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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 346 334 293
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -41
Contract jobs citing Facebook 78 88 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 75 75
Average daily rate
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£370 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £204 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £268
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +58.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £6.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.08 -
% change year-on-year
-22.24% -
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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
10987 11757 11934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.91% 46.32% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6924 7561 7236
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 267 343
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 17 £350 - 15
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (40.35%) Twitter
2 39 (34.21%) Google
2 39 (34.21%) Git (software)
3 31 (27.19%) HTML
4 28 (24.56%) PHP
5 27 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 25 (21.93%) CSS
6 25 (21.93%) Social Media
6 25 (21.93%) Apple iOS
6 25 (21.93%) iOS Development
7 24 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 22 (19.30%) Mobile App
9 21 (18.42%) Marketing
10 20 (17.54%) HTML5
10 20 (17.54%) MVC
11 19 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 19 (16.67%) OO
11 19 (16.67%) RESTful
11 19 (16.67%) Analytics
12 18 (15.79%) Web Services
12 18 (15.79%) Cocoa
12 18 (15.79%) Xcode
12 18 (15.79%) Subversion
13 17 (14.91%) TDD
13 17 (14.91%) OOP
13 17 (14.91%) jQuery
14 16 (14.04%) iOS SDK
14 16 (14.04%) Cocoa Touch
15 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (13.16%) Zend

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (11.40%) CMS
2 7 (6.14%) Node.js
3 5 (4.39%) SAS
3 5 (4.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.51%) WordPress
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.88%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.88%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Heroku
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
2 1 (0.88%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.51%) Redis
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) OLAP
7 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.79%) Xcode
2 18 (15.79%) Subversion
3 5 (4.39%) Selenium
4 4 (3.51%) Grunt
5 2 (1.75%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.75%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.88%) Mocha
6 1 (0.88%) Redmine
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) Bower
General
1 21 (18.42%) Marketing
2 12 (10.53%) Advertising
3 4 (3.51%) Games
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (70.18%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) iOS Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Designer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Social Media Manager
10 3 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Web Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.75%) Web Editor
11 2 (1.75%) Copywriter
11 2 (1.75%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) HTML
2 25 (21.93%) CSS
3 20 (17.54%) HTML5
4 19 (16.67%) RESTful
5 18 (15.79%) Web Services
5 18 (15.79%) Cocoa
6 17 (14.91%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) iOS SDK
7 16 (14.04%) Cocoa Touch
8 13 (11.40%) LAMP
9 12 (10.53%) CSS3
9 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 10 (8.77%) Symfony
11 9 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.02%) JSON
12 8 (7.02%) .NET
13 7 (6.14%) XML
13 7 (6.14%) Semantic HTML
13 7 (6.14%) Backbone.js
14 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Social Media
2 22 (19.30%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.02%) iPhone
4 7 (6.14%) iPad
5 6 (5.26%) W3C
5 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.39%) Blog
6 5 (4.39%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.51%) Social Network
7 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.51%) Animation
8 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.63%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.75%) BBC
9 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.88%) Arduino
10 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Apple iOS
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) CentOS
3 1 (0.88%) Debian
3 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.93%) iOS Development
3 20 (17.54%) MVC
4 19 (16.67%) OO
4 19 (16.67%) Analytics
5 17 (14.91%) OOP
5 17 (14.91%) TDD
6 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.53%) Scrum
7 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.65%) SEO
8 11 (9.65%) Content Management
9 10 (8.77%) Web Development
9 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.02%) ETL
11 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.14%) BDD
11 7 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) PHP
2 24 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 10 (8.77%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) SQL
5 8 (7.02%) Java
5 8 (7.02%) Python
6 7 (6.14%) PHP5
7 4 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) F#
8 2 (1.75%) Scala
8 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.88%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) WCAG
2 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (40.35%) Twitter
2 39 (34.21%) Google
3 15 (13.16%) Zend
4 7 (6.14%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.26%) Adobe
6 5 (4.39%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) Omniture
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.75%) Sony
9 2 (1.75%) Eloqua
9 2 (1.75%) Apple
10 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.88%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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