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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 396 358 385
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +27
Contract jobs citing Twitter 36 69 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.69% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 30
Average daily rate £300 £381 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £283 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -90.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -68.75%
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
9460 9947 10299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.35% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6428 6720
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 227 207
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.00 £33.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 8 £325 -7.14% 5
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 60 (56.60%) Facebook
2 57 (53.77%) HTML
3 50 (47.17%) CSS
4 48 (45.28%) JavaScript
5 41 (38.68%) HTML5
6 36 (33.96%) AngularJS
7 30 (28.30%) Social Media
7 30 (28.30%) CSS3
7 30 (28.30%) jQuery
8 28 (26.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (23.58%) Grunt
11 22 (20.75%) Sass
12 21 (19.81%) Node.js
12 21 (19.81%) gulp
13 20 (18.87%) Web Development
14 18 (16.98%) Front End Development
15 17 (16.04%) TDD
15 17 (16.04%) MVC
16 15 (14.15%) Google
16 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
17 14 (13.21%) Publishing
17 14 (13.21%) Analytics
18 13 (12.26%) SQL
19 12 (11.32%) C#
19 12 (11.32%) Intranet
19 12 (11.32%) Scrum
19 12 (11.32%) RESTful
19 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
19 12 (11.32%) Backbone.js

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (19.81%) Node.js
2 10 (9.43%) WordPress
3 8 (7.55%) CMS
4 3 (2.83%) Drupal
4 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.72%) MS Office
4 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.94%) InDesign
6 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Magento
1 2 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.94%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.66%) GitHub
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) Intranet
2 9 (8.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) Skype
4 1 (0.94%) SMS
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) WebEx
4 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.77%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.83%) Redis
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) Grunt
2 21 (19.81%) gulp
3 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.32%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (9.43%) Mocha
6 9 (8.49%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.77%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.77%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.77%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.77%) NUnit
8 4 (3.77%) Protractor
8 4 (3.77%) QUnit
9 3 (2.83%) Bower
9 3 (2.83%) JSHint
9 3 (2.83%) Selenium
9 3 (2.83%) Subversion
9 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.83%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (13.21%) Publishing
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
2 10 (9.43%) Retail
3 9 (8.49%) Marketing
4 8 (7.55%) Finance
5 5 (4.72%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Back Office
7 3 (2.83%) Advertising
8 2 (1.89%) Front Office
8 2 (1.89%) Games
8 2 (1.89%) Law
8 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.94%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (49.06%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (14.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Web Developer
5 13 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Angular Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.55%) HTML Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Web Manager
8 7 (6.60%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.66%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Copywriter
10 5 (4.72%) Designer
10 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.77%) UI Developer
12 3 (2.83%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Customer Services Manager
12 3 (2.83%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (53.77%) HTML
2 50 (47.17%) CSS
3 41 (38.68%) HTML5
4 36 (33.96%) AngularJS
5 30 (28.30%) CSS3
5 30 (28.30%) jQuery
6 28 (26.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (20.75%) Sass
8 12 (11.32%) Backbone.js
8 12 (11.32%) LESS
8 12 (11.32%) React
8 12 (11.32%) RESTful
9 11 (10.38%) .NET
9 11 (10.38%) REST
10 10 (9.43%) JSON
11 9 (8.49%) Web Services
12 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.55%) XML
13 7 (6.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.30%) Social Media
2 11 (10.38%) User Experience
3 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.72%) Blog
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Statistics
5 4 (3.77%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.89%) W3C
8 1 (0.94%) Animation
8 1 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.94%) iPad
8 1 (0.94%) iPhone
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.94%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.94%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) CentOS
2 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.87%) Web Development
3 18 (16.98%) Front End Development
4 17 (16.04%) MVC
4 17 (16.04%) TDD
5 14 (13.21%) Analytics
6 12 (11.32%) Scrum
6 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.43%) Mobile First
9 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.55%) BDD
10 8 (7.55%) OO
10 8 (7.55%) SDLC
11 7 (6.60%) DevOps
11 7 (6.60%) SEO
12 6 (5.66%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.26%) SQL
3 12 (11.32%) C#
4 8 (7.55%) Java
4 8 (7.55%) PHP
5 7 (6.60%) Python
5 7 (6.60%) Ruby
6 6 (5.66%) ES6
7 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.83%) F#
8 3 (2.83%) Scala
9 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.94%) C
10 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.94%) Go
10 1 (0.94%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) PhD
2 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) WCAG
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.94%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 60 (56.60%) Facebook
2 15 (14.15%) Google
3 4 (3.77%) Adobe
4 2 (1.89%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (0.94%) Meraki
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Sencha
5 1 (0.94%) SendGrid
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
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