The first table below looks at the demand for Facebook Platform skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook Platform over the 3 months to 29 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 of the Application Platforms category.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook Platform (Facebook APIs)
Rank 588 555 553
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 1 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.010% 0.092% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9614 8709 9878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.03% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5675 4973 5591
Average daily rate £375 £374 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 435 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.60 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

Facebook Platform
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Facebook Platform within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Facebook Platform Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Facebook Platform
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Facebook Platform within the UK.

Facebook Platform Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Facebook Platform
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Facebook Platform within the UK.

Facebook Platform Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Facebook Platform
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook Platform within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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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
London -6 1 £300 -7.69% 1
England -15 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Manchester - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -

Facebook Platform
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Facebook Platform 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 Platform.

1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe AIR
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Facebook Platform
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Facebook Platform 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 Platform. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe AIR
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook