The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 255 230 210
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Contract jobs citing Facebook 8 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £16.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.38
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England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4833 3979 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.88% 46.39% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2038 1905
Average daily rate £370 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 219 352
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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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

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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 22 December 2014.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Facebook
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 22 December 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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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
Hampshire -17 3 £275 +22.22% 3
West Sussex - 3 £260 -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (75.00%) Twitter
2 17 (53.13%) Google
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) XML
4 15 (46.88%) Mobile App
5 14 (43.75%) JSON
5 14 (43.75%) OAuth
5 14 (43.75%) REST
5 14 (43.75%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (40.63%) HTML
6 13 (40.63%) SOA
6 13 (40.63%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) TDD
6 13 (40.63%) Use Case
6 13 (40.63%) Rapid Prototyping
7 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (37.50%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) Games
9 8 (25.00%) Spring
9 8 (25.00%) HTML5
9 8 (25.00%) Social Media
9 8 (25.00%) Game Development
9 8 (25.00%) CSS3
10 7 (21.88%) OO
11 6 (18.75%) J2ME
11 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) Java ME
11 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 5 (15.63%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Radian6
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) RFID
2 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.13%) Firebug
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Social Media Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) XML
2 14 (43.75%) JSON
2 14 (43.75%) REST
2 14 (43.75%) OAuth
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) Spring
5 8 (25.00%) HTML5
5 8 (25.00%) CSS3
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Java ME
6 6 (18.75%) J2ME
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (15.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) Google Maps API
8 4 (12.50%) CakePHP
8 4 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Social Network
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.13%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) STB
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Kinect
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Mobile Application Development
2 13 (40.63%) Use Case
2 13 (40.63%) Rapid Prototyping
2 13 (40.63%) SOA
2 13 (40.63%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) Game Development
4 7 (21.88%) OO
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) SEO
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) OOD
7 3 (9.38%) B2B
7 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.38%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (9.38%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Android Development
8 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) PHP5
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Twitter
2 17 (53.13%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.13%) Zend