The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 155 125 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.078% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +14.40%
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%
Twitter
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
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 31 July 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
Manchester -10 2 - - 36
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) Facebook
7 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 4 (22.22%) Social Network
7 4 (22.22%) WCF
8 3 (16.67%) WPF
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) WinForms
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (16.67%) CSS3
9 2 (11.11%) WordPress
9 2 (11.11%) Android
9 2 (11.11%) MVVM

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) WordPress
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
2 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) WPF
6 3 (16.67%) WinForms
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.11%) Sass
7 2 (11.11%) LESS
7 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) Zurb Foundation
7 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Social Network
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Google
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