The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 373 332 324
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -8
Contract jobs citing Facebook 39 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.81% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 73 49
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £6.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10545 11320 10632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.19% 45.43% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7225 7461 6628
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 239 293
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £43.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in London

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in London

Facebook
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in London

Facebook
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in London

Facebook
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Facebook Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
City of London +16 4 £275 -31.25% 16
Hammersmith -6 1 £450 +38.46%
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (49.59%) Twitter
2 45 (36.59%) Google
3 41 (33.33%) HTML
4 40 (32.52%) Git (software)
5 36 (29.27%) CSS
6 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
7 32 (26.02%) Social Media
8 31 (25.20%) PHP
9 26 (21.14%) Subversion
10 25 (20.33%) HTML5
11 23 (18.70%) Apple iOS
11 23 (18.70%) Web Services
12 22 (17.89%) jQuery
12 22 (17.89%) iOS Development
13 20 (16.26%) RESTful
14 19 (15.45%) iOS SDK
14 19 (15.45%) MVC
14 19 (15.45%) Objective-C
14 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
15 18 (14.63%) Analytics
15 18 (14.63%) LAMP
15 18 (14.63%) Marketing
16 17 (13.82%) CMS
16 17 (13.82%) MySQL
17 16 (13.01%) OO
17 16 (13.01%) Cocoa
17 16 (13.01%) Xcode
17 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
17 16 (13.01%) Zend

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (13.82%) CMS
2 11 (8.94%) WordPress
3 7 (5.69%) Node.js
4 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) SAS
5 4 (3.25%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.44%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (1.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.44%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.63%) Magento
3 2 (1.63%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Internet
2 3 (2.44%) Intranet
3 2 (1.63%) SSH
3 2 (1.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) MySQL
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.25%) Redis
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (32.52%) Git (software)
2 26 (21.14%) Subversion
3 16 (13.01%) Xcode
4 6 (4.88%) Grunt
5 5 (4.07%) Selenium
6 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.63%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.63%) JIRA
7 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) Bower
8 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.81%) Moq
8 1 (0.81%) Mocha
8 1 (0.81%) Redmine
8 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 18 (14.63%) Marketing
2 8 (6.50%) Advertising
3 4 (3.25%) Publishing
3 4 (3.25%) Games
3 4 (3.25%) Back Office
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.44%) Finance
5 2 (1.63%) Automotive
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (67.48%) Developer
2 21 (17.07%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (15.45%) iOS Developer
4 12 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 11 (8.94%) Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Designer
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Web Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Social Media Manager
10 3 (2.44%) Digital Content Designer
10 3 (2.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.44%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.33%) HTML
2 36 (29.27%) CSS
3 25 (20.33%) HTML5
4 23 (18.70%) Web Services
5 22 (17.89%) jQuery
6 20 (16.26%) RESTful
7 19 (15.45%) iOS SDK
7 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
8 18 (14.63%) LAMP
9 16 (13.01%) Cocoa
10 15 (12.20%) Cocoa Touch
11 13 (10.57%) CSS3
12 11 (8.94%) Backbone.js
12 11 (8.94%) JSON
12 11 (8.94%) Symfony
13 10 (8.13%) Google Maps API
13 10 (8.13%) XML
14 9 (7.32%) .NET
14 9 (7.32%) Ajax
15 8 (6.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Social Media
2 16 (13.01%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.94%) User Experience
4 9 (7.32%) Blog
4 9 (7.32%) Animation
5 5 (4.07%) W3C
5 5 (4.07%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.25%) iPhone
6 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) GIS
6 4 (3.25%) Podcast
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.44%) iPad
8 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.81%) BBC
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Apple iOS
2 13 (10.57%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.89%) iOS Development
3 19 (15.45%) MVC
4 18 (14.63%) Analytics
5 16 (13.01%) OO
5 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.20%) OOP
6 15 (12.20%) TDD
7 14 (11.38%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (9.76%) Scrum
9 12 (9.76%) Web Development
9 12 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.94%) SEO
11 10 (8.13%) Content Management
12 7 (5.69%) ETL
12 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.69%) BDD
13 5 (4.07%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.20%) PHP
3 19 (15.45%) Objective-C
4 10 (8.13%) C#
4 10 (8.13%) Java
5 7 (5.69%) SQL
6 6 (4.88%) PHP5
7 5 (4.07%) Python
8 3 (2.44%) Ruby
9 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.63%) F#
9 2 (1.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 61 (49.59%) Twitter
2 45 (36.59%) Google
3 16 (13.01%) Zend
4 9 (7.32%) Adobe
5 7 (5.69%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.07%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.44%) Omniture
9 2 (1.63%) Apple
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.63%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.81%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.81%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.81%) Sony
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £50 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Media
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competetive Rates
Posted: 17 days ago