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 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 357 368 345
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Twitter 63 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -35.71%
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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
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 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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Twitter Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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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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 +26 12 £375 +3.44% 24
Hammersmith -1 2 £450 +38.46%
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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%) HTML
2 51 (48.11%) CSS
3 48 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 46 (43.40%) Facebook
4 46 (43.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 39 (36.79%) HTML5
6 34 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (29.25%) jQuery
8 30 (28.30%) Google
9 29 (27.36%) PHP
10 28 (26.42%) CSS3
11 22 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (19.81%) AngularJS
12 21 (19.81%) Node.js
12 21 (19.81%) MVC
13 20 (18.87%) Marketing
13 20 (18.87%) Social Media
13 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
14 19 (17.92%) TDD
15 18 (16.98%) Subversion
16 16 (15.09%) CMS
16 16 (15.09%) .NET
16 16 (15.09%) Web Services
16 16 (15.09%) Backbone.js
17 15 (14.15%) Analytics
17 15 (14.15%) LESS
17 15 (14.15%) OO
17 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
18 14 (13.21%) Semantic HTML
18 14 (13.21%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (15.09%) CMS
3 7 (6.60%) WordPress
3 7 (6.60%) Drupal
4 5 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.72%) SAS
4 5 (4.72%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.94%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.83%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.89%) Magento
3 2 (1.89%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) MySQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) Redis
6 2 (1.89%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.94%) SQLite
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.98%) Subversion
3 13 (12.26%) Jasmine
4 9 (8.49%) Grunt
5 5 (4.72%) Mocha
6 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.83%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.83%) MSTest
7 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.83%) Selenium
7 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.89%) Xcode
9 1 (0.94%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.94%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.94%) Firebug
9 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (18.87%) Marketing
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Advertising
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (62.26%) Developer
2 25 (23.58%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
3 8 (7.55%) PHP Developer
4 6 (5.66%) Analyst
4 6 (5.66%) Web Developer
4 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
4 6 (5.66%) Data Analyst
4 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
4 6 (5.66%) Social Media Manager
5 5 (4.72%) Consultant
6 4 (3.77%) Programmer
6 4 (3.77%) Architect
6 4 (3.77%) Marketing Consultant
6 4 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (2.83%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (2.83%) Designer
7 3 (2.83%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (1.89%) Technical Architect
8 2 (1.89%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (56.60%) HTML
2 51 (48.11%) CSS
3 46 (43.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 39 (36.79%) HTML5
5 31 (29.25%) jQuery
6 28 (26.42%) CSS3
7 21 (19.81%) AngularJS
8 16 (15.09%) .NET
8 16 (15.09%) Web Services
8 16 (15.09%) Backbone.js
9 15 (14.15%) LESS
10 14 (13.21%) Semantic HTML
11 12 (11.32%) Sass
11 12 (11.32%) RESTful
12 10 (9.43%) Ajax
12 10 (9.43%) JSON
13 9 (8.49%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (8.49%) XML
14 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
14 8 (7.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Social Media
2 9 (8.49%) User Experience
3 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.72%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.72%) W3C
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Blog
5 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.94%) Arduino
7 1 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.94%) Open Source
7 1 (0.94%) Animation
7 1 (0.94%) Physics
7 1 (0.94%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.89%) Android
2 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (19.81%) MVC
4 19 (17.92%) TDD
5 15 (14.15%) Analytics
5 15 (14.15%) OO
5 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
6 14 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.26%) Scrum
8 12 (11.32%) Web Development
9 11 (10.38%) OOP
10 10 (9.43%) Content Management
10 10 (9.43%) SEO
10 10 (9.43%) BDD
11 9 (8.49%) Project Management
12 8 (7.55%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.60%) ETL
13 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.66%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) JavaScript
2 29 (27.36%) PHP
3 13 (12.26%) C#
4 9 (8.49%) SQL
5 5 (4.72%) PHP5
6 4 (3.77%) Java
6 4 (3.77%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) Ruby
6 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.83%) Scala
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.89%) F#
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) PHP4
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) RACF
2 1 (0.94%) ACF2
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) Facebook
2 30 (28.30%) Google
3 8 (7.55%) Sitecore
4 7 (6.60%) Zend
5 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.72%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.83%) Eloqua
8 3 (2.83%) Adobe
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle
9 1 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
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