Period
to 8 August 2020

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 6 months to 8 August 2020 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
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 771 824
Rank change year-on-year +250 +53 -55
Contract jobs citing Facebook 27 74 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.081% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 61 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.67% -27.27%
10th Percentile £201 £213 £94
90th Percentile £518 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £310 £159
% change year-on-year +43.55% +95.28% -60.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.20 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.11% +95.65% -
10th Percentile £35.41 £42.50 £21.50
90th Percentile £42.83 £47.50 £24.50
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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 15,628 38,880 42,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 42.65% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,335 24,248 26,542
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.01% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 1,439 1,576
Median hourly rate £23.67 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.38% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.15 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.77
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.77% +1.61%

Facebook
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Facebook.

Daily rate trend for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Facebook over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Facebook.

Hourly rate trend for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Top 9 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 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +253 23 £450 +5.88% 59
London +170 19 £450 -2.70% 19
UK excluding London +234 5 £445 +43.55% 43
Work from Home -16 4 £363 +36.79%
Midlands +93 2 - - 6
West Midlands +66 2 - - 3
South East +170 1 £465 +75.47% 7
South West +90 1 - - 2
Scotland +71 1 £425 -32.00% 3

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for Facebook.

1 14 (51.85%) Google
2 12 (44.44%) Twitter
3 11 (40.74%) Marketing
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Analytics
5 9 (33.33%) Instagram
6 7 (25.93%) YouTube
6 7 (25.93%) Google Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) AWS
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (22.22%) Serverless
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) NHS
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Social Media
8 5 (18.52%) Microservices
9 4 (14.81%) Node.js
9 4 (14.81%) SCCM
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
9 4 (14.81%) MySQL
9 4 (14.81%) Advertising
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) TDD
10 3 (11.11%) Java
10 3 (11.11%) Time Management
10 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS

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 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Chatbot
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) AWS
1 7 (25.93%) Google Analytics
2 6 (22.22%) Serverless
3 3 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (11.11%) GCP
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (7.41%) Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Alexa
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.70%) Asana
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.70%) Dialogflow
5 1 (3.70%) G Suite
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) Google Drive
5 1 (3.70%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Heroku
5 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.70%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Redis
3 2 (7.41%) Blockchain
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Mixpanel
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) minitest
1 2 (7.41%) RSpec
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
2 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 11 (40.74%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
3 2 (7.41%) Japanese Language
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) React Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SEO Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Telephony Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) React
2 2 (7.41%) Redux
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (3.70%) Flutter
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Kafka
3 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.70%) React Native
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.70%) Swagger
3 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) NHS
1 5 (18.52%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Robotics
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) Microservices
3 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Conversational UI
4 3 (11.11%) Copywriting
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Social Media Management
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Evolutionary Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Information Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) Programmatic Advertising
5 2 (7.41%) SEO
5 2 (7.41%) Social Listening
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Go
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
4 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Google
2 12 (44.44%) Twitter
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Instagram
5 7 (25.93%) YouTube
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
6 2 (7.41%) Mitel
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) DoubleClick
7 1 (3.70%) Hootsuite
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) PayPal
7 1 (3.70%) Pega
7 1 (3.70%) Screaming Frog
7 1 (3.70%) Tableau