The table below looks at the statistics for Facebook Platform skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook Platform over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook Platform (Facebook APIs)
Rank 414 431 425
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.021% 0.044% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £248 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.71% -13.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4849 4532 4483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.45% 18.93% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3344 2967 2922
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 113 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Facebook Platform
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Facebook Platform Jobs Demand Trend in London

Facebook Platform
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Facebook Platform Daily Rate Trend in London

Facebook Platform
Top 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Facebook Platform 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 Platform.

1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Facebook
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Animation
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Core Animation
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Android SDK

Facebook Platform
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Facebook Platform 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 Platform. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Core Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Facebook