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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 529 446 423
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -23
Contract jobs citing Facebook 50 105 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 73 72
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -3.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.19
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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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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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 December 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 24 December 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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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 -35 37 £375 +7.14% 26
South East -36 8 £275 +22.22% 8
North West - 2 £208 - 7
East of England -11 1 £250 - 2
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 7
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 6
West Midlands - - - - 7
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (60.13%) Twitter
2 69 (43.67%) HTML
3 64 (40.51%) CSS
4 63 (39.87%) Google
5 58 (36.71%) JavaScript
6 41 (25.95%) PHP
7 40 (25.32%) Git (software)
8 39 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (24.68%) HTML5
8 39 (24.68%) Social Media
9 31 (19.62%) TDD
10 30 (18.99%) jQuery
10 30 (18.99%) Web Services
11 29 (18.35%) Subversion
12 28 (17.72%) JSON
12 28 (17.72%) XML
13 27 (17.09%) OO
14 26 (16.46%) MVC
15 25 (15.82%) MySQL
16 24 (15.19%) SQL
16 24 (15.19%) Apple iOS
16 24 (15.19%) Mobile App
17 23 (14.56%) iOS Development
17 23 (14.56%) CSS3
17 23 (14.56%) CMS
17 23 (14.56%) Marketing
18 22 (13.92%) Java
19 21 (13.29%) E-Commerce
19 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
20 20 (12.66%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (14.56%) CMS
2 16 (10.13%) WordPress
3 10 (6.33%) Node.js
4 9 (5.70%) Apache
5 6 (3.80%) Drupal
6 5 (3.16%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (2.53%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (2.53%) SAS
7 4 (2.53%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.90%) IIS
9 2 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Liferay
10 1 (0.63%) JBoss
10 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.90%) MS Office
5 2 (1.27%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.63%) Blender
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.53%) Magento
3 3 (1.90%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.27%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.13%) Internet
2 4 (2.53%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) NFC
4 1 (0.63%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.82%) MySQL
2 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.53%) Redis
7 2 (1.27%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 40 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.35%) Subversion
3 11 (6.96%) Xcode
4 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.90%) Grunt
7 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.27%) JIRA
7 2 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.27%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.27%) NUnit
7 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.27%) Ant
7 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.27%) MSTest
7 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.27%) Moq
8 1 (0.63%) Mocha
General
1 23 (14.56%) Marketing
2 13 (8.23%) Games
3 7 (4.43%) Advertising
4 4 (2.53%) Publishing
4 4 (2.53%) Back Office
4 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Finance
5 3 (1.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (72.78%) Developer
2 31 (19.62%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (11.39%) iOS Developer
4 17 (10.76%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Mobile Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.96%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Designer
9 6 (3.80%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.16%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Drupal Developer
12 3 (1.90%) Android Developer
12 3 (1.90%) Digital Content Designer
12 3 (1.90%) Social Media Manager
12 3 (1.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (43.67%) HTML
2 64 (40.51%) CSS
3 39 (24.68%) HTML5
4 30 (18.99%) jQuery
4 30 (18.99%) Web Services
5 28 (17.72%) XML
5 28 (17.72%) JSON
6 23 (14.56%) CSS3
7 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
8 20 (12.66%) RESTful
8 20 (12.66%) LAMP
9 19 (12.03%) REST
10 16 (10.13%) .NET
11 15 (9.49%) iOS SDK
11 15 (9.49%) Google Maps API
11 15 (9.49%) OAuth
12 11 (6.96%) Symfony
12 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET
12 11 (6.96%) Ajax
13 10 (6.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.68%) Social Media
2 24 (15.19%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.86%) User Experience
4 12 (7.59%) Blog
5 8 (5.06%) Animation
6 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.80%) Copywriting
6 6 (3.80%) Social Network
6 6 (3.80%) Open Source
6 6 (3.80%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.53%) Podcast
8 4 (2.53%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.53%) iPhone
8 4 (2.53%) W3C
8 4 (2.53%) GIS
9 3 (1.90%) iPad
10 2 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.19%) Apple iOS
2 20 (12.66%) Linux
3 11 (6.96%) Android
4 3 (1.90%) Windows
5 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.62%) TDD
3 27 (17.09%) OO
4 26 (16.46%) MVC
5 23 (14.56%) iOS Development
6 21 (13.29%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.03%) OOP
8 17 (10.76%) SEO
8 17 (10.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (10.13%) Analytics
10 15 (9.49%) Rapid Prototyping
10 15 (9.49%) SOA
11 14 (8.86%) Use Case
11 14 (8.86%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (7.59%) Web Development
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.96%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.96%) Scrum
14 10 (6.33%) Game Development
15 9 (5.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 41 (25.95%) PHP
3 24 (15.19%) SQL
4 22 (13.92%) Java
5 16 (10.13%) C#
6 13 (8.23%) PHP5
7 12 (7.59%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.53%) C
9 3 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) F#
10 2 (1.27%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) Python
11 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) FQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) cPanel
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (60.13%) Twitter
2 63 (39.87%) Google
3 15 (9.49%) Zend
4 12 (7.59%) Adobe
5 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.53%) Coremetrics
6 4 (2.53%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.90%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.90%) Apple
7 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle
8 2 (1.27%) Sony
8 2 (1.27%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.63%) FatWire
9 1 (0.63%) Vignette
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) McAfee
9 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
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