The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 467 441 419
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -22
Contract jobs citing Facebook 113 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 86 112
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £190 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.66 £6.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.94% +262.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -35 107 £363 +5.45% 108
London -8 60 £375 +15.38% 72
South East +8 32 £350 -12.50% 9
Kent - 20 £125 - 4
Tunbridge Wells - 18 £350 - 2
City of London +25 16 £363 +14.17% 13
West Midlands -16 5 £260 -4.58% 8
East Sussex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire -1 4 £350 -26.31%
North West -6 4 £275 -6.77% 8
Birmingham -2 2 £284 +4.12% 6
Manchester -2 2 £225 -23.72% 2
East of England -35 2 £400 +35.59% 2
North East - 2 - -
Merseyside +3 1 £350 - 1
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - - 1
Liverpool -2 1 £350 -
Oxford -2 1 £350 -26.31%
Surrey -3 1 £275 -31.25% 1
Southampton -8 1 - -
Essex -13 1 £400 +88.23% 1
Hampshire -18 1 - - 2
Bristol -26 1 £400 +23.07% 1
South West -32 1 £400 -9.09% 3
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
Scotland - 1 £155 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £155 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 4

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 129 (63.86%) Twitter
2 87 (43.07%) Google
3 66 (32.67%) HTML
4 63 (31.19%) Mobile App
5 62 (30.69%) JSON
6 55 (27.23%) SQL
7 54 (26.73%) JavaScript
8 53 (26.24%) TDD
9 51 (25.25%) XML
9 51 (25.25%) Social Media
10 49 (24.26%) CSS
11 47 (23.27%) REST
12 44 (21.78%) SOA
13 42 (20.79%) Apple iOS
14 41 (20.30%) Internet
14 41 (20.30%) OAuth
15 40 (19.80%) Marketing
16 39 (19.31%) HTML5
16 39 (19.31%) iOS Development
17 38 (18.81%) Git (software)
17 38 (18.81%) Java
18 37 (18.32%) Mobile Application Development
19 34 (16.83%) OO
19 34 (16.83%) Use Case
20 33 (16.34%) Software Engineering
20 33 (16.34%) Rapid Prototyping
21 31 (15.35%) PHP
22 30 (14.85%) Web Services
23 29 (14.36%) RESTful
24 28 (13.86%) OOP

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (11.39%) CMS
2 12 (5.94%) Node.js
3 10 (4.95%) WordPress
4 7 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.97%) SAS
6 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.49%) Lync
7 3 (1.49%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.99%) IIS
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.50%) Drupal
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.50%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.50%) Liferay
9 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.98%) InDesign
5 3 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.50%) SPSS
7 1 (0.50%) MS Office
7 1 (0.50%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.49%) Tridion
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.99%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Heroku
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.98%) SMS
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) RFID
3 1 (0.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.40%) MySQL
2 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.98%) SQLite
5 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.87%) Xcode
3 17 (8.42%) Subversion
4 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.98%) Grunt
6 3 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.50%) Ant
7 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.50%) Redmine
7 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
General
1 40 (19.80%) Marketing
2 24 (11.88%) Games
3 13 (6.44%) Advertising
4 6 (2.97%) Retail
5 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Automotive
7 3 (1.49%) Finance
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 146 (72.28%) Developer
2 30 (14.85%) Mobile Developer
2 30 (14.85%) iOS Developer
3 26 (12.87%) Lead Developer
4 24 (11.88%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (7.92%) Android Developer
6 15 (7.43%) PHP Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Architect
8 12 (5.94%) Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.96%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.47%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.97%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Designer
12 5 (2.48%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (1.98%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (32.67%) HTML
2 62 (30.69%) JSON
3 51 (25.25%) XML
4 49 (24.26%) CSS
5 47 (23.27%) REST
6 41 (20.30%) OAuth
7 39 (19.31%) HTML5
8 30 (14.85%) Web Services
9 29 (14.36%) RESTful
10 26 (12.87%) CSS3
10 26 (12.87%) iOS SDK
11 25 (12.38%) jQuery
12 21 (10.40%) Cocoa
13 19 (9.41%) Spring
13 19 (9.41%) Cocoa Touch
14 18 (8.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 15 (7.43%) Unity DI Container
16 13 (6.44%) AngularJS
16 13 (6.44%) Ajax
16 13 (6.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (31.19%) Mobile App
2 51 (25.25%) Social Media
3 16 (7.92%) Social Network
4 10 (4.95%) Blog
5 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.46%) iPhone
6 8 (3.96%) iPad
6 8 (3.96%) W3C
7 7 (3.47%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.97%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.48%) Graphic Design
9 5 (2.48%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.98%) Animation
11 3 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.49%) Open Source
11 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.99%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.99%) Statistics
13 1 (0.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.79%) Apple iOS
2 26 (12.87%) Android
3 7 (3.47%) Linux
4 5 (2.48%) Windows
5 3 (1.49%) Solaris
5 3 (1.49%) UNIX
6 1 (0.50%) Debian
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.50%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.24%) TDD
2 44 (21.78%) SOA
3 39 (19.31%) iOS Development
4 37 (18.32%) Mobile Application Development
5 34 (16.83%) OO
5 34 (16.83%) Use Case
6 33 (16.34%) Rapid Prototyping
6 33 (16.34%) Software Engineering
7 28 (13.86%) OOP
8 27 (13.37%) MVC
9 22 (10.89%) Analytics
9 22 (10.89%) Android Development
10 19 (9.41%) Game Development
11 17 (8.42%) SEO
11 17 (8.42%) Content Management
12 15 (7.43%) Scrum
12 15 (7.43%) Web Development
13 13 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.23%) SQL
2 54 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.81%) Java
4 31 (15.35%) PHP
5 28 (13.86%) Objective-C
6 14 (6.93%) Python
7 10 (4.95%) Ruby
8 9 (4.46%) C#
9 8 (3.96%) PHP5
10 7 (3.47%) C++
11 4 (1.98%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.98%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.50%) PHP4
14 1 (0.50%) F#
14 1 (0.50%) Scala
14 1 (0.50%) FQL
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) MCP
2 1 (0.50%) MCAD
2 1 (0.50%) MCSD
2 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.99%) WCAG
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 129 (63.86%) Twitter
2 87 (43.07%) Google
3 12 (5.94%) Adobe
4 10 (4.95%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.96%) Zend
5 8 (3.96%) Apple
6 6 (2.97%) Oracle
7 5 (2.48%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.49%) Omniture
8 3 (1.49%) DoubleClick
8 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.49%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.99%) FatWire
9 2 (0.99%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.99%) SAP
9 2 (0.99%) JBoss
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Vignette
10 1 (0.50%) HP
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £17 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 19 days ago