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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 72 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% - 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -35.71%
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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
441 374 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.60% 33.19% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 147 123
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £281 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) jQuery
1 9 (64.29%) HTML5
1 9 (64.29%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
4 6 (42.86%) DOM
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Facebook
6 3 (21.43%) Social Media
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
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%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) RSS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
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
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Communications Manager
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) jQuery
1 9 (64.29%) HTML5
1 9 (64.29%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
4 6 (42.86%) DOM
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) RSS
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) LINQ
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Social Media
1 3 (21.43%) Blog
1 3 (21.43%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (42.86%) Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) SEO
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ACF2
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Facebook
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Red Gate