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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 519 448 456
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +8
Contract jobs citing Facebook 94 129 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 107 85
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50

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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1242 1169 1321
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Facebook Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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
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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 -61 91 £325 - 120
London -41 58 £350 +7.69% 75
South East -23 15 £320 -24.70% 9
City of London +12 8 £275 -35.29% 20
North West - 8 £325 - 11
Kent -1 6 £350 +9.37% 5
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 1
Manchester - 4 - - 4
Edinburgh -1 3 £155 -48.33% 1
Scotland -5 3 £155 -48.33% 1
Oxfordshire -7 3 £400 +77.77%
East of England -15 3 £310 -52.30% 4
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £325 -
Hammersmith -8 2 £450 +38.46%
Bristol -21 2 - - 3
South West -34 2 - - 8
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
Berkshire +7 1 £320 -28.88%
Cambridge +3 1 £250 -4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £250 -4.76% 2
Southampton -8 1 £250 -58.33%
Surrey -9 1 £275 - 1
Hampshire -20 1 £250 -50.00% 1
West Midlands -22 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £310 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
Norwich - 1 £513 -
Oxford - 1 £400 -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 125 (59.24%) Twitter
2 85 (40.28%) Google
3 71 (33.65%) HTML
4 61 (28.91%) CSS
5 59 (27.96%) Social Media
6 56 (26.54%) Mobile App
6 56 (26.54%) JavaScript
7 50 (23.70%) Git (software)
8 47 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (22.27%) TDD
9 46 (21.80%) XML
10 45 (21.33%) JSON
11 43 (20.38%) Marketing
11 43 (20.38%) PHP
11 43 (20.38%) SQL
12 39 (18.48%) Internet
13 38 (18.01%) HTML5
14 37 (17.54%) REST
15 32 (15.17%) OAuth
15 32 (15.17%) Subversion
15 32 (15.17%) SOA
15 32 (15.17%) Mobile Application Development
16 31 (14.69%) Apple iOS
16 31 (14.69%) Rapid Prototyping
16 31 (14.69%) iOS Development
16 31 (14.69%) jQuery
17 30 (14.22%) Use Case
17 30 (14.22%) Java
18 28 (13.27%) Web Services
18 28 (13.27%) OO

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (12.80%) CMS
2 15 (7.11%) WordPress
3 11 (5.21%) Node.js
4 8 (3.79%) Apache
5 6 (2.84%) SAS
5 6 (2.84%) Drupal
6 5 (2.37%) Facebook Platform
6 5 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.90%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.90%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.42%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.95%) Liferay
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.42%) MS Office
5 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.42%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.95%) Magento
3 2 (0.95%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Heroku
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.48%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Intranet
3 2 (0.95%) SSH
4 1 (0.47%) NFC
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.47%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.85%) MySQL
2 13 (6.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.90%) Redis
7 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.95%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.95%) Big Data
8 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) DB2
9 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 50 (23.70%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.17%) Subversion
3 20 (9.48%) Xcode
4 7 (3.32%) Grunt
5 6 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.37%) Selenium
7 3 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.95%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.95%) JIRA
8 2 (0.95%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.47%) Bower
9 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.47%) Moq
9 1 (0.47%) Mocha
9 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.47%) Redmine
General
1 43 (20.38%) Marketing
2 18 (8.53%) Games
3 16 (7.58%) Advertising
4 7 (3.32%) Publishing
4 7 (3.32%) Retail
5 5 (2.37%) Automotive
6 4 (1.90%) Back Office
6 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Finance
6 4 (1.90%) Legal
7 3 (1.42%) Local Government
8 2 (0.95%) Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (68.72%) Developer
2 35 (16.59%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (14.69%) Mobile Developer
4 24 (11.37%) iOS Developer
5 17 (8.06%) Lead Developer
5 17 (8.06%) PHP Developer
6 14 (6.64%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.79%) Architect
9 8 (3.79%) Designer
10 7 (3.32%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.84%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.84%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.37%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (2.37%) Social Media Manager
13 4 (1.90%) Drupal Developer
13 4 (1.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.65%) HTML
2 61 (28.91%) CSS
3 46 (21.80%) XML
4 45 (21.33%) JSON
5 38 (18.01%) HTML5
6 37 (17.54%) REST
7 32 (15.17%) OAuth
8 31 (14.69%) jQuery
9 28 (13.27%) Web Services
10 24 (11.37%) RESTful
11 21 (9.95%) CSS3
11 21 (9.95%) iOS SDK
11 21 (9.95%) LAMP
11 21 (9.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 20 (9.48%) AngularJS
13 19 (9.00%) Cocoa
14 18 (8.53%) Cocoa Touch
15 17 (8.06%) Unity DI Container
16 15 (7.11%) .NET
16 15 (7.11%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.96%) Social Media
2 56 (26.54%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.53%) Blog
4 17 (8.06%) User Experience
5 8 (3.79%) iPhone
5 8 (3.79%) Animation
6 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.32%) Open Source
6 7 (3.32%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.32%) iPad
7 6 (2.84%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.84%) W3C
7 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.37%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.90%) Social Network
9 4 (1.90%) GIS
9 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.90%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.42%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.42%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.69%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.53%) Linux
3 14 (6.64%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (22.27%) TDD
2 32 (15.17%) SOA
2 32 (15.17%) Mobile Application Development
3 31 (14.69%) iOS Development
3 31 (14.69%) Rapid Prototyping
4 30 (14.22%) Use Case
5 28 (13.27%) OO
6 26 (12.32%) MVC
7 23 (10.90%) SEO
7 23 (10.90%) OOP
7 23 (10.90%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.90%) Software Engineering
8 20 (9.48%) Analytics
9 18 (8.53%) Web Development
10 16 (7.58%) Content Management
10 16 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.64%) Scrum
12 13 (6.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.54%) JavaScript
2 43 (20.38%) PHP
2 43 (20.38%) SQL
3 30 (14.22%) Java
4 23 (10.90%) Objective-C
5 15 (7.11%) C#
6 11 (5.21%) PHP5
7 6 (2.84%) Python
8 4 (1.90%) Ruby
9 3 (1.42%) C
10 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.95%) F#
10 2 (0.95%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) FQL
11 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) MCP
2 1 (0.47%) MCAD
2 1 (0.47%) MCSD
2 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (59.24%) Twitter
2 85 (40.28%) Google
3 17 (8.06%) Zend
4 16 (7.58%) Adobe
5 8 (3.79%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.84%) Oracle
7 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.37%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.90%) Apple
8 4 (1.90%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.42%) Omniture
10 2 (0.95%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.47%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.47%) McAfee
11 1 (0.47%) Sony
11 1 (0.47%) FatWire
11 1 (0.47%) Vignette
11 1 (0.47%) IBM
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