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 22 August 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook Query Language (FQL)
Rank 582 554 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing FQL 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
19036 19218 19901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.49% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12286 12255 12124
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 524 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Vignette
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) FatWire
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum

FQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WebCenter
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Vignette
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) FatWire
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter