The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 352 368 358
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Twitter 54 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 35
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £171 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £295 £285
% change year-on-year
+14.40% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £6.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10595 11141 11859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 45.91% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 7086 7130
Average daily rate £422 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 288 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £48.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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England

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 July 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 30 July 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 +19 18 £350 +27.27% 27
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 57 (53.27%) Facebook
2 55 (51.40%) HTML
3 51 (47.66%) JavaScript
4 50 (46.73%) CSS
5 41 (38.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 40 (37.38%) HTML5
7 30 (28.04%) CSS3
7 30 (28.04%) Google
8 29 (27.10%) Social Media
8 29 (27.10%) jQuery
9 27 (25.23%) Web Services
9 27 (25.23%) PHP
10 26 (24.30%) OO
10 26 (24.30%) RESTful
11 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
12 24 (22.43%) MVC
13 21 (19.63%) JSON
14 20 (18.69%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (17.76%) Node.js
16 18 (16.82%) Backbone.js
16 18 (16.82%) AngularJS
16 18 (16.82%) Marketing
17 17 (15.89%) Subversion
18 16 (14.95%) Scrum
18 16 (14.95%) .NET
18 16 (14.95%) Analytics
19 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (13.08%) Ajax
20 14 (13.08%) CMS
21 13 (12.15%) TDD

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (17.76%) Node.js
2 14 (13.08%) CMS
3 8 (7.48%) Drupal
4 7 (6.54%) WordPress
5 5 (4.67%) SAS
5 5 (4.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.87%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) RTSP
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) MySQL
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.67%) SQLite
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.87%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.87%) Big Data
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) MS Access
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.89%) Subversion
3 9 (8.41%) Xcode
4 7 (6.54%) Grunt
5 4 (3.74%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.80%) Selenium
6 3 (2.80%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.93%) Firebug
7 1 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.93%) Sublime Text
General
1 18 (16.82%) Marketing
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (67.29%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (9.35%) PHP Developer
4 9 (8.41%) iOS Developer
5 8 (7.48%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Social Media Manager
8 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Marketing Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Programmer
10 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.80%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (51.40%) HTML
2 50 (46.73%) CSS
3 41 (38.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 40 (37.38%) HTML5
5 30 (28.04%) CSS3
6 29 (27.10%) jQuery
7 27 (25.23%) Web Services
8 26 (24.30%) RESTful
9 21 (19.63%) JSON
10 18 (16.82%) Backbone.js
10 18 (16.82%) AngularJS
11 16 (14.95%) .NET
12 14 (13.08%) Ajax
13 13 (12.15%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (12.15%) LESS
14 11 (10.28%) XML
14 11 (10.28%) Sass
15 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
16 7 (6.54%) iOS SDK
16 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) Social Media
2 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.48%) Social Network
4 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.67%) W3C
5 5 (4.67%) Graphic Design
5 5 (4.67%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.80%) Blog
6 3 (2.80%) iPad
7 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.87%) iPhone
7 2 (1.87%) Animation
8 1 (0.93%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.93%) Physics
8 1 (0.93%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.54%) Android
3 2 (1.87%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) OO
2 24 (22.43%) MVC
3 20 (18.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (14.95%) Scrum
4 16 (14.95%) Analytics
5 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.15%) TDD
6 13 (12.15%) Web Development
7 11 (10.28%) OOP
7 11 (10.28%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.28%) iOS Development
8 9 (8.41%) Content Management
9 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.48%) Project Management
10 7 (6.54%) SEO
10 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.54%) ETL
10 7 (6.54%) Data Analytics
10 7 (6.54%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.66%) JavaScript
2 27 (25.23%) PHP
3 12 (11.21%) SQL
4 11 (10.28%) C#
5 9 (8.41%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.54%) Java
7 4 (3.74%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.87%) F#
9 2 (1.87%) Scala
9 2 (1.87%) PHP5
9 2 (1.87%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) RACF
2 1 (0.93%) ACF2
Vendors
1 57 (53.27%) Facebook
2 30 (28.04%) Google
3 8 (7.48%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.67%) Ab Initio
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.67%) Apple
5 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.74%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 3 (2.80%) Zend
7 2 (1.87%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
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