Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 758 734
Rank change year-on-year -32 -24 -2
Contract jobs citing Facebook 78 92 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 104
UK median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £109 £223 £193
90th Percentile £588 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -47.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.06 £14.65
90th Percentile £67.30 £37.56 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +81.94% -55.00% +45.45%

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 41,761 42,902 46,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 45.06% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,326 26,349 27,420
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,404 1,615 1,867
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.32 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.08 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.55% -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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Facebook in the UK

Facebook
Top 10 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 18 February 2018. 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 -30 76 £325 -18.75% 216
London -65 44 £325 -18.75% 65
UK excluding London +12 32 £375 - 156
South East -7 22 £198 -50.63% 26
Midlands +10 3 £375 +25.00% 16
South West +7 3 £475 +90.00% 14
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 6
East of England -18 2 - - 28
Scotland -21 1 - - 4
Wales - 1 £550 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 (56.41%) Social Media
2 40 (51.28%) Marketing
3 39 (50.00%) Twitter
4 26 (33.33%) Google
5 22 (28.21%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (26.92%) Analytics
6 21 (26.92%) Photoshop
7 20 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (23.08%) Infographics
9 13 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (16.67%) HTML
10 12 (15.38%) SEO
11 11 (14.10%) Adobe
11 11 (14.10%) Multimedia
11 11 (14.10%) HTML5
11 11 (14.10%) DevOps
12 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (12.82%) InDesign
12 10 (12.82%) Graphic Design
13 9 (11.54%) Video Editing
13 9 (11.54%) Publishing
13 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.26%) Docker
14 8 (10.26%) Copywriting
14 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.26%) Web Services
15 7 (8.97%) B2B
15 7 (8.97%) Finance
15 7 (8.97%) Degree
15 7 (8.97%) Google Analytics

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 (5.13%) CMS
2 3 (3.85%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Photoshop
2 20 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (12.82%) InDesign
5 7 (8.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (2.56%) Chatbot
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Google Analytics
3 6 (7.69%) AdWords
4 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.13%) IaaS
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.56%) GitHub
6 2 (2.56%) Serverless
7 1 (1.28%) Dialogflow
7 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.28%) MailChimp
7 1 (1.28%) Office 365
7 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
1 2 (2.56%) SAN
1 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) DHCP
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) Skype
2 1 (1.28%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) VPN
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
2 1 (1.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Big Data
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Redis
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) HBase
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) git-flow
2 1 (1.28%) Maven
2 1 (1.28%) PEAR
2 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.28%) WebPagetest
General
1 40 (51.28%) Marketing
2 11 (14.10%) Multimedia
3 9 (11.54%) Publishing
4 7 (8.97%) Finance
5 6 (7.69%) Banking
5 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.13%) Advertising
6 4 (5.13%) Retail
7 3 (3.85%) Legal
8 2 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (1.28%) Billing
9 1 (1.28%) Electronics
9 1 (1.28%) French Language
9 1 (1.28%) Games
9 1 (1.28%) German Language
9 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Designer
3 8 (10.26%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (7.69%) Campaign Manager
4 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Social Media Manager
6 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Junior
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Digital Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Creative Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Junior Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Junior Graphic Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Marketing Campaign Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) HTML
2 11 (14.10%) HTML5
3 8 (10.26%) Web Services
4 6 (7.69%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) CSS
5 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.13%) Node.js
6 4 (5.13%) React
7 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.85%) CSS3
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.56%) Django
8 2 (2.56%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.56%) Flask
8 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.56%) Sass
8 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (56.41%) Social Media
2 10 (12.82%) Graphic Design
3 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Video Editing
4 6 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 5 (6.41%) User Experience
6 4 (5.13%) FMCG
7 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.85%) Photography
8 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.28%) Blog
8 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.28%) EPoS
8 1 (1.28%) Fintech
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Linux
1 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Digital Marketing
2 21 (26.92%) Analytics
3 18 (23.08%) Infographics
4 12 (15.38%) SEO
5 11 (14.10%) DevOps
6 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.26%) Copywriting
7 7 (8.97%) B2B
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.69%) CRM
8 6 (7.69%) Online Marketing
9 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.41%) Data Science
9 5 (6.41%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) TDD
10 4 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) C#
1 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.41%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) Python
4 3 (3.85%) Scala
5 2 (2.56%) Java
5 2 (2.56%) Ruby
5 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.28%) MCITP
2 1 (1.28%) MCSA
2 1 (1.28%) MCSE
2 1 (1.28%) MCTS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Twitter
2 26 (33.33%) Google
3 11 (14.10%) Adobe
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) New Relic
5 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) Sysomos
5 2 (2.56%) Telerik
6 1 (1.28%) Brandwatch
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Crimson Hexagon
6 1 (1.28%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.28%) Genesys
6 1 (1.28%) Hootsuite
6 1 (1.28%) Meraki
6 1 (1.28%) PayPal
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Spredfast
6 1 (1.28%) Veeam
6 1 (1.28%) VMware