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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 514 511 431
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -80
Contract jobs citing Facebook 80 89 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 70
Average daily rate
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£353 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +61.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.50

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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1071 1207
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 £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 April 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 24 April 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 -12 78 £353 -11.87% 121
London +2 43 £364 -3.00% 57
South East -11 15 £360 -7.09% 25
Crawley - 8 £360 -
West Sussex - 8 £360 - 1
Yorkshire -14 7 £410 -3.52% 4
City of London +17 6 £350 +19.65% 15
East Midlands +7 5 £300 - 4
Berkshire -5 5 - - 8
Leicestershire - 4 £300 - 1
North West - 4 £325 - 17
East of England +18 3 £375 -16.66% 5
Bolton - 3 £350 - 1
Manchester - 3 £350 - 7
Hertfordshire +4 2 £450 - 2
Reading +1 2 - - 4
Birmingham +1 2 £325 -7.14% 3
South West 0 2 £325 -35.03% 3
West Midlands -13 2 £300 -14.28% 5
Leicester - 2 £300 -
York - 2 £415 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Worcestershire +3 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire -14 1 £350 -17.64% 4
Leeds -18 1 £350 -17.64% 3
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £300 - 2
Northampton - 1 £300 -
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 £300 -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (56.56%) Twitter
2 51 (41.80%) HTML
3 50 (40.98%) JavaScript
4 44 (36.07%) Social Media
5 42 (34.43%) CSS
6 36 (29.51%) Marketing
7 33 (27.05%) Google
8 32 (26.23%) HTML5
9 28 (22.95%) CSS3
10 26 (21.31%) jQuery
10 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (18.85%) JSON
12 21 (17.21%) Apple iOS
13 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
14 19 (15.57%) PHP
15 18 (14.75%) .NET
15 18 (14.75%) Digital Marketing
16 17 (13.93%) Photoshop
17 16 (13.11%) Web Services
17 16 (13.11%) iOS Development
17 16 (13.11%) User Experience
18 15 (12.30%) Backbone.js
18 15 (12.30%) C#
18 15 (12.30%) Degree
18 15 (12.30%) Social Network
18 15 (12.30%) Android
19 14 (11.48%) CRM
19 14 (11.48%) E-Commerce
19 14 (11.48%) TDD
19 14 (11.48%) Advertising

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (8.20%) Node.js
2 6 (4.92%) WordPress
2 6 (4.92%) CMS
3 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
3 3 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.82%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (0.82%) Drupal
4 1 (0.82%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.74%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.28%) InDesign
6 3 (2.46%) MS Office
6 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.82%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) SaaS
1 7 (5.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.28%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Internet
2 7 (5.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) MySQL
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.10%) Subversion
3 4 (3.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (3.28%) Xcode
4 3 (2.46%) NUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.46%) Moq
4 3 (2.46%) MSTest
4 3 (2.46%) Grunt
5 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.82%) Ant
6 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.82%) Firebug
6 1 (0.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.82%) Gradle
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.82%) Bower
6 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (29.51%) Marketing
2 14 (11.48%) Advertising
3 10 (8.20%) Finance
4 8 (6.56%) Games
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
6 5 (4.10%) Legal
7 4 (3.28%) Electronics
7 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.64%) Automotive
8 2 (1.64%) Publishing
8 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.82%) Banking
9 1 (0.82%) Front Office
9 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (60.66%) Developer
2 14 (11.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (10.66%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (9.84%) iOS Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Junior
6 8 (6.56%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.74%) UI Developer
7 7 (5.74%) UI Programmer
7 7 (5.74%) Social Media Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Designer
8 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.10%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (3.28%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.80%) HTML
2 42 (34.43%) CSS
3 32 (26.23%) HTML5
4 28 (22.95%) CSS3
5 26 (21.31%) jQuery
6 23 (18.85%) JSON
7 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
8 18 (14.75%) .NET
9 16 (13.11%) Web Services
10 15 (12.30%) Backbone.js
11 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET
12 11 (9.02%) iOS SDK
12 11 (9.02%) Ajax
13 10 (8.20%) XML
14 9 (7.38%) Sass
14 9 (7.38%) REST
14 9 (7.38%) WCF
14 9 (7.38%) RESTful
15 7 (5.74%) Google Maps API
16 5 (4.10%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.07%) Social Media
2 16 (13.11%) User Experience
3 15 (12.30%) Social Network
4 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.20%) Blog
6 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.74%) iPhone
8 6 (4.92%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.92%) RIA
9 5 (4.10%) iPad
9 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.28%) Digital Media
10 4 (3.28%) Streaming Video
11 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.64%) Flash Games
12 2 (1.64%) Animation
12 2 (1.64%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.30%) Android
3 6 (4.92%) Linux
4 5 (4.10%) Windows
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.82%) UNIX
6 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.82%) CentOS
6 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.75%) Digital Marketing
3 16 (13.11%) iOS Development
4 14 (11.48%) CRM
4 14 (11.48%) E-Commerce
4 14 (11.48%) TDD
4 14 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (10.66%) Analytics
6 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
6 12 (9.84%) Scrum
7 11 (9.02%) OO
8 10 (8.20%) Android Development
9 9 (7.38%) MVC
10 8 (6.56%) Time Management
11 7 (5.74%) Project Management
11 7 (5.74%) Web Development
11 7 (5.74%) Content Management
12 5 (4.10%) SEO
12 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.98%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.57%) PHP
3 15 (12.30%) C#
4 10 (8.20%) Java
5 8 (6.56%) SQL
6 6 (4.92%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.28%) C++
8 3 (2.46%) C
8 3 (2.46%) PHP5
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
9 2 (1.64%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) cPanel
Vendors
1 69 (56.56%) Twitter
2 33 (27.05%) Google
3 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.84%) Adobe
4 3 (2.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.64%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.64%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.64%) Zend
5 2 (1.64%) Sony
6 1 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.82%) Sencha
6 1 (0.82%) Foundry
6 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.82%) Sysomos
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