The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 Midlands 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 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +123.52%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
103 113 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 50.24% 56.22% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 28
Average daily rate £425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +52.38%
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 the Midlands

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Twitter
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) InDesign
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (100.00%) DoubleClick
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) InDesign
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Flash Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Flash Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) DoubleClick
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook