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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 366 331 319
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing Facebook 37 86 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 63 47
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -3.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.19
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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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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
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 December 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
City of London +4 4 £275 -25.67% 8
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (53.06%) Twitter
2 33 (33.67%) HTML
3 32 (32.65%) Google
4 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.59%) CSS
5 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 26 (26.53%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.51%) Social Media
8 24 (24.49%) PHP
9 21 (21.43%) Subversion
10 20 (20.41%) Web Services
11 19 (19.39%) MVC
11 19 (19.39%) RESTful
11 19 (19.39%) Apple iOS
12 18 (18.37%) HTML5
12 18 (18.37%) iOS Development
13 17 (17.35%) TDD
14 16 (16.33%) LAMP
14 16 (16.33%) jQuery
15 15 (15.31%) OO
16 14 (14.29%) MySQL
16 14 (14.29%) Zend
16 14 (14.29%) iOS SDK
16 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 13 (13.27%) Linux
17 13 (13.27%) OOP
18 12 (12.24%) JSON
18 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
19 11 (11.22%) Symfony

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (11.22%) CMS
2 10 (10.20%) WordPress
3 5 (5.10%) Node.js
3 5 (5.10%) Apache
4 4 (4.08%) SAS
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.04%) Drupal
5 2 (2.04%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.04%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.06%) WebTrends
3 2 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) Intranet
2 3 (3.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) MySQL
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.08%) Redis
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.43%) Subversion
3 11 (11.22%) Xcode
4 5 (5.10%) Selenium
5 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.06%) Grunt
7 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.04%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.02%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.02%) MSTest
8 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.02%) Moq
8 1 (1.02%) Mocha
8 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.02%) Bower
General
1 11 (11.22%) Marketing
2 6 (6.12%) Advertising
3 4 (4.08%) Publishing
3 4 (4.08%) Back Office
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Finance
5 2 (2.04%) Automotive
5 2 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) iOS Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (11.22%) PHP Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Designer
6 7 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (3.06%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Digital Content Designer
8 3 (3.06%) Social Media Manager
9 2 (2.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (2.04%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) HTML
2 29 (29.59%) CSS
3 20 (20.41%) Web Services
4 19 (19.39%) RESTful
5 18 (18.37%) HTML5
6 16 (16.33%) jQuery
6 16 (16.33%) LAMP
7 14 (14.29%) iOS SDK
7 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.24%) JSON
9 11 (11.22%) Symfony
10 10 (10.20%) XML
11 9 (9.18%) .NET
12 8 (8.16%) Cocoa
12 8 (8.16%) CSS3
12 8 (8.16%) Cocoa Touch
13 7 (7.14%) Backbone.js
13 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
14 6 (6.12%) Laravel
14 6 (6.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Social Media
2 10 (10.20%) User Experience
3 9 (9.18%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.16%) Animation
5 7 (7.14%) Blog
6 4 (4.08%) Podcast
6 4 (4.08%) Social Network
6 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.08%) GIS
7 3 (3.06%) iPhone
8 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.04%) iPad
8 2 (2.04%) BBC
8 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.04%) W3C
8 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.02%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Apple iOS
2 13 (13.27%) Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) MVC
3 18 (18.37%) iOS Development
4 17 (17.35%) TDD
5 15 (15.31%) OO
6 13 (13.27%) OOP
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (10.20%) Analytics
10 9 (9.18%) Scrum
10 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.14%) Web Development
11 7 (7.14%) BDD
12 6 (6.12%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.12%) ETL
12 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.10%) SEO
13 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) JavaScript
2 24 (24.49%) PHP
3 11 (11.22%) Objective-C
4 10 (10.20%) C#
4 10 (10.20%) Java
5 6 (6.12%) SQL
5 6 (6.12%) PHP5
6 3 (3.06%) Ruby
7 2 (2.04%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) F#
7 2 (2.04%) Scala
7 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) cPanel
Vendors
1 52 (53.06%) Twitter
2 32 (32.65%) Google
3 14 (14.29%) Zend
4 7 (7.14%) Adobe
5 4 (4.08%) Ab Initio
6 3 (3.06%) Apple
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.04%) Sony
7 2 (2.04%) Yahoo!
8 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
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