The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank 131 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Facebook 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% - 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Facebook
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1044 983 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.97% 36.18% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Facebook
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh - 1 £350 - 1
Facebook
UK

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) Zend
3 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Modernizr
4 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Modernizr
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Blog
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) B2C
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Brightcove