The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Facebook 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.065% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
Facebook
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
591 449 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.53% 30.77% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 234 194
Average daily rate £420 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Modernizr
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Drupal Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5 Boilerplate
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Modernizr
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) Zend