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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 488 452 432
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -20
Contract jobs citing Twitter 91 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 75 62
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £245 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +83.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.38
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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
22428 21583 20994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.09% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13629 12530 11266
Average daily rate £390 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1021 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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
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 29 December 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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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 -16 56 £395 +19.69% 51
South East -21 16 £285 -14.92% 21
East of England -5 7 £175 -53.33% 16
East Midlands +11 5 £315 +9.56% 20
North West -5 3 £275 -8.33% 35
West Midlands -7 3 £360 +105.71% 11
South West -32 1 - - 8
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 19
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UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 130 (60.75%) HTML
2 121 (56.54%) JavaScript
3 115 (53.74%) CSS
4 110 (51.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 93 (43.46%) Facebook
6 83 (38.79%) jQuery
7 78 (36.45%) HTML5
8 73 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (30.37%) PHP
10 61 (28.50%) MVC
11 55 (25.70%) AngularJS
12 52 (24.30%) Google
13 51 (23.83%) TDD
14 48 (22.43%) CSS3
14 48 (22.43%) .NET
15 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
16 40 (18.69%) C#
17 39 (18.22%) XML
18 38 (17.76%) MySQL
18 38 (17.76%) Responsive Web Design
19 37 (17.29%) JSON
20 36 (16.82%) Web Services
21 34 (15.89%) OO
21 34 (15.89%) Node.js
22 32 (14.95%) Social Media
23 31 (14.49%) SQL
23 31 (14.49%) Java
23 31 (14.49%) ASP.NET
23 31 (14.49%) Scrum
23 31 (14.49%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 34 (15.89%) Node.js
2 24 (11.21%) CMS
3 21 (9.81%) WordPress
4 15 (7.01%) Apache
5 10 (4.67%) Drupal
6 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.87%) IIS
7 4 (1.87%) SAS
7 4 (1.87%) nginx
7 4 (1.87%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.40%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.93%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.93%) MS Office
6 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) Blender
6 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.40%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.93%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.54%) Internet
2 9 (4.21%) HTTP
3 3 (1.40%) Intranet
4 2 (0.93%) SSH
4 2 (0.93%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.47%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.76%) MySQL
2 27 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.80%) Big Data
6 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.34%) Redis
8 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.08%) Subversion
3 13 (6.07%) Jasmine
4 8 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.80%) Selenium
5 6 (2.80%) Mocha
6 5 (2.34%) MSTest
6 5 (2.34%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.34%) Xcode
7 4 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.40%) Grunt
8 3 (1.40%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.40%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.40%) NUnit
8 3 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.93%) JMeter
9 2 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 22 (10.28%) Marketing
2 9 (4.21%) Games
3 7 (3.27%) Publishing
4 5 (2.34%) Advertising
4 5 (2.34%) Finance
5 4 (1.87%) Automotive
5 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 168 (78.50%) Developer
2 49 (22.90%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (12.15%) PHP Developer
4 22 (10.28%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.28%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.28%) Web Developer
5 12 (5.61%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.14%) Architect
6 11 (5.14%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (4.67%) iOS Developer
7 10 (4.67%) Front-End Web Developer
8 9 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.74%) Senior Architect
10 7 (3.27%) Designer
10 7 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.27%) Analyst
11 6 (2.80%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (2.80%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.34%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (60.75%) HTML
2 115 (53.74%) CSS
3 110 (51.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 83 (38.79%) jQuery
5 78 (36.45%) HTML5
6 55 (25.70%) AngularJS
7 48 (22.43%) CSS3
7 48 (22.43%) .NET
8 39 (18.22%) XML
9 37 (17.29%) JSON
10 36 (16.82%) Web Services
11 31 (14.49%) ASP.NET
12 29 (13.55%) RESTful
13 26 (12.15%) LAMP
13 26 (12.15%) Ajax
13 26 (12.15%) Backbone.js
14 23 (10.75%) Sass
14 23 (10.75%) LESS
15 22 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (8.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Social Media
2 19 (8.88%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.48%) User Experience
4 11 (5.14%) Open Source
4 11 (5.14%) Blog
5 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.80%) Copywriting
6 6 (2.80%) Social Network
7 4 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.87%) Podcast
7 4 (1.87%) W3C
7 4 (1.87%) Animation
7 4 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.40%) GIS
8 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.93%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.75%) Linux
2 16 (7.48%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.27%) Android
4 6 (2.80%) UNIX
4 6 (2.80%) Windows
5 5 (2.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.50%) MVC
3 51 (23.83%) TDD
4 38 (17.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 34 (15.89%) OO
6 31 (14.49%) Scrum
6 31 (14.49%) Web Development
7 24 (11.21%) E-Commerce
8 23 (10.75%) OOP
9 22 (10.28%) Analytics
10 19 (8.88%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.88%) Rapid Prototyping
10 19 (8.88%) SEO
11 17 (7.94%) SOA
12 16 (7.48%) Web Design
13 15 (7.01%) iOS Development
14 14 (6.54%) BDD
15 13 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (5.61%) Use Case
16 12 (5.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (56.54%) JavaScript
2 65 (30.37%) PHP
3 40 (18.69%) C#
4 31 (14.49%) Java
4 31 (14.49%) SQL
5 15 (7.01%) Python
6 12 (5.61%) PHP5
7 10 (4.67%) Scala
8 7 (3.27%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.80%) Ruby
10 5 (2.34%) C++
11 3 (1.40%) C
11 3 (1.40%) Perl
11 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) XAML
12 2 (0.93%) F#
12 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) FQL
13 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (4.21%) Degree
2 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) WCAG
3 1 (0.47%) EMIR
3 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) cPanel
2 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (43.46%) Facebook
2 52 (24.30%) Google
3 17 (7.94%) Zend
4 14 (6.54%) Adobe
5 9 (4.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.87%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.87%) Coremetrics
7 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle
8 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.93%) Sencha
9 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.47%) Vignette
9 1 (0.47%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) McAfee
9 1 (0.47%) FatWire
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