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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 84 83 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.78% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-68.75% +45.45%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
403 384 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.91% 30.84% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 194 106
Average daily rate £340 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £252 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) TeamSite
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) LESS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Calabash
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) REST

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Calabash
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) LESS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) TeamSite