The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 432 403 425
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs citing Facebook 139 151 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 116 96
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £265
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +60.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.66 £6.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.87% +262.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-13.94% -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23424 22381 24582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.04% 46.73% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12697 12897
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 1024 1259
Average hourly rate £18.22 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in England

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in England

Facebook
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in England

Facebook
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in England

Facebook
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Facebook Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Facebook
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 83 £365 +7.35% 66
South East +13 40 £350 -20.00% 19
West Midlands -16 6 £260 +6.12% 10
North West +1 4 £225 -10.00% 5
East of England -34 2 £400 +35.59% 6
South West -41 2 £400 -9.09% 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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UK

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 126 (59.15%) Twitter
2 97 (45.54%) Google
3 71 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 63 (29.58%) HTML
5 62 (29.11%) TDD
6 61 (28.64%) XML
7 60 (28.17%) JSON
8 59 (27.70%) SQL
9 52 (24.41%) CSS
10 51 (23.94%) REST
11 50 (23.47%) JavaScript
12 49 (23.00%) SOA
12 49 (23.00%) Internet
13 48 (22.54%) Social Media
14 45 (21.13%) OAuth
14 45 (21.13%) Mobile Application Development
15 44 (20.66%) Git (software)
16 42 (19.72%) Marketing
16 42 (19.72%) Use Case
16 42 (19.72%) Rapid Prototyping
17 37 (17.37%) Apple iOS
18 36 (16.90%) PHP
19 35 (16.43%) HTML5
20 34 (15.96%) Java
20 34 (15.96%) OO
20 34 (15.96%) iOS Development
21 32 (15.02%) MVC
22 31 (14.55%) jQuery
23 29 (13.62%) OOP
23 29 (13.62%) Games

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (9.39%) CMS
2 10 (4.69%) Node.js
3 9 (4.23%) WordPress
4 6 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.82%) SAS
5 4 (1.88%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.41%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (1.41%) Apache
6 3 (1.41%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.94%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Drupal
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.88%) InDesign
4 3 (1.41%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) MS Office
6 1 (0.47%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Heroku
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.00%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) RFID
3 1 (0.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.80%) MySQL
2 16 (7.51%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.88%) Redis
5 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.94%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.94%) Big Data
6 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (20.66%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.33%) Xcode
3 20 (9.39%) Subversion
4 5 (2.35%) Selenium
5 4 (1.88%) Grunt
6 3 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.94%) JIRA
7 2 (0.94%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.94%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.47%) MSTest
8 1 (0.47%) Bower
8 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.47%) Moq
8 1 (0.47%) Mocha
General
1 42 (19.72%) Marketing
2 29 (13.62%) Games
3 16 (7.51%) Advertising
4 8 (3.76%) Retail
5 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.88%) Finance
6 4 (1.88%) Automotive
7 3 (1.41%) Publishing
7 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Local Government
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 155 (72.77%) Developer
2 39 (18.31%) Mobile Developer
3 33 (15.49%) Front-End Developer
4 26 (12.21%) Lead Developer
4 26 (12.21%) iOS Developer
5 17 (7.98%) PHP Developer
6 13 (6.10%) Analyst
7 12 (5.63%) Architect
8 10 (4.69%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Designer
9 7 (3.29%) Android Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.35%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.35%) Social Media Manager
12 4 (1.88%) Digital Architect
12 4 (1.88%) Technical Architect
12 4 (1.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.58%) HTML
2 61 (28.64%) XML
3 60 (28.17%) JSON
4 52 (24.41%) CSS
5 51 (23.94%) REST
6 45 (21.13%) OAuth
7 35 (16.43%) HTML5
8 31 (14.55%) jQuery
9 28 (13.15%) Web Services
10 23 (10.80%) Spring
10 23 (10.80%) RESTful
10 23 (10.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 22 (10.33%) CSS3
12 21 (9.86%) iOS SDK
13 20 (9.39%) Cocoa
14 19 (8.92%) Unity DI Container
15 18 (8.45%) Cocoa Touch
16 16 (7.51%) .NET
17 15 (7.04%) Symfony
18 14 (6.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 48 (22.54%) Social Media
3 10 (4.69%) Blog
4 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.23%) iPhone
5 8 (3.76%) iPad
5 8 (3.76%) Social Network
6 7 (3.29%) Animation
6 7 (3.29%) W3C
7 6 (2.82%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.35%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.88%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.41%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.41%) Open Source
11 2 (0.94%) BBC
11 2 (0.94%) Statistics
12 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.37%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.45%) Android
3 11 (5.16%) Linux
4 5 (2.35%) Windows
5 2 (0.94%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) UNIX
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.11%) TDD
2 49 (23.00%) SOA
3 45 (21.13%) Mobile Application Development
4 42 (19.72%) Use Case
4 42 (19.72%) Rapid Prototyping
5 34 (15.96%) OO
5 34 (15.96%) iOS Development
6 32 (15.02%) MVC
7 29 (13.62%) OOP
7 29 (13.62%) Software Engineering
8 24 (11.27%) Game Development
8 24 (11.27%) Analytics
9 21 (9.86%) SEO
10 19 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.98%) Content Management
12 17 (7.98%) Web Development
13 16 (7.51%) Scrum
14 15 (7.04%) E-Commerce
15 13 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.70%) SQL
2 50 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.90%) PHP
4 34 (15.96%) Java
5 24 (11.27%) Objective-C
6 14 (6.57%) C#
7 13 (6.10%) Python
7 13 (6.10%) PHP5
8 10 (4.69%) Ruby
9 7 (3.29%) C++
10 4 (1.88%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.88%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.41%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.94%) F#
12 2 (0.94%) Scala
13 1 (0.47%) FQL
13 1 (0.47%) PHP4
13 1 (0.47%) Perl
13 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.47%) MCP
2 1 (0.47%) MCAD
2 1 (0.47%) MCSD
2 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.94%) WCAG
2 2 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 126 (59.15%) Twitter
2 97 (45.54%) Google
3 16 (7.51%) Zend
4 14 (6.57%) Adobe
5 8 (3.76%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle
7 5 (2.35%) Apple
7 5 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.35%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.41%) Omniture
8 3 (1.41%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.94%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.94%) Sony
9 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.94%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.94%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.47%) Sencha
10 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.47%) Coremetrics
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