The table below looks at the statistics for FQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FQL over the 3 months to 4 September 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook Query Language (FQL)
Rank 570 585 556
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing FQL 20 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.097% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20542 18847 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.28% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12128 12106
Average daily rate £410 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 397 520
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

FQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FQL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

FQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

FQL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FQL across the England region.

FQL Daily Rate Trend in England

FQL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FQL across the England region.

FQL Hourly Rate Trend in England

FQL
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 FQL within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
North West - 13 £375 -
Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
FQL
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FQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FQL 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 FQL.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) VB
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 20 (100.00%) CAML
1 20 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) TDD
3 16 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (75.00%) jQuery
4 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (75.00%) HTML
5 13 (65.00%) UNIX
5 13 (65.00%) Linux
6 12 (60.00%) Mac OS X
6 12 (60.00%) Internet
7 11 (55.00%) Subversion
7 11 (55.00%) HTML5
8 10 (50.00%) HTTP
9 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
9 9 (45.00%) Data Management
10 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL

FQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FQL 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 FQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Internet
2 10 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (20.00%) SQLite
4 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) Subversion
3 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (20.00%) NUnit
4 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) Maven
4 4 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 4 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) CAML
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) jQuery
3 11 (55.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) Django
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
8 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) UNIX
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Data Management
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (35.00%) Web Design
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) VB
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (20.00%) VBA
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) BitLocker