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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 450 424 448
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing Facebook 145 154 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 117 96
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £265
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +60.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.66 £6.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.87% +262.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-13.94% -

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -38 139 £350 - 121
London +9 84 £370 +7.24% 68
South East +11 39 £350 -20.00% 18
Tunbridge Wells - 26 £350 - 1
Kent - 26 £350 - 5
City of London +28 19 £350 +1.81% 15
West Midlands -24 6 £260 +6.12% 8
Oxfordshire +8 5 £350 -26.31% 1
North West +1 4 £225 -10.00% 7
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Manchester -5 3 £225 -10.00% 4
Surrey +3 2 £275 - 4
Birmingham -5 2 £284 +15.81% 5
Coventry -12 2 - -
Bristol -18 2 £400 +53.84% 2
South West -37 2 £400 -9.09% 5
East of England -39 2 £400 +35.59% 7
Scotland - 2 £378 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £378 - 2
Reading +10 1 - -
Berkshire +5 1 - - 2
Oxford -1 1 £350 -26.31% 1
Essex -6 1 £400 -38.46% 2
Southampton -7 1 - -
Hampshire -13 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £225 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 4
Weybridge - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 132 (59.73%) Twitter
2 99 (44.80%) Google
3 71 (32.13%) Mobile App
4 66 (29.86%) HTML
5 63 (28.51%) JSON
6 62 (28.05%) TDD
7 61 (27.60%) XML
8 59 (26.70%) SQL
9 53 (23.98%) JavaScript
9 53 (23.98%) Social Media
10 52 (23.53%) CSS
11 51 (23.08%) REST
12 49 (22.17%) SOA
12 49 (22.17%) Internet
13 45 (20.36%) OAuth
13 45 (20.36%) Mobile Application Development
14 44 (19.91%) Git (software)
14 44 (19.91%) Marketing
15 42 (19.00%) Use Case
15 42 (19.00%) Rapid Prototyping
16 38 (17.19%) Java
16 38 (17.19%) PHP
17 37 (16.74%) Apple iOS
18 35 (15.84%) HTML5
19 34 (15.38%) iOS Development
19 34 (15.38%) OO
20 32 (14.48%) MVC
20 32 (14.48%) jQuery
21 30 (13.57%) OOP
22 29 (13.12%) Web Services

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (9.05%) CMS
2 11 (4.98%) Node.js
3 9 (4.07%) WordPress
4 6 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.71%) SAS
5 4 (1.81%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.81%) Apache
6 3 (1.36%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.36%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.90%) IIS
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.81%) InDesign
5 3 (1.36%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.45%) MS Office
7 1 (0.45%) SPSS
7 1 (0.45%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Heroku
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (22.17%) Internet
2 3 (1.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.45%) NFC
3 1 (0.45%) SSH
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.45%) RFID
3 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.86%) MySQL
2 16 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.81%) Redis
5 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) Big Data
6 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) OLAP
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 44 (19.91%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.95%) Xcode
3 21 (9.50%) Subversion
4 5 (2.26%) Selenium
4 5 (2.26%) Grunt
5 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.90%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.90%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) NUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
7 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.45%) Redmine
7 1 (0.45%) QUnit
General
1 44 (19.91%) Marketing
2 29 (13.12%) Games
3 16 (7.24%) Advertising
4 9 (4.07%) Retail
5 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.26%) Finance
6 5 (2.26%) Automotive
6 5 (2.26%) Publishing
7 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 159 (71.95%) Developer
2 39 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
3 33 (14.93%) Front-End Developer
4 26 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 26 (11.76%) iOS Developer
5 18 (8.14%) PHP Developer
6 14 (6.33%) Architect
7 13 (5.88%) Analyst
8 10 (4.52%) Designer
8 10 (4.52%) Android Developer
8 10 (4.52%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.52%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.71%) Project Manager
9 6 (2.71%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.26%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.26%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.26%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.26%) Social Media Manager
11 4 (1.81%) Digital Architect
11 4 (1.81%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (29.86%) HTML
2 63 (28.51%) JSON
3 61 (27.60%) XML
4 52 (23.53%) CSS
5 51 (23.08%) REST
6 45 (20.36%) OAuth
7 35 (15.84%) HTML5
8 32 (14.48%) jQuery
9 29 (13.12%) Web Services
10 26 (11.76%) RESTful
11 23 (10.41%) Spring
11 23 (10.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 22 (9.95%) CSS3
13 21 (9.50%) iOS SDK
14 20 (9.05%) Cocoa
15 19 (8.60%) Unity DI Container
16 18 (8.14%) Cocoa Touch
17 16 (7.24%) .NET
18 15 (6.79%) Symfony
18 15 (6.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (32.13%) Mobile App
2 53 (23.98%) Social Media
3 12 (5.43%) Blog
4 9 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.07%) iPhone
5 8 (3.62%) iPad
5 8 (3.62%) Social Network
6 7 (3.17%) Animation
6 7 (3.17%) W3C
7 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.26%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.36%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.36%) Open Source
10 2 (0.90%) BBC
10 2 (0.90%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.74%) Apple iOS
2 21 (9.50%) Android
3 12 (5.43%) Linux
4 5 (2.26%) Windows
5 2 (0.90%) UNIX
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.05%) TDD
2 49 (22.17%) SOA
3 45 (20.36%) Mobile Application Development
4 42 (19.00%) Use Case
4 42 (19.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 34 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 34 (15.38%) OO
6 32 (14.48%) MVC
7 30 (13.57%) OOP
8 29 (13.12%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.86%) Game Development
10 23 (10.41%) Analytics
11 22 (9.95%) SEO
12 19 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (8.14%) Web Development
13 18 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (7.24%) E-Commerce
14 16 (7.24%) Scrum
14 16 (7.24%) Content Management
15 15 (6.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.70%) SQL
2 53 (23.98%) JavaScript
3 38 (17.19%) Java
3 38 (17.19%) PHP
4 24 (10.86%) Objective-C
5 14 (6.33%) Python
5 14 (6.33%) C#
6 13 (5.88%) PHP5
7 10 (4.52%) Ruby
8 7 (3.17%) C++
9 4 (1.81%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (1.81%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.36%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.90%) Scala
11 2 (0.90%) F#
11 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.45%) PHP4
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) FQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.45%) MCTS
2 1 (0.45%) MCP
2 1 (0.45%) MCAD
2 1 (0.45%) MCSD
2 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) WCAG
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 132 (59.73%) Twitter
2 99 (44.80%) Google
3 17 (7.69%) Zend
4 14 (6.33%) Adobe
5 9 (4.07%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.71%) Oracle
7 5 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.26%) Apple
7 5 (2.26%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.36%) Omniture
8 3 (1.36%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.90%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.90%) Sony
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.90%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.45%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.45%) Vignette
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £21000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 18 days ago