The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 98 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Twitter 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.070% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.17% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+263.63% -
Twitter
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the Manchester region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 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
Bolton - 2 £381 -
Bury - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 3
Twitter
North West

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Facebook
2 4 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) J2SE
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) UAG
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Grails
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Coach
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Grails
1 2 (25.00%) J2SE
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware