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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 475 443 431
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Contract jobs citing Facebook 105 119 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 98 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £229 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 - £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £32.50
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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
23560 22273 24622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 46.29% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13717 12890 12929
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -
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 1107 1020 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Facebook
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 1 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 1 October 2014.

Facebook Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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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 1 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 -8 61 £364 +11.92% 64
South East -8 22 £320 -28.88% 13
North West - 10 £325 - 11
East of England -24 4 £400 +35.59% 8
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 2
West Midlands -23 2 - - 5
South West -33 2 - - 4
North East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 7
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UK

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 126 (59.15%) Twitter
2 94 (44.13%) Google
3 69 (32.39%) Mobile App
4 67 (31.46%) HTML
5 58 (27.23%) CSS
6 56 (26.29%) TDD
7 54 (25.35%) SQL
8 53 (24.88%) XML
8 53 (24.88%) JSON
9 52 (24.41%) JavaScript
9 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
10 49 (23.00%) REST
11 48 (22.54%) Social Media
12 46 (21.60%) Internet
13 45 (21.13%) Marketing
13 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (20.19%) SOA
15 42 (19.72%) PHP
16 41 (19.25%) OAuth
16 41 (19.25%) Mobile Application Development
17 39 (18.31%) Rapid Prototyping
18 38 (17.84%) Use Case
19 37 (17.37%) HTML5
20 36 (16.90%) Apple iOS
21 34 (15.96%) iOS Development
22 32 (15.02%) Java
23 30 (14.08%) jQuery
24 29 (13.62%) Subversion
25 28 (13.15%) OO
26 27 (12.68%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (11.74%) CMS
2 14 (6.57%) WordPress
3 10 (4.69%) Node.js
4 8 (3.76%) Apache
5 6 (2.82%) SAS
5 6 (2.82%) Drupal
6 5 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.88%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (1.88%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.88%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.41%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.94%) IIS
9 2 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.47%) Liferay
10 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.41%) MS Office
5 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.94%) InDesign
6 1 (0.47%) Blender
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.41%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.94%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Heroku
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (21.60%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) Intranet
2 2 (0.94%) SSH
3 1 (0.47%) NFC
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) RFID
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) MySQL
2 16 (7.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.88%) Redis
6 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.94%) Big Data
7 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.62%) Subversion
3 22 (10.33%) Xcode
4 5 (2.35%) Selenium
4 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.88%) Grunt
6 3 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.94%) Ant
7 2 (0.94%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.94%) JIRA
7 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.94%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.47%) Moq
8 1 (0.47%) Mocha
8 1 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 45 (21.13%) Marketing
2 26 (12.21%) Games
3 17 (7.98%) Advertising
4 8 (3.76%) Retail
5 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.35%) Automotive
7 4 (1.88%) Finance
8 3 (1.41%) Local Government
8 3 (1.41%) Publishing
8 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (70.89%) Developer
2 37 (17.37%) Mobile Developer
3 33 (15.49%) Front-End Developer
4 27 (12.68%) iOS Developer
5 24 (11.27%) Lead Developer
6 17 (7.98%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.69%) Designer
10 8 (3.76%) Architect
11 6 (2.82%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.82%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.35%) Android Developer
12 5 (2.35%) Social Media Manager
12 5 (2.35%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.35%) Technical Architect
13 4 (1.88%) C# Developer
13 4 (1.88%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (31.46%) HTML
2 58 (27.23%) CSS
3 53 (24.88%) XML
3 53 (24.88%) JSON
4 49 (23.00%) REST
5 41 (19.25%) OAuth
6 37 (17.37%) HTML5
7 30 (14.08%) jQuery
8 26 (12.21%) Web Services
9 22 (10.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 22 (10.33%) iOS SDK
10 21 (9.86%) Spring
10 21 (9.86%) Cocoa
11 20 (9.39%) CSS3
11 20 (9.39%) Cocoa Touch
11 20 (9.39%) RESTful
12 19 (8.92%) LAMP
13 18 (8.45%) Unity DI Container
14 15 (7.04%) .NET
14 15 (7.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.39%) Mobile App
2 48 (22.54%) Social Media
3 15 (7.04%) User Experience
4 13 (6.10%) Blog
5 10 (4.69%) iPhone
6 9 (4.23%) iPad
7 8 (3.76%) Open Source
8 7 (3.29%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.29%) Animation
8 7 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.29%) W3C
9 6 (2.82%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.35%) Data Integration
10 5 (2.35%) Copywriting
10 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.88%) Social Network
12 3 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.94%) GIS
13 2 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.90%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.45%) Linux
3 14 (6.57%) Android
4 3 (1.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.47%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.29%) TDD
2 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (20.19%) SOA
4 41 (19.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 39 (18.31%) Rapid Prototyping
6 38 (17.84%) Use Case
7 34 (15.96%) iOS Development
8 28 (13.15%) OO
9 27 (12.68%) Software Engineering
10 26 (12.21%) MVC
11 25 (11.74%) Analytics
12 24 (11.27%) OOP
13 23 (10.80%) E-Commerce
14 22 (10.33%) SEO
15 21 (9.86%) Game Development
16 17 (7.98%) Content Management
16 17 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (7.51%) Web Development
18 15 (7.04%) Scrum
19 13 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.35%) SQL
2 52 (24.41%) JavaScript
3 42 (19.72%) PHP
4 32 (15.02%) Java
5 24 (11.27%) Objective-C
6 15 (7.04%) C#
7 12 (5.63%) PHP5
8 6 (2.82%) Python
9 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.41%) Ruby
9 3 (1.41%) C
10 2 (0.94%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.94%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.94%) F#
10 2 (0.94%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) FQL
11 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.47%) PHP4
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.47%) MCTS
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.47%) MCP
2 1 (0.47%) MCAD
2 1 (0.47%) MCSD
2 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.41%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) WCAG
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 126 (59.15%) Twitter
2 94 (44.13%) Google
3 17 (7.98%) Zend
4 15 (7.04%) Adobe
5 7 (3.29%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.29%) Oracle
6 5 (2.35%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.88%) Apple
7 4 (1.88%) Coremetrics
8 3 (1.41%) Omniture
8 3 (1.41%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.94%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.47%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.47%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.47%) Yahoo!
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