The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank 151 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Facebook 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.031% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £278 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Facebook
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Facebook
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Facebook
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Manchester - 6 £301 - 6
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (85.71%) Twitter
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Social Media
3 3 (42.86%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) UAG
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) J2SE
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Java

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
1 1 (14.29%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hazelcast
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) Grails
1 1 (14.29%) J2SE
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Symfony
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
1 3 (42.86%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) API Integration
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Twitter
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Zend