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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 88 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Twitter 1 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.17% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.38% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.19
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
635 526 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.04% 45.03% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 271 296
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 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
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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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 4
Bury - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Twitter
North West

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 5 (62.50%) Facebook
3 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Social Media
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Coremetrics
3 4 (50.00%) Pay per click
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) Copywriting
3 4 (50.00%) Blog
3 4 (50.00%) Google Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
1 4 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) SEO
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 4 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Facebook
2 4 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (50.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe