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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 219 229 231
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Facebook 24 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £255 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -30.76%
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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
4331 4295 4963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 49.17% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2256 2168 2136
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £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 268 259 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.78 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -3.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 14 £350 - 5
Oxfordshire - 4 £375 - 2
Surrey -4 2 £275 -
West Sussex - 2 £125 -
Hampshire -15 1 £250 -50.00% 5
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (88.71%) Twitter
2 46 (74.19%) JSON
2 46 (74.19%) XML
2 46 (74.19%) Internet
2 46 (74.19%) REST
3 45 (72.58%) Mobile App
3 45 (72.58%) Mobile Application Development
3 45 (72.58%) OAuth
4 44 (70.97%) SQL
4 44 (70.97%) Google
5 43 (69.35%) TDD
6 42 (67.74%) SOA
7 41 (66.13%) Use Case
7 41 (66.13%) Rapid Prototyping
8 23 (37.10%) Games
8 23 (37.10%) Spring
8 23 (37.10%) Java
8 23 (37.10%) Game Development
9 21 (33.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 19 (30.65%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (17.74%) Social Media
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
13 7 (11.29%) Marketing
14 6 (9.68%) Java ME
14 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
14 6 (9.68%) CSS
14 6 (9.68%) J2ME
15 5 (8.06%) OO
16 4 (6.45%) PHP
16 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) Joomla!
1 2 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (1.61%) Node.js
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 46 (74.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) NFC
2 1 (1.61%) RFID
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) Xcode
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (37.10%) Games
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 37 (59.68%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (41.94%) Lead Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (4.84%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Social Media Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.61%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) JSON
1 46 (74.19%) XML
1 46 (74.19%) REST
2 45 (72.58%) OAuth
3 23 (37.10%) Spring
4 21 (33.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 19 (30.65%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (12.90%) HTML
7 6 (9.68%) Java ME
7 6 (9.68%) CSS
7 6 (9.68%) J2ME
8 3 (4.84%) iOS SDK
8 3 (4.84%) jQuery
8 3 (4.84%) LAMP
8 3 (4.84%) Ajax
9 2 (3.23%) Web Services
9 2 (3.23%) XHTML
9 2 (3.23%) Cocoa
9 2 (3.23%) CakePHP
9 2 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 45 (72.58%) Mobile App
2 11 (17.74%) Social Media
3 4 (6.45%) Blog
4 3 (4.84%) Open Source
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Social Network
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Kinect
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Mobile Application Development
2 43 (69.35%) TDD
3 42 (67.74%) SOA
4 41 (66.13%) Use Case
4 41 (66.13%) Rapid Prototyping
5 23 (37.10%) Game Development
6 5 (8.06%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.84%) Memory Management
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
9 2 (3.23%) CRM
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) B2B
9 2 (3.23%) B2C
9 2 (3.23%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) MVC
9 2 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.61%) PHP5
6 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 55 (88.71%) Twitter
2 44 (70.97%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, Sussex
Eastbourne Borough Council
Rate: £21319 - £23188
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago