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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Facebook 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.87% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
59 82 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.30% 41.21% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 11
Average daily rate £376 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £286 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 17
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £43.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Segmentation

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Segmentation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter