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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 345 352 303
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -49
Contract jobs citing Facebook 70 80 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.69% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 69 76
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 £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £270
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +57.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -
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
11218 11594 12022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.20% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7224 7528 7319
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 261 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 2014.

Facebook Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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 +21 14 £350 - 17
Hammersmith -2 2 £450 +44.00%
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (40.68%) Twitter
2 39 (33.05%) Git (software)
3 37 (31.36%) Google
4 34 (28.81%) HTML
5 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (24.58%) PHP
7 28 (23.73%) CSS
8 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
8 27 (22.88%) Apple iOS
8 27 (22.88%) iOS Development
9 26 (22.03%) Social Media
9 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
10 24 (20.34%) Mobile App
11 21 (17.80%) Marketing
11 21 (17.80%) Objective-C
12 20 (16.95%) Cocoa
12 20 (16.95%) Subversion
12 20 (16.95%) HTML5
13 19 (16.10%) jQuery
13 19 (16.10%) Xcode
13 19 (16.10%) Web Services
14 18 (15.25%) MVC
14 18 (15.25%) RESTful
14 18 (15.25%) Analytics
14 18 (15.25%) Cocoa Touch
15 17 (14.41%) iOS SDK
15 17 (14.41%) TDD
15 17 (14.41%) OO
16 16 (13.56%) OOP
16 16 (13.56%) Zend

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (11.86%) CMS
2 7 (5.93%) WordPress
2 7 (5.93%) Node.js
3 5 (4.24%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.24%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) SAS
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.69%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (1.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.54%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.69%) Magento
3 2 (1.69%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Heroku
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) SSH
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) MySQL
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.39%) Redis
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (33.05%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.95%) Subversion
3 19 (16.10%) Xcode
4 5 (4.24%) Selenium
5 4 (3.39%) Grunt
6 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.69%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.69%) JIRA
6 2 (1.69%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.85%) Mocha
7 1 (0.85%) Redmine
7 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.85%) Bower
General
1 21 (17.80%) Marketing
2 13 (11.02%) Advertising
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Games
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Finance
4 3 (2.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (71.19%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) iOS Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (10.17%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Designer
7 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Social Media Manager
10 3 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.54%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.54%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Web Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Web Editor
11 2 (1.69%) Copywriter
11 2 (1.69%) Programmer
11 2 (1.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) HTML
2 28 (23.73%) CSS
3 20 (16.95%) Cocoa
3 20 (16.95%) HTML5
4 19 (16.10%) jQuery
4 19 (16.10%) Web Services
5 18 (15.25%) RESTful
5 18 (15.25%) Cocoa Touch
6 17 (14.41%) iOS SDK
7 15 (12.71%) LAMP
8 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.17%) CSS3
10 9 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (7.63%) Symfony
11 8 (6.78%) JSON
12 7 (5.93%) XML
12 7 (5.93%) .NET
12 7 (5.93%) Backbone.js
13 6 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (5.08%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Social Media
2 24 (20.34%) Mobile App
3 14 (11.86%) User Experience
4 9 (7.63%) iPhone
5 8 (6.78%) iPad
6 6 (5.08%) W3C
7 5 (4.24%) Animation
7 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.24%) Blog
7 5 (4.24%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.54%) Social Network
10 2 (1.69%) BBC
10 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 8 (6.78%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.85%) Debian
4 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) iOS Development
3 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.25%) MVC
4 18 (15.25%) Analytics
5 17 (14.41%) TDD
5 17 (14.41%) OO
6 16 (13.56%) OOP
7 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.17%) Scrum
10 11 (9.32%) SEO
10 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.32%) Content Management
11 9 (7.63%) Web Development
12 8 (6.78%) ETL
12 8 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (6.78%) BDD
13 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (4.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.58%) PHP
2 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.80%) Objective-C
4 10 (8.47%) C#
4 10 (8.47%) SQL
5 8 (6.78%) Java
6 7 (5.93%) PHP5
7 6 (5.08%) Python
8 3 (2.54%) Ruby
8 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.69%) F#
9 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.85%) PHP4
10 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
2 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (40.68%) Twitter
2 37 (31.36%) Google
3 16 (13.56%) Zend
4 7 (5.93%) Sitecore
4 7 (5.93%) Adobe
5 5 (4.24%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.54%) Omniture
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle
7 3 (2.54%) Apple
8 2 (1.69%) Eloqua
8 2 (1.69%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.69%) Sony
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.85%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.85%) ExactTarget
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