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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 536 467 448
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -19
Contract jobs citing Facebook 50 109 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 77
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £6.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.38

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
24741 23798 23532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 46.19% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14780 13501 12196
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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
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 December 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 -85 50 £350 +7.69% 80
London -33 37 £375 +8.69% 36
South East -25 8 £275 +22.22% 9
City of London -2 4 £275 -25.67% 10
Hampshire -17 3 £275 +22.22% 3
West Sussex - 3 £260 -
Crawley - 3 £260 -
Manchester - 2 £208 - 8
Southampton - 2 £263 -
North West - 2 £208 - 12
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Yorkshire -6 1 - - 3
East of England -13 1 £250 - 3
West Yorkshire -13 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 -
Cambridge - 1 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £250 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 2
Wrexham - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Alcester - - - - 2
Andover - - - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 100 (60.61%) Twitter
2 70 (42.42%) HTML
3 66 (40.00%) Google
4 65 (39.39%) CSS
5 59 (35.76%) JavaScript
6 43 (26.06%) Social Media
7 41 (24.85%) PHP
7 41 (24.85%) Git (software)
8 40 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (24.24%) HTML5
9 31 (18.79%) TDD
9 31 (18.79%) jQuery
10 30 (18.18%) Web Services
10 30 (18.18%) Subversion
11 28 (16.97%) XML
11 28 (16.97%) JSON
12 27 (16.36%) OO
12 27 (16.36%) Marketing
13 26 (15.76%) MVC
14 25 (15.15%) SQL
14 25 (15.15%) MySQL
15 24 (14.55%) CMS
15 24 (14.55%) Apple iOS
15 24 (14.55%) CSS3
15 24 (14.55%) Mobile App
16 23 (13.94%) iOS Development
17 22 (13.33%) Java
18 21 (12.73%) E-Commerce
18 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
19 20 (12.12%) Linux

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (14.55%) CMS
2 16 (9.70%) WordPress
3 10 (6.06%) Node.js
4 9 (5.45%) Apache
5 6 (3.64%) Drupal
6 5 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (3.03%) SAS
7 4 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.42%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (1.82%) IIS
9 2 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Liferay
10 1 (0.61%) JBoss
10 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.82%) MS Office
5 2 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.21%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) Blender
Business Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.42%) Magento
3 3 (1.82%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.21%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.70%) Internet
2 4 (2.42%) HTTP
2 4 (2.42%) Intranet
3 2 (1.21%) SSH
4 1 (0.61%) NFC
4 1 (0.61%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) MySQL
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.42%) Redis
6 2 (1.21%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
7 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 41 (24.85%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.18%) Subversion
3 11 (6.67%) Xcode
4 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.03%) Selenium
6 3 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.82%) Grunt
7 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.21%) JIRA
7 2 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.21%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.21%) NUnit
7 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.21%) Ant
7 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.21%) MSTest
7 2 (1.21%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.21%) Moq
8 1 (0.61%) Mocha
General
1 27 (16.36%) Marketing
2 13 (7.88%) Games
3 8 (4.85%) Advertising
4 6 (3.64%) Publishing
5 5 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (2.42%) Back Office
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.42%) Finance
7 3 (1.82%) Automotive
7 3 (1.82%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (70.30%) Developer
2 32 (19.39%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (10.91%) iOS Developer
4 17 (10.30%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Web Developer
7 12 (7.27%) Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Designer
10 7 (4.24%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.03%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Drupal Developer
14 3 (1.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 3 (1.82%) Junior Front-End Developer
14 3 (1.82%) LAMP Developer
14 3 (1.82%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (42.42%) HTML
2 65 (39.39%) CSS
3 40 (24.24%) HTML5
4 31 (18.79%) jQuery
5 30 (18.18%) Web Services
6 28 (16.97%) XML
6 28 (16.97%) JSON
7 24 (14.55%) CSS3
8 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
9 20 (12.12%) RESTful
9 20 (12.12%) LAMP
10 19 (11.52%) REST
11 16 (9.70%) .NET
12 15 (9.09%) iOS SDK
12 15 (9.09%) Google Maps API
12 15 (9.09%) OAuth
13 12 (7.27%) Ajax
14 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET
14 11 (6.67%) Symfony
15 10 (6.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.06%) Social Media
2 24 (14.55%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.48%) User Experience
3 14 (8.48%) Blog
4 8 (4.85%) Animation
5 7 (4.24%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.64%) Open Source
6 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.64%) Copywriting
6 6 (3.64%) Social Network
7 5 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.03%) W3C
7 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.42%) GIS
8 4 (2.42%) iPhone
8 4 (2.42%) Podcast
9 3 (1.82%) iPad
10 2 (1.21%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.55%) Apple iOS
2 20 (12.12%) Linux
3 11 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (1.82%) Windows
5 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.21%) UNIX
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) TDD
3 27 (16.36%) OO
4 26 (15.76%) MVC
5 23 (13.94%) iOS Development
6 21 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 19 (11.52%) OOP
7 19 (11.52%) SEO
8 18 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (10.91%) Analytics
9 15 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
9 15 (9.09%) SOA
10 14 (8.48%) Use Case
10 14 (8.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (7.27%) Web Development
11 12 (7.27%) Scrum
11 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.06%) Game Development
13 10 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.76%) JavaScript
2 41 (24.85%) PHP
3 25 (15.15%) SQL
4 22 (13.33%) Java
5 16 (9.70%) C#
6 13 (7.88%) PHP5
7 12 (7.27%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.42%) C
9 3 (1.82%) Ruby
10 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.21%) F#
10 2 (1.21%) Scala
10 2 (1.21%) Python
11 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) FQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) cPanel
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 100 (60.61%) Twitter
2 66 (40.00%) Google
3 15 (9.09%) Zend
4 12 (7.27%) Adobe
5 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.03%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.42%) Coremetrics
8 3 (1.82%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.82%) Apple
8 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle
9 2 (1.21%) Sony
9 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.21%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.61%) FatWire
10 1 (0.61%) Vignette
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) McAfee
10 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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