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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 512 437 474
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +37
Contract jobs citing Twitter 77 142 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.62% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 60
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £504 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £28.00 £25.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +11.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £25.08
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -22.24%
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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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 39 £350 -6.66% 85
South East -35 24 £363 +3.57% 48
North West -35 3 £525 +133.33% 57
East of England -2 1 - - 33
West Midlands -5 1 £380 +26.66% 42
East Midlands -9 1 £185 -43.07% 68
South West -12 1 - - 11
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UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 95 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 94 (49.47%) HTML
3 87 (45.79%) CSS
4 84 (44.21%) Facebook
5 77 (40.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (35.26%) .NET
8 57 (30.00%) MVC
9 55 (28.95%) C#
9 55 (28.95%) Social Media
10 54 (28.42%) jQuery
11 53 (27.89%) Marketing
12 52 (27.37%) AngularJS
13 46 (24.21%) ASP.NET
14 45 (23.68%) HTML5
15 44 (23.16%) Scrum
15 44 (23.16%) Google
16 41 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (18.42%) TDD
18 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
18 33 (17.37%) CSS3
19 32 (16.84%) Unit Testing
20 26 (13.68%) Digital Marketing
21 25 (13.16%) .NET Framework
21 25 (13.16%) Git (software)
22 24 (12.63%) JSON
22 24 (12.63%) Finance
23 23 (12.11%) Node.js
24 21 (11.05%) Analytics
24 21 (11.05%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (12.11%) Node.js
2 17 (8.95%) WordPress
3 13 (6.84%) CMS
4 11 (5.79%) Apache
4 11 (5.79%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.79%) Jetty
5 10 (5.26%) nginx
6 9 (4.74%) Alfresco
6 9 (4.74%) Mule
6 9 (4.74%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.74%) JBoss
6 9 (4.74%) iPlanet
6 9 (4.74%) Confluence
6 9 (4.74%) GlassFish
6 9 (4.74%) Apache Qpid
6 9 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (4.74%) Tornado
6 9 (4.74%) WildFly
6 9 (4.74%) Mule ESB
6 9 (4.74%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.58%) InDesign
3 3 (1.58%) MS Office
4 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (4.74%) Radian6
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.53%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.74%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.05%) Office 365
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.53%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) HTTP
2 9 (4.74%) Internet
2 9 (4.74%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (2.63%) SMS
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.53%) WebEx
4 1 (0.53%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) MySQL
2 18 (9.47%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.74%) Redis
3 9 (4.74%) Riak
3 9 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.74%) InterSystems Cache
3 9 (4.74%) Infinispan
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.11%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.58%) Big Data
7 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.37%) Mocha
3 12 (6.32%) Selenium
4 11 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.79%) Maven
4 11 (5.79%) JIRA
5 10 (5.26%) JMeter
5 10 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.74%) Gradle
6 9 (4.74%) Artifactory
6 9 (4.74%) Gerrit
6 9 (4.74%) JUnit
6 9 (4.74%) SonarQube
7 8 (4.21%) Jasmine
8 7 (3.68%) Grunt
8 7 (3.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (3.16%) Moq
9 6 (3.16%) NUnit
9 6 (3.16%) gulp
10 5 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 53 (27.89%) Marketing
2 24 (12.63%) Finance
3 15 (7.89%) Advertising
4 7 (3.68%) Retail
5 6 (3.16%) Legal
5 6 (3.16%) Automotive
5 6 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.11%) Banking
7 3 (1.58%) Games
7 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Publishing
8 2 (1.05%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (47.89%) Developer
2 24 (12.63%) .NET Developer
3 16 (8.42%) Web Developer
4 15 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (7.37%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.37%) Social Media Manager
6 12 (6.32%) Consultant
7 11 (5.79%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.74%) Designer
9 9 (4.74%) Architect
10 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.68%) Marketing Manager
12 6 (3.16%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Java Architect
12 6 (3.16%) Junior
12 6 (3.16%) UI/UX Designer
13 5 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (49.47%) HTML
2 87 (45.79%) CSS
3 77 (40.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 67 (35.26%) .NET
5 54 (28.42%) jQuery
6 52 (27.37%) AngularJS
7 46 (24.21%) ASP.NET
8 45 (23.68%) HTML5
9 41 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (17.37%) CSS3
11 25 (13.16%) .NET Framework
12 24 (12.63%) JSON
13 18 (9.47%) XML
14 15 (7.89%) REST
14 15 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (6.84%) RESTful
15 13 (6.84%) Spring
15 13 (6.84%) Ajax
15 13 (6.84%) Backbone.js
16 12 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.95%) Social Media
2 21 (11.05%) User Experience
3 12 (6.32%) Blog
3 12 (6.32%) Social Network
4 11 (5.79%) W3C
5 10 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 8 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (3.16%) Copywriting
9 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.58%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.58%) GIS
10 3 (1.58%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.58%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.05%) Xbox
11 2 (1.05%) PlayStation
11 2 (1.05%) Statistics
12 1 (0.53%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.95%) Linux
2 13 (6.84%) CentOS
3 9 (4.74%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.21%) Windows
5 7 (3.68%) Android
6 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.58%) UNIX
8 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.00%) MVC
3 44 (23.16%) Scrum
4 35 (18.42%) TDD
5 32 (16.84%) Unit Testing
6 26 (13.68%) Digital Marketing
7 21 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.05%) E-Commerce
7 21 (11.05%) Analytics
8 19 (10.00%) SOA
9 18 (9.47%) Web Development
10 16 (8.42%) Configuration Management
11 15 (7.89%) Content Management
12 14 (7.37%) SEO
13 13 (6.84%) Marketing Strategy
13 13 (6.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (5.79%) BDD
14 11 (5.79%) OO
15 10 (5.26%) Validation
15 10 (5.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 55 (28.95%) C#
3 19 (10.00%) Java
3 19 (10.00%) SQL
4 17 (8.95%) PHP
5 4 (2.11%) Perl
5 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.11%) Python
5 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.58%) Ruby
6 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.58%) C++
7 2 (1.05%) C
7 2 (1.05%) PHP5
7 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.53%) Go
8 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.32%) Degree
4 2 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) WCAG
2 2 (1.05%) WAI
3 1 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.74%) Squid
2 9 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.74%) Varnish
2 9 (4.74%) vCloud
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) ZABBIX
1 9 (4.74%) Puppet
1 9 (4.74%) HAProxy
1 9 (4.74%) Ansible
1 9 (4.74%) logstash
1 9 (4.74%) Salt
1 9 (4.74%) Kibana
1 9 (4.74%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 84 (44.21%) Facebook
2 44 (23.16%) Google
3 13 (6.84%) EPiServer
4 12 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.79%) Adobe
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle
6 10 (5.26%) Pega
7 9 (4.74%) SAP
7 9 (4.74%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (4.74%) VMware
7 9 (4.74%) Splunk
8 8 (4.21%) Spiceworks
8 8 (4.21%) Eloqua
8 8 (4.21%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.11%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.11%) Veritas
10 3 (1.58%) Zend
11 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.53%) PayPal
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