The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 489 461 470
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing Twitter 96 100 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 77 54
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23287 21914 22681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.69% 46.10% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14000 12757 12076
Average daily rate £388 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1107 1270
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in England

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the England region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in England

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in England

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the England region.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in England

Twitter
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Twitter Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 55 £375 +15.38% 55
South East -26 15 £300 -6.25% 50
North West -1 11 £275 -8.33% 90
East Midlands +11 8 £325 +14.03% 29
East of England -10 3 £419 - 13
West Midlands -14 3 £360 +105.71% 33
Yorkshire -5 1 £325 +8.33% 44
North East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 13
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UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 127 (52.92%) HTML
2 121 (50.42%) Facebook
3 117 (48.75%) JavaScript
4 113 (47.08%) CSS
5 109 (45.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 88 (36.67%) jQuery
7 80 (33.33%) Google
8 75 (31.25%) HTML5
9 70 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (26.25%) PHP
11 61 (25.42%) TDD
12 58 (24.17%) JSON
13 57 (23.75%) XML
14 55 (22.92%) MVC
15 50 (20.83%) SQL
16 46 (19.17%) CSS3
17 43 (17.92%) AngularJS
18 42 (17.50%) .NET
19 41 (17.08%) Social Media
20 40 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 38 (15.83%) Responsive Web Design
22 37 (15.42%) REST
22 37 (15.42%) Node.js
22 37 (15.42%) Mobile App
23 36 (15.00%) Rapid Prototyping
24 35 (14.58%) C#
24 35 (14.58%) Web Services
24 35 (14.58%) Internet
25 34 (14.17%) SOA
26 33 (13.75%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (15.42%) Node.js
2 31 (12.92%) CMS
3 24 (10.00%) WordPress
4 12 (5.00%) Drupal
5 10 (4.17%) Apache
6 5 (2.08%) SAS
6 5 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.67%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.67%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.25%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) IIS
10 1 (0.42%) JBoss
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.08%) MS Office
5 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) Blender
6 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.25%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.83%) Magento
3 2 (0.83%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.58%) Internet
2 7 (2.92%) HTTP
3 3 (1.25%) Intranet
4 2 (0.83%) Network Security
4 2 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.42%) NGN
5 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.33%) MySQL
2 25 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.50%) Redis
7 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.25%) Big Data
10 2 (0.83%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.42%) DB2
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.50%) Subversion
3 13 (5.42%) Jasmine
4 8 (3.33%) Grunt
4 8 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.92%) Selenium
5 7 (2.92%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.08%) MSTest
6 5 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.08%) Mocha
7 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.25%) Xcode
8 3 (1.25%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.83%) Moq
9 2 (0.83%) NUnit
9 2 (0.83%) JMeter
9 2 (0.83%) Ant
General
1 30 (12.50%) Marketing
2 15 (6.25%) Games
3 7 (2.92%) Publishing
4 6 (2.50%) Finance
5 5 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.67%) Advertising
6 4 (1.67%) Automotive
7 3 (1.25%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 178 (74.17%) Developer
2 53 (22.08%) Front-End Developer
3 27 (11.25%) Mobile Developer
4 22 (9.17%) .NET Developer
5 20 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 20 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 17 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.08%) Lead Developer
7 11 (4.58%) Architect
8 10 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (2.92%) Designer
10 7 (2.92%) Front-End Web Developer
10 7 (2.92%) Analyst
10 7 (2.92%) Programmer
11 6 (2.50%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (52.92%) HTML
2 113 (47.08%) CSS
3 109 (45.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 88 (36.67%) jQuery
5 75 (31.25%) HTML5
6 58 (24.17%) JSON
7 57 (23.75%) XML
8 46 (19.17%) CSS3
9 43 (17.92%) AngularJS
10 42 (17.50%) .NET
11 37 (15.42%) REST
12 35 (14.58%) Web Services
13 31 (12.92%) OAuth
14 28 (11.67%) RESTful
14 28 (11.67%) ASP.NET
15 27 (11.25%) Ajax
16 26 (10.83%) Backbone.js
17 24 (10.00%) LESS
17 24 (10.00%) LAMP
18 23 (9.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.08%) Social Media
2 37 (15.42%) Mobile App
3 19 (7.92%) User Experience
4 12 (5.00%) Open Source
4 12 (5.00%) Blog
5 9 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.92%) W3C
7 6 (2.50%) Copywriting
8 5 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.08%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.67%) Podcast
9 4 (1.67%) Animation
9 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.25%) GIS
10 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.50%) Linux
2 10 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.50%) Android
4 5 (2.08%) UNIX
4 5 (2.08%) Windows
5 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.42%) TDD
3 55 (22.92%) MVC
4 38 (15.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 36 (15.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 34 (14.17%) SOA
7 32 (13.33%) OO
8 31 (12.92%) Scrum
9 30 (12.50%) Web Development
9 30 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
10 29 (12.08%) Use Case
11 25 (10.42%) E-Commerce
12 23 (9.58%) Analytics
13 21 (8.75%) SEO
14 20 (8.33%) OOP
15 17 (7.08%) Web Design
16 16 (6.67%) Content Management
16 16 (6.67%) Unit Testing
17 13 (5.42%) Game Development
18 11 (4.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 117 (48.75%) JavaScript
2 63 (26.25%) PHP
3 50 (20.83%) SQL
4 35 (14.58%) C#
5 33 (13.75%) Java
6 16 (6.67%) Python
7 8 (3.33%) PHP5
8 7 (2.92%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.50%) Scala
10 5 (2.08%) Ruby
11 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.67%) C
12 3 (1.25%) Perl
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) C++
13 2 (0.83%) XAML
13 2 (0.83%) F#
14 1 (0.42%) FQL
14 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.42%) Golang
Qualifications
1 16 (6.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.67%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.25%) RACF
2 2 (0.83%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (50.42%) Facebook
2 80 (33.33%) Google
3 17 (7.08%) Zend
4 14 (5.83%) Adobe
5 11 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.92%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.08%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle
8 4 (1.67%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.25%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.83%) Sencha
10 2 (0.83%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.42%) Vignette
11 1 (0.42%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) McAfee
11 1 (0.42%) FatWire
11 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
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