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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 499 438 417
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -21
Contract jobs citing Facebook 91 125 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 106 83
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
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UK

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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -41 58 £350 +7.69% 71
South East -23 15 £320 -24.70% 9
North West - 8 £325 - 11
East of England -15 3 £310 -52.30% 5
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 1
South West -34 2 - - 8
West Midlands -22 1 - - 3
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 9
Facebook
UK

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 118 (58.42%) Twitter
2 84 (41.58%) Google
3 68 (33.66%) HTML
4 61 (30.20%) CSS
5 56 (27.72%) Mobile App
6 53 (26.24%) JavaScript
7 52 (25.74%) Social Media
8 50 (24.75%) Git (software)
9 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (23.27%) TDD
10 46 (22.77%) XML
11 43 (21.29%) SQL
12 42 (20.79%) PHP
12 42 (20.79%) JSON
13 40 (19.80%) Marketing
14 39 (19.31%) Internet
15 38 (18.81%) HTML5
16 37 (18.32%) REST
17 32 (15.84%) OAuth
17 32 (15.84%) Subversion
17 32 (15.84%) SOA
17 32 (15.84%) Mobile Application Development
18 31 (15.35%) iOS Development
18 31 (15.35%) Apple iOS
18 31 (15.35%) Rapid Prototyping
18 31 (15.35%) jQuery
19 30 (14.85%) Use Case
20 28 (13.86%) OO
21 27 (13.37%) Web Services
21 27 (13.37%) CMS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (13.37%) CMS
2 15 (7.43%) WordPress
3 10 (4.95%) Node.js
4 8 (3.96%) Apache
5 6 (2.97%) SAS
5 6 (2.97%) Drupal
6 5 (2.48%) Facebook Platform
6 5 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.98%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.98%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.49%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.49%) JBoss
9 2 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.50%) Liferay
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.49%) MS Office
5 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.50%) SPSS
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.50%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.49%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.99%) Magento
3 2 (0.99%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Heroku
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.98%) Intranet
3 2 (0.99%) SSH
4 1 (0.50%) NFC
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) MySQL
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.98%) Redis
7 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.99%) Big Data
8 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.50%) DB2
9 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 50 (24.75%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.84%) Subversion
3 20 (9.90%) Xcode
4 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.97%) Grunt
5 5 (2.48%) Selenium
6 3 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.99%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.99%) JIRA
7 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.99%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.99%) Ant
8 1 (0.50%) Bower
8 1 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.50%) Moq
8 1 (0.50%) Mocha
8 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.50%) Redmine
General
1 40 (19.80%) Marketing
2 18 (8.91%) Games
3 16 (7.92%) Advertising
4 6 (2.97%) Retail
5 5 (2.48%) Automotive
6 4 (1.98%) Back Office
6 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Publishing
7 3 (1.49%) Finance
7 3 (1.49%) Local Government
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (70.30%) Developer
2 35 (17.33%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (15.35%) Mobile Developer
4 24 (11.88%) iOS Developer
5 17 (8.42%) Lead Developer
5 17 (8.42%) PHP Developer
6 14 (6.93%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.44%) Analyst
8 10 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Designer
10 7 (3.47%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Architect
12 5 (2.48%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.48%) Social Media Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Front-End Web Developer
13 4 (1.98%) Android Developer
13 4 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (1.98%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.66%) HTML
2 61 (30.20%) CSS
3 46 (22.77%) XML
4 42 (20.79%) JSON
5 38 (18.81%) HTML5
6 37 (18.32%) REST
7 32 (15.84%) OAuth
8 31 (15.35%) jQuery
9 27 (13.37%) Web Services
10 21 (10.40%) LAMP
10 21 (10.40%) RESTful
10 21 (10.40%) CSS3
10 21 (10.40%) iOS SDK
10 21 (10.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 19 (9.41%) AngularJS
11 19 (9.41%) Cocoa
12 18 (8.91%) Cocoa Touch
13 17 (8.42%) Unity DI Container
14 15 (7.43%) .NET
15 14 (6.93%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.72%) Mobile App
2 52 (25.74%) Social Media
3 17 (8.42%) User Experience
4 15 (7.43%) Blog
5 8 (3.96%) Animation
5 8 (3.96%) iPhone
6 7 (3.47%) iPad
6 7 (3.47%) Open Source
6 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.97%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.97%) W3C
7 6 (2.97%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.48%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.98%) Social Network
9 4 (1.98%) GIS
9 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.98%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.49%) Podcast
11 2 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.35%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.91%) Linux
3 11 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.50%) Debian
5 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (23.27%) TDD
2 32 (15.84%) SOA
2 32 (15.84%) Mobile Application Development
3 31 (15.35%) iOS Development
3 31 (15.35%) Rapid Prototyping
4 30 (14.85%) Use Case
5 28 (13.86%) OO
6 26 (12.87%) MVC
7 23 (11.39%) OOP
7 23 (11.39%) E-Commerce
7 23 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 20 (9.90%) SEO
8 20 (9.90%) Analytics
9 17 (8.42%) Web Development
10 16 (7.92%) Content Management
10 16 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.93%) Scrum
12 13 (6.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.24%) JavaScript
2 43 (21.29%) SQL
3 42 (20.79%) PHP
4 26 (12.87%) Java
5 23 (11.39%) Objective-C
6 15 (7.43%) C#
7 11 (5.45%) PHP5
8 5 (2.48%) Python
9 4 (1.98%) Ruby
10 3 (1.49%) C
11 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.99%) F#
11 2 (0.99%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) FQL
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) MCP
2 1 (0.50%) MCAD
2 1 (0.50%) MCSD
2 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (58.42%) Twitter
2 84 (41.58%) Google
3 17 (8.42%) Zend
4 16 (7.92%) Adobe
5 7 (3.47%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.97%) Oracle
7 5 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.48%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.98%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.98%) Apple
8 4 (1.98%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.49%) Omniture
10 2 (0.99%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.50%) McAfee
11 1 (0.50%) Sony
11 1 (0.50%) FatWire
11 1 (0.50%) Vignette
11 1 (0.50%) IBM
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