Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 650 790 793
Rank change year-on-year +140 +3 -45
Contract jobs citing Facebook 93 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.091% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 55
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £160 £207 £120
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £405
% change year-on-year +6.92% -1.85% +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £21.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.90% +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 31,418 41,498 41,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 42.33% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,523 25,697 26,366
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,351 1,514 1,368
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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 +124 88 £425 -5.56% 190
London +127 62 £438 -2.78% 50
UK excluding London +86 29 £425 +6.92% 153
North of England +59 13 £431 +11.29% 62
North West +23 10 £438 +12.90% 48
South East +55 6 £550 +15.79% 35
East of England +36 4 £406 +64.14% 18
Scotland +23 3 £350 -6.17% 6
South West +4 2 £345 -25.41% 4
North East - 2 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +46 1 £520 - 12
Midlands +45 1 £138 -65.63% 21
East Midlands - 1 £138 - 9

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 52 (55.91%) Google
2 38 (40.86%) Marketing
2 38 (40.86%) Twitter
3 26 (27.96%) YouTube
4 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 24 (25.81%) Social Media
5 20 (21.51%) Python
6 19 (20.43%) Analytics
7 18 (19.35%) Instagram
8 17 (18.28%) Machine Learning
8 17 (18.28%) HTML
9 16 (17.20%) Java
10 14 (15.05%) SQL
10 14 (15.05%) CSS
10 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.98%) Advertising
11 13 (13.98%) Adobe
11 13 (13.98%) Copywriting
12 11 (11.83%) Google Analytics
12 11 (11.83%) AWS
12 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.75%) Go
13 10 (10.75%) REST
13 10 (10.75%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (9.68%) Apple iOS
14 9 (9.68%) Retail
14 9 (9.68%) Microservices
14 9 (9.68%) AdWords
14 9 (9.68%) Redux
15 8 (8.60%) Linux Command Line

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 4 (4.30%) CMS
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) WordPress
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.45%) InDesign
3 5 (5.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (5.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (2.15%) Chatbot
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.08%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) AWS
1 11 (11.83%) Google Analytics
2 9 (9.68%) AdWords
3 8 (8.60%) Serverless
4 7 (7.53%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.30%) GCP
6 3 (3.23%) Google Play
6 3 (3.23%) Office 365
7 2 (2.15%) Azure
7 2 (2.15%) Firebase
7 2 (2.15%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Dropbox
8 1 (1.08%) G Suite
8 1 (1.08%) Google Docs
8 1 (1.08%) Google Drive
8 1 (1.08%) Google Sheets
8 1 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) FTP
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
1 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.30%) MySQL
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) BigQuery
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.15%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Power BI
5 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.08%) HBase
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) Crashlytics
2 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) Hudson
4 2 (2.15%) TestCafe
4 2 (2.15%) webpack
5 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.08%) GitLab
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 38 (40.86%) Marketing
2 13 (13.98%) Advertising
3 9 (9.68%) Retail
4 7 (7.53%) Legal
5 5 (5.38%) Publishing
5 5 (5.38%) Spanish Language
6 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.23%) Finance
7 3 (3.23%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.15%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (2.15%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (1.08%) Automotive
9 1 (1.08%) Banking
9 1 (1.08%) Local Government
9 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.08%) Serbian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Software Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Designer
4 7 (7.53%) Social Media Manager
5 6 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Graphic Designer
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (4.30%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Facebook Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.23%) AdWords Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Data Insight Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Data Scientist
8 3 (3.23%) Insight Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Insight Data Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) HTML
2 14 (15.05%) CSS
3 10 (10.75%) REST
4 9 (9.68%) Redux
5 8 (8.60%) iOS SDK
5 8 (8.60%) OAuth
6 7 (7.53%) JSON
6 7 (7.53%) React
6 7 (7.53%) RESTful
6 7 (7.53%) Web Services
7 6 (6.45%) SOAP
8 5 (5.38%) .NET
8 5 (5.38%) HTML5
8 5 (5.38%) jQuery
8 5 (5.38%) Kafka
8 5 (5.38%) Symfony
9 4 (4.30%) Flutter
9 4 (4.30%) Node.js
9 4 (4.30%) React Native
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Social Media
2 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (5.38%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.30%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.23%) Blog
6 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.15%) FMCG
7 2 (2.15%) Photography
8 1 (1.08%) BBC
8 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.08%) PKI
8 1 (1.08%) Robotics
8 1 (1.08%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.60%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Android
4 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Analytics
2 17 (18.28%) Machine Learning
3 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.98%) Copywriting
5 10 (10.75%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (9.68%) Microservices
7 8 (8.60%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) Social Media Management
7 8 (8.60%) TDD
8 7 (7.53%) Web Development
9 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (6.45%) SEO
10 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) MVC
10 5 (5.38%) OO
10 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.30%) Kanban
11 4 (4.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 20 (21.51%) Python
3 16 (17.20%) Java
4 14 (15.05%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) Go
6 8 (8.60%) TypeScript
7 7 (7.53%) PHP
7 7 (7.53%) Ruby
7 7 (7.53%) Scala
8 5 (5.38%) C
8 5 (5.38%) C#
8 5 (5.38%) C++
9 4 (4.30%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.30%) Dart
9 4 (4.30%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.30%) R
10 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.08%) HiveQL
11 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) MCP
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Terraform
2 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) Google
2 38 (40.86%) Twitter
3 26 (27.96%) YouTube
4 18 (19.35%) Instagram
5 13 (13.98%) Adobe
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.30%) Tealium
8 3 (3.23%) Apple
8 3 (3.23%) Criteo
8 3 (3.23%) PayPal
8 3 (3.23%) Zend
9 2 (2.15%) Hootsuite
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 2 (2.15%) Tableau
10 1 (1.08%) HubSpot
10 1 (1.08%) MapR
10 1 (1.08%) Pinterest
10 1 (1.08%) Spotify
10 1 (1.08%) Spredfast