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 30 July 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.

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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 368 342 341
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Facebook 38 64 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.61% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £259 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.15 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- -19.90%
Facebook
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
10268 10462 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 44.36% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6806 6573 6989
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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

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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 30 July 2015.

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
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 30 July 2015. 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
City of London -12 11 £378 +4.13% 12
Sidcup - 1 £380 -
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England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 39 (46.43%) Twitter
2 37 (44.05%) Social Media
3 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.95%) HTML
4 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.00%) CSS
5 21 (25.00%) Google
5 21 (25.00%) JSON
6 18 (21.43%) Marketing
6 18 (21.43%) TDD
7 17 (20.24%) HTML5
8 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 15 (17.86%) .NET
10 14 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 13 (15.48%) CSS3
11 13 (15.48%) Android
11 13 (15.48%) Java
12 12 (14.29%) Photoshop
12 12 (14.29%) Web Services
12 12 (14.29%) Scrum
12 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 11 (13.10%) C#
13 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
13 11 (13.10%) User Experience
14 10 (11.90%) Mobile Development
14 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
14 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.90%) XML
14 10 (11.90%) Advertising
14 10 (11.90%) iPhone

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (7.14%) Node.js
2 4 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (3.57%) Facebook Platform
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.38%) Drupal
4 2 (2.38%) WordPress
5 1 (1.19%) nginx
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Radian6
2 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) PaaS
2 3 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) Grunt
3 2 (2.38%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) Subversion
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) MSTest
3 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.38%) Moq
3 2 (2.38%) gulp
4 1 (1.19%) Ant
4 1 (1.19%) Mockito
4 1 (1.19%) Mocha
4 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.19%) Gradle
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (21.43%) Marketing
2 10 (11.90%) Advertising
3 8 (9.52%) Games
4 4 (4.76%) Publishing
5 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Finance
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Front Office
6 2 (2.38%) Electronics
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.52%) iOS Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Senior iOS Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Social Media Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Copywriter
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (3.57%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) HTML
2 21 (25.00%) CSS
2 21 (25.00%) JSON
3 17 (20.24%) HTML5
4 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 15 (17.86%) .NET
6 13 (15.48%) CSS3
7 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 10 (11.90%) XML
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 10 (11.90%) Backbone.js
8 10 (11.90%) REST
9 8 (9.52%) Sass
10 7 (8.33%) RESTful
11 6 (7.14%) jQuery
11 6 (7.14%) WCF
11 6 (7.14%) Android SDK
12 5 (5.95%) React
12 5 (5.95%) Google Maps API
12 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (44.05%) Social Media
2 11 (13.10%) User Experience
3 10 (11.90%) iPhone
4 8 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.14%) Blog
6 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.57%) Copywriting
8 3 (3.57%) Animation
8 3 (3.57%) Streaming Video
8 3 (3.57%) iPad
9 2 (2.38%) Social Gaming
9 2 (2.38%) Social Network
9 2 (2.38%) Equities
9 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.38%) Flash Games
10 1 (1.19%) W3C
10 1 (1.19%) BBC
10 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 13 (15.48%) Android
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) TDD
3 12 (14.29%) Scrum
4 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.90%) Mobile Development
6 9 (10.71%) BDD
6 9 (10.71%) iOS Development
6 9 (10.71%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) CRM
7 8 (9.52%) MVC
7 8 (9.52%) Android Development
8 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.14%) Content Management
9 6 (7.14%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) Web Development
10 5 (5.95%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.95%) Web Application Development
10 5 (5.95%) Analytics
11 4 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.48%) Java
3 11 (13.10%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.76%) Ruby
5 4 (4.76%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) SQL
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) Ada
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) PHP5
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) Go
8 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCSA
3 1 (1.19%) MCT
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Twitter
2 21 (25.00%) Google
3 7 (8.33%) Adobe
4 2 (2.38%) Zend
4 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.38%) Sencha
4 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.19%) Sony
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.19%) Spiceworks
5 1 (1.19%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) Sysomos
5 1 (1.19%) PayPal
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft