The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook Platform (Facebook APIs)
Rank 601 583 585
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.029% 0.043% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
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£354 £245 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.38% -27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £189 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £301 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 - £331
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10250 9260 10065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 17.54% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6251 5518 5668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 368 512
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook Platform within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Facebook Platform Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 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 30 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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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
England -24 3 £354 +44.38% 3
London +12 1 £195 -20.40% 2
Manchester - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

Facebook Platform
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (100.00%) Facebook
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Modernizr
4 1 (25.00%) Redmine
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Facebook Platform
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) Liferay
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Redmine
2 1 (25.00%) QUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (25.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Modernizr
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Sling
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Felix
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Facebook
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
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Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 4 hours ago