The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 10 July 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 South East 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 205 207 210
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Facebook 32 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £25.08 -
% change year-on-year
-33.01% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4275 4238 4773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.81% 50.48% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2122 2108 2048
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 338 352
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
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Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Facebook across the South East region.

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 July 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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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
Kent - 22 £238 - 4
East Sussex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £350 -26.31%
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Hampshire -11 1 - - 3
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (89.58%) Twitter
2 37 (77.08%) Internet
3 36 (75.00%) JSON
3 36 (75.00%) REST
4 35 (72.92%) Mobile App
4 35 (72.92%) Mobile Application Development
4 35 (72.92%) Google
4 35 (72.92%) OAuth
4 35 (72.92%) SQL
4 35 (72.92%) XML
5 34 (70.83%) TDD
6 33 (68.75%) SOA
7 32 (66.67%) Use Case
7 32 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 18 (37.50%) Java
8 18 (37.50%) Spring
8 18 (37.50%) Games
8 18 (37.50%) Game Development
9 17 (35.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 15 (31.25%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (12.50%) Blog
12 5 (10.42%) Marketing
13 4 (8.33%) Social Media
14 3 (6.25%) Memory Management
14 3 (6.25%) Lync
14 3 (6.25%) iOS SDK
14 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
14 3 (6.25%) Office 365
14 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
14 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Xcode
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (37.50%) Games
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (54.17%) Lead Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Communications Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) JSON
1 36 (75.00%) REST
2 35 (72.92%) OAuth
2 35 (72.92%) XML
3 18 (37.50%) Spring
4 17 (35.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 15 (31.25%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.17%) Cocoa
7 2 (4.17%) Ajax
7 2 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.08%) Java ME
8 1 (2.08%) J2ME
8 1 (2.08%) LAMP
8 1 (2.08%) .NET
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.08%) CSS
8 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (72.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) Blog
3 4 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Mobile Application Development
2 34 (70.83%) TDD
3 33 (68.75%) SOA
4 32 (66.67%) Use Case
4 32 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 18 (37.50%) Game Development
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.25%) Memory Management
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Content Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) Web Usability
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (2.08%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) Twitter
2 35 (72.92%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Apple
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