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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 180 194 209
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing Twitter 14 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.45% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -29.09%
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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
2300 2689 3333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.70% 45.72% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1717 1870 2290
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.49 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 (52.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) Facebook
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Social Media
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) Google
9 3 (13.04%) Marketing
9 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) SOA
9 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
3 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (8.70%) gulp
3 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) Log4Net
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Moq
3 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Copywriter
4 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
6 3 (13.04%) Sass
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
7 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.35%) Struts
8 1 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.70%) Copywriting
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Scrum
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Facebook
2 4 (17.39%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) EPiServer
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
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