The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing Facebook 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.72% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Facebook
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.68% 53.24% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 34
Average daily rate £360 £376 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -50.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%