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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 459 462 480
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing Twitter 120 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £415 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £25.50
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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
23959 22340 24687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 46.30% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13908 12910 12943
Average daily rate £398 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1020 1287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 55 £375 +15.38% 77
South East +5 26 £300 -14.28% 46
North West +1 13 £263 -12.50% 71
East of England -10 9 £318 -15.33% 21
East Midlands +10 5 £325 -13.33% 30
Yorkshire -9 3 £325 +23.80% 44
West Midlands -26 3 £320 +20.75% 23
South West -29 2 - - 3
North East - 1 £300 - 3
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UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 134 (53.82%) HTML
2 127 (51.00%) Facebook
3 117 (46.99%) CSS
4 116 (46.59%) JavaScript
5 103 (41.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 90 (36.14%) Google
6 90 (36.14%) jQuery
7 70 (28.11%) HTML5
8 67 (26.91%) JSON
9 65 (26.10%) TDD
10 63 (25.30%) SQL
11 61 (24.50%) XML
12 60 (24.10%) MVC
12 60 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (22.49%) PHP
14 50 (20.08%) Mobile App
15 49 (19.68%) REST
16 47 (18.88%) Social Media
17 46 (18.47%) Rapid Prototyping
17 46 (18.47%) CSS3
17 46 (18.47%) SOA
17 46 (18.47%) Internet
18 44 (17.67%) .NET
19 42 (16.87%) Java
20 41 (16.47%) OAuth
20 41 (16.47%) Mobile Application Development
21 39 (15.66%) Git (software)
21 39 (15.66%) Use Case
21 39 (15.66%) Marketing
22 37 (14.86%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (13.25%) Node.js
2 28 (11.24%) CMS
3 17 (6.83%) Drupal
3 17 (6.83%) WordPress
4 12 (4.82%) Apache
5 5 (2.01%) SAS
5 5 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.20%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.80%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.41%) MS Office
2 6 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) Blender
5 1 (0.40%) InDesign
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (7.23%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.80%) Magento
3 2 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.47%) Internet
2 6 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.85%) MySQL
2 26 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.41%) Redis
4 6 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.80%) Big Data
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) DB2
9 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.64%) Subversion
3 14 (5.62%) Jasmine
4 10 (4.02%) Grunt
4 10 (4.02%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.61%) Maven
6 7 (2.81%) Selenium
7 6 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.01%) Mocha
9 4 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.61%) MSTest
9 4 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.20%) Xcode
10 3 (1.20%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.80%) Ant
General
1 39 (15.66%) Marketing
2 24 (9.64%) Games
3 12 (4.82%) Finance
4 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
5 4 (1.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 184 (73.90%) Developer
2 46 (18.47%) Front-End Developer
3 35 (14.06%) Mobile Developer
4 25 (10.04%) Lead Developer
5 23 (9.24%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.83%) Web Developer
7 16 (6.43%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.62%) Architect
8 14 (5.62%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.62%) PHP Developer
9 11 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.42%) Drupal Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Programmer
11 9 (3.61%) Analyst
12 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.81%) Social Media Manager
13 6 (2.41%) Consultant
13 6 (2.41%) Data Analyst
14 5 (2.01%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (53.82%) HTML
2 117 (46.99%) CSS
3 103 (41.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 90 (36.14%) jQuery
5 70 (28.11%) HTML5
6 67 (26.91%) JSON
7 61 (24.50%) XML
8 49 (19.68%) REST
9 46 (18.47%) CSS3
10 44 (17.67%) .NET
11 41 (16.47%) OAuth
12 37 (14.86%) AngularJS
13 35 (14.06%) Spring
14 33 (13.25%) Ajax
15 32 (12.85%) ASP.NET
16 30 (12.05%) Web Services
17 27 (10.84%) LESS
18 26 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (9.24%) Backbone.js
20 21 (8.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.08%) Mobile App
2 47 (18.88%) Social Media
3 19 (7.63%) User Experience
4 14 (5.62%) Blog
5 10 (4.02%) Open Source
6 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.41%) W3C
8 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.01%) Copywriting
8 5 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.01%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.61%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.20%) iPhone
10 3 (1.20%) iPad
10 3 (1.20%) Animation
10 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.22%) Linux
2 9 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.21%) Android
4 5 (2.01%) Windows
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.80%) UNIX
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.10%) TDD
2 60 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.10%) MVC
3 46 (18.47%) SOA
3 46 (18.47%) Rapid Prototyping
4 41 (16.47%) Mobile Application Development
5 39 (15.66%) Use Case
6 36 (14.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (11.24%) Scrum
8 26 (10.44%) E-Commerce
8 26 (10.44%) Web Development
9 24 (9.64%) OO
10 23 (9.24%) SEO
10 23 (9.24%) Analytics
11 22 (8.84%) Game Development
12 20 (8.03%) Content Management
13 18 (7.23%) OOP
14 17 (6.83%) Web Design
14 17 (6.83%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (46.59%) JavaScript
2 63 (25.30%) SQL
3 56 (22.49%) PHP
4 42 (16.87%) Java
5 35 (14.06%) C#
6 9 (3.61%) PHP5
7 6 (2.41%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.41%) Python
8 4 (1.61%) C
8 4 (1.61%) Ruby
9 3 (1.20%) Scala
10 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.80%) XAML
10 2 (0.80%) F#
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) FQL
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (6.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) RACF
2 2 (0.80%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 127 (51.00%) Facebook
2 90 (36.14%) Google
3 11 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.42%) Adobe
4 8 (3.21%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.81%) Zend
5 7 (2.81%) Oracle
6 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.01%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.61%) Coremetrics
8 3 (1.20%) JBoss
8 3 (1.20%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.20%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.80%) Sencha
10 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.40%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.40%) McAfee
10 1 (0.40%) FatWire
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