The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 April 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 649 642
Rank change year-on-year +57 -7  
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.041% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £398 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.54% -18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £275 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £300
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7874 9694 10026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.99% 17.35% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5090 6275 6033
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 226 382
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Facebook Platform
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Facebook Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Facebook Platform in the UK

Facebook Platform
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook Platform within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 12 £398 -
London +38 10 £398 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
City of London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 with a requirement for Facebook Platform.

1 15 (100.00%) Facebook
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Twitter
3 10 (66.67%) Flask
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (53.33%) Django
5 8 (53.33%) Big Data
5 8 (53.33%) Machine Learning
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) Pyramid
8 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (26.67%) HTML5
9 3 (20.00%) Docker
9 3 (20.00%) Marketing
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (13.33%) Microservices
10 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (13.33%) React
10 2 (13.33%) Swagger
10 2 (13.33%) ES6
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (13.33%) Retail
10 2 (13.33%) C#

Facebook Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Big Data
1 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) Full Stack 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
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Flask
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Django
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Pyramid
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) Open Graph
8 2 (13.33%) React
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Machine Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) Java
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Facebook
2 10 (66.67%) Twitter