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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 357 370 311
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -59
Contract jobs citing Twitter 47 34 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.34% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 64
Average daily rate
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£364 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £195 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.00 £22.33
% change year-on-year
-68.75% +43.30%
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
10001 10149 9781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.62% 44.15% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6580 6589 6140
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 289
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +5 9 £425 +30.76% 21
Croydon - 5 £388 - 3
Enfield - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 45 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 44 (44.44%) HTML
3 43 (43.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 42 (42.42%) CSS
5 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (34.34%) MVC
6 34 (34.34%) Facebook
7 29 (29.29%) .NET
8 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET
9 25 (25.25%) Scrum
10 24 (24.24%) C#
10 24 (24.24%) AngularJS
11 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (21.21%) TDD
13 19 (19.19%) Unit Testing
13 19 (19.19%) Social Media
14 18 (18.18%) HTML5
14 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 18 (18.18%) Java
15 16 (16.16%) jQuery
16 15 (15.15%) Web Development
16 15 (15.15%) Node.js
17 14 (14.14%) Marketing
17 14 (14.14%) Google
17 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
18 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.13%) Web Services
18 13 (13.13%) EPiServer
18 13 (13.13%) JSON
18 13 (13.13%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 15 (15.15%) Node.js
2 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.07%) Jetty
3 6 (6.06%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) iPlanet
4 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.04%) JBoss
4 4 (4.04%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) Alfresco
4 4 (4.04%) Mule
4 4 (4.04%) nginx
4 4 (4.04%) Confluence
4 4 (4.04%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Qpid
4 4 (4.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.04%) Tornado
4 4 (4.04%) WildFly
4 4 (4.04%) Mule ESB
4 4 (4.04%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.01%) Bankmaster
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) SaaS
1 4 (4.04%) Google Analytics
1 4 (4.04%) OpenShift
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Yammer
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Heroku
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (4.04%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.07%) MySQL
4 4 (4.04%) Infinispan
4 4 (4.04%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (4.04%) Redis
4 4 (4.04%) Riak
4 4 (4.04%) Big Data
5 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.02%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Maven
2 8 (8.08%) Selenium
3 6 (6.06%) Mocha
4 5 (5.05%) Gradle
4 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.05%) Subversion
5 4 (4.04%) JUnit
5 4 (4.04%) JMeter
5 4 (4.04%) JIRA
5 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.04%) Grunt
5 4 (4.04%) Artifactory
5 4 (4.04%) Gerrit
5 4 (4.04%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (3.03%) NUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Xcode
7 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.14%) Marketing
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Advertising
4 4 (4.04%) Publishing
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Automotive
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (60.61%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Web Developer
3 9 (9.09%) Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.05%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.05%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Applications Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.44%) HTML
2 43 (43.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 42 (42.42%) CSS
4 29 (29.29%) .NET
5 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET
6 24 (24.24%) AngularJS
7 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (18.18%) HTML5
8 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 16 (16.16%) jQuery
10 13 (13.13%) JSON
10 13 (13.13%) Web Services
10 13 (13.13%) CSS3
11 12 (12.12%) Spring
12 10 (10.10%) Backbone.js
12 10 (10.10%) REST
13 9 (9.09%) RESTful
14 8 (8.08%) Ajax
14 8 (8.08%) XML
15 7 (7.07%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Social Media
2 8 (8.08%) Blog
3 7 (7.07%) User Experience
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.05%) W3C
6 4 (4.04%) Social Network
7 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.03%) iPad
7 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.03%) GIS
7 3 (3.03%) Streaming Video
7 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.03%) iPhone
7 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.02%) Copywriting
8 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.02%) FMCG
9 1 (1.01%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 9 (9.09%) Android
3 8 (8.08%) Linux
4 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 5 (5.05%) CentOS
4 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.03%) UNIX
6 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) MVC
3 25 (25.25%) Scrum
4 21 (21.21%) TDD
5 19 (19.19%) Unit Testing
6 15 (15.15%) Web Development
7 9 (9.09%) Content Management
8 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.06%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.06%) Project Management
9 6 (6.06%) Validation
9 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.05%) OO
10 5 (5.05%) CRM
10 5 (5.05%) Analytics
10 5 (5.05%) BDD
11 4 (4.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 24 (24.24%) C#
3 18 (18.18%) Java
4 9 (9.09%) SQL
5 5 (5.05%) Scala
6 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
6 4 (4.04%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) PHP5
8 1 (1.01%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ACCA
5 1 (1.01%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) EMIR
2 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.01%) WCAG
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.04%) Squid
1 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.04%) Varnish
1 4 (4.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) ZABBIX
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
1 4 (4.04%) HAProxy
1 4 (4.04%) Ansible
1 4 (4.04%) logstash
1 4 (4.04%) Salt
1 4 (4.04%) Kibana
1 4 (4.04%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Facebook
2 14 (14.14%) Google
3 13 (13.13%) EPiServer
4 12 (12.12%) SAP
5 8 (8.08%) Adobe
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 5 (5.05%) Pega
6 5 (5.05%) VMware
7 4 (4.04%) Splunk
7 4 (4.04%) Ariba
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.02%) Zend
10 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.01%) Foundry
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