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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 177 190 174
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Twitter 12 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.57% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £219 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £367 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
- -63.60%
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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
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 27 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 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Facebook
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Zend
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) Social Media
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 3 (13.04%) Subversion
7 3 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 3 (13.04%) Streaming Video

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (13.04%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.35%) Bankmaster
1 1 (4.35%) SAP SRM
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) XMLUnit
3 1 (4.35%) QUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Android Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Procurement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) LESS
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) DOM
7 2 (8.70%) LAMP
8 1 (4.35%) Spring
8 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Social Media
2 3 (13.04%) Streaming Video
2 3 (13.04%) Blog
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Arduino
4 1 (4.35%) Podcast
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) EFT
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Ontologies
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Android Development
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.35%) Content Management
8 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (4.35%) Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) Golang
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ACCA
2 1 (4.35%) CCAB
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Facebook
2 5 (21.74%) Zend
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Ariba
3 2 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) Foundry
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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