The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 185 194 200
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Facebook 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £190 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £496 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £269
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +48.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Facebook
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Facebook across the City of London region.

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (80.00%) Twitter
2 5 (50.00%) Social Media
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Android SDK
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Grunt
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Copywriter
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) RSS
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (10.00%) FBML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) W3C
4 1 (10.00%) Arduino
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (10.00%) Blog
4 1 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £525 per day
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