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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank 589 592 520
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -72
Contract jobs citing Facebook 72 71 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 61
Median daily rate £450 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.65% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £24.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £17.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.59 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £18.15

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
24291 25039 24680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 43.87% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14900 14758 13631
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 811 1074 1081
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Facebook
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Facebook as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 70 £450 +30.43% 88
London +12 52 £475 +26.66% 46
City of London +50 12 £450 +19.20% 12
South East 0 6 £350 +21.73% 7
North West +3 5 £240 - 13
Manchester -6 5 £240 - 6
East of England +23 3 - - 5
Hertfordshire +18 3 - - 3
Oxfordshire +7 3 £350 -
Oxford -6 3 £350 -
Bury - 3 £315 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
York - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £638 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 1
Hull - 2 £450 -
Reading -1 1 - - 2
Berkshire -12 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £430 - 1
North East - 1 £500 - 3
South West - 1 £430 - 2
Durham - 1 £500 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £325 - 1
Scotland - 1 £325 - 3

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Facebook also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Facebook.

1 59 (47.20%) Twitter
2 49 (39.20%) Google
3 45 (36.00%) Social Media
4 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (32.00%) Analytics
6 30 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 30 (24.00%) RESTful
7 28 (22.40%) Marketing
7 28 (22.40%) JSON
8 27 (21.60%) TDD
9 26 (20.80%) HTML
10 25 (20.00%) Android
11 24 (19.20%) Java
12 22 (17.60%) Android Development
13 21 (16.80%) REST
13 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
13 21 (16.80%) HTML5
14 19 (15.20%) CSS
15 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
15 18 (14.40%) JUnit
15 18 (14.40%) Apple iOS
15 18 (14.40%) Web Development
15 18 (14.40%) Jenkins
16 17 (13.60%) SQL
17 16 (12.80%) Web Services
17 16 (12.80%) Ruby
17 16 (12.80%) Unit Testing
17 16 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (12.80%) Gradle
18 15 (12.00%) CSS3

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.60%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (2.40%) WordPress
3 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) Drupal
4 1 (0.80%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.80%) nginx
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.20%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.40%) MS Project
4 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.80%) InDesign
6 1 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Sprinklr
2 4 (3.20%) Radian6
3 3 (2.40%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.80%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Google Play
2 11 (8.80%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.40%) AdWords
3 3 (2.40%) GitHub
3 3 (2.40%) Socialbakers
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) Route 53
5 1 (0.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) Skype
2 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) Intranet
3 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.60%) SMS
3 2 (1.60%) SSL
3 2 (1.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.80%) Softphone
4 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) MySQL
3 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.80%) OLAP
4 1 (0.80%) OLTP
4 1 (0.80%) Redis
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.40%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.40%) JUnit
3 16 (12.80%) Gradle
4 14 (11.20%) Appium
4 14 (11.20%) git-flow
4 14 (11.20%) Hamcrest
4 14 (11.20%) jMock
4 14 (11.20%) Mockito
4 14 (11.20%) Robolectric
4 14 (11.20%) Robotium
5 8 (6.40%) Maven
6 4 (3.20%) Grunt
6 4 (3.20%) gulp
6 4 (3.20%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.20%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.20%) Mocha
7 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.60%) Ant
8 2 (1.60%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (22.40%) Marketing
2 13 (10.40%) Finance
3 9 (7.20%) Advertising
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.60%) French Language
6 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Billing
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 57 (45.60%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) Android Developer
3 12 (9.60%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.60%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.80%) Angular Developer
4 11 (8.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (6.40%) Analyst
5 8 (6.40%) Digital Executive
5 8 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 6 (4.80%) Marketing Executive
7 5 (4.00%) Copywriter
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Social Media Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.20%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.00%) RESTful
2 28 (22.40%) JSON
3 26 (20.80%) HTML
4 21 (16.80%) HTML5
4 21 (16.80%) REST
5 19 (15.20%) CSS
6 16 (12.80%) Web Services
7 15 (12.00%) CSS3
7 15 (12.00%) Node.js
8 13 (10.40%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.80%) .NET
9 11 (8.80%) Spring
10 10 (8.00%) iOS SDK
10 10 (8.00%) OAuth
10 10 (8.00%) XML
11 9 (7.20%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.60%) jQuery
13 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
13 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (4.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.00%) Social Media
2 7 (5.60%) User Experience
3 6 (4.80%) Copywriting
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.00%) Fintech
4 5 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (4.00%) STB
5 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.20%) Social Network
6 3 (2.40%) Blog
7 2 (1.60%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.60%) BBC
7 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.80%) Statistics
8 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Android
2 18 (14.40%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.40%) Linux
4 3 (2.40%) Windows
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) Analytics
3 27 (21.60%) TDD
4 22 (17.60%) Android Development
5 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
6 18 (14.40%) Web Development
7 16 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.80%) Unit Testing
8 15 (12.00%) Open Source
8 15 (12.00%) Scrum
8 15 (12.00%) SOLID
9 14 (11.20%) Automation Testing
9 14 (11.20%) Code Coverage
10 13 (10.40%) iOS Development
11 12 (9.60%) Automated Testing
12 11 (8.80%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (8.80%) Pair Programming
13 9 (7.20%) DevOps
13 9 (7.20%) Front End Development
14 8 (6.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) Java
2 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.60%) SQL
4 16 (12.80%) Ruby
5 9 (7.20%) C#
6 7 (5.60%) PHP
7 5 (4.00%) Python
8 4 (3.20%) ES6
9 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.80%) Go
10 1 (0.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.80%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) PhD
3 1 (0.80%) APMG
3 1 (0.80%) CCNA
3 1 (0.80%) CCNP
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.40%) Nagios
2 3 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.80%) Cacti
3 1 (0.80%) Mesos
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (47.20%) Twitter
2 49 (39.20%) Google
3 11 (8.80%) Optimizely
4 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.00%) Adobe
6 3 (2.40%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.40%) Brandwatch
6 3 (2.40%) Crimson Hexagon
6 3 (2.40%) New Relic
6 3 (2.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) Spredfast
7 2 (1.60%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.60%) Omniture
7 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.60%) Sysomos
7 2 (1.60%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) Juniper
8 1 (0.80%) SaltStack
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