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 29 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.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 537 484 446
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -38
Contract jobs citing Facebook 74 116 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 84
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £24.75 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.15 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- -19.90%

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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 25 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 29 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
England -49 74 £345 -4.82% 85
London -18 38 £375 - 43
South East -34 21 £288 -17.85% 20
Hampshire +11 11 £356 - 8
City of London -1 11 £340 -6.20% 13
Berkshire +13 8 £288 - 4
Reading 0 7 £288 - 1
East of England +2 3 £395 -1.25% 1
Leicestershire 0 3 £145 - 1
East Midlands -9 3 £145 - 3
Hertfordshire -11 3 £395 - 1
North West -20 3 £250 -9.09% 9
Andover - 3 £356 -
Manchester -17 2 £250 +11.11% 7
Oxford -18 2 - -
Oxfordshire -22 2 - -
Watford - 2 £366 -
Leicester - 2 £145 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £295 -
Bolton - 1 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £380 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 92 (59.35%) Twitter
2 72 (46.45%) Social Media
3 63 (40.65%) Marketing
4 60 (38.71%) Google
5 50 (32.26%) HTML
5 50 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 38 (24.52%) CSS
6 38 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (23.23%) HTML5
8 28 (18.06%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (16.77%) JSON
9 26 (16.77%) CSS3
10 24 (15.48%) .NET
11 23 (14.84%) Scrum
12 22 (14.19%) Photoshop
13 21 (13.55%) jQuery
14 20 (12.90%) TDD
14 20 (12.90%) Advertising
14 20 (12.90%) User Experience
15 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
15 19 (12.26%) Analytics
15 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
15 19 (12.26%) E-Commerce
16 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
16 18 (11.61%) Degree
16 18 (11.61%) Content Management
17 17 (10.97%) Adobe
17 17 (10.97%) Apple iOS
18 16 (10.32%) WordPress
19 15 (9.68%) Internet

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.32%) WordPress
2 11 (7.10%) CMS
3 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.87%) Node.js
3 6 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.94%) Facebook Platform
4 3 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.94%) Apache
4 3 (1.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.87%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.58%) MS Office
5 4 (2.58%) InDesign
6 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Radian6
2 2 (1.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.10%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.52%) SaaS
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.65%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.68%) Internet
2 5 (3.23%) SMS
3 3 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) MySQL
3 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.52%) Subversion
3 6 (3.87%) Grunt
4 3 (1.94%) NUnit
4 3 (1.94%) MSTest
4 3 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.94%) Moq
5 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.29%) gulp
6 1 (0.65%) Bower
6 1 (0.65%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.65%) jMock
6 1 (0.65%) Mockito
6 1 (0.65%) Mocha
General
1 63 (40.65%) Marketing
2 20 (12.90%) Advertising
3 13 (8.39%) Finance
4 11 (7.10%) Games
5 7 (4.52%) Retail
6 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.23%) Legal
7 4 (2.58%) Publishing
7 4 (2.58%) Electronics
8 3 (1.94%) Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Front Office
9 2 (1.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (47.10%) Developer
2 18 (11.61%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Social Media Manager
4 10 (6.45%) Analyst
4 10 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.81%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (5.16%) UI Developer
6 8 (5.16%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.16%) Junior
6 8 (5.16%) iOS Developer
6 8 (5.16%) UI Programmer
7 7 (4.52%) Consultant
7 7 (4.52%) Android Developer
7 7 (4.52%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (3.87%) Copywriter
8 6 (3.87%) Technical Support
8 6 (3.87%) Senior iOS Developer
9 5 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.26%) HTML
2 38 (24.52%) CSS
3 36 (23.23%) HTML5
4 26 (16.77%) CSS3
4 26 (16.77%) JSON
5 24 (15.48%) .NET
6 21 (13.55%) jQuery
7 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
8 13 (8.39%) Web Services
9 12 (7.74%) XML
9 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.74%) Backbone.js
10 11 (7.10%) REST
10 11 (7.10%) Sass
11 8 (5.16%) WCF
12 7 (4.52%) Google Maps API
12 7 (4.52%) RESTful
12 7 (4.52%) Ajax
13 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.87%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (46.45%) Social Media
2 20 (12.90%) User Experience
3 13 (8.39%) Blog
3 13 (8.39%) Social Network
4 11 (7.10%) Visualisation
5 10 (6.45%) iPhone
6 9 (5.81%) Mobile App
7 8 (5.16%) Digital Media
8 7 (4.52%) Copywriting
9 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.87%) RIA
9 6 (3.87%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.87%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.58%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.94%) Animation
12 3 (1.94%) iPad
13 2 (1.29%) Social Gaming
13 2 (1.29%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Apple iOS
2 14 (9.03%) Android
3 8 (5.16%) Windows
4 5 (3.23%) Linux
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.06%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (14.84%) Scrum
4 20 (12.90%) TDD
5 19 (12.26%) E-Commerce
5 19 (12.26%) Analytics
6 18 (11.61%) Content Management
7 15 (9.68%) SEO
8 14 (9.03%) CRM
9 12 (7.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.74%) Marketing Strategy
10 11 (7.10%) OO
11 10 (6.45%) MVC
11 10 (6.45%) BDD
11 10 (6.45%) iOS Development
11 10 (6.45%) Mobile Development
12 9 (5.81%) Android Development
12 9 (5.81%) Social Media Marketing
12 9 (5.81%) Time Management
13 8 (5.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (9.68%) PHP
3 13 (8.39%) C#
3 13 (8.39%) Java
4 5 (3.23%) SQL
4 5 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.58%) Ruby
6 3 (1.94%) C
7 2 (1.29%) C++
7 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.29%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.29%) PHP5
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.65%) Go
8 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) Ada
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) MCT
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 92 (59.35%) Twitter
2 60 (38.71%) Google
3 17 (10.97%) Adobe
4 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (5.16%) Sitecore
6 8 (5.16%) Spiceworks
6 8 (5.16%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.58%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.58%) Veritas
8 3 (1.94%) Zend
9 2 (1.29%) Apple
9 2 (1.29%) Sencha
10 1 (0.65%) Sysomos
10 1 (0.65%) PayPal
10 1 (0.65%) Sony
10 1 (0.65%) VMware
10 1 (0.65%) Yahoo!
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