The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 76 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Facebook 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.49 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +223.41%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
562 386 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.57% 50.52% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 147 217
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Facebook
Berkshire

Facebook
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

Facebook
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

Facebook
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Blog
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Google

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Zend