The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Facebook, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 60 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Facebook 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 1.14% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 2.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£284 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £273
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 304 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.61% 49.67% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 146 137
Average daily rate £320 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 17
Average hourly rate £11.85 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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West Midlands

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Facebook across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Facebook across the Birmingham region.

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Facebook
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Facebook also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Facebook.

1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCAD
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Facebook also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Facebook. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCAD
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter