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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 78 98
Contract jobs citing Facebook 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.97% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £32.50
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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
400 516 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.19% 50.74% 56.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 217 225
Average daily rate £388 £385 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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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 6 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter