The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Facebook products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Facebook over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Facebook
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 151 194
Rank change year-on-year -7 +43  
Contract jobs citing Facebook 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.95% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £406 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £271 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £344
% change year-on-year -7.81% +16.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Facebook is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1248 1368 2455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.82% 40.43% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1050 1825
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 67
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.25 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Facebook
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Facebook as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Facebook in the City of London

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Facebook in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Facebook in the City of London

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Facebook in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Facebook in the City of London

Facebook
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Facebook in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Facebook also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Facebook.

1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 4 (36.36%) GitHub
2 4 (36.36%) New Relic
2 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (36.36%) Terraform
2 4 (36.36%) React
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Redis
2 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (9.09%) Flask
4 1 (9.09%) Pyramid
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Global Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Sony
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office

Facebook
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (36.36%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriter
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) React
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) Flask
2 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Pyramid
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Social Gaming
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Telematics
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Google
1 4 (36.36%) New Relic
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) comScore
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Sony
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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