The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Facebook, Inc.

Facebook
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 576 567
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Contract jobs citing Facebook 48 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 49
Median daily rate £419 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £344
% change year-on-year -7.81% +16.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.27 -
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Facebook
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Facebook over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Facebook within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +28 44 £435 -0.57% 89
London 0 31 £435 -3.33% 37
South East +33 10 £369 -7.81% 12
City of London -7 7 £463 +2.77% 10
Berkshire +27 5 £413 - 2
Scotland +47 4 £250 -29.57% 1
Edinburgh +21 4 £250 -35.06%
East Sussex - 3 £325 -
Brighton - 3 £325 -
Reading +16 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £650 - 1
East of England - 2 £650 - 7
Hertfordshire - 2 £650 - 3
South West +4 1 - - 7
Surrey +1 1 £280 -41.81%
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
Bristol - 1 - - 3
Gatwick - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Facebook.

1 38 (44.19%) Twitter
2 32 (37.21%) Social Media
3 25 (29.07%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.58%) Marketing
5 19 (22.09%) Google
5 19 (22.09%) HTML
6 18 (20.93%) Java
7 17 (19.77%) Facebook Platform
8 14 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (16.28%) CSS
9 13 (15.12%) Python
10 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.95%) Docker
10 12 (13.95%) DevOps
10 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (11.63%) Analytics
11 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.63%) PHP
12 9 (10.47%) Project Management
12 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
12 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.47%) Big Data
12 9 (10.47%) HTML5
13 8 (9.30%) Machine Learning
13 8 (9.30%) Flask
13 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
13 8 (9.30%) Django
13 8 (9.30%) Games
13 8 (9.30%) React

Facebook
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 17 (19.77%) Facebook Platform
2 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.49%) WordPress
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Radian6
2 2 (2.33%) Sprinklr
2 2 (2.33%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.16%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) Yammer
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) AdWords
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Skype
2 2 (2.33%) 4G
2 2 (2.33%) BGP
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) Big Data
1 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) Redis
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) Maven
4 2 (2.33%) Gradle
4 2 (2.33%) Hudson
4 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.58%) Marketing
2 8 (9.30%) Games
3 7 (8.14%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Finance
5 5 (5.81%) Advertising
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.65%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (2.33%) Electronics
7 2 (2.33%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) Automotive
8 1 (1.16%) Back Office
8 1 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (1.16%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Developer
2 8 (9.30%) Java Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Social Media Manager
4 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.65%) Agile Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (4.65%) Games Developer
5 4 (4.65%) HTML Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Java Games Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (4.65%) PHP Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Android Developer
6 3 (3.49%) iOS Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Symfony Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) HTML
2 14 (16.28%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
3 9 (10.47%) HTML5
4 8 (9.30%) Django
4 8 (9.30%) Flask
4 8 (9.30%) React
5 7 (8.14%) CSS3
6 6 (6.98%) .NET
7 5 (5.81%) Pyramid
8 4 (4.65%) RESTful
8 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.49%) Android SDK
9 3 (3.49%) jQuery
9 3 (3.49%) JSON
9 3 (3.49%) Node.js
9 3 (3.49%) Symfony
10 2 (2.33%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (2.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Social Media
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.65%) Blog
4 4 (4.65%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.49%) Social Network
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.16%) EPoS
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.16%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.98%) Android
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.95%) DevOps
3 10 (11.63%) Analytics
3 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (10.47%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Machine Learning
6 7 (8.14%) CRM
7 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.98%) OO
7 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Contact Management
8 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.81%) Kanban
8 5 (5.81%) Microservices
8 5 (5.81%) MVC
8 5 (5.81%) Scrum
8 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (20.93%) Java
3 13 (15.12%) Python
4 10 (11.63%) PHP
5 5 (5.81%) Ruby
6 4 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (2.33%) Groovy
7 2 (2.33%) Scala
7 2 (2.33%) SQL
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) Go
8 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Terraform
2 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Twitter
2 19 (22.09%) Google
3 5 (5.81%) Adobe
4 4 (4.65%) Avaya
4 4 (4.65%) New Relic
5 3 (3.49%) Red Box
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) DoubleClick
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (1.16%) Arista
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Juniper
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Selligent
7 1 (1.16%) Sony
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Salt
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Rate: Competitive Rates / Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per annum 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago