Period
to 18 August 2017

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 6 months to 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 886 886
Rank change year-on-year +51 0 -40
Contract jobs citing Facebook Platform 16 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.098% 0.040% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
UK median daily rate £445 £430 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +16.61% +1.72%
10th Percentile £423 £386 £319
90th Percentile £468 £546 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16252 19909 20123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.86% 18.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10511 13091 12446
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 492 693
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £20.45 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +2.23% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.98 £42.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £20.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.28% +3.78% +14.29%

Facebook Platform
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 4 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 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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
England +61 16 £445 +3.49% 3
London +21 14 £445 +3.49% 1
South East - 2 - -
UK excluding London - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 16 (100.00%) Facebook
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) Twitter
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Django
5 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (43.75%) Big Data
5 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
5 7 (43.75%) Flask
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 7 (43.75%) Machine Learning
6 5 (31.25%) Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Pyramid
8 3 (18.75%) Docker
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (12.50%) React
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5
9 2 (12.50%) Social Media
9 2 (12.50%) Node.js
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3
9 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (6.25%) User Stories
10 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Java Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Django
2 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
2 7 (43.75%) Flask
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) Pyramid
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps
1 7 (43.75%) Machine Learning
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Facebook
2 10 (62.50%) Twitter