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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 197 183 205
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Facebook 11 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.62% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Average daily rate
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£378 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £305 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
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%
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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
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 14 (77.78%) Twitter
2 9 (50.00%) Social Media
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Google
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 3 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 3 (16.67%) Android Development
5 3 (16.67%) User Experience
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Streaming Video
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Publishing

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) gulp
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Copywriter
2 3 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Trainer
3 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Producer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) Google Maps API
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (5.56%) LESS
4 1 (5.56%) Underscore.js
4 1 (5.56%) React
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) RSS
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Streaming Video
3 2 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 2 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PHP5
4 1 (5.56%) Go
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Twitter
2 4 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Zend
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) VMware