The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 29 July 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 North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 123 121 140
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Twitter 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.30% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.63% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £360 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1340 1267 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.46% 46.75% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 546 735
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 97 119
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.51 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Twitter
England

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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
Manchester -3 5 £325 +8.33% 28
Cheshire +1 2 £375 - 14
Merseyside - - - - 1
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 9 (50.00%) MVC
5 9 (50.00%) HTML5
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (33.33%) CSS3
8 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) CMS
8 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (27.78%) Web Design
9 5 (27.78%) XHTML
9 5 (27.78%) PHP
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (22.22%) Content Management
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 4 (22.22%) Node.js
10 4 (22.22%) Drupal

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (22.22%) Drupal
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (27.78%) XHTML
9 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 3 (16.67%) LESS
10 3 (16.67%) SOAP
10 3 (16.67%) RESTful
10 3 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) W3C
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Web Design
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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