The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 84 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.19
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 422 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 34.79% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 219 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £163.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the Edinburgh region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Edinburgh region.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Facebook
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Blog
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) RSS
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Publishing

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Communications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) RSS
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) DOM
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blog
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
1 2 (28.57%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle