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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 87 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Twitter 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.70% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£244 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
- -63.60%
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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
686 588 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.70% 46.08% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 268 164
Average daily rate £350 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.20%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend 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 26 March 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
Stockport - 2 - - 4
Bolton - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Twitter
North West

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) Zurb Foundation
7 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (20.00%) Sass
7 2 (20.00%) LESS
7 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (20.00%) WordPress
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) WinForms
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Finance

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) Zurb Foundation
6 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 2 (20.00%) LESS
6 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) LAMP
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
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