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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Facebook
Rank 528 567 494
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -73
Contract jobs citing Facebook 98 45 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.087% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 55
Average daily rate £340 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 93 £340 +0.74% 98
London +38 60 £340 -3.54% 60
East of England +12 11 £393 +30.83% 5
South East +13 10 £413 +26.92% 12
North West -11 7 £278 -7.50% 11
Suffolk - 6 £403 -
Manchester - 6 £301 - 6
Cambridge - 5 £370 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £370 -
City of London +35 4 £216 -35.52% 10
West Sussex +8 4 £413 +58.65% 3
Crawley -4 4 £413 +58.65% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £375 +8.69% 1
Reading - 3 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £300 -
South Wales - 3 £300 -
South West - 3 £125 -
Wales - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 3
Bolton - 2 £381 -
Bristol - 2 £122 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £403 -
Bury - 2 - - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £350 -
Southampton +17 1 - - 1
Hampshire +3 1 - - 3
Surrey -10 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 99 (68.28%) Twitter
2 57 (39.31%) HTML
3 48 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 47 (32.41%) CSS
5 44 (30.34%) Social Media
6 39 (26.90%) Google
7 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (23.45%) HTML5
9 33 (22.76%) Marketing
10 28 (19.31%) CSS3
11 25 (17.24%) AngularJS
12 24 (16.55%) Analytics
13 21 (14.48%) TDD
14 20 (13.79%) Git (software)
15 19 (13.10%) C#
16 18 (12.41%) jQuery
17 17 (11.72%) PHP
18 16 (11.03%) .NET
18 16 (11.03%) Sass
18 16 (11.03%) BDD
19 15 (10.34%) RESTful
20 14 (9.66%) Unit Testing
20 14 (9.66%) Advertising
20 14 (9.66%) Digital Media
21 13 (8.97%) Node.js
21 13 (8.97%) MVC
21 13 (8.97%) Project Management
21 13 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
22 12 (8.28%) WordPress
22 12 (8.28%) Ruby

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (8.97%) Node.js
2 12 (8.28%) WordPress
3 8 (5.52%) CMS
4 7 (4.83%) Facebook Platform
5 4 (2.76%) Drupal
5 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.69%) DNN
7 1 (0.69%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.69%) JBoss
7 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.69%) Kentico
7 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.69%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Project
3 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.69%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
1 5 (3.45%) Radian6
2 4 (2.76%) Magento
3 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.14%) GitHub
2 6 (4.14%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.07%) Heroku
4 2 (1.38%) AdWords
4 2 (1.38%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.69%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) HTTPS
2 9 (6.21%) Intranet
3 8 (5.52%) HTTP
4 3 (2.07%) Internet
5 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.69%) 3G
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) Skype
6 1 (0.69%) SMS
6 1 (0.69%) Softphone
6 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) MySQL
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.38%) Big Data
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.52%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.83%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.83%) Grunt
3 7 (4.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (4.14%) Mocha
5 5 (3.45%) Capybara
5 5 (3.45%) gulp
5 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.45%) RSpec
5 5 (3.45%) Subversion
6 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.07%) git-flow
7 3 (2.07%) RubyGems
8 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.69%) Babel
9 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.69%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (22.76%) Marketing
2 14 (9.66%) Advertising
3 12 (8.28%) Finance
4 11 (7.59%) Banking
5 9 (6.21%) Games
6 8 (5.52%) Publishing
6 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.45%) Legal
8 4 (2.76%) Retail
9 2 (1.38%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.69%) Law
10 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (41.38%) Developer
2 22 (15.17%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (13.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.66%) HTML Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Angular Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (6.21%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Coordinator
11 6 (4.14%) Games Developer
11 6 (4.14%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.14%) Social Media Manager
11 6 (4.14%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.31%) HTML
2 47 (32.41%) CSS
3 34 (23.45%) HTML5
4 28 (19.31%) CSS3
5 25 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 18 (12.41%) jQuery
7 16 (11.03%) .NET
7 16 (11.03%) Sass
8 15 (10.34%) RESTful
9 10 (6.90%) Backbone.js
9 10 (6.90%) Google Maps API
9 10 (6.90%) LESS
9 10 (6.90%) Web Services
10 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.21%) React
11 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.14%) JSON
12 6 (4.14%) REST
12 6 (4.14%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (4.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.34%) Social Media
2 14 (9.66%) Digital Media
3 12 (8.28%) iPad
4 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.21%) User Experience
5 8 (5.52%) Blog
6 7 (4.83%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.76%) Life Science
9 3 (2.07%) Social Network
9 3 (2.07%) Statistics
10 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.38%) W3C
11 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.69%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.52%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.14%) Android
3 5 (3.45%) Linux
3 5 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.55%) Analytics
3 21 (14.48%) TDD
4 16 (11.03%) BDD
5 14 (9.66%) Unit Testing
6 13 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (8.97%) MVC
6 13 (8.97%) Project Management
7 12 (8.28%) Front End Development
7 12 (8.28%) SEO
8 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.21%) Scrum
9 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.52%) CRM
10 8 (5.52%) Kanban
11 7 (4.83%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.83%) OO
11 7 (4.83%) Web Development
12 6 (4.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.10%) JavaScript
2 19 (13.10%) C#
3 17 (11.72%) PHP
4 12 (8.28%) Ruby
5 11 (7.59%) Java
6 10 (6.90%) SQL
7 6 (4.14%) ES6
8 5 (3.45%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.69%) Go
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) APMG
3 2 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) MBA
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Capistrano
1 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 99 (68.28%) Twitter
2 39 (26.90%) Google
3 7 (4.83%) Adobe
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.76%) Sysomos
5 3 (2.07%) PayPal
5 3 (2.07%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.07%) Zend
6 2 (1.38%) Akamai
6 2 (1.38%) Apple
6 2 (1.38%) ATG
6 2 (1.38%) Brightcove
6 2 (1.38%) comScore
6 2 (1.38%) Demandware
6 2 (1.38%) hybris
6 2 (1.38%) Marketo
6 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.38%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Ektron
7 1 (0.69%) Sencha
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