Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 813 828
Rank change year-on-year -33 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing Social Network 41 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.074% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 55
UK median daily rate £370 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -11.76% +16.04%
10th Percentile £128 £213 £252
90th Percentile £543 £603 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £403 £300
% change year-on-year -61.49% +34.17% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Social Network is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34725 34822 36974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 33.08% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23034 22825 23509
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1022 1194 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

Social Network
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Social Network as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 11 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 35 £360 -4.00% 14
London -26 23 £400 +14.29% 5
UK excluding London +6 15 £155 -61.49% 10
South East -1 4 £325 -37.35% 3
South West - 4 £145 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £538 -
North of England +29 2 £138 -50.98% 4
North East - 2 £138 -
Scotland -1 1 £135 -64.00% 1
West Midlands - 1 £135 -
Midlands - 1 £135 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) SDLC
3 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (29.27%) Intranet
3 12 (29.27%) BDD
4 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 11 (26.83%) Office 365
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (24.39%) JIRA
6 8 (19.51%) User Experience
6 8 (19.51%) QA
7 7 (17.07%) Software Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.20%) C#
9 5 (12.20%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) Unix
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
9 5 (12.20%) Social Media
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
9 5 (12.20%) High Availability
10 4 (9.76%) Node.js
10 4 (9.76%) Big Data
10 4 (9.76%) Docker
10 4 (9.76%) DevOps
10 4 (9.76%) Degree
10 4 (9.76%) SQL

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Marvel
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) npm
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.44%) Taleo
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Intranet
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) SNA
4 1 (2.44%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.88%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.88%) Impala
4 2 (4.88%) Spark SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.44%) Power BI
5 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) ProtoShare
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Publishing
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
1 10 (24.39%) Business Analyst
1 10 (24.39%) IT Support
2 9 (21.95%) Floorwalker
2 9 (21.95%) IT Floorwalker
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Business Development Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Development Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Designer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) UX Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Web Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Content Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) GraphX
3 2 (4.88%) Lucene
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) EDI
4 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) Mason
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) User Experience
3 5 (12.20%) Social Media
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) BYOD
6 1 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Equities
6 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) SDLC
3 12 (29.27%) BDD
4 11 (26.83%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Software Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Microservices
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Wireframes
9 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (4.88%) Kanban
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) C#
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Scala
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Palantir
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.44%) Demandware
4 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.44%) New Relic
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau