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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 450 462 502
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +40
Contract jobs citing Twitter 132 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
Twitter
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
23734 22468 24730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.49% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13714 12891 12992
Average daily rate £398 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +1.97%
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 1073 1017 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

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 12 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 12 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 12 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 +2 63 £375 +7.14% 84
South East +18 29 £350 - 41
North West +3 12 £263 -12.50% 49
East of England -18 8 £310 -7.46% 24
East Midlands +4 5 £325 -13.33% 23
West Midlands -18 5 £310 +15.88% 19
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 49
South West -36 2 - - 10
North East - 1 £300 - 1
Twitter
UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 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.

1 136 (54.18%) HTML
2 131 (52.19%) Facebook
3 120 (47.81%) CSS
4 117 (46.61%) JavaScript
5 102 (40.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 91 (36.25%) Google
7 90 (35.86%) jQuery
8 73 (29.08%) JSON
9 69 (27.49%) HTML5
10 68 (27.09%) TDD
11 65 (25.90%) SQL
12 62 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (24.30%) XML
14 60 (23.90%) MVC
15 56 (22.31%) PHP
16 54 (21.51%) Mobile App
17 51 (20.32%) REST
18 50 (19.92%) SOA
19 49 (19.52%) Internet
19 49 (19.52%) Rapid Prototyping
20 47 (18.73%) CSS3
21 44 (17.53%) Social Media
21 44 (17.53%) Mobile Application Development
21 44 (17.53%) Java
21 44 (17.53%) OAuth
22 42 (16.73%) Use Case
22 42 (16.73%) .NET
23 40 (15.94%) Git (software)
24 39 (15.54%) Marketing
25 36 (14.34%) Responsive Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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 32 (12.75%) Node.js
2 26 (10.36%) CMS
3 18 (7.17%) Drupal
4 15 (5.98%) WordPress
5 11 (4.38%) Apache
6 5 (1.99%) SAS
6 5 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.80%) IIS
9 2 (0.80%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.80%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.39%) MS Office
4 3 (1.20%) InDesign
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.40%) Blender
Business Applications
1 17 (6.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.80%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.52%) Internet
2 6 (2.39%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.75%) MySQL
2 26 (10.36%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.39%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.39%) Redis
4 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.80%) Big Data
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.40%) SQLite
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.76%) Subversion
3 15 (5.98%) Jasmine
4 11 (4.38%) Grunt
5 9 (3.59%) Maven
5 9 (3.59%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.79%) Selenium
7 6 (2.39%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.99%) Mocha
9 4 (1.59%) MSTest
9 4 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.59%) Xcode
9 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
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%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (15.54%) Marketing
2 27 (10.76%) Games
3 12 (4.78%) Finance
4 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Advertising
5 4 (1.59%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (75.70%) Developer
2 48 (19.12%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (14.74%) Mobile Developer
4 28 (11.16%) Lead Developer
5 21 (8.37%) .NET Developer
6 16 (6.37%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.98%) Web Developer
7 15 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 15 (5.98%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.18%) Architect
9 12 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.38%) Drupal Developer
11 10 (3.98%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.59%) Programmer
12 9 (3.59%) Analyst
13 7 (2.79%) Social Media Manager
14 6 (2.39%) UI Programmer
14 6 (2.39%) Consultant
14 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.39%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (54.18%) HTML
2 120 (47.81%) CSS
3 102 (40.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 90 (35.86%) jQuery
5 73 (29.08%) JSON
6 69 (27.49%) HTML5
7 61 (24.30%) XML
8 51 (20.32%) REST
9 47 (18.73%) CSS3
10 44 (17.53%) OAuth
11 42 (16.73%) .NET
12 36 (14.34%) Spring
13 35 (13.94%) AngularJS
14 31 (12.35%) Ajax
15 30 (11.95%) ASP.NET
16 28 (11.16%) LESS
17 27 (10.76%) Web Services
18 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (9.56%) Backbone.js
19 22 (8.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.51%) Mobile App
2 44 (17.53%) Social Media
3 23 (9.16%) User Experience
4 11 (4.38%) Blog
5 9 (3.59%) Open Source
6 7 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.79%) W3C
7 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.99%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.59%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.59%) iPad
9 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.59%) Animation
9 4 (1.59%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.20%) iPhone
10 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.18%) Linux
2 10 (3.98%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.19%) Android
4 5 (1.99%) Windows
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.20%) UNIX
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.09%) TDD
2 62 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.90%) MVC
4 50 (19.92%) SOA
5 49 (19.52%) Rapid Prototyping
6 44 (17.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 42 (16.73%) Use Case
8 36 (14.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (11.95%) Scrum
10 28 (11.16%) OO
11 25 (9.96%) E-Commerce
11 25 (9.96%) Web Development
12 24 (9.56%) Game Development
13 22 (8.76%) Analytics
13 22 (8.76%) SEO
14 21 (8.37%) OOP
15 19 (7.57%) Content Management
16 16 (6.37%) Unit Testing
17 15 (5.98%) Web Design
18 14 (5.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.61%) JavaScript
2 65 (25.90%) SQL
3 56 (22.31%) PHP
4 44 (17.53%) Java
5 33 (13.15%) C#
6 11 (4.38%) PHP5
7 7 (2.79%) Python
7 7 (2.79%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.39%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.99%) Ruby
10 4 (1.59%) C
11 3 (1.20%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.20%) Scala
11 3 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.80%) F#
13 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.40%) FQL
13 1 (0.40%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 16 (6.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.80%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) RACF
2 2 (0.80%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 131 (52.19%) Facebook
2 91 (36.25%) Google
3 11 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.38%) Adobe
4 9 (3.59%) Zend
5 8 (3.19%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.79%) Oracle
7 5 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.99%) Ab Initio
7 5 (1.99%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.20%) DoubleClick
8 3 (1.20%) Coremetrics
8 3 (1.20%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.80%) JBoss
9 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.40%) IBM
10 1 (0.40%) Vignette
10 1 (0.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) McAfee
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