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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 72 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Twitter 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
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 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -21.42%
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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
443 424 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.86% 44.82% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 236 260
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £128 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JPA
2 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (57.14%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (57.14%) Redis
3 3 (42.86%) Facebook
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) Symfony
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) PHP5
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (57.14%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
3 4 (57.14%) Java Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Architect
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Architect
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) JPA
2 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) PHP5
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Facebook
2 2 (28.57%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Zend