The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facebook
Rank 114 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Facebook 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 1.12% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £260 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £260 £295
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.49 £8.50
% change year-on-year
- +223.41%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 896 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.22% 48.91% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 389 446
Average daily rate £350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 114 97
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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Facebook
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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Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Facebook across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Facebook Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 1 £350 +141.37% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
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Facebook
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Blog
3 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing Executive
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PPC Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PPC Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter