The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.00
Twitter
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
255 272 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 48.57% 50.00% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 111 115
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £128 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 26
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the Essex region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Essex region.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Twitter
East of England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CMS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Dojo
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) YUI
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) FatWire
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Vignette