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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 487 425 402
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -23
Contract jobs citing Twitter 70 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.56% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 73
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +39.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.00
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UK

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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
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 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 January 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 January 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 -25 35 £400 +14.28% 76
South East -14 16 £313 -19.35% 40
East of England +4 9 £213 -43.33% 24
North West -2 4 £288 -4.16% 57
East Midlands +19 3 £300 +3.44% 29
West Midlands - 3 £360 - 20
Yorkshire -8 1 - - 36
South West -26 1 - - 7
North East - - - - 2
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UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 119 (63.30%) HTML
2 111 (59.04%) JavaScript
3 106 (56.38%) CSS
4 99 (52.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 76 (40.43%) Facebook
6 71 (37.77%) HTML5
7 68 (36.17%) jQuery
8 60 (31.91%) PHP
9 59 (31.38%) AngularJS
10 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (27.13%) MVC
12 42 (22.34%) TDD
12 42 (22.34%) CSS3
13 41 (21.81%) .NET
14 39 (20.74%) Git (software)
15 37 (19.68%) Google
15 37 (19.68%) MySQL
16 35 (18.62%) C#
17 34 (18.09%) OO
17 34 (18.09%) Node.js
18 33 (17.55%) Responsive Web Design
19 32 (17.02%) Social Media
20 31 (16.49%) Web Services
20 31 (16.49%) Web Development
21 29 (15.43%) XML
22 27 (14.36%) ASP.NET
23 26 (13.83%) Java
23 26 (13.83%) RESTful
24 25 (13.30%) JSON
24 25 (13.30%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (18.09%) Node.js
2 21 (11.17%) CMS
3 18 (9.57%) WordPress
4 15 (7.98%) Apache
5 7 (3.72%) Drupal
6 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.13%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (2.13%) IIS
7 4 (2.13%) nginx
8 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.60%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.06%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Liferay
10 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.53%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.60%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.06%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Internet
2 9 (4.79%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) Intranet
4 2 (1.06%) Network Security
4 2 (1.06%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) NGN
5 1 (0.53%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.68%) MySQL
2 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.91%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.19%) Big Data
6 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Redis
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 39 (20.74%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.70%) Subversion
3 13 (6.91%) Jasmine
4 9 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.72%) Mocha
7 6 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.66%) Xcode
8 5 (2.66%) MSTest
8 5 (2.66%) PHPUnit
9 4 (2.13%) Grunt
9 4 (2.13%) Selenium
10 3 (1.60%) NUnit
10 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.60%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.06%) QUnit
11 2 (1.06%) Moq
11 2 (1.06%) JMeter
11 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (10.64%) Marketing
2 7 (3.72%) Advertising
2 7 (3.72%) Publishing
3 5 (2.66%) Finance
4 4 (2.13%) Automotive
4 4 (2.13%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (77.66%) Developer
2 44 (23.40%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (12.23%) PHP Developer
4 20 (10.64%) Web Developer
5 19 (10.11%) Senior Developer
6 17 (9.04%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.32%) iOS Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Front-End Web Developer
8 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.26%) Designer
10 7 (3.72%) Architect
11 6 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Mobile Developer
11 6 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.66%) Senior Data Architect
12 5 (2.66%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.66%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.66%) Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (63.30%) HTML
2 106 (56.38%) CSS
3 99 (52.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 71 (37.77%) HTML5
5 68 (36.17%) jQuery
6 59 (31.38%) AngularJS
7 42 (22.34%) CSS3
8 41 (21.81%) .NET
9 31 (16.49%) Web Services
10 29 (15.43%) XML
11 27 (14.36%) ASP.NET
12 26 (13.83%) RESTful
13 25 (13.30%) JSON
13 25 (13.30%) Backbone.js
14 20 (10.64%) LAMP
14 20 (10.64%) Ajax
14 20 (10.64%) Sass
15 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (9.57%) LESS
17 17 (9.04%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Social Media
2 17 (9.04%) User Experience
3 13 (6.91%) Blog
3 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.85%) Open Source
5 6 (3.19%) Social Network
5 6 (3.19%) Copywriting
6 5 (2.66%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.13%) Animation
7 4 (2.13%) Podcast
8 3 (1.60%) GIS
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Life Science
10 1 (0.53%) Statistics
10 1 (0.53%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.77%) Linux
2 15 (7.98%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.19%) UNIX
3 6 (3.19%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.19%) Android
4 3 (1.60%) Windows
5 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.13%) MVC
3 42 (22.34%) TDD
4 34 (18.09%) OO
5 33 (17.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (16.49%) Web Development
7 20 (10.64%) Scrum
8 19 (10.11%) E-Commerce
9 18 (9.57%) OOP
10 17 (9.04%) Analytics
10 17 (9.04%) SEO
11 15 (7.98%) BDD
12 14 (7.45%) Rapid Prototyping
12 14 (7.45%) iOS Development
13 13 (6.91%) Web Design
14 12 (6.38%) Unit Testing
15 11 (5.85%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.85%) SOA
16 9 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (4.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (59.04%) JavaScript
2 60 (31.91%) PHP
3 35 (18.62%) C#
4 26 (13.83%) Java
5 19 (10.11%) SQL
6 16 (8.51%) Python
7 11 (5.85%) PHP5
7 11 (5.85%) Scala
8 8 (4.26%) Ruby
9 7 (3.72%) C++
9 7 (3.72%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.13%) C
11 3 (1.60%) Perl
12 2 (1.06%) XAML
13 1 (0.53%) F#
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.19%) Degree
3 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) ACCA
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
2 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) cPanel
2 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 76 (40.43%) Facebook
2 37 (19.68%) Google
3 15 (7.98%) Zend
4 12 (6.38%) Adobe
5 8 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.13%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.06%) Sencha
7 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee
8 1 (0.53%) VMware
8 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.53%) Foundry
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