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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 511 516 431
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -85
Contract jobs citing Facebook 85 79 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.33% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 72
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +35.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 15
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.49

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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 29 May 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 -16 83 £350 -12.50% 103
London +5 36 £375 -6.25% 48
South East -7 20 £360 +2.85% 18
Crawley - 8 £360 -
West Sussex - 8 £360 -
Berkshire +8 7 £200 - 3
East Midlands +3 7 £223 - 3
Yorkshire -15 7 £390 -5.45% 5
Leicestershire - 7 £223 - 2
City of London +10 5 £350 -12.50% 18
East of England +8 5 £423 -6.11% 4
North West -14 5 £300 -4.00% 12
Hertfordshire - 5 £423 - 2
Bolton - 4 £300 - 1
Manchester - 4 £300 - 9
Leicester - 4 £223 - 1
Reading +3 3 £200 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £323 - 6
South West +9 2 £325 -35.03% 2
West Midlands -9 2 £300 - 8
Oxford -11 2 - - 1
Leeds -13 2 £350 -15.15% 2
West Yorkshire -15 2 £350 -15.15% 5
Oxfordshire -19 2 - - 2
York - 2 £415 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Watford - 2 £366 -
Birmingham - 2 £325 - 4
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Worcestershire +3 1 £300 -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 72 (55.38%) Twitter
2 52 (40.00%) HTML
3 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 49 (37.69%) Social Media
5 48 (36.92%) Marketing
6 42 (32.31%) Google
7 41 (31.54%) CSS
8 35 (26.92%) HTML5
9 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (22.31%) CSS3
11 27 (20.77%) JSON
12 24 (18.46%) jQuery
13 21 (16.15%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (16.15%) Apple iOS
13 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
14 20 (15.38%) User Experience
14 20 (15.38%) .NET
15 18 (13.85%) Advertising
16 17 (13.08%) Photoshop
17 16 (12.31%) C#
17 16 (12.31%) Degree
17 16 (12.31%) Social Network
17 16 (12.31%) Analytics
17 16 (12.31%) Backbone.js
18 15 (11.54%) Android
18 15 (11.54%) PHP
18 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
18 15 (11.54%) Scrum
19 14 (10.77%) TDD
19 14 (10.77%) CRM

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (6.15%) CMS
2 7 (5.38%) Node.js
3 5 (3.85%) WordPress
4 4 (3.08%) Facebook Platform
4 4 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.31%) IIS
5 3 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.54%) Drupal
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.08%) InDesign
6 3 (2.31%) MS Office
7 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.77%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Radian6
2 1 (0.77%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Google Analytics
2 7 (5.38%) SaaS
3 4 (3.08%) PaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) Internet
2 6 (4.62%) HTTP
3 2 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) MySQL
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.62%) Subversion
3 4 (3.08%) Grunt
4 3 (2.31%) NUnit
4 3 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.31%) Moq
4 3 (2.31%) MSTest
5 2 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (1.54%) Xcode
6 1 (0.77%) Maven
6 1 (0.77%) Ant
6 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.77%) Mocha
6 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.77%) Gradle
6 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.77%) Bower
General
1 48 (36.92%) Marketing
2 18 (13.85%) Advertising
3 11 (8.46%) Finance
4 10 (7.69%) Games
5 6 (4.62%) Retail
6 5 (3.85%) Legal
6 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.08%) Electronics
8 3 (2.31%) Publishing
9 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.54%) Front Office
9 2 (1.54%) Automotive
9 2 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (60.00%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (8.46%) Senior Developer
3 11 (8.46%) iOS Developer
4 10 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (7.69%) Analyst
5 8 (6.15%) Social Media Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Junior
6 7 (5.38%) PHP Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.62%) UI Programmer
7 6 (4.62%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (4.62%) UI Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Consultant
7 6 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.00%) HTML
2 41 (31.54%) CSS
3 35 (26.92%) HTML5
4 29 (22.31%) CSS3
5 27 (20.77%) JSON
6 24 (18.46%) jQuery
7 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
8 20 (15.38%) .NET
9 16 (12.31%) Backbone.js
10 14 (10.77%) Web Services
10 14 (10.77%) ASP.NET
11 10 (7.69%) WCF
11 10 (7.69%) XML
12 9 (6.92%) REST
13 8 (6.15%) Sass
14 7 (5.38%) Ajax
14 7 (5.38%) RESTful
15 6 (4.62%) React
15 6 (4.62%) iOS SDK
15 6 (4.62%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (37.69%) Social Media
2 20 (15.38%) User Experience
3 16 (12.31%) Social Network
4 13 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 12 (9.23%) Visualisation
6 10 (7.69%) Blog
7 8 (6.15%) iPhone
8 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.62%) RIA
9 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.85%) iPad
9 5 (3.85%) Digital Media
9 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.08%) Streaming Video
11 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.31%) Animation
11 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.54%) Social Gaming
12 2 (1.54%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) Apple iOS
2 15 (11.54%) Android
3 7 (5.38%) Windows
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (0.77%) UNIX
5 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.15%) Digital Marketing
3 16 (12.31%) Analytics
4 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 15 (11.54%) Scrum
5 14 (10.77%) TDD
5 14 (10.77%) CRM
5 14 (10.77%) iOS Development
6 13 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.46%) OO
8 11 (8.46%) Content Management
9 10 (7.69%) Android Development
10 9 (6.92%) MVC
10 9 (6.92%) Time Management
11 8 (6.15%) Pay per click
11 8 (6.15%) SEO
12 7 (5.38%) Web Development
12 7 (5.38%) Mobile Development
13 6 (4.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.31%) C#
3 15 (11.54%) PHP
4 12 (9.23%) Java
5 9 (6.92%) SQL
6 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.08%) C++
8 3 (2.31%) C
8 3 (2.31%) Ruby
9 2 (1.54%) PHP5
9 2 (1.54%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.54%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.77%) Perl
10 1 (0.77%) Ada
10 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) WAI
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 72 (55.38%) Twitter
2 42 (32.31%) Google
3 14 (10.77%) Adobe
4 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.31%) Apple
5 3 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.54%) Sencha
6 2 (1.54%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.54%) Zend
6 2 (1.54%) Sony
7 1 (0.77%) VMware
7 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.77%) Foundry
7 1 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.77%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.77%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.77%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.77%) Sysomos
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