The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 499 429 427
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -2
Contract jobs citing Facebook 88 115 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 109
Average daily rate £400 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +223.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.49 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +223.41%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -113 87 £400 +23.07% 93
London -43 44 £375 +7.14% 48
South East -14 19 £388 +10.71% 18
Kent - 13 £375 - 5
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £363 - 2
City of London -17 7 £293 -4.87% 10
East of England -26 7 £450 +71.42% 5
South West -16 6 £500 +100.10% 4
Berkshire -7 5 - - 3
West Midlands -21 4 £350 +34.61% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 4
West Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire +1 3 - - 1
East Midlands -7 3 - - 2
Essex -24 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 2
Dorset -4 2 £600 +140.10% 3
Reading -4 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £450 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Cambridge -2 1 £450 +71.42% 1
Birmingham -9 1 £350 +141.37% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £450 +71.42% 1
Oxford - 1 £450 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 127 (65.13%) Twitter
2 86 (44.10%) HTML
3 83 (42.56%) Google
4 75 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 75 (38.46%) CSS
5 64 (32.82%) Social Media
6 51 (26.15%) OO
6 51 (26.15%) TDD
7 46 (23.59%) Java
7 46 (23.59%) HTML5
8 42 (21.54%) Android
8 42 (21.54%) JSON
9 40 (20.51%) XML
9 40 (20.51%) MVC
10 39 (20.00%) Marketing
11 38 (19.49%) PHP
11 38 (19.49%) CSS3
12 37 (18.97%) OOP
13 36 (18.46%) Apple iOS
14 35 (17.95%) Android Development
15 32 (16.41%) Analytics
16 30 (15.38%) REST
16 30 (15.38%) Git (software)
17 29 (14.87%) Mobile App
17 29 (14.87%) SQL
17 29 (14.87%) Web Services
18 28 (14.36%) SOA
19 26 (13.33%) Degree
20 25 (12.82%) Social Network
20 25 (12.82%) jQuery

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (12.82%) CMS
2 10 (5.13%) Node.js
3 6 (3.08%) WordPress
3 6 (3.08%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.05%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.54%) Lync
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) Drupal
7 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.03%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.51%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.56%) InDesign
4 3 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.21%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.05%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.54%) Tridion
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.54%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Heroku
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.21%) Internet
2 6 (3.08%) HTTP
3 5 (2.56%) 3G
3 5 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.05%) SMS
5 1 (0.51%) NAS
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.79%) MySQL
2 11 (5.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.05%) SQLite
4 4 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.05%) Big Data
5 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.51%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.21%) Subversion
3 11 (5.64%) Xcode
4 6 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.05%) jMock
5 4 (2.05%) Mockito
6 3 (1.54%) JSUnit
6 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.03%) JUnit
7 2 (1.03%) JIRA
7 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.03%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.51%) Hudson
8 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 39 (20.00%) Marketing
2 24 (12.31%) Games
3 11 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.64%) Advertising
3 11 (5.64%) Retail
4 10 (5.13%) Finance
5 8 (4.10%) Automotive
6 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 139 (71.28%) Developer
2 30 (15.38%) Android Developer
3 21 (10.77%) PHP Developer
4 20 (10.26%) iOS Developer
5 17 (8.72%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (8.21%) Mobile Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Lead Developer
8 11 (5.64%) Architect
9 10 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.62%) Designer
10 9 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Web Developer
14 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (44.10%) HTML
2 75 (38.46%) CSS
3 46 (23.59%) HTML5
4 42 (21.54%) JSON
5 40 (20.51%) XML
6 38 (19.49%) CSS3
7 30 (15.38%) REST
8 29 (14.87%) Web Services
9 25 (12.82%) jQuery
9 25 (12.82%) RESTful
10 23 (11.79%) .NET
11 21 (10.77%) OAuth
12 19 (9.74%) Backbone.js
13 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET
13 16 (8.21%) Flash
13 16 (8.21%) Ajax
13 16 (8.21%) Google Maps API
14 15 (7.69%) Symfony
14 15 (7.69%) Spring
15 14 (7.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (32.82%) Social Media
2 29 (14.87%) Mobile App
3 25 (12.82%) Social Network
4 16 (8.21%) Computer Science
5 14 (7.18%) Client/Server
6 13 (6.67%) Blog
7 11 (5.64%) Digital Media
8 9 (4.62%) iPad
9 8 (4.10%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (3.59%) iPhone
11 6 (3.08%) Graphic Design
12 5 (2.56%) Open Source
12 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
13 4 (2.05%) Semantic Web
14 3 (1.54%) New Media
14 3 (1.54%) Animation
14 3 (1.54%) Mathematics
14 3 (1.54%) Physics
14 3 (1.54%) Online Games
14 3 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.54%) Android
2 36 (18.46%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.62%) Linux
4 8 (4.10%) Windows
5 4 (2.05%) UNIX
5 4 (2.05%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.15%) OO
1 51 (26.15%) TDD
2 40 (20.51%) MVC
3 37 (18.97%) OOP
4 35 (17.95%) Android Development
5 32 (16.41%) Analytics
6 28 (14.36%) SOA
7 25 (12.82%) iOS Development
8 20 (10.26%) Scrum
9 19 (9.74%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.72%) Web Development
10 17 (8.72%) SEO
11 16 (8.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (7.18%) Use Case
12 14 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (6.67%) Game Development
13 13 (6.67%) Time Management
14 12 (6.15%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 46 (23.59%) Java
3 38 (19.49%) PHP
4 29 (14.87%) SQL
5 21 (10.77%) C#
6 17 (8.72%) Ruby
7 16 (8.21%) Objective-C
8 14 (7.18%) Python
8 14 (7.18%) C++
9 12 (6.15%) PHP5
10 8 (4.10%) ActionScript
10 8 (4.10%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.03%) C
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.51%) Haskell
13 1 (0.51%) PHP4
13 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) WCAG
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 127 (65.13%) Twitter
2 83 (42.56%) Google
3 17 (8.72%) Adobe
4 11 (5.64%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.10%) Apple
6 7 (3.59%) Oracle
7 4 (2.05%) Omniture
7 4 (2.05%) DoubleClick
7 4 (2.05%) Zend
8 3 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.54%) Neolane
9 2 (1.03%) SAP
9 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.51%) Tableau
10 1 (0.51%) Vertica
10 1 (0.51%) ParAccel
10 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.51%) Sencha
10 1 (0.51%) Greenplum
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