Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 756 786
Rank change year-on-year -28 +30 -97
Contract jobs citing Facebook 103 135 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 70
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £158 £223 £200
90th Percentile £621 £527 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +17.86% +21.74% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 2
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £15.85 £16.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £40.35 £23.90 £28.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +2.56%

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 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Facebook
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Facebook over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Top 14 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 23 November 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 -25 91 £400 -5.88% 86
London -58 59 £350 -22.22% 40
UK excluding London +42 41 £413 +17.86% 47
South East +15 20 £406 +1.56% 11
Scotland +8 10 £525 +40.00% 1
North of England +56 3 £313 +11.41% 18
Midlands - 3 £288 - 11
North West +18 2 £225 -6.35% 11
South West -11 2 £475 +36.20% 2
East of England -24 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 4
Wales - 1 £550 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £200 - 7

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 54 (52.43%) Twitter
2 46 (44.66%) Social Media
3 44 (42.72%) Marketing
4 36 (34.95%) Google
5 32 (31.07%) Analytics
6 21 (20.39%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.50%) HTML
9 16 (15.53%) CSS
9 16 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (12.62%) PHP
12 13 (12.62%) Web Services
12 13 (12.62%) Photoshop
13 12 (11.65%) HTML5
13 12 (11.65%) CSS3
13 12 (11.65%) DevOps
13 12 (11.65%) Docker
14 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
14 11 (10.68%) SEO
14 11 (10.68%) Finance
14 11 (10.68%) CMS
14 11 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
15 10 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (9.71%) Publishing
15 10 (9.71%) Java
15 10 (9.71%) Google Analytics
15 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
15 10 (9.71%) Redis

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 11 (10.68%) CMS
2 7 (6.80%) Drupal
2 7 (6.80%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.88%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.97%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) SilverStripe
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Photoshop
2 11 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.88%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.91%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (2.91%) InDesign
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.97%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.97%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Sprinklr
2 2 (1.94%) Radian6
2 2 (1.94%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.71%) Google Analytics
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.80%) AdWords
4 7 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.80%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (6.80%) Serverless
5 6 (5.83%) GitHub
6 3 (2.91%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) AdSense
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.94%) Firebase
7 2 (1.94%) Office 365
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Dialogflow
8 1 (0.97%) iTunes
8 1 (0.97%) Slack
8 1 (0.97%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) FTP
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
1 2 (1.94%) Skype
1 2 (1.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) SMS
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
2 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (9.71%) Redis
2 5 (4.85%) Big Data
2 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) Power BI
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.97%) HBase
5 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.97%) git-flow
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) PEAR
General
1 44 (42.72%) Marketing
2 11 (10.68%) Finance
3 10 (9.71%) Publishing
4 9 (8.74%) Banking
4 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.77%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.85%) Electronics
6 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.85%) Retail
7 3 (2.91%) Advertising
7 3 (2.91%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.94%) Games
8 2 (1.94%) Legal
8 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.97%) Billing
9 1 (0.97%) French Language
9 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Developer
2 12 (11.65%) Social Media Manager
3 9 (8.74%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Campaign Manager
4 7 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (6.80%) HTML Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Marketing Manager
5 6 (5.83%) PHP Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Agile Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (4.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Designer
6 5 (4.85%) Java Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 5 (4.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Symfony Developer
7 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) HTML
2 16 (15.53%) CSS
3 13 (12.62%) Web Services
4 12 (11.65%) CSS3
4 12 (11.65%) HTML5
5 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.74%) JSON
6 9 (8.74%) XML
7 8 (7.77%) Google Maps API
7 8 (7.77%) React
7 8 (7.77%) Sass
7 8 (7.77%) Symfony
8 7 (6.80%) Node.js
8 7 (6.80%) Open Graph
8 7 (6.80%) Twig
9 6 (5.83%) .NET
9 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.83%) Kafka
10 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (44.66%) Social Media
2 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Video Editing
4 6 (5.83%) User Experience
5 5 (4.85%) Blog
6 4 (3.88%) EPoS
6 4 (3.88%) FMCG
6 4 (3.88%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Photography
8 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Android
2 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Analytics
2 21 (20.39%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.65%) DevOps
5 11 (10.68%) SEO
6 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.77%) Data Analytics
7 8 (7.77%) Infographics
7 8 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (7.77%) Workflow
8 7 (6.80%) B2B
8 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.80%) Web Design
9 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.83%) Online Marketing
9 6 (5.83%) TDD
10 5 (4.85%) Content Management
10 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.62%) PHP
3 10 (9.71%) Java
4 7 (6.80%) Python
5 6 (5.83%) SQL
6 5 (4.85%) Scala
7 4 (3.88%) C#
8 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 2 (1.94%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.97%) ES6
10 1 (0.97%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.97%) R
10 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.97%) GCP
1 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.83%) Terraform
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) Twitter
2 36 (34.95%) Google
3 9 (8.74%) Adobe
4 6 (5.83%) New Relic
4 6 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.91%) Sony
8 1 (0.97%) Brandwatch
8 1 (0.97%) comScore
8 1 (0.97%) Genesys
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle
8 1 (0.97%) PayPal
8 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.97%) Sysomos
8 1 (0.97%) Tableau
8 1 (0.97%) Telerik