The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 63 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Facebook 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.15 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- -19.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
497 439 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.27% 48.56% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 176 188
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 28
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.60 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) Marketing
1 9 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (100.00%) Twitter
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) Eloqua
2 7 (77.78%) Radian6
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media
2 7 (77.78%) Spiceworks
2 7 (77.78%) Google
2 7 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) Information Management
4 3 (33.33%) SEO
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Campaign Management
5 2 (22.22%) Social Network
5 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (22.22%) InDesign
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) InDesign
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Radian6
General
1 9 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Copywriter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Social Media Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Information Management
4 3 (33.33%) Campaign Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Twitter
2 7 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (77.78%) Google
2 7 (77.78%) Spiceworks
2 7 (77.78%) Eloqua
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft