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 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 137 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Facebook 2 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% - 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Average daily rate
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£208 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.19
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
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
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 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 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
Manchester - 2 £208 - 4
Cheshire - - - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Facebook
England

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Twitter
3 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (41.67%) SEO
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) Google
6 4 (33.33%) Coremetrics
6 4 (33.33%) Pay per click
6 4 (33.33%) Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) Copywriting
6 4 (33.33%) Blog
6 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Email Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) Social Media
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) WordPress
7 3 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (25.00%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) Drupal
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (16.67%) Flash

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
2 3 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 4 (33.33%) Blog
1 4 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) SEO
3 4 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Twitter
2 4 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (33.33%) Coremetrics
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee