The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 31 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Facebook 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.64% 0.67% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 1.43% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£350 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £32.50
Facebook
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
172 140 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 56.77% 46.98% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 73 61
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 34
Average hourly rate £20.67 £11.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.90% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.90 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £21.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Facebook
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Canterbury - - - - 1
Facebook
South East

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 28 (100.00%) Internet
1 28 (100.00%) Twitter
2 26 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 26 (92.86%) Mobile Application Development
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 26 (92.86%) XML
2 26 (92.86%) Google
2 26 (92.86%) JSON
2 26 (92.86%) OAuth
2 26 (92.86%) REST
3 24 (85.71%) Rapid Prototyping
3 24 (85.71%) Use Case
3 24 (85.71%) SOA
3 24 (85.71%) TDD
4 14 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 12 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
5 12 (42.86%) Games
5 12 (42.86%) Spring
5 12 (42.86%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) Game Development
6 6 (21.43%) Java ME
6 6 (21.43%) J2ME
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Local Government
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Blog
7 2 (7.14%) Web Usability

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 12 (42.86%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (53.57%) Lead Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) XML
1 26 (92.86%) JSON
1 26 (92.86%) OAuth
1 26 (92.86%) REST
2 14 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
3 12 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (21.43%) Java ME
4 6 (21.43%) J2ME
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Blog
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Mobile Application Development
2 24 (85.71%) SOA
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
2 24 (85.71%) Use Case
2 24 (85.71%) Rapid Prototyping
3 12 (42.86%) Game Development
4 2 (7.14%) Web Usability
4 2 (7.14%) Content Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Java
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Twitter
2 26 (92.86%) Google
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