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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 77 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Twitter 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.087% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.25% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.00
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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
385 395 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.98% 34.41% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 201 126
Average daily rate £385 £376 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £14.02 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) RSS
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) JSON

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Communications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) RSS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) DOM
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica