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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 516 447 412
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -35
Contract jobs citing Facebook 41 92 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.45% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 66
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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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

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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

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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 29 January 2015.

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

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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 29 January 2015. 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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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 -42 23 £369 +5.35% 45
South East -5 14 £325 -16.12% 11
North West - 2 £245 - 10
East of England -3 1 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 4
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 7
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 76 (56.72%) Twitter
2 62 (46.27%) HTML
3 57 (42.54%) CSS
4 53 (39.55%) JavaScript
5 46 (34.33%) Google
6 37 (27.61%) PHP
7 36 (26.87%) Social Media
8 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (23.13%) HTML5
10 30 (22.39%) Git (software)
11 27 (20.15%) jQuery
12 24 (17.91%) Marketing
13 23 (17.16%) Subversion
13 23 (17.16%) MySQL
13 23 (17.16%) OO
13 23 (17.16%) Web Services
14 21 (15.67%) MVC
14 21 (15.67%) Apple iOS
14 21 (15.67%) AngularJS
15 20 (14.93%) CSS3
16 19 (14.18%) iOS Development
16 19 (14.18%) TDD
16 19 (14.18%) .NET
17 18 (13.43%) Java
17 18 (13.43%) C#
17 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
17 18 (13.43%) CMS
17 18 (13.43%) JSON
17 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
18 17 (12.69%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 18 (13.43%) CMS
2 13 (9.70%) WordPress
3 9 (6.72%) Apache
3 9 (6.72%) Node.js
4 5 (3.73%) Drupal
4 5 (3.73%) Facebook Platform
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.99%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (2.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Liferay
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.49%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.99%) Magento
3 3 (2.24%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.75%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) Internet
2 5 (3.73%) HTTP
3 4 (2.99%) Intranet
4 2 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) MySQL
2 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.99%) Redis
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.16%) Subversion
3 8 (5.97%) Xcode
4 5 (3.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (2.99%) Grunt
5 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.49%) Moq
6 2 (1.49%) MSTest
6 2 (1.49%) NUnit
7 1 (0.75%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
7 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Mocha
7 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.75%) JIRA
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 24 (17.91%) Marketing
2 11 (8.21%) Advertising
3 7 (5.22%) Games
4 4 (2.99%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Automotive
5 3 (2.24%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Finance
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (71.64%) Developer
2 29 (21.64%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (11.94%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.45%) PHP Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Designer
7 10 (7.46%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (3.73%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Junior Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Junior
10 3 (2.24%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (46.27%) HTML
2 57 (42.54%) CSS
3 31 (23.13%) HTML5
4 27 (20.15%) jQuery
5 23 (17.16%) Web Services
6 21 (15.67%) AngularJS
7 20 (14.93%) CSS3
8 19 (14.18%) .NET
9 18 (13.43%) JSON
10 17 (12.69%) XML
11 16 (11.94%) RESTful
12 15 (11.19%) Google Maps API
12 15 (11.19%) LAMP
13 13 (9.70%) Backbone.js
14 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET
15 11 (8.21%) iOS SDK
16 10 (7.46%) REST
17 9 (6.72%) XHTML
18 8 (5.97%) OAuth
19 7 (5.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.87%) Social Media
2 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.45%) Blog
3 14 (10.45%) User Experience
4 8 (5.97%) Animation
5 7 (5.22%) Social Network
6 6 (4.48%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.48%) Copywriting
6 6 (4.48%) Open Source
7 5 (3.73%) iPad
7 5 (3.73%) iPhone
8 4 (2.99%) Podcast
8 4 (2.99%) GIS
9 3 (2.24%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.49%) BBC
11 1 (0.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.67%) Apple iOS
2 17 (12.69%) Linux
3 11 (8.21%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.16%) OO
3 21 (15.67%) MVC
4 19 (14.18%) iOS Development
4 19 (14.18%) TDD
5 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 16 (11.94%) OOP
7 15 (11.19%) SEO
8 14 (10.45%) Analytics
8 14 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (8.21%) Web Development
10 8 (5.97%) Android Development
10 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.97%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (5.22%) SOA
11 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.22%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.48%) Pay per click
12 6 (4.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.55%) JavaScript
2 37 (27.61%) PHP
3 18 (13.43%) Java
3 18 (13.43%) C#
4 12 (8.96%) PHP5
4 12 (8.96%) SQL
5 8 (5.97%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.73%) C
7 3 (2.24%) Ruby
8 2 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) Scala
9 1 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) cPanel
Vendors
1 76 (56.72%) Twitter
2 46 (34.33%) Google
3 11 (8.21%) Adobe
4 8 (5.97%) Zend
5 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.99%) Coremetrics
7 3 (2.24%) Apple
7 3 (2.24%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.49%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.49%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.49%) Sony
9 1 (0.75%) McAfee
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle
9 1 (0.75%) Foundry
9 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
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