The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 59 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Facebook 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -30.76%
Facebook
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
232 228 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.44% 46.15% 51.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 71 112
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £155 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.90 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Facebook across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Facebook
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Basildon - - - - 1
Wickford - - - -
Facebook
East of England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 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

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
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%) Agile Software Development
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%) Manual 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
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) FQL
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%) Twitter