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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 356 345 320
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing Twitter 53 79 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.19
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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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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 19 December 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
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 December 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
(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 +14 11 £375 +4.89% 43
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (54.31%) HTML
2 57 (49.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 56 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 56 (48.28%) Facebook
4 52 (44.83%) CSS
5 46 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (35.34%) jQuery
7 38 (32.76%) HTML5
8 31 (26.72%) PHP
9 27 (23.28%) TDD
9 27 (23.28%) MVC
9 27 (23.28%) Google
10 26 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (22.41%) AngularJS
11 25 (21.55%) CSS3
11 25 (21.55%) Subversion
12 22 (18.97%) Scrum
13 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
14 20 (17.24%) RESTful
15 19 (16.38%) Node.js
15 19 (16.38%) Web Development
15 19 (16.38%) Web Services
15 19 (16.38%) OO
16 18 (15.52%) .NET
16 18 (15.52%) Social Media
17 17 (14.66%) Zend
18 16 (13.79%) MySQL
18 16 (13.79%) JSON
19 15 (12.93%) CMS
19 15 (12.93%) SQL Server

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (16.38%) Node.js
2 15 (12.93%) CMS
3 12 (10.34%) WordPress
4 5 (4.31%) Apache
4 5 (4.31%) SAS
5 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.59%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.72%) Magento
4 1 (0.86%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) SSH
3 2 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) MySQL
2 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.72%) Redis
6 2 (1.72%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Subversion
2 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.34%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.31%) Mocha
4 5 (4.31%) Selenium
4 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.31%) Xcode
5 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.45%) MSTest
6 3 (2.59%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.59%) Grunt
7 2 (1.72%) JMeter
7 2 (1.72%) NUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Moq
8 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.86%) XMLUnit
8 1 (0.86%) QUnit
General
1 12 (10.34%) Marketing
2 7 (6.03%) Publishing
3 4 (3.45%) Advertising
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Back Office
4 3 (2.59%) Finance
4 3 (2.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (74.14%) Developer
2 33 (28.45%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (12.07%) PHP Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.62%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Designer
9 5 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.59%) UI Programmer
11 3 (2.59%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.59%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (54.31%) HTML
2 57 (49.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 52 (44.83%) CSS
4 41 (35.34%) jQuery
5 38 (32.76%) HTML5
6 26 (22.41%) AngularJS
7 25 (21.55%) CSS3
8 20 (17.24%) RESTful
9 19 (16.38%) Web Services
10 18 (15.52%) .NET
11 16 (13.79%) JSON
12 14 (12.07%) LAMP
12 14 (12.07%) LESS
13 13 (11.21%) Semantic HTML
13 13 (11.21%) Backbone.js
14 12 (10.34%) XML
14 12 (10.34%) Ajax
15 9 (7.76%) iOS SDK
15 9 (7.76%) Sass
16 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Social Media
2 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.17%) Blog
4 5 (4.31%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.45%) Animation
5 4 (3.45%) W3C
5 4 (3.45%) Podcast
5 4 (3.45%) Social Network
5 4 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.59%) Open Source
6 3 (2.59%) GIS
7 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Linux
1 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.45%) UNIX
3 3 (2.59%) Android
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.28%) TDD
2 27 (23.28%) MVC
3 26 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (18.97%) Scrum
5 19 (16.38%) Web Development
5 19 (16.38%) OO
6 14 (12.07%) Analytics
7 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.48%) OOP
9 11 (9.48%) iOS Development
10 9 (7.76%) BDD
10 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.76%) Web Design
11 8 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (6.03%) ETL
12 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.72%) PHP
3 14 (12.07%) C#
4 11 (9.48%) Python
4 11 (9.48%) Java
4 11 (9.48%) SQL
5 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.31%) Scala
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby
7 4 (3.45%) PHP5
8 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) F#
10 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) EMIR
3 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) cPanel
2 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 56 (48.28%) Facebook
2 27 (23.28%) Google
3 17 (14.66%) Zend
4 6 (5.17%) Adobe
5 5 (4.31%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.86%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
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