The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Twitter, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 185 199 221
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Contract jobs citing Twitter 18 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £167 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2606 3268 3375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.55% 45.95% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 2279 2325
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 117 95
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.00 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Twitter
London

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the City of London region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the City of London region.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Twitter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Twitter.

1 16 (51.61%) Facebook
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) Google
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 9 (29.03%) Node.js
5 9 (29.03%) CSS3
5 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (25.81%) Analytics
6 8 (25.81%) PHP
7 7 (22.58%) Marketing
7 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (22.58%) Social Media
8 6 (19.35%) Google Analytics
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) OO
8 6 (19.35%) ETL
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) SAS
9 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.13%) Data Management
9 5 (16.13%) CMS
9 5 (16.13%) Ab Initio
9 5 (16.13%) Drupal
9 5 (16.13%) JSON
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Twitter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Twitter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) Node.js
2 5 (16.13%) SAS
2 5 (16.13%) CMS
2 5 (16.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Copywriter
5 2 (6.45%) Social Media Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.23%) C# Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) HTML5
3 9 (29.03%) CSS3
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
3 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) RESTful
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
6 4 (12.90%) Google Maps API
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (3.23%) SVG
9 1 (3.23%) Cocoa
9 1 (3.23%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Social Media
2 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Analytics
2 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (19.35%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
4 5 (16.13%) Master Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) SEO
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) PHP
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) F#
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Facebook
2 11 (35.48%) Google
3 5 (16.13%) Ab Initio
4 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 3 (9.68%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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