Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 767 744 774
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 -125
Contract jobs citing Facebook 109 135 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 94 93
UK median daily rate £425 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £205
90th Percentile £635 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £358 £325
% change year-on-year +14.69% +10.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +80.00% -65.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +80.00% -48.72%

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 42096 47853 50078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 44.86% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25937 29373 29449
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1660 2216
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.08 £44.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £16.99
% change year-on-year -3.80% +3.00% +2.97%

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 24 September 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 13 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 24 September 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 -11 95 £425 -2.86% 66
London -24 70 £440 -2.22% 33
UK excluding London +39 37 £410 +14.69% 33
South East +18 16 £406 +1.56% 9
Scotland +35 13 £525 +47.89%
North of England +69 3 £313 -10.71% 8
North West +17 2 £225 -19.79% 6
East of England -10 2 £650 - 9
Midlands - 2 £288 - 3
Yorkshire +41 1 £400 -11.11% 2
South West +1 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £200 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 47 (43.12%) Twitter
2 41 (37.61%) Google
3 40 (36.70%) Marketing
4 38 (34.86%) Social Media
5 26 (23.85%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (22.94%) Analytics
7 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
8 23 (21.10%) HTML
9 22 (20.18%) CSS
10 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.60%) Java
11 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
11 17 (15.60%) Docker
11 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
12 16 (14.68%) PHP
12 16 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (13.76%) CSS3
14 14 (12.84%) HTML5
15 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
15 13 (11.93%) Redis
16 12 (11.01%) DevOps
16 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (10.09%) JSON
17 11 (10.09%) Python
17 11 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (10.09%) React
18 10 (9.17%) Kubernetes
18 10 (9.17%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (9.17%) SEO

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 9 (8.26%) CMS
1 9 (8.26%) Facebook Platform
2 8 (7.34%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.42%) Drupal
3 7 (6.42%) nginx
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) SilverStripe
5 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.92%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.59%) Sprinklr
2 3 (2.75%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.83%) Radian6
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.17%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.17%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (8.26%) GitHub
3 9 (8.26%) Google Analytics
4 7 (6.42%) AdWords
5 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (2.75%) Yammer
7 2 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) AdSense
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.83%) Firebase
7 2 (1.83%) Office 365
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.92%) Google Play
8 1 (0.92%) iTunes
8 1 (0.92%) SaaS
8 1 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Skype
2 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.83%) 4G
3 2 (1.83%) FTP
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.92%) BGP
4 1 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.92%) LAN
4 1 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) Redis
2 11 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.34%) MySQL
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.59%) Big Data
4 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.83%) Power BI
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.92%) HBase
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.59%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) git-flow
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) PEAR
General
1 40 (36.70%) Marketing
2 10 (9.17%) Publishing
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 8 (7.34%) Retail
4 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.42%) Banking
6 6 (5.50%) Electronics
7 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.67%) Advertising
9 2 (1.83%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.83%) French Language
9 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.92%) Billing
10 1 (0.92%) Games
10 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.92%) Legal
10 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.92%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Developer
2 11 (10.09%) Java Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) Social Media Manager
4 9 (8.26%) HTML Developer
5 8 (7.34%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.42%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Symfony Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.59%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (4.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.67%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) HTML
2 22 (20.18%) CSS
3 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
4 15 (13.76%) CSS3
5 14 (12.84%) HTML5
6 11 (10.09%) JSON
6 11 (10.09%) React
7 10 (9.17%) Google Maps API
7 10 (9.17%) Symfony
7 10 (9.17%) Web Services
8 9 (8.26%) Open Graph
8 9 (8.26%) XML
9 8 (7.34%) Node.js
9 8 (7.34%) Sass
10 7 (6.42%) Kafka
10 7 (6.42%) Twig
11 5 (4.59%) jQuery
11 5 (4.59%) RESTful
11 5 (4.59%) Spring
12 4 (3.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.86%) Social Media
2 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.50%) User Experience
5 5 (4.59%) Blog
5 5 (4.59%) EPoS
6 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.67%) FMCG
7 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.92%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.92%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.92%) Social Network
9 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Linux
2 6 (5.50%) Android
2 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Unix
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) Digital Marketing
2 25 (22.94%) Analytics
3 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.01%) DevOps
5 10 (9.17%) CRM
5 10 (9.17%) SEO
5 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
5 10 (9.17%) Workflow
6 9 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (7.34%) B2B
8 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.42%) Project Management
8 7 (6.42%) Web Design
9 6 (5.50%) Data Analytics
9 6 (5.50%) Microservices
9 6 (5.50%) Online Marketing
10 5 (4.59%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.60%) Java
3 16 (14.68%) PHP
4 11 (10.09%) Python
5 6 (5.50%) SQL
6 5 (4.59%) Scala
7 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.83%) C#
7 2 (1.83%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) ES6
8 1 (0.92%) Go
8 1 (0.92%) GraphQL
8 1 (0.92%) R
8 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) BC Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) GCP
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.26%) Terraform
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (43.12%) Twitter
2 41 (37.61%) Google
3 9 (8.26%) New Relic
4 7 (6.42%) Adobe
5 6 (5.50%) SAP
6 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.67%) Avaya
7 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.67%) Sony
8 3 (2.75%) Red Box
9 2 (1.83%) Citrix
9 2 (1.83%) DoubleClick
9 2 (1.83%) VMware
10 1 (0.92%) Arista
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco
10 1 (0.92%) HP
10 1 (0.92%) IBM
10 1 (0.92%) Juniper
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle
10 1 (0.92%) Telerik