Period
to 18 March 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 March 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 545 593 530
Rank change year-on-year +48 -63 -21
Contract jobs citing Facebook 60 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 35
London median daily rate £475 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.14% -24.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £110 £210
90th Percentile £650 £531 £515
England median daily rate £463 £288 £370
% change year-on-year +60.87% -22.30% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
London median hourly rate £21.18 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.03% -36.36% +205.56%
10th Percentile £20.11 £16.25 £20.45
90th Percentile £22.26 £18.75 £42.85
England median hourly rate £21.18 £30.25 £23.25
% change year-on-year -29.98% +30.11% -33.57%

Facebook is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 17,272 18,511 17,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.30% 39.84% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,567 12,599 11,704
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 337 268
London median hourly rate £20.16 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.22% +4.88% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £12.17
90th Percentile £47.09 £48.00 £50.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

Facebook
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Facebook as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Facebook in London

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Facebook in London

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Facebook in London over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Facebook in London

Facebook
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Facebook in London

Facebook
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the London region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -7 6 £363 +11.54% 24
West London +12 3 £325 +213.25% 9
East London - 1 - - 11
Facebook
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Facebook also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Facebook.

1 27 (45.00%) Twitter
2 23 (38.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 23 (38.33%) Kubernetes
2 23 (38.33%) Python
3 22 (36.67%) Big Data
4 21 (35.00%) Terraform
4 21 (35.00%) Finance
4 21 (35.00%) Google
5 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 20 (33.33%) Node.js
6 19 (31.67%) Docker
6 19 (31.67%) Marketing
6 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
7 18 (30.00%) Advertising
7 18 (30.00%) Open Source
8 17 (28.33%) Social Media
9 16 (26.67%) SQL
9 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (23.33%) AdWords
11 13 (21.67%) BDD
11 13 (21.67%) Selenium
12 12 (20.00%) Retail
12 12 (20.00%) REST
12 12 (20.00%) Microservices
13 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
13 11 (18.33%) nginx
13 11 (18.33%) Google App Engine
13 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (18.33%) TDD
13 11 (18.33%) Ruby

Facebook
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 11 (18.33%) nginx
2 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) CMS
5 4 (6.67%) Apache
6 3 (5.00%) Confluence
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.33%) Jupyter
7 2 (3.33%) Luigi
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.67%) SAS
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Chatbot
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.67%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (1.67%) InDesign
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (23.33%) AdWords
3 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (18.33%) Google App Engine
4 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (15.00%) npm
4 9 (15.00%) PaaS
5 4 (6.67%) Serverless
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (3.33%) Slack
7 1 (1.67%) Office 365
7 1 (1.67%) SaaS
7 1 (1.67%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) AMQP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Big Data
2 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.00%) Redis
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.33%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.67%) Endeca
5 1 (1.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) Selenium
3 10 (16.67%) JUnit
4 9 (15.00%) Gradle
4 9 (15.00%) gulp
4 9 (15.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 9 (15.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (15.00%) Maven
4 9 (15.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Marketing
3 18 (30.00%) Advertising
4 12 (20.00%) Retail
5 9 (15.00%) Banking
6 8 (13.33%) Games
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.67%) French Language
8 1 (1.67%) German Language
8 1 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Python Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Designer
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Communications Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Digital Communications Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing Consultant
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing Consultant
6 2 (3.33%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Social Media Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Social Media Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Node.js
2 12 (20.00%) REST
3 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
4 10 (16.67%) Flask
4 10 (16.67%) React
4 10 (16.67%) RESTful
5 9 (15.00%) gRPC
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 8 (13.33%) Django
7 6 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (8.33%) HTML
9 2 (3.33%) .NET
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.33%) CSS
9 2 (3.33%) Kafka
9 2 (3.33%) NumPy
9 2 (3.33%) Pandas
9 2 (3.33%) SciPy
9 2 (3.33%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Social Media
2 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (15.00%) FMCG
4 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Fintech
5 5 (8.33%) User Experience
6 3 (5.00%) Blog
7 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.67%) Animation
8 1 (1.67%) BBC
8 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.67%) iPad
8 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Open Source
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) BDD
4 12 (20.00%) Microservices
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) DevOps
6 10 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.33%) Data Science
10 5 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (8.33%) Machine Learning
10 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.67%) Analytics
11 4 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (6.67%) Sequence Diagram
11 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Python
2 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) C#
4 11 (18.33%) Ruby
5 10 (16.67%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) C++
6 9 (15.00%) Groovy
6 9 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.00%) Go
8 4 (6.67%) C
8 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.67%) Elixir
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) MBA
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Docker
2 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (38.33%) Kubernetes
2 21 (35.00%) Terraform
3 9 (15.00%) Ansible
3 9 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Twitter
2 21 (35.00%) Google
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.33%) Kenshoo
5 2 (3.33%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) ATG
6 1 (1.67%) Brandwatch
6 1 (1.67%) Crimson Hexagon
6 1 (1.67%) Hootsuite
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) NetBase
6 1 (1.67%) Omniture
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Sony
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau