Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 608 779 807
Rank change year-on-year +171 +28 -40
Contract jobs citing Facebook 70 98 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 34
Median daily rate £450 £450 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.75% -14.24%
10th Percentile £160 £238 £85
90th Percentile £588 £650 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £41.40 £21.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.47% -50.74% +56.36%
10th Percentile £39.10 £20.11 £18.35
90th Percentile £43.70 £22.26 £67.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 25,977 41,293 42,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.73% 42.60% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,569 25,720 26,395
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £243
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,211 1,422 1,433
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%

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 7 April 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 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 7 April 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 +162 66 £450 -0.55% 100
London +130 48 £450 -5.26% 30
UK excluding London +109 19 £450 +20.00% 76
South East +109 8 £465 +66.67% 20
North of England +73 4 £500 +11.11% 28
East of England +37 4 £225 -27.42% 10
Work from Home +9 4 £325 +22.64% 6
North West +40 3 £475 +5.56% 24
Midlands +67 1 £138 -63.33% 8
Scotland +32 1 £425 -34.62% 3
South West +20 1 £330 -28.65% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £520 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £138 - 4

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 45 (64.29%) Google
2 36 (51.43%) Marketing
3 24 (34.29%) Analytics
4 22 (31.43%) Twitter
5 18 (25.71%) Social Media
6 16 (22.86%) AWS
7 15 (21.43%) Google Analytics
7 15 (21.43%) Instagram
7 15 (21.43%) YouTube
8 14 (20.00%) Serverless
8 14 (20.00%) HTML
9 13 (18.57%) Advertising
10 12 (17.14%) CSS
10 12 (17.14%) Python
11 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.71%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (15.71%) Apple iOS
11 11 (15.71%) Redux
12 10 (14.29%) Copywriting
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.86%) Java
13 9 (12.86%) Ruby
13 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.86%) GCP
13 9 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (11.43%) Microservices
14 8 (11.43%) Adobe
14 8 (11.43%) iOS SDK
15 7 (10.00%) REST

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 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) WordPress
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.29%) InDesign
5 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) AWS
2 15 (21.43%) Google Analytics
3 14 (20.00%) Serverless
4 9 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (12.86%) GCP
5 5 (7.14%) Azure
6 3 (4.29%) G Suite
6 3 (4.29%) Google Drive
6 3 (4.29%) Google Play
7 2 (2.86%) AdWords
7 2 (2.86%) Firebase
7 2 (2.86%) Google Docs
7 2 (2.86%) Office 365
7 2 (2.86%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Asana
8 1 (1.43%) Dropbox
8 1 (1.43%) Google Sheets
8 1 (1.43%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (1.43%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) BGP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) OSPF
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MySQL
1 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) BigQuery
2 3 (4.29%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.29%) Redis
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) HBase
4 1 (1.43%) Impala
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Crashlytics
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Hudson
2 3 (4.29%) webpack
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) minitest
3 2 (2.86%) RSpec
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) TestCafe
4 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.43%) Gradle
4 1 (1.43%) Grunt
4 1 (1.43%) Liquibase
General
1 36 (51.43%) Marketing
2 13 (18.57%) Advertising
3 7 (10.00%) Legal
4 5 (7.14%) Spanish Language
5 4 (5.71%) Finance
6 3 (4.29%) Publishing
6 3 (4.29%) Retail
7 2 (2.86%) Automotive
7 2 (2.86%) Games
7 2 (2.86%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.43%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.43%) Local Government
8 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 8 (11.43%) Social Media Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Architect
3 7 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Facebook Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (5.71%) React Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Data Insight Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Data Scientist
5 3 (4.29%) Designer
5 3 (4.29%) Graphic Designer
5 3 (4.29%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Insight Data Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) HTML
2 12 (17.14%) CSS
3 11 (15.71%) Redux
4 8 (11.43%) iOS SDK
5 7 (10.00%) REST
6 6 (8.57%) React
7 5 (7.14%) .NET
7 5 (7.14%) JSON
7 5 (7.14%) Node.js
7 5 (7.14%) React Native
7 5 (7.14%) Web Services
8 4 (5.71%) Flutter
8 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (5.71%) SOAP
9 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.29%) Kafka
9 3 (4.29%) XML
10 2 (2.86%) Enzyme
10 2 (2.86%) Jest
10 2 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Social Media
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing Technology
4 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.29%) Blog
5 3 (4.29%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.29%) Robotics
6 2 (2.86%) FMCG
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.43%) Photography
7 1 (1.43%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Analytics
2 11 (15.71%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (14.29%) Copywriting
4 8 (11.43%) Microservices
5 7 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (10.00%) Social Media Management
5 7 (10.00%) Web Development
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (7.14%) Data Management
7 5 (7.14%) TDD
7 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.71%) B2B
8 4 (5.71%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (5.71%) Machine Learning
8 4 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (5.71%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
9 3 (4.29%) Programmatic Advertising
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) Python
2 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 6 (8.57%) C
5 6 (8.57%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) Scala
6 5 (7.14%) Apple Swift
6 5 (7.14%) C++
6 5 (7.14%) Go
6 5 (7.14%) Kotlin
7 4 (5.71%) Dart
8 3 (4.29%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) R
9 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.43%) HiveQL
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 2 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Terraform
2 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) Google
2 22 (31.43%) Twitter
3 15 (21.43%) Instagram
3 15 (21.43%) YouTube
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.43%) Adobe
6 4 (5.71%) Tealium
7 3 (4.29%) Apple
7 3 (4.29%) Lotus
7 3 (4.29%) Tableau
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco
8 2 (2.86%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.43%) Criteo
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.43%) Hootsuite
9 1 (1.43%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.43%) Pega
9 1 (1.43%) Spredfast