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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 165 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing Facebook 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.046% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £25.08
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -22.24%
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
1857 1386 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.94% 44.93% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 725 571
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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

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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 28 August 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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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 -21 1 - - 11
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Social Network
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Magento
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (14.29%) MSTest
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (14.29%) Moq
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Magento Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
4 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (14.29%) Ninject
4 1 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Social Network
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (14.29%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Google