The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 70 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.79% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -35.71%
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
419 382 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.11% 43.21% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 213 214
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +174.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) JPA
1 4 (80.00%) Redis
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (80.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (80.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (80.00%) Java Team Leader
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) JPA
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
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