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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 197 173 220
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +47
Contract jobs citing Twitter 13 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.39% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.86% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
Average daily rate £250 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £172 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £545 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +123.52%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
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 £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 10 (47.62%) CSS3
4 10 (47.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (38.10%) Facebook
6 8 (38.10%) OO
6 8 (38.10%) CMS
7 7 (33.33%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) Sass
7 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) MySQL
9 5 (23.81%) Retail
9 5 (23.81%) Subversion
9 5 (23.81%) LESS
10 4 (19.05%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (19.05%) RESTful
10 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
10 4 (19.05%) Social Media
10 4 (19.05%) Drupal
10 4 (19.05%) Google
10 4 (19.05%) JSON
10 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (38.10%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) Drupal
3 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.76%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.76%) Heroku
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) PhantomJS
4 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Copywriter
6 1 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Social Media Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) HTML5
3 10 (47.62%) CSS3
3 10 (47.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Sass
5 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Ajax
7 5 (23.81%) LESS
8 4 (19.05%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (19.05%) RESTful
8 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
8 4 (19.05%) JSON
9 3 (14.29%) JSP
9 3 (14.29%) Dojo
10 2 (9.52%) Bing Maps
10 2 (9.52%) Modernizr
10 2 (9.52%) Open Graph
10 2 (9.52%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Blog
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) SEO
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Facebook
2 4 (19.05%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) ATG
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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