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 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook Platform (Facebook APIs)
Rank 412 430 393
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -37
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.012% 0.045%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.044% 0.064% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £245 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £189 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £301 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Facebook Platform
England

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
4540 4704 4519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.63% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 3216 2963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 150
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook Platform across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Facebook Platform Daily Rate Histogram in London

Facebook Platform
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Facebook
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BDD

Facebook Platform
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Redmine
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Flash Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
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