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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 77 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Twitter 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.00
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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
413 405 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.48% 34.47% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 183 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £293 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.20 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £51.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) Web Design
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) DOM
4 6 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) Social Media
6 3 (21.43%) Facebook
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Blog
6 3 (21.43%) SEO
6 3 (21.43%) Legal
6 3 (21.43%) Publishing
6 3 (21.43%) Streaming Video
6 3 (21.43%) RSS
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Communications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) DOM
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) RSS
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) XHTML
8 1 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Streaming Video
1 3 (21.43%) Blog
1 3 (21.43%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Web Design
3 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
1 1 (7.14%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft