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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 440 465 494
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Contract jobs citing Twitter 139 97 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.08 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.08 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.24% -28.34%
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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
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £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 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 67 £375 +7.14% 82
South East +20 37 £350 - 38
North West +1 7 £225 -25.00% 40
West Midlands -8 6 £300 +12.14% 19
East of England -26 6 £310 +3.33% 24
Yorkshire +7 5 £600 +166.66% 21
East Midlands +3 3 £325 -13.33% 29
South West -31 3 £285 +9.61% 8
North East - 1 £300 - 1
Twitter
UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 127 (53.59%) HTML
2 122 (51.48%) Facebook
3 111 (46.84%) CSS
4 110 (46.41%) JavaScript
5 98 (41.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 88 (37.13%) Google
7 87 (36.71%) jQuery
8 68 (28.69%) JSON
9 65 (27.43%) TDD
9 65 (27.43%) SQL
10 63 (26.58%) XML
11 62 (26.16%) HTML5
12 59 (24.89%) MVC
13 56 (23.63%) Mobile App
14 50 (21.10%) REST
14 50 (21.10%) SOA
15 49 (20.68%) Internet
16 48 (20.25%) PHP
16 48 (20.25%) Rapid Prototyping
17 44 (18.57%) Mobile Application Development
17 44 (18.57%) OAuth
18 42 (17.72%) Use Case
19 41 (17.30%) Social Media
19 41 (17.30%) Java
20 40 (16.88%) CSS3
21 39 (16.46%) .NET
22 35 (14.77%) Spring
22 35 (14.77%) Marketing
23 33 (13.92%) C#
23 33 (13.92%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (12.24%) Node.js
2 22 (9.28%) CMS
3 15 (6.33%) Drupal
4 13 (5.49%) WordPress
5 9 (3.80%) Apache
6 5 (2.11%) SAS
6 5 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.84%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.84%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.84%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.69%) MS Office
4 3 (1.27%) InDesign
4 3 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.42%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (6.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.68%) Internet
2 4 (1.69%) HTTP
3 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.39%) MySQL
2 25 (10.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.53%) Redis
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.84%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.42%) SQLite
9 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 33 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.33%) Subversion
2 15 (6.33%) Jasmine
3 11 (4.64%) Grunt
4 9 (3.80%) Maven
4 9 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.95%) Selenium
6 5 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.11%) Mocha
7 4 (1.69%) MSTest
7 4 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.69%) Xcode
7 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 35 (14.77%) Marketing
2 27 (11.39%) Games
3 14 (5.91%) Finance
4 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.11%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 180 (75.95%) Developer
2 42 (17.72%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (15.61%) Mobile Developer
4 27 (11.39%) Lead Developer
5 20 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 16 (6.75%) C# Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Architect
7 14 (5.91%) Web Developer
7 14 (5.91%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Analyst
9 9 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Programmer
10 7 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (2.95%) Social Media Manager
11 6 (2.53%) UI Programmer
11 6 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (2.53%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (53.59%) HTML
2 111 (46.84%) CSS
3 98 (41.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 87 (36.71%) jQuery
5 68 (28.69%) JSON
6 63 (26.58%) XML
7 62 (26.16%) HTML5
8 50 (21.10%) REST
9 44 (18.57%) OAuth
10 40 (16.88%) CSS3
11 39 (16.46%) .NET
12 35 (14.77%) Spring
13 33 (13.92%) AngularJS
14 29 (12.24%) ASP.NET
15 27 (11.39%) Web Services
16 26 (10.97%) Ajax
17 24 (10.13%) LESS
18 23 (9.70%) Backbone.js
18 23 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (9.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.63%) Mobile App
2 41 (17.30%) Social Media
3 10 (4.22%) Blog
4 9 (3.80%) W3C
5 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) Open Source
6 5 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.69%) iPad
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.69%) Animation
8 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.27%) iPhone
8 3 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.84%) Xbox
9 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.84%) Social Network
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.22%) Apple iOS
2 8 (3.38%) Android
2 8 (3.38%) Linux
3 5 (2.11%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.84%) UNIX
5 1 (0.42%) Debian
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.43%) TDD
2 59 (24.89%) MVC
3 50 (21.10%) SOA
4 48 (20.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 44 (18.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 42 (17.72%) Use Case
7 30 (12.66%) Scrum
7 30 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (11.39%) OO
10 24 (10.13%) Game Development
11 22 (9.28%) Web Development
12 20 (8.44%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.44%) Analytics
13 19 (8.02%) OOP
13 19 (8.02%) SEO
13 19 (8.02%) Content Management
14 16 (6.75%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.49%) BDD
15 13 (5.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.41%) JavaScript
2 65 (27.43%) SQL
3 48 (20.25%) PHP
4 41 (17.30%) Java
5 33 (13.92%) C#
6 11 (4.64%) PHP5
7 8 (3.38%) Python
8 6 (2.53%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.53%) Ruby
8 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.69%) C++
10 3 (1.27%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.84%) F#
11 2 (0.84%) Scala
11 2 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.42%) FQL
12 1 (0.42%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 18 (7.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.84%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
3 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) RACF
2 2 (0.84%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 122 (51.48%) Facebook
2 88 (37.13%) Google
3 10 (4.22%) Adobe
4 8 (3.38%) Zend
4 8 (3.38%) Yahoo!
4 8 (3.38%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.95%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.95%) Oracle
6 5 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.11%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.27%) DoubleClick
7 3 (1.27%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.84%) JBoss
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) Vignette
9 1 (0.42%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) McAfee
9 1 (0.42%) FatWire
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