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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 338 375 325
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -50
Contract jobs citing Twitter 73 41 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.43% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 47
Average daily rate £300 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+263.63% -
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
8618 9582 9827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.61% 45.22% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5658 6364 6308
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 197 217
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.05 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +37 4 £325 -18.75% 13
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 73 (60.33%) HTML
2 70 (57.85%) JavaScript
2 70 (57.85%) CSS
3 58 (47.93%) Facebook
4 47 (38.84%) HTML5
5 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 42 (34.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 36 (29.75%) CSS3
8 36 (29.75%) jQuery
9 27 (22.31%) Node.js
10 26 (21.49%) Social Media
11 25 (20.66%) RESTful
11 25 (20.66%) TDD
12 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
12 24 (19.83%) Grunt
13 23 (19.01%) Sass
14 22 (18.18%) Scrum
15 21 (17.36%) BDD
15 21 (17.36%) Front End Development
16 20 (16.53%) gulp
17 19 (15.70%) Google
18 18 (14.88%) Java
19 17 (14.05%) C#
19 17 (14.05%) Intranet
19 17 (14.05%) LESS
20 16 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
20 16 (13.22%) Web Services
20 16 (13.22%) MVC
20 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 27 (22.31%) Node.js
2 11 (9.09%) WordPress
3 9 (7.44%) CMS
4 7 (5.79%) Alfresco
5 6 (4.96%) Mule
5 6 (4.96%) Mule ESB
6 4 (3.31%) Confluence
6 4 (3.31%) WildFly
7 3 (2.48%) Drupal
7 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) GitHub
3 4 (3.31%) Yammer
4 3 (2.48%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.48%) Heroku
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.65%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.83%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) Intranet
2 12 (9.92%) HTTP
3 6 (4.96%) Firewall
3 6 (4.96%) VPN
4 4 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Skype
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) WebEx
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.83%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.96%) CouchDB
5 6 (4.96%) MySQL
6 3 (2.48%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
1 24 (19.83%) Grunt
2 20 (16.53%) gulp
3 15 (12.40%) Karma Test Runner
4 12 (9.92%) Mocha
5 11 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.09%) JIRA
6 10 (8.26%) Jasmine
7 8 (6.61%) Selenium
8 7 (5.79%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.79%) Vagrant
9 6 (4.96%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.96%) Gerrit
9 6 (4.96%) Gitweb
9 6 (4.96%) Gradle
9 6 (4.96%) JMeter
9 6 (4.96%) Maven
9 6 (4.96%) QUnit
9 6 (4.96%) SonarQube
9 6 (4.96%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
1 14 (11.57%) Publishing
2 12 (9.92%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Marketing
4 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.44%) Retail
6 5 (4.13%) Legal
7 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.48%) Advertising
8 3 (2.48%) Front Office
9 2 (1.65%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.65%) Games
10 1 (0.83%) Electronics
10 1 (0.83%) Law
10 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (57.02%) Developer
2 28 (23.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (14.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 10 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Angular Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Web Manager
9 7 (5.79%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.31%) Support Specialist
11 4 (3.31%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.31%) Technical Support Specialist
11 4 (3.31%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (60.33%) HTML
2 70 (57.85%) CSS
3 47 (38.84%) HTML5
4 44 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 42 (34.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 36 (29.75%) CSS3
6 36 (29.75%) jQuery
7 25 (20.66%) RESTful
8 23 (19.01%) Sass
9 17 (14.05%) LESS
10 16 (13.22%) Web Services
11 14 (11.57%) .NET
12 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 11 (9.09%) Backbone.js
12 11 (9.09%) React
13 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (7.44%) Ajax
14 9 (7.44%) XML
15 8 (6.61%) REST
15 8 (6.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Social Media
2 8 (6.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.13%) Blog
3 5 (4.13%) User Experience
3 5 (4.13%) W3C
4 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.83%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.74%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) CentOS
3 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.31%) Android
6 3 (2.48%) Windows
7 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.66%) TDD
3 22 (18.18%) Scrum
4 21 (17.36%) BDD
4 21 (17.36%) Front End Development
5 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.22%) MVC
5 16 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (11.57%) Analytics
7 12 (9.92%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.44%) Mobile First
9 9 (7.44%) SEO
9 9 (7.44%) Web Development
10 8 (6.61%) Web Design
11 7 (5.79%) OO
12 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.96%) Kanban
12 6 (4.96%) OWASP
12 6 (4.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.85%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.88%) Java
3 17 (14.05%) C#
4 15 (12.40%) PHP
5 13 (10.74%) Ruby
5 13 (10.74%) SQL
6 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.96%) ES6
6 6 (4.96%) Python
7 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.48%) Scala
9 2 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.65%) F#
9 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.83%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.65%) PhD
3 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.65%) WCAG
4 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.83%) EMIR
4 1 (0.83%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) vCloud
2 2 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Ansible
1 6 (4.96%) Kibana
1 6 (4.96%) logstash
1 6 (4.96%) Rundeck
1 6 (4.96%) Salt
2 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.31%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.48%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 58 (47.93%) Facebook
2 19 (15.70%) Google
3 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.31%) VMware
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe
4 2 (1.65%) Akamai
4 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.65%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) ATG
5 1 (0.83%) Brightcove
5 1 (0.83%) Demandware
5 1 (0.83%) hybris
5 1 (0.83%) Meraki
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Sencha
5 1 (0.83%) SendGrid
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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