The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 503 390 418
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +28
Contract jobs citing Facebook 87 113 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 107
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +223.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.49 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +223.41%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Facebook
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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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -43 44 £375 +7.14% 49
South East -14 19 £388 +10.71% 15
East of England -26 7 £450 +71.42% 4
South West -16 6 £500 +100.10% 4
West Midlands -21 4 £350 +34.61% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 3
East Midlands -7 3 - - 2
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 6
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Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 124 (64.58%) Twitter
2 84 (43.75%) HTML
3 80 (41.67%) Google
4 73 (38.02%) JavaScript
4 73 (38.02%) CSS
5 63 (32.81%) Social Media
6 51 (26.56%) OO
7 49 (25.52%) TDD
8 45 (23.44%) Java
8 45 (23.44%) HTML5
9 41 (21.35%) JSON
9 41 (21.35%) Android
10 40 (20.83%) MVC
11 39 (20.31%) Marketing
12 38 (19.79%) XML
13 37 (19.27%) OOP
13 37 (19.27%) PHP
13 37 (19.27%) CSS3
14 36 (18.75%) Apple iOS
15 34 (17.71%) Android Development
16 32 (16.67%) Analytics
17 30 (15.63%) REST
17 30 (15.63%) Git (software)
18 29 (15.10%) Mobile App
18 29 (15.10%) SQL
19 28 (14.58%) Web Services
19 28 (14.58%) SOA
20 26 (13.54%) Degree
21 25 (13.02%) Social Network
21 25 (13.02%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (12.50%) CMS
2 10 (5.21%) Node.js
3 6 (3.13%) WordPress
4 5 (2.60%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.56%) Lync
7 2 (1.04%) IIS
7 2 (1.04%) Drupal
7 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.52%) Mule
8 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.52%) Apache
8 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.60%) InDesign
4 3 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.08%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.56%) Tridion
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.56%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Heroku
4 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (3.13%) HTTP
3 5 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.60%) 3G
4 4 (2.08%) SMS
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.46%) MySQL
2 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.21%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.08%) SQLite
3 4 (2.08%) Big Data
3 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) Redis
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.81%) Subversion
3 11 (5.73%) Xcode
4 6 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.08%) jMock
5 4 (2.08%) Mockito
6 3 (1.56%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.56%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.04%) JUnit
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (20.31%) Marketing
2 24 (12.50%) Games
3 11 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.73%) Advertising
3 11 (5.73%) Retail
4 10 (5.21%) Finance
5 8 (4.17%) Automotive
6 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (70.83%) Developer
2 29 (15.10%) Android Developer
3 21 (10.94%) PHP Developer
4 20 (10.42%) iOS Developer
5 17 (8.85%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 11 (5.73%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.73%) Architect
9 10 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Designer
10 9 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 5 (2.60%) Web Developer
14 4 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (43.75%) HTML
2 73 (38.02%) CSS
3 45 (23.44%) HTML5
4 41 (21.35%) JSON
5 38 (19.79%) XML
6 37 (19.27%) CSS3
7 30 (15.63%) REST
8 28 (14.58%) Web Services
9 25 (13.02%) RESTful
10 24 (12.50%) jQuery
11 22 (11.46%) .NET
12 21 (10.94%) OAuth
13 18 (9.38%) Backbone.js
14 16 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 16 (8.33%) Flash
15 15 (7.81%) Symfony
15 15 (7.81%) Google Maps API
15 15 (7.81%) Ajax
16 14 (7.29%) Spring
16 14 (7.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (32.81%) Social Media
2 29 (15.10%) Mobile App
3 25 (13.02%) Social Network
4 16 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 14 (7.29%) Client/Server
6 13 (6.77%) Blog
7 11 (5.73%) Digital Media
8 9 (4.69%) iPad
9 8 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (3.65%) iPhone
11 6 (3.13%) Graphic Design
12 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
13 4 (2.08%) Semantic Web
13 4 (2.08%) Open Source
14 3 (1.56%) FMCG
14 3 (1.56%) New Media
14 3 (1.56%) Smartphone
14 3 (1.56%) Online Games
14 3 (1.56%) Animation
14 3 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.35%) Android
2 36 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.69%) Linux
4 7 (3.65%) Windows
5 4 (2.08%) Solaris
5 4 (2.08%) UNIX
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.56%) OO
2 49 (25.52%) TDD
3 40 (20.83%) MVC
4 37 (19.27%) OOP
5 34 (17.71%) Android Development
6 32 (16.67%) Analytics
7 28 (14.58%) SOA
8 25 (13.02%) iOS Development
9 20 (10.42%) Scrum
10 19 (9.90%) Software Engineering
11 17 (8.85%) Web Development
11 17 (8.85%) SEO
12 16 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (7.29%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (7.29%) Use Case
14 13 (6.77%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (6.77%) Game Development
14 13 (6.77%) Time Management
15 12 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 12 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.02%) JavaScript
2 45 (23.44%) Java
3 37 (19.27%) PHP
4 29 (15.10%) SQL
5 20 (10.42%) C#
6 17 (8.85%) Ruby
7 16 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 14 (7.29%) Python
8 14 (7.29%) C++
9 12 (6.25%) PHP5
10 8 (4.17%) ActionScript
10 8 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.56%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.04%) C
13 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.52%) Scala
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) Haskell
13 1 (0.52%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 26 (13.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) WCAG
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 124 (64.58%) Twitter
2 80 (41.67%) Google
3 16 (8.33%) Adobe
4 11 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.17%) Apple
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle
7 4 (2.08%) Zend
7 4 (2.08%) Omniture
7 4 (2.08%) DoubleClick
8 3 (1.56%) Neolane
8 3 (1.56%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.04%) SAP
9 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.52%) Sencha
10 1 (0.52%) Tableau
10 1 (0.52%) Vertica
10 1 (0.52%) ParAccel
10 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.52%) Netezza
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