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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook Platform (Facebook APIs)
Rank 617 610 571
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -39
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.029% 0.010% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66

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
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 2 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 31 July 2015. 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 0 3 £400 +33.33%
England -23 3 £400 +33.33%

Facebook Platform
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Facebook Platform
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook