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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 57 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Facebook 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.19% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.42% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £145 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -44.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+68.26% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.49 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +223.41%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
325 236 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.76% 45.47% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 112 133
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Facebook
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

Facebook
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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google