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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank 605 546 531
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -15
Contract jobs citing Facebook 53 85 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 45
Average daily rate £375 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -

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
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 14 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -62 50 £375 +6.38% 90
London -11 40 £350 -0.70% 50
South East -27 7 £400 +11.11% 7
City of London +41 6 £222 -36.57% 8
Sussex - 4 £400 -
South West +9 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
North West -9 1 £300 - 6
Manchester -11 1 £300 - 2
Surrey - 1 £325 - 3
Chertsey - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £385 -
Scotland - 1 £385 - 2

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 94 (64.38%) Twitter
2 53 (36.30%) Social Media
3 48 (32.88%) HTML
4 41 (28.08%) JavaScript
5 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (25.34%) Google
7 35 (23.97%) CSS
8 34 (23.29%) HTML5
9 29 (19.86%) Marketing
10 25 (17.12%) AngularJS
10 25 (17.12%) Analytics
11 24 (16.44%) CSS3
12 22 (15.07%) TDD
13 21 (14.38%) Git (software)
14 17 (11.64%) jQuery
15 15 (10.27%) RESTful
15 15 (10.27%) Web Development
15 15 (10.27%) Scrum
15 15 (10.27%) Node.js
16 14 (9.59%) Sass
17 13 (8.90%) Project Management
17 13 (8.90%) PHP
17 13 (8.90%) Java
17 13 (8.90%) Unit Testing
18 12 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
18 12 (8.22%) .NET
18 12 (8.22%) MySQL
18 12 (8.22%) C#
18 12 (8.22%) SEO
18 12 (8.22%) Finance

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (10.27%) Node.js
2 9 (6.16%) WordPress
3 7 (4.79%) Facebook Platform
4 6 (4.11%) CMS
5 4 (2.74%) Drupal
5 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.05%) Apache
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Project
2 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.05%) MS Office
5 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Magento
1 4 (2.74%) Radian6
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.42%) GitHub
3 2 (1.37%) AdWords
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.68%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) HTTPS
2 9 (6.16%) Intranet
3 4 (2.74%) HTTP
4 3 (2.05%) Internet
4 3 (2.05%) Skype
4 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.37%) SMS
5 2 (1.37%) Softphone
5 2 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) 3G
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) SAN
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) WebEx
6 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) MySQL
2 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
4 2 (1.37%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.48%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.79%) Grunt
3 7 (4.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.11%) Maven
4 6 (4.11%) Mocha
5 5 (3.42%) gulp
6 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.74%) JUnit
7 3 (2.05%) Subversion
8 2 (1.37%) Capybara
8 2 (1.37%) git-flow
8 2 (1.37%) Gradle
8 2 (1.37%) RSpec
8 2 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.37%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.68%) Babel
General
1 29 (19.86%) Marketing
2 12 (8.22%) Finance
3 11 (7.53%) Advertising
4 8 (5.48%) Banking
4 8 (5.48%) Games
4 8 (5.48%) Publishing
5 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Law
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (38.36%) Developer
2 21 (14.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (13.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (10.27%) Angular Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.22%) HTML Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Social Media Manager
8 7 (4.79%) Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.11%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Web Manager
10 5 (3.42%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Copywriter
10 5 (3.42%) Games Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.88%) HTML
2 35 (23.97%) CSS
3 34 (23.29%) HTML5
4 25 (17.12%) AngularJS
5 24 (16.44%) CSS3
6 17 (11.64%) jQuery
7 15 (10.27%) RESTful
8 14 (9.59%) Sass
9 12 (8.22%) .NET
10 11 (7.53%) Backbone.js
10 11 (7.53%) JSON
10 11 (7.53%) LESS
11 9 (6.16%) Google Maps API
11 9 (6.16%) React
11 9 (6.16%) Web Services
12 7 (4.79%) Spring
13 6 (4.11%) REST
13 6 (4.11%) Symfony
14 5 (3.42%) Hibernate
14 5 (3.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (36.30%) Social Media
2 12 (8.22%) iPad
3 11 (7.53%) User Experience
4 8 (5.48%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) Blog
6 4 (2.74%) Life Science
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.74%) Statistics
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.37%) Social Network
8 2 (1.37%) W3C
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.42%) Windows
3 3 (2.05%) Android
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.12%) Analytics
3 22 (15.07%) TDD
4 15 (10.27%) Scrum
4 15 (10.27%) Web Development
5 13 (8.90%) Project Management
5 13 (8.90%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (8.22%) Front End Development
6 12 (8.22%) SEO
7 10 (6.85%) BDD
8 9 (6.16%) MVC
9 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.48%) Kanban
9 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.79%) API Integration
10 7 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.79%) Marketing Strategy
10 7 (4.79%) Pay per click
10 7 (4.79%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.08%) JavaScript
2 13 (8.90%) Java
2 13 (8.90%) PHP
3 12 (8.22%) C#
4 10 (6.85%) SQL
5 6 (4.11%) ES6
5 6 (4.11%) Python
6 3 (2.05%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.05%) Ruby
7 2 (1.37%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.37%) Go
7 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.53%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) PhD
3 3 (2.05%) APMG
3 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) MBA
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.05%) Docker
1 3 (2.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.68%) Mesos
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (64.38%) Twitter
2 37 (25.34%) Google
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.42%) Adobe
5 4 (2.74%) Sysomos
6 3 (2.05%) PayPal
6 3 (2.05%) Zend
7 2 (1.37%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.37%) comScore
7 2 (1.37%) Marketo
7 2 (1.37%) New Relic
7 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.37%) SAP
7 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) F5
8 1 (0.68%) Juniper
8 1 (0.68%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.68%) Sencha
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
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