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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 535 470 461
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -9
Contract jobs citing Facebook 65 111 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 83 70
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £6.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -69.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £6.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £6.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50

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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
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 £39.00 £36.96 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -94 64 £325 - 121
London -44 40 £375 +15.38% 57
South East -28 10 £263 +16.66% 15
North West - 7 £275 - 21
Manchester - 5 £208 - 11
City of London +26 4 £275 -31.25% 18
East of England -5 3 £310 - 4
Hampshire -22 3 £250 +11.11% 4
Southampton - 3 £250 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £320 -17.41%
East Midlands - 2 £325 - 6
Lancashire - 2 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Yorkshire -7 1 - - 3
Hammersmith -7 1 £450 +38.46%
Edinburgh -10 1 £155 - 1
Scotland -12 1 £155 - 1
Oxfordshire -23 1 £400 +77.77% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £310 -
Surrey - 1 £325 - 1
Oxford - 1 £400 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £250 -
Norwich - 1 £513 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £250 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 124 (61.39%) Twitter
2 87 (43.07%) Google
3 78 (38.61%) HTML
4 69 (34.16%) CSS
5 65 (32.18%) JavaScript
6 53 (26.24%) Social Media
7 52 (25.74%) Git (software)
8 50 (24.75%) PHP
9 45 (22.28%) JSON
10 43 (21.29%) XML
10 43 (21.29%) HTML5
10 43 (21.29%) Mobile App
11 42 (20.79%) TDD
12 41 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (17.82%) SQL
14 35 (17.33%) Subversion
14 35 (17.33%) jQuery
15 34 (16.83%) Marketing
15 34 (16.83%) REST
16 32 (15.84%) Internet
17 30 (14.85%) Web Services
18 29 (14.36%) Java
18 29 (14.36%) MySQL
18 29 (14.36%) OO
18 29 (14.36%) CMS
18 29 (14.36%) OAuth
18 29 (14.36%) Apple iOS
19 28 (13.86%) Mobile Application Development
19 28 (13.86%) iOS Development
20 27 (13.37%) Rapid Prototyping

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (14.36%) CMS
2 19 (9.41%) WordPress
3 13 (6.44%) Node.js
4 10 (4.95%) Apache
5 6 (2.97%) Drupal
6 5 (2.48%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (2.48%) Facebook Platform
6 5 (2.48%) SAS
6 5 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.98%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.49%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.50%) Liferay
10 1 (0.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.50%) Blender
4 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.98%) Magento
3 3 (1.49%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.99%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.84%) Internet
2 4 (1.98%) Intranet
3 2 (0.99%) SSH
3 2 (0.99%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) RFID
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.36%) MySQL
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.98%) Redis
5 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.99%) Big Data
7 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 35 (17.33%) Subversion
3 17 (8.42%) Xcode
4 7 (3.47%) Grunt
5 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.48%) Selenium
7 3 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.99%) NUnit
8 2 (0.99%) JIRA
8 2 (0.99%) Ant
8 2 (0.99%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.99%) Moq
8 2 (0.99%) MSTest
8 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.50%) Mocha
General
1 34 (16.83%) Marketing
2 19 (9.41%) Games
3 10 (4.95%) Advertising
4 6 (2.97%) Publishing
5 5 (2.48%) Retail
6 4 (1.98%) Finance
6 4 (1.98%) Automotive
6 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Back Office
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (70.30%) Developer
2 38 (18.81%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (12.87%) Mobile Developer
4 21 (10.40%) iOS Developer
5 17 (8.42%) PHP Developer
5 17 (8.42%) Web Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Lead Developer
7 12 (5.94%) Analyst
8 10 (4.95%) Designer
9 9 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Android Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.97%) Architect
13 5 (2.48%) Technical Architect
14 4 (1.98%) Drupal Developer
15 3 (1.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 3 (1.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 3 (1.49%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (38.61%) HTML
2 69 (34.16%) CSS
3 45 (22.28%) JSON
4 43 (21.29%) XML
4 43 (21.29%) HTML5
5 35 (17.33%) jQuery
6 34 (16.83%) REST
7 30 (14.85%) Web Services
8 29 (14.36%) OAuth
9 25 (12.38%) RESTful
9 25 (12.38%) CSS3
10 23 (11.39%) LAMP
10 23 (11.39%) AngularJS
11 21 (10.40%) iOS SDK
12 17 (8.42%) Google Maps API
12 17 (8.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 16 (7.92%) Cocoa
14 15 (7.43%) Ajax
14 15 (7.43%) .NET
14 15 (7.43%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.24%) Social Media
2 43 (21.29%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.92%) Blog
4 15 (7.43%) User Experience
5 8 (3.96%) Animation
6 7 (3.47%) Open Source
6 7 (3.47%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.47%) W3C
6 7 (3.47%) Copywriting
7 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.48%) iPhone
8 5 (2.48%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.98%) Podcast
9 4 (1.98%) Social Network
9 4 (1.98%) GIS
9 4 (1.98%) iPad
10 3 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.99%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.36%) Apple iOS
2 21 (10.40%) Linux
3 16 (7.92%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) Windows
5 2 (0.99%) UNIX
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.79%) TDD
2 41 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.36%) OO
4 28 (13.86%) Mobile Application Development
4 28 (13.86%) iOS Development
5 27 (13.37%) Rapid Prototyping
5 27 (13.37%) MVC
5 27 (13.37%) SOA
6 26 (12.87%) Use Case
7 24 (11.88%) SEO
8 23 (11.39%) OOP
9 22 (10.89%) Analytics
9 22 (10.89%) E-Commerce
10 21 (10.40%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (8.91%) Web Development
12 15 (7.43%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.93%) Game Development
13 14 (6.93%) Scrum
13 14 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (6.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.18%) JavaScript
2 50 (24.75%) PHP
3 36 (17.82%) SQL
4 29 (14.36%) Java
5 20 (9.90%) Objective-C
6 14 (6.93%) C#
7 13 (6.44%) PHP5
8 6 (2.97%) Python
9 4 (1.98%) Ruby
10 3 (1.49%) C
11 2 (0.99%) F#
11 2 (0.99%) Scala
11 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.50%) FQL
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.50%) MCP
2 1 (0.50%) MCAD
2 1 (0.50%) MCSD
2 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (61.39%) Twitter
2 87 (43.07%) Google
3 17 (8.42%) Zend
4 13 (6.44%) Adobe
5 8 (3.96%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.97%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.48%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.98%) Coremetrics
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle
8 4 (1.98%) Apple
9 3 (1.49%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.99%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.50%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.50%) McAfee
11 1 (0.50%) FatWire
11 1 (0.50%) Sony
11 1 (0.50%) IBM
11 1 (0.50%) Vignette
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