The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Edinburgh 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
+41.21% -
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
474 309 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.07% 31.66% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 111 131
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.29 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.10 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) CSS3
2 10 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (35.71%) DOM
7 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) Web Design
7 5 (35.71%) Ajax
8 4 (28.57%) Subversion
8 4 (28.57%) Maven
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) JSP
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) Apache
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
10 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UI Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) CSS3
2 10 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) DOM
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (14.29%) LINQ
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
8 1 (7.14%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (35.71%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook