The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 80 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £8.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +129.41%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
535 298 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.84% 38.95% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 140 218
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.32 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Twitter
West Yorkshire

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

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Facebook
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Symfony
3 3 (60.00%) PHP5
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Architect
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Symfony
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) PHP5
3 3 (60.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Facebook
2 3 (60.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Zend