The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 376 366 363
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Twitter 39 67 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.61% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £25.08
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -22.24%
Twitter
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in London

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in London

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in London

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in London

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
City of London +5 14 £350 -6.66% 26
Croydon - 5 - -
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 50 (56.82%) HTML
3 49 (55.68%) CSS
3 49 (55.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (42.05%) MVC
6 31 (35.23%) Scrum
6 31 (35.23%) .NET
7 29 (32.95%) AngularJS
8 27 (30.68%) C#
9 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET
9 26 (29.55%) Facebook
10 25 (28.41%) TDD
10 25 (28.41%) jQuery
11 24 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (26.14%) HTML5
13 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.59%) Node.js
14 19 (21.59%) CSS3
14 19 (21.59%) Java
15 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
15 18 (20.45%) Social Media
16 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
16 17 (19.32%) JSON
17 16 (18.18%) Linux
18 14 (15.91%) SQL
18 14 (15.91%) Google
18 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (15.91%) Mocha

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (21.59%) Node.js
2 11 (12.50%) Jetty
2 11 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.36%) Apache
3 10 (11.36%) nginx
4 9 (10.23%) Confluence
4 9 (10.23%) Alfresco
4 9 (10.23%) Mule
4 9 (10.23%) JBoss
4 9 (10.23%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.23%) iPlanet
4 9 (10.23%) GlassFish
4 9 (10.23%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (10.23%) Tornado
4 9 (10.23%) WildFly
4 9 (10.23%) Mule ESB
4 9 (10.23%) Apache TomEE
4 9 (10.23%) Apache Qpid
5 5 (5.68%) Drupal
6 4 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) Radian6
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (10.23%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.14%) WebEx
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.36%) MySQL
4 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 9 (10.23%) Redis
4 9 (10.23%) Riak
4 9 (10.23%) Infinispan
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.55%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.41%) Big Data
8 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.91%) Mocha
3 11 (12.50%) Selenium
3 11 (12.50%) Maven
3 11 (12.50%) JIRA
4 9 (10.23%) JUnit
4 9 (10.23%) JMeter
4 9 (10.23%) Gerrit
4 9 (10.23%) Gradle
4 9 (10.23%) Artifactory
4 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.23%) SonarQube
5 7 (7.95%) Grunt
5 7 (7.95%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (6.82%) gulp
6 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.68%) NUnit
7 5 (5.68%) Moq
8 4 (4.55%) QUnit
8 4 (4.55%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.09%) Marketing
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Advertising
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Automotive
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (57.95%) Developer
2 10 (11.36%) Web Developer
3 9 (10.23%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Java Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Social Media Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Copywriter
9 3 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) HTML
2 49 (55.68%) CSS
2 49 (55.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 31 (35.23%) .NET
4 29 (32.95%) AngularJS
5 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET
6 25 (28.41%) jQuery
7 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (26.14%) HTML5
9 19 (21.59%) CSS3
10 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
10 17 (19.32%) JSON
11 14 (15.91%) REST
12 13 (14.77%) Spring
12 13 (14.77%) Ajax
13 12 (13.64%) Backbone.js
13 12 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (12.50%) Struts
15 9 (10.23%) JDBC
15 9 (10.23%) OpenLaszlo
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Social Media
2 9 (10.23%) W3C
3 5 (5.68%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.41%) GIS
5 3 (3.41%) Blog
5 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.27%) Social Network
6 2 (2.27%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) CentOS
3 9 (10.23%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.68%) Android
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.27%) UNIX
7 1 (1.14%) Windows
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.05%) MVC
3 31 (35.23%) Scrum
4 25 (28.41%) TDD
5 24 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.77%) SOA
8 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 12 (13.64%) Web Development
9 10 (11.36%) Validation
10 9 (10.23%) Document Management
10 9 (10.23%) Open Source
10 9 (10.23%) Data Virtualisation
10 9 (10.23%) Microservices
11 7 (7.95%) BDD
12 6 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.68%) OO
13 5 (5.68%) Analytics
14 4 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 27 (30.68%) C#
3 19 (21.59%) Java
4 14 (15.91%) SQL
5 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.55%) PHP
6 3 (3.41%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) Ruby
6 3 (3.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) WCAG
1 1 (1.14%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.23%) Squid
1 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (10.23%) Varnish
1 9 (10.23%) vCloud
2 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) HAProxy
1 9 (10.23%) Ansible
1 9 (10.23%) logstash
1 9 (10.23%) Salt
1 9 (10.23%) Kibana
1 9 (10.23%) Rundeck
1 9 (10.23%) ZABBIX
1 9 (10.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Facebook
2 14 (15.91%) Google
3 13 (14.77%) EPiServer
4 10 (11.36%) Pega
5 9 (10.23%) Splunk
5 9 (10.23%) VMware
5 9 (10.23%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle
6 5 (5.68%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.27%) Zend
7 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.14%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.14%) Eloqua
8 1 (1.14%) PayPal
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe
8 1 (1.14%) Ariba
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