.26%) Skype
3 2 (5.26%) SNA
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.89%) HBase
5 3 (7.89%) MySQL
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
6 2 (5.26%) Impala
6 2 (5.26%) Spark SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.63%) SimpleDB
7 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Artifactory
2 5 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) git-flow
4 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Designer
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (7.89%) UI Designer
3 3 (7.89%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (7.89%) UX Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Intranet Manager
4 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile UI Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile UX Designer
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Node.js
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) Sass
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) Dropwizard
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (7.89%) Lucene
5 3 (7.89%) React
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
6 2 (5.26%) GraphX
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) Core Data
7 1 (2.63%) D3.js
7 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.63%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Social Media
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) SDLC
3 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.16%) Microservices
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.89%) Business Development
7 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) R
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.26%) RHCT
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Facebook
2 3 (7.89%) Juniper
3 2 (5.26%) Palantir
3 2 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Arista
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) MapR
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
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