The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 565 479 440
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -39
Contract jobs citing Facebook 60 139 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 114
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £28.75 £25.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +14.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £25.08
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -22.24%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Facebook
Daily Rate Trend

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

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Facebook
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Facebook
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Facebook
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -83 60 £375 +7.14% 95
London -29 31 £378 +2.02% 41
South East -38 18 £288 -17.85% 20
City of London -3 10 £378 +7.85% 10
Hampshire 0 9 £370 - 6
Berkshire - 6 £288 - 2
Reading - 6 £288 - 1
Crawley - 3 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 2
North West -34 2 - - 14
Andover - 2 £363 -
East of England +2 1 - - 4
Coventry -3 1 £380 - 2
West Midlands -5 1 £380 +46.15% 10
East Midlands -8 1 £185 -43.07% 4
Manchester -21 1 - - 11
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - 1 £380 -
Nottingham - 1 £185 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £185 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 85 (58.22%) Twitter
2 65 (44.52%) Social Media
3 61 (41.78%) Google
4 60 (41.10%) Marketing
5 45 (30.82%) HTML
5 45 (30.82%) JavaScript
6 40 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (26.71%) CSS
8 36 (24.66%) HTML5
9 27 (18.49%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (17.81%) CSS3
11 24 (16.44%) Scrum
12 22 (15.07%) .NET
13 21 (14.38%) TDD
13 21 (14.38%) Degree
13 21 (14.38%) JSON
14 20 (13.70%) jQuery
14 20 (13.70%) Advertising
15 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
15 19 (13.01%) User Experience
16 18 (12.33%) AngularJS
16 18 (12.33%) Analytics
17 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
17 17 (11.64%) Git (software)
18 16 (10.96%) WordPress
19 15 (10.27%) SEO
19 15 (10.27%) Apple iOS
20 14 (9.59%) Finance
20 14 (9.59%) PHP
20 14 (9.59%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (10.96%) WordPress
2 10 (6.85%) CMS
3 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.42%) Node.js
6 4 (2.74%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (2.05%) Apache
7 3 (2.05%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
8 1 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.74%) InDesign
4 4 (2.74%) MS Office
5 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Radian6
2 2 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) Internet
2 5 (3.42%) SMS
3 3 (2.05%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) WebEx
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) MySQL
3 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.11%) Subversion
3 4 (2.74%) Grunt
4 3 (2.05%) NUnit
4 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.05%) MSTest
4 3 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.05%) Moq
5 2 (1.37%) gulp
6 1 (0.68%) Mockito
6 1 (0.68%) Mocha
6 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
General
1 60 (41.10%) Marketing
2 20 (13.70%) Advertising
3 14 (9.59%) Finance
4 8 (5.48%) Games
5 7 (4.79%) Retail
6 5 (3.42%) Banking
6 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.42%) Legal
7 3 (2.05%) Automotive
8 2 (1.37%) Front Office
8 2 (1.37%) Electronics
8 2 (1.37%) Publishing
8 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (44.52%) Developer
2 15 (10.27%) Social Media Manager
3 13 (8.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (6.85%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (6.16%) iOS Developer
6 8 (5.48%) UI Programmer
6 8 (5.48%) UI Developer
6 8 (5.48%) Consultant
6 8 (5.48%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.48%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.79%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Junior
7 7 (4.79%) Android Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Senior iOS Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Copywriter
8 6 (4.11%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.42%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.74%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.82%) HTML
2 39 (26.71%) CSS
3 36 (24.66%) HTML5
4 26 (17.81%) CSS3
5 22 (15.07%) .NET
6 21 (14.38%) JSON
7 20 (13.70%) jQuery
8 18 (12.33%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.85%) Backbone.js
9 10 (6.85%) Sass
10 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.16%) Web Services
10 9 (6.16%) XML
11 8 (5.48%) WCF
11 8 (5.48%) REST
12 7 (4.79%) Google Maps API
12 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.11%) RESTful
13 6 (4.11%) Ajax
14 5 (3.42%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 65 (44.52%) Social Media
2 19 (13.01%) User Experience
3 14 (9.59%) Social Network
4 11 (7.53%) Blog
4 11 (7.53%) Visualisation
4 11 (7.53%) Digital Media
5 7 (4.79%) iPhone
6 6 (4.11%) RIA
6 6 (4.11%) Copywriting
6 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.05%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.05%) Animation
10 2 (1.37%) Equities
10 2 (1.37%) Statistics
10 2 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.27%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.53%) Android
3 6 (4.11%) Windows
4 4 (2.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.49%) Digital Marketing
3 24 (16.44%) Scrum
4 21 (14.38%) TDD
5 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.33%) Analytics
7 15 (10.27%) SEO
8 14 (9.59%) Content Management
9 12 (8.22%) Marketing Strategy
10 11 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (7.53%) iOS Development
10 11 (7.53%) MVC
10 11 (7.53%) OO
10 11 (7.53%) Mobile Development
11 10 (6.85%) CRM
11 10 (6.85%) BDD
12 9 (6.16%) Social Media Marketing
12 9 (6.16%) Pay per click
12 9 (6.16%) Kanban
12 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.59%) PHP
3 13 (8.90%) C#
4 11 (7.53%) Java
5 5 (3.42%) SQL
6 4 (2.74%) Ruby
7 3 (2.05%) C
8 2 (1.37%) C++
8 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.37%) Python
8 2 (1.37%) Perl
8 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) PHP5
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Go
9 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.68%) Ada
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) MCT
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (58.22%) Twitter
2 61 (41.78%) Google
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.22%) Adobe
4 9 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.48%) Sitecore
5 8 (5.48%) Spiceworks
5 8 (5.48%) Eloqua
6 4 (2.74%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.74%) Veritas
7 3 (2.05%) Apple
8 2 (1.37%) Zend
8 2 (1.37%) Sencha
9 1 (0.68%) Sysomos
9 1 (0.68%) PayPal
9 1 (0.68%) Sony
9 1 (0.68%) Yahoo!
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