The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Facebook Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Facebook Platform over the 3 months to 24 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.

Facebook Platform (Facebook APIs)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 425 419
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.074% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +3.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.27 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Facebook Platform is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3482 4028 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.03% 18.58% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2445 2908 2903
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 102
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £34.54 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Facebook Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Facebook Platform in London

Facebook Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Facebook Platform in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Facebook Platform 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 London region with a requirement for Facebook Platform.

1 15 (100.00%) Facebook
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Twitter
4 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) Marketing
4 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (40.00%) Django
5 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (40.00%) Flask
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Big Data
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (20.00%) Docker
8 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (20.00%) Pyramid
9 2 (13.33%) React
9 2 (13.33%) Social Media
9 2 (13.33%) Node.js
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) Retail

Facebook Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Django
2 6 (40.00%) Flask
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) Pyramid
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Facebook
2 8 (53.33%) Twitter