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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 206 208 229
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing Facebook 36 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +61.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4368 4166 4824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.45% 49.14% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2176 2073 2065
Average daily rate £350 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £235
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 238 307 337
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 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 30 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 - 24 £350 - 7
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire +8 4 £350 -26.31% 1
Surrey 0 1 £275 - 4
Berkshire -3 1 - - 1
Hampshire -10 1 - - 4
West Sussex - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 47 (87.04%) Twitter
2 42 (77.78%) Internet
2 42 (77.78%) JSON
2 42 (77.78%) REST
3 41 (75.93%) OAuth
3 41 (75.93%) Mobile App
3 41 (75.93%) Mobile Application Development
4 40 (74.07%) Google
4 40 (74.07%) SQL
4 40 (74.07%) XML
5 39 (72.22%) TDD
6 38 (70.37%) SOA
7 37 (68.52%) Use Case
7 37 (68.52%) Rapid Prototyping
8 21 (38.89%) Java
8 21 (38.89%) Spring
8 21 (38.89%) Games
8 21 (38.89%) Game Development
9 19 (35.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 17 (31.48%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (9.26%) Marketing
11 5 (9.26%) Social Media
11 5 (9.26%) Blog
12 4 (7.41%) HTML
12 4 (7.41%) J2ME
12 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
12 4 (7.41%) Java ME
12 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
13 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.56%) Memory Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (3.70%) Joomla!
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Lync
1 2 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (77.78%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) RFID
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Xcode
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 21 (38.89%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 33 (61.11%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Lead Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Support Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Communications Manager
7 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (77.78%) JSON
1 42 (77.78%) REST
2 41 (75.93%) OAuth
3 40 (74.07%) XML
4 21 (38.89%) Spring
5 19 (35.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 17 (31.48%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (7.41%) HTML
7 4 (7.41%) J2ME
7 4 (7.41%) Java ME
8 3 (5.56%) iOS SDK
8 3 (5.56%) Ajax
9 2 (3.70%) Cocoa
9 2 (3.70%) CSS
9 2 (3.70%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.85%) RESTful
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (75.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) Social Media
2 5 (9.26%) Blog
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Kinect
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Mobile Application Development
2 39 (72.22%) TDD
3 38 (70.37%) SOA
4 37 (68.52%) Use Case
4 37 (68.52%) Rapid Prototyping
5 21 (38.89%) Game Development
6 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Memory Management
7 3 (5.56%) OO
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) OOP
8 2 (3.70%) Content Management
8 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.70%) MVC
8 2 (3.70%) CRM
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Web Usability
9 1 (1.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Twitter
2 40 (74.07%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
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