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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facebook
Rank 540 460 425
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -35
Contract jobs citing Facebook 43 93 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 70
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -65 43 £350 - 95
London -58 25 £363 +3.57% 48
South East +5 14 £325 -16.12% 11
City of London +9 4 £338 +8.87% 9
Berkshire 0 3 £345 -10.96%
Hampshire - 3 £275 - 2
Surrey - 3 £355 -
West Sussex - 3 £260 - 1
North West - 2 £245 - 11
Southampton - 2 £263 -
Dorking - 2 £346 -
East of England -3 1 £300 - 3
West Yorkshire -6 1 - - 7
Yorkshire -7 1 - - 7
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 3
Manchester - 1 £190 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £300 - 3
Chester - 1 £300 -
Reigate - 1 £355 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 2
Wrexham - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -

Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 76 (57.14%) Twitter
2 61 (45.86%) HTML
3 56 (42.11%) CSS
4 52 (39.10%) JavaScript
5 43 (32.33%) Google
6 39 (29.32%) Social Media
7 36 (27.07%) PHP
8 30 (22.56%) HTML5
9 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
9 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (20.30%) Marketing
11 26 (19.55%) jQuery
12 23 (17.29%) MySQL
13 22 (16.54%) Subversion
13 22 (16.54%) Apple iOS
14 21 (15.79%) OO
14 21 (15.79%) Web Services
15 20 (15.04%) MVC
15 20 (15.04%) CSS3
15 20 (15.04%) AngularJS
16 19 (14.29%) iOS Development
16 19 (14.29%) .NET
17 18 (13.53%) CMS
18 17 (12.78%) SEO
18 17 (12.78%) C#
18 17 (12.78%) Linux
18 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
18 17 (12.78%) Mobile App
19 16 (12.03%) Blog
20 15 (11.28%) Google Maps API

Facebook
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (13.53%) CMS
2 13 (9.77%) WordPress
3 9 (6.77%) Apache
3 9 (6.77%) Node.js
4 5 (3.76%) Drupal
4 5 (3.76%) Facebook Platform
5 4 (3.01%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Liferay
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.50%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.01%) Magento
3 3 (2.26%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.75%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) Internet
2 5 (3.76%) HTTP
3 4 (3.01%) Intranet
4 2 (1.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) MySQL
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.01%) Redis
6 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.54%) Subversion
3 8 (6.02%) Xcode
4 5 (3.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (3.01%) Grunt
5 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.50%) NUnit
6 2 (1.50%) MSTest
6 2 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.50%) Moq
6 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.75%) Mocha
7 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.75%) JIRA
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Firebug
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 27 (20.30%) Marketing
2 11 (8.27%) Advertising
3 7 (5.26%) Games
4 5 (3.76%) Publishing
5 4 (3.01%) Back Office
6 3 (2.26%) Automotive
7 2 (1.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Local Government
8 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Finance
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (69.17%) Developer
2 27 (20.30%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (12.03%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Designer
8 9 (6.77%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Android Developer
11 4 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.01%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Junior Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.26%) LAMP Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Drupal Developer
12 3 (2.26%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (2.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (45.86%) HTML
2 56 (42.11%) CSS
3 30 (22.56%) HTML5
4 26 (19.55%) jQuery
5 21 (15.79%) Web Services
6 20 (15.04%) CSS3
6 20 (15.04%) AngularJS
7 19 (14.29%) .NET
8 15 (11.28%) Google Maps API
8 15 (11.28%) XML
8 15 (11.28%) LAMP
9 14 (10.53%) JSON
9 14 (10.53%) RESTful
10 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET
11 12 (9.02%) Backbone.js
11 12 (9.02%) iOS SDK
12 9 (6.77%) XHTML
13 8 (6.02%) REST
14 7 (5.26%) Ajax
14 7 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.32%) Social Media
2 17 (12.78%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.03%) Blog
4 14 (10.53%) User Experience
5 8 (6.02%) Animation
6 7 (5.26%) Social Network
7 6 (4.51%) Digital Media
7 6 (4.51%) Copywriting
7 6 (4.51%) Open Source
7 6 (4.51%) iPad
7 6 (4.51%) iPhone
8 4 (3.01%) GIS
8 4 (3.01%) Podcast
9 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.50%) BBC
10 2 (1.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.54%) Apple iOS
2 17 (12.78%) Linux
3 12 (9.02%) Android
4 2 (1.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.79%) OO
3 20 (15.04%) MVC
4 19 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 17 (12.78%) SEO
5 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
6 15 (11.28%) TDD
7 14 (10.53%) OOP
7 14 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.77%) Analytics
9 10 (7.52%) Web Development
10 8 (6.02%) Android Development
10 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.51%) Web Design
11 6 (4.51%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.51%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.51%) Pay per click
11 6 (4.51%) Rapid Prototyping
12 5 (3.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.10%) JavaScript
2 36 (27.07%) PHP
3 17 (12.78%) C#
4 15 (11.28%) Java
5 12 (9.02%) PHP5
6 9 (6.77%) SQL
6 9 (6.77%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.76%) C
8 3 (2.26%) Ruby
9 2 (1.50%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) cPanel
Vendors
1 76 (57.14%) Twitter
2 43 (32.33%) Google
3 12 (9.02%) Adobe
4 8 (6.02%) Zend
5 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.01%) Coremetrics
7 3 (2.26%) Apple
7 3 (2.26%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.50%) Sony
8 2 (1.50%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.75%) Foundry
9 1 (0.75%) McAfee
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle
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