Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 767 813 772
Rank change year-on-year +46 -41 +18
Contract jobs citing Facebook 73 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 66
UK median daily rate £425 £294 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.68% -28.79% -4.90%
10th Percentile £245 £92 £175
90th Percentile £625 £513 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £223 £410
% change year-on-year +62.92% -45.73% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% - -
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 38,528 42,677 41,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.89% 41.80% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,035 26,388 25,638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,436 1,600 1,387
UK median hourly rate £19.85 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.41% +0.72% -0.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.02 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.42% - -4.35%

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 22 August 2019.

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 12 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 22 August 2019. 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 +48 68 £425 +44.68% 210
London +61 52 £450 +38.46% 58
UK excluding London +47 20 £363 +62.92% 164
North West - 6 £425 - 49
North of England - 6 £425 - 54
South West -20 5 £285 - 11
Scotland +32 4 £625 - 2
West Midlands +29 2 £300 -7.69% 12
Midlands +27 2 £300 -7.69% 25
East of England +18 1 £310 -28.32% 23
South East +10 1 £265 +149.41% 39
Wales - 1 £350 - 5

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 44 (60.27%) Twitter
2 27 (36.99%) Google
3 26 (35.62%) Social Media
4 25 (34.25%) YouTube
5 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
6 23 (31.51%) Instagram
7 20 (27.40%) Python
7 20 (27.40%) Advertising
8 18 (24.66%) Marketing
8 18 (24.66%) Analytics
8 18 (24.66%) AdWords
9 17 (23.29%) Node.js
10 15 (20.55%) Linux
10 15 (20.55%) SQL
10 15 (20.55%) GCP
11 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.81%) Machine Learning
12 13 (17.81%) Open Source
12 13 (17.81%) Big Data
12 13 (17.81%) TypeScript
13 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
13 12 (16.44%) Microservices
13 12 (16.44%) Kubernetes
13 12 (16.44%) Terraform
13 12 (16.44%) REST
14 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
15 10 (13.70%) User Experience
15 10 (13.70%) Selenium
15 10 (13.70%) Finance
15 10 (13.70%) Java

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 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.11%) nginx
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.11%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.37%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.37%) InDesign
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Social Studio
1 1 (1.37%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) AdWords
2 15 (20.55%) GCP
3 9 (12.33%) Google App Engine
4 8 (10.96%) Google Analytics
5 7 (9.59%) AWS
6 6 (8.22%) Serverless
7 5 (6.85%) Azure
8 3 (4.11%) npm
8 3 (4.11%) PaaS
9 2 (2.74%) Slack
9 2 (2.74%) Yammer
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.37%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.37%) Firebase
10 1 (1.37%) GitHub
10 1 (1.37%) Office 365
10 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) AMQP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) BGP
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.37%) LTE
3 1 (1.37%) MPLS
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) OSPF
3 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) VoIP
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) Big Data
2 6 (8.22%) Redis
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (4.11%) BigQuery
5 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.37%) DB2
7 1 (1.37%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) Power BI
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.70%) Selenium
3 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.11%) Gradle
4 3 (4.11%) gulp
4 3 (4.11%) IBM UrbanCode
4 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.11%) JUnit
4 3 (4.11%) Maven
4 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.74%) git-flow
5 2 (2.74%) GitLab
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.37%) MSTest
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.40%) Advertising
2 18 (24.66%) Marketing
3 10 (13.70%) Finance
4 6 (8.22%) Banking
5 5 (6.85%) Retail
6 3 (4.11%) Publishing
7 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.37%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.37%) Games
8 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.37%) Serbian Language
8 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Python Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Designer
5 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Backend Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Communications Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Communications Officer
6 3 (4.11%) Digital Communications Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Communications Officer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Account Manager
7 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Node.js
2 12 (16.44%) REST
3 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.33%) gRPC
5 8 (10.96%) RESTful
6 7 (9.59%) HTML
6 7 (9.59%) OAuth
7 6 (8.22%) Django
7 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (6.85%) Flask
8 5 (6.85%) Web Services
9 4 (5.48%) .NET
9 4 (5.48%) React
10 3 (4.11%) CSS
10 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.74%) .NET Core
11 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.74%) LAMP
11 2 (2.74%) React Native
11 2 (2.74%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) Social Media
2 10 (13.70%) User Experience
3 7 (9.59%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Digital Media
6 4 (5.48%) FMCG
7 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.74%) BBC
8 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.37%) Blog
9 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.37%) iPhone
9 1 (1.37%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (1.37%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (1.37%) Social Network
9 1 (1.37%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.37%) W3C
9 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Analytics
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) Machine Learning
3 13 (17.81%) Open Source
4 12 (16.44%) Microservices
5 9 (12.33%) BDD
5 9 (12.33%) TDD
6 7 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) DevOps
6 7 (9.59%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.22%) BPMN
7 6 (8.22%) Content Marketing
7 6 (8.22%) ERD
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) SEO
7 6 (8.22%) Sequence Diagram
7 6 (8.22%) Social Media Monitoring
8 5 (6.85%) Content Management
8 5 (6.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.40%) Python
3 15 (20.55%) SQL
4 13 (17.81%) TypeScript
5 10 (13.70%) Java
6 9 (12.33%) Go
7 7 (9.59%) C#
8 4 (5.48%) Ruby
9 3 (4.11%) C++
9 3 (4.11%) ES6
9 3 (4.11%) Groovy
9 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.74%) ES7
10 2 (2.74%) ES8
10 2 (2.74%) Haskell
10 2 (2.74%) OCaml
10 2 (2.74%) PHP
10 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.74%) Scala
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) CCIE
2 1 (1.37%) CCNP
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
2 1 (1.37%) MBA
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.37%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Kubernetes
1 12 (16.44%) Terraform
2 3 (4.11%) Ansible
2 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (60.27%) Twitter
2 27 (36.99%) Google
3 25 (34.25%) YouTube
4 23 (31.51%) Instagram
5 4 (5.48%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) Hootsuite
6 3 (4.11%) Pinterest
7 2 (2.74%) Cadence
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.37%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) Sony
8 1 (1.37%) Splunk
8 1 (1.37%) Tableau
8 1 (1.37%) Zend