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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 532 471 420
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -51
Contract jobs citing Facebook 49 95 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 68
Average daily rate
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£353 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £438 £260
% change year-on-year
-20.85% +68.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00

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
23858 23073 21233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.42% 45.56% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12590 11164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 968 990 1250
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 30 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 4 March 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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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 -49 49 £353 -4.72% 129
London -46 36 £353 -3.42% 63
South East -21 9 £355 - 17
City of London +11 7 £350 +12.90% 17
Yorkshire -14 3 £415 -2.35% 13
Berkshire -2 2 £345 - 3
Surrey - 2 £355 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £255 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £415 - 2
Dorking - 2 £346 -
East of England -2 1 £300 - 7
North West - 1 £300 - 13
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 5
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 3
Hampshire - 1 £425 - 3
Chester - 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 - 3
Reigate - 1 £355 -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Scunthorpe - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Wirral - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 1

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 66 (58.93%) Twitter
2 57 (50.89%) HTML
3 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 48 (42.86%) CSS
5 36 (32.14%) Social Media
6 34 (30.36%) Google
7 29 (25.89%) HTML5
8 26 (23.21%) PHP
9 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (19.64%) Marketing
10 22 (19.64%) jQuery
11 21 (18.75%) Apple iOS
12 20 (17.86%) Web Services
13 19 (16.96%) CSS3
13 19 (16.96%) AngularJS
14 18 (16.07%) JSON
15 17 (15.18%) Git (software)
15 17 (15.18%) Java
15 17 (15.18%) .NET
15 17 (15.18%) CMS
15 17 (15.18%) iOS Development
16 16 (14.29%) User Experience
16 16 (14.29%) MySQL
17 15 (13.39%) Subversion
18 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
18 14 (12.50%) Backbone.js
18 14 (12.50%) Google Maps API
19 13 (11.61%) Blog
19 13 (11.61%) Android
19 13 (11.61%) C#

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (15.18%) CMS
2 11 (9.82%) WordPress
3 8 (7.14%) Node.js
4 5 (4.46%) Apache
5 3 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (2.68%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) JBoss
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.89%) Liferay
7 1 (0.89%) Drupal
7 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.79%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.68%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.79%) Magento
4 1 (0.89%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) SaaS
1 3 (2.68%) PaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) HTTP
3 3 (2.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) MySQL
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.39%) Subversion
3 7 (6.25%) Xcode
4 5 (4.46%) Grunt
4 5 (4.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (0.89%) NUnit
7 1 (0.89%) MSTest
7 1 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.89%) Moq
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) Maven
7 1 (0.89%) Firebug
7 1 (0.89%) Bower
7 1 (0.89%) Gradle
7 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (19.64%) Marketing
2 7 (6.25%) Games
2 7 (6.25%) Advertising
3 4 (3.57%) Back Office
4 3 (2.68%) Publishing
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (67.86%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (13.39%) iOS Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Android Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Designer
8 7 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) UI Programmer
11 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.57%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.89%) HTML
2 48 (42.86%) CSS
3 29 (25.89%) HTML5
4 22 (19.64%) jQuery
5 20 (17.86%) Web Services
6 19 (16.96%) CSS3
6 19 (16.96%) AngularJS
7 18 (16.07%) JSON
8 17 (15.18%) .NET
9 14 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 14 (12.50%) Google Maps API
10 13 (11.61%) iOS SDK
11 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.82%) XML
12 10 (8.93%) Ajax
13 9 (8.04%) LAMP
13 9 (8.04%) RESTful
14 8 (7.14%) XHTML
15 7 (6.25%) REST
15 7 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.14%) Social Media
2 16 (14.29%) User Experience
3 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 13 (11.61%) Blog
5 7 (6.25%) iPhone
5 7 (6.25%) iPad
6 6 (5.36%) Copywriting
7 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.46%) Social Network
7 5 (4.46%) Animation
8 4 (3.57%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.57%) Podcast
8 4 (3.57%) Open Source
8 4 (3.57%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.57%) GIS
9 3 (2.68%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.68%) RIA
9 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.61%) Android
3 10 (8.93%) Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.89%) UNIX
5 1 (0.89%) CentOS
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.18%) iOS Development
3 13 (11.61%) OO
3 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.82%) Analytics
5 10 (8.93%) MVC
5 10 (8.93%) SEO
6 9 (8.04%) Android Development
7 8 (7.14%) CRM
8 7 (6.25%) TDD
8 7 (6.25%) Project Management
8 7 (6.25%) OOP
8 7 (6.25%) Content Management
8 7 (6.25%) Web Development
9 6 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.46%) Web Design
10 5 (4.46%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.21%) PHP
3 17 (15.18%) Java
4 13 (11.61%) C#
5 10 (8.93%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.25%) PHP5
7 6 (5.36%) SQL
8 3 (2.68%) C++
8 3 (2.68%) C
8 3 (2.68%) Ruby
9 2 (1.79%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) VCP4
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 66 (58.93%) Twitter
2 34 (30.36%) Google
3 13 (11.61%) Adobe
4 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) Coremetrics
5 3 (2.68%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle
7 1 (0.89%) Sony
7 1 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Foundry
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.89%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.89%) Zend
7 1 (0.89%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.89%) Sencha
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