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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 139 180 198
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +18
Contract jobs citing Twitter 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate £325 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £498 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+263.63% -
Twitter
London

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
1203 2224 2542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.01% 43.84% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1637 1767
Average daily rate £433 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 41 58
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.85 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.23 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Facebook
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 2 (16.67%) gulp
7 2 (16.67%) Semantic HTML

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) CloudFront
2 1 (8.33%) Heroku
2 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Capybara
2 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) git-flow
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Protractor
2 1 (8.33%) RSpec
2 1 (8.33%) RubyGems
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Content Manager
4 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) DOM
7 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) API Design
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Akamai
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) SAP