The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 122 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Facebook 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £213 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £32.50
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1266 942 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.78% 45.77% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 490 502
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Facebook across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Facebook Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Facebook across the West Midlands region.

Facebook Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Facebook across the West Midlands region.

Facebook Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
Facebook
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (66.67%) Twitter
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Blender
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Marketing Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
2 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Internet Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCAD
1 1 (16.67%) MCSD
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com