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 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 233 212 222
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Facebook 19 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 15
Average daily rate £388 £288 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £214 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £263 £295
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +223.52%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4625 4189 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.00% 49.16% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2057 2382
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 332 377
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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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

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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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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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 13 £375 - 3
Berkshire +3 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £450 -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (85.19%) Twitter
2 19 (70.37%) Google
3 15 (55.56%) XML
3 15 (55.56%) REST
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) Internet
4 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) JSON
5 13 (48.15%) OAuth
5 13 (48.15%) SOA
5 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
5 13 (48.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (44.44%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) Use Case
6 12 (44.44%) Spring
6 12 (44.44%) Games
7 11 (40.74%) Game Development
8 6 (22.22%) Blog
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
10 4 (14.81%) Social Media Monitoring
10 4 (14.81%) Omniture
10 4 (14.81%) Social Media
10 4 (14.81%) Google Analytics
10 4 (14.81%) Adobe
11 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
11 3 (11.11%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) Mule
2 1 (3.70%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Xcode
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (44.44%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Lead Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Communications Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) XML
1 15 (55.56%) REST
2 14 (51.85%) JSON
3 13 (48.15%) OAuth
4 12 (44.44%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (7.41%) Google Maps API
6 2 (7.41%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) Flash
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) Symfony
7 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) Blog
3 4 (14.81%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Social Network
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 13 (48.15%) SOA
2 13 (48.15%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
3 12 (44.44%) Use Case
4 11 (40.74%) Game Development
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Social Media Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) OOP
8 2 (7.41%) OO
9 1 (3.70%) OOD
9 1 (3.70%) MVC
9 1 (3.70%) Android Development
9 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Twitter
2 19 (70.37%) Google
3 4 (14.81%) Omniture
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Zend