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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 490 449 433
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -16
Contract jobs citing Facebook 116 125 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 101 97
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £32.50

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
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -47 113 £350 +7.69% 118
London -11 65 £375 +15.38% 68
South East -1 24 £313 -30.55% 15
City of London +27 14 £350 +16.66% 20
Kent - 14 £350 - 4
North West - 10 £325 - 10
Manchester - 6 £225 - 4
East of England -33 4 £400 +35.59% 5
East Midlands - 4 £325 - 2
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -1 3 £155 -48.33% 1
Scotland -7 3 £155 -48.33% 1
West Midlands -17 3 - - 7
Surrey +3 2 £275 - 2
Hammersmith -2 2 £450 +38.46%
Coventry -8 2 - -
Bristol -16 2 - - 2
South West -37 2 - - 5
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
Oxford - 2 £375 - 3
Essex -9 1 £400 -38.46% 2
Southampton -11 1 £250 -58.33%
Hampshire -19 1 £250 -50.00% 3
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 £513 -
Weybridge - 1 £275 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 138 (61.33%) Twitter
2 97 (43.11%) Google
3 71 (31.56%) HTML
4 70 (31.11%) Mobile App
5 62 (27.56%) TDD
6 60 (26.67%) JSON
7 59 (26.22%) CSS
8 58 (25.78%) SQL
9 56 (24.89%) JavaScript
9 56 (24.89%) XML
10 55 (24.44%) Social Media
11 53 (23.56%) REST
12 50 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 50 (22.22%) Internet
13 48 (21.33%) SOA
13 48 (21.33%) Marketing
14 45 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (20.00%) OAuth
14 45 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 43 (19.11%) Rapid Prototyping
16 42 (18.67%) Use Case
16 42 (18.67%) PHP
17 38 (16.89%) Java
18 37 (16.44%) HTML5
19 35 (15.56%) Apple iOS
20 33 (14.67%) iOS Development
21 29 (12.89%) OO
21 29 (12.89%) Games
21 29 (12.89%) jQuery
22 27 (12.00%) MVC

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (11.11%) CMS
2 12 (5.33%) WordPress
3 11 (4.89%) Node.js
4 8 (3.56%) Apache
5 6 (2.67%) SAS
5 6 (2.67%) Drupal
6 5 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.78%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (1.78%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.78%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.33%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.89%) IIS
9 2 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.89%) Liferay
10 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.33%) InDesign
4 3 (1.33%) MS Office
5 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.44%) Blender
6 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.33%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.89%) Magento
3 2 (0.89%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Heroku
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) SSH
2 2 (0.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) NFC
3 1 (0.44%) RFID
3 1 (0.44%) SMS
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.56%) MySQL
2 16 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.78%) Redis
5 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.89%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.89%) Big Data
6 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) DB2
7 1 (0.44%) OLAP
7 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.00%) Subversion
3 21 (9.33%) Xcode
4 5 (2.22%) Selenium
4 5 (2.22%) Grunt
5 4 (1.78%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.89%) Ant
7 2 (0.89%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.89%) JIRA
7 2 (0.89%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.44%) MSTest
8 1 (0.44%) Bower
8 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.44%) Moq
General
1 48 (21.33%) Marketing
2 29 (12.89%) Games
3 15 (6.67%) Advertising
4 9 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (2.67%) Publishing
5 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.22%) Finance
6 5 (2.22%) Automotive
7 4 (1.78%) Legal
8 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (70.67%) Developer
2 39 (17.33%) Mobile Developer
3 35 (15.56%) Front-End Developer
4 28 (12.44%) Lead Developer
5 25 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 17 (7.56%) PHP Developer
7 13 (5.78%) Analyst
8 11 (4.89%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.89%) Designer
9 10 (4.44%) Architect
10 9 (4.00%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Android Developer
12 6 (2.67%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.67%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.67%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.67%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.22%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.22%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.22%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.56%) HTML
2 60 (26.67%) JSON
3 59 (26.22%) CSS
4 56 (24.89%) XML
5 53 (23.56%) REST
6 45 (20.00%) OAuth
7 37 (16.44%) HTML5
8 29 (12.89%) jQuery
9 26 (11.56%) Web Services
10 24 (10.67%) Spring
11 23 (10.22%) RESTful
11 23 (10.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 21 (9.33%) CSS3
12 21 (9.33%) iOS SDK
13 20 (8.89%) Cocoa
14 19 (8.44%) Unity DI Container
14 19 (8.44%) Cocoa Touch
15 18 (8.00%) LAMP
16 15 (6.67%) .NET
16 15 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (31.11%) Mobile App
2 55 (24.44%) Social Media
3 16 (7.11%) Blog
3 16 (7.11%) User Experience
4 9 (4.00%) iPhone
5 8 (3.56%) iPad
5 8 (3.56%) Open Source
5 8 (3.56%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.11%) W3C
6 7 (3.11%) Animation
6 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.22%) Copywriting
7 5 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.22%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.22%) Social Network
7 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.33%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.00%) Android
3 17 (7.56%) Linux
4 3 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.44%) CentOS
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Debian
5 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.56%) TDD
2 48 (21.33%) SOA
3 45 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 43 (19.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 42 (18.67%) Use Case
6 33 (14.67%) iOS Development
7 29 (12.89%) OO
8 27 (12.00%) MVC
8 27 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 26 (11.56%) OOP
10 25 (11.11%) SEO
10 25 (11.11%) Analytics
11 24 (10.67%) Game Development
12 23 (10.22%) E-Commerce
13 17 (7.56%) Content Management
13 17 (7.56%) Web Development
13 17 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (6.67%) Scrum
15 14 (6.22%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.78%) SQL
2 56 (24.89%) JavaScript
3 42 (18.67%) PHP
4 38 (16.89%) Java
5 23 (10.22%) Objective-C
6 15 (6.67%) C#
7 12 (5.33%) PHP5
8 7 (3.11%) Python
9 4 (1.78%) Ruby
10 3 (1.33%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.33%) C
10 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.89%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.89%) F#
11 2 (0.89%) Scala
12 1 (0.44%) FQL
12 1 (0.44%) PHP4
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (6.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.44%) MCP
2 1 (0.44%) MCAD
2 1 (0.44%) MCSD
2 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) WCAG
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 138 (61.33%) Twitter
2 97 (43.11%) Google
3 17 (7.56%) Zend
4 15 (6.67%) Adobe
5 8 (3.56%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.11%) Oracle
7 5 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.22%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.78%) Apple
8 4 (1.78%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.33%) JBoss
9 3 (1.33%) Omniture
10 2 (0.89%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.89%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.44%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.44%) McAfee
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