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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 361 270 380
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +110
Contract jobs citing Twitter 51 121 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 1.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 79 32
Average daily rate £325 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £247 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +123.52%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Twitter
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -24 13 £250 -16.66% 23
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (63.08%) Facebook
2 78 (60.00%) HTML
3 73 (56.15%) JavaScript
3 73 (56.15%) CSS
4 46 (35.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 43 (33.08%) HTML5
6 41 (31.54%) MVC
7 39 (30.00%) OO
8 38 (29.23%) TDD
9 36 (27.69%) Google
10 35 (26.92%) CSS3
10 35 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 34 (26.15%) Social Media
12 27 (20.77%) AngularJS
13 25 (19.23%) RESTful
14 24 (18.46%) Web Services
14 24 (18.46%) Java
15 23 (17.69%) jQuery
15 23 (17.69%) Apple iOS
16 22 (16.92%) Backbone.js
16 22 (16.92%) JSON
17 21 (16.15%) Android
17 21 (16.15%) Scrum
18 20 (15.38%) .NET
19 19 (14.62%) Analytics
19 19 (14.62%) Android Development
20 18 (13.85%) PHP
20 18 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
21 17 (13.08%) Node.js
21 17 (13.08%) C#

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (13.08%) Node.js
2 15 (11.54%) CMS
3 10 (7.69%) WordPress
4 5 (3.85%) Drupal
5 4 (3.08%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.77%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.77%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.08%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Heroku
1 3 (2.31%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.31%) GitHub
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) HTTP
2 8 (6.15%) Internet
3 5 (3.85%) 3G
3 5 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.54%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.77%) Intranet
5 1 (0.77%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.77%) SMS
5 1 (0.77%) FTP
5 1 (0.77%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) MySQL
1 12 (9.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.08%) SQLite
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.77%) Redis
6 1 (0.77%) Big Data
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.92%) Subversion
2 9 (6.92%) Xcode
3 6 (4.62%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.62%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.08%) Maven
4 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.08%) jMock
4 4 (3.08%) Selenium
4 4 (3.08%) Mockito
4 4 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.31%) PhantomJS
5 3 (2.31%) Grunt
5 3 (2.31%) Moq
5 3 (2.31%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.31%) NUnit
6 2 (1.54%) JIRA
6 2 (1.54%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (9.23%) Games
2 11 (8.46%) Marketing
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
3 9 (6.92%) Advertising
4 5 (3.85%) Finance
5 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.77%) French Language
6 1 (0.77%) German Language
6 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (80.77%) Developer
2 21 (16.15%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Android Developer
4 14 (10.77%) iOS Developer
5 12 (9.23%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.23%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.23%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.23%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Web Editor
10 4 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (60.00%) HTML
2 73 (56.15%) CSS
3 46 (35.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 43 (33.08%) HTML5
5 35 (26.92%) CSS3
6 27 (20.77%) AngularJS
7 25 (19.23%) RESTful
8 24 (18.46%) Web Services
9 23 (17.69%) jQuery
10 22 (16.92%) Backbone.js
10 22 (16.92%) JSON
11 20 (15.38%) .NET
12 16 (12.31%) Sass
13 13 (10.00%) Google Maps API
13 13 (10.00%) REST
13 13 (10.00%) LESS
13 13 (10.00%) XML
13 13 (10.00%) Ajax
13 13 (10.00%) NHibernate
14 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.15%) Social Media
2 13 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.46%) Social Network
3 11 (8.46%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.38%) Augmented Reality
4 7 (5.38%) Blog
5 5 (3.85%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.08%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.31%) iPad
7 3 (2.31%) New Media
8 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) Online Games
9 1 (0.77%) iPhone
9 1 (0.77%) Animation
9 1 (0.77%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.77%) W3C
9 1 (0.77%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Apple iOS
2 21 (16.15%) Android
3 2 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) MVC
2 39 (30.00%) OO
3 38 (29.23%) TDD
4 21 (16.15%) Scrum
5 19 (14.62%) Analytics
5 19 (14.62%) Android Development
6 18 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (12.31%) iOS Development
8 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.77%) SOA
8 14 (10.77%) BDD
9 13 (10.00%) Web Development
10 12 (9.23%) OOP
11 11 (8.46%) SEO
12 10 (7.69%) Memory Management
13 9 (6.92%) Multithreading
14 8 (6.15%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.15%) Domain-Driven Design
15 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (5.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.15%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.46%) Java
3 18 (13.85%) PHP
4 17 (13.08%) C#
5 13 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 9 (6.92%) C++
7 7 (5.38%) SQL
8 6 (4.62%) PHP5
9 4 (3.08%) Ruby
9 4 (3.08%) C
10 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.54%) Python
11 2 (1.54%) Groovy
12 1 (0.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.77%) Haskell
12 1 (0.77%) PHP4
12 1 (0.77%) Lisp
12 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.77%) VBA
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 82 (63.08%) Facebook
2 36 (27.69%) Google
3 8 (6.15%) Apple
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.31%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.31%) ATG
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.77%) Sencha
7 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.77%) HP
7 1 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle
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