The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 178 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Twitter 13 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £219 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2177 2522 2448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.41% 42.77% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1732 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) Facebook
6 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) PHP
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Zend
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) SAP
8 4 (18.18%) MySQL
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Subversion
9 3 (13.64%) Python
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Social Media
9 3 (13.64%) Sass
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Blog
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bankmaster
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SRM
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Grunt
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) XMLUnit
3 1 (4.55%) QUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Procurement Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) JSON
7 3 (13.64%) Sass
8 2 (9.09%) LESS
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) DOM
8 2 (9.09%) LAMP
9 1 (4.55%) Spring
9 1 (4.55%) XHTML
9 1 (4.55%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blog
1 3 (13.64%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Podcast
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) EFT
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (4.55%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (22.73%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PHP5
5 1 (4.55%) Golang
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) VCP4
2 1 (4.55%) ACCA
2 1 (4.55%) CCAB
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Facebook
2 5 (22.73%) Zend
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) Ariba
4 2 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.55%) Foundry
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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