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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 186 200 180
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Facebook 4 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £310 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -5.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £233 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £435 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
2220 2583 2453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.87% 43.19% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1640 1829 1752
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 72
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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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

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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 27 January 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 27 January 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 5 (41.67%) Social Media
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Grunt
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Blog
3 3 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (16.67%) JSLint
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) Underscore.js
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Grunt
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Trainer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (25.00%) Google Maps API
3 2 (16.67%) JSLint
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Sass
3 2 (16.67%) Underscore.js
4 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) FBML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Social Media
2 3 (25.00%) Blog
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Arduino
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Podcast
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
1 4 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Foundry
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore