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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 148 158 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Twitter 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.072% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £440 £138 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £128 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £148 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -
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
1514 1684 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.55% 40.19% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 887 826
Median daily rate £410 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 80 100
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Twitter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 8 £440 - 11
Cheshire - 1 - - 7
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Twitter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) Scala
4 6 (35.29%) High Availability
5 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Facebook
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) Social Media
7 3 (17.65%) Copywriting
7 3 (17.65%) Social Network
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) XSLT
7 3 (17.65%) JUnit
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) SEO

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Scala Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Executive
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (5.88%) SignalR
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Copywriting
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
1 3 (17.65%) Social Network
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Blog
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) SEO
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) B2B
7 2 (11.76%) Content Development
7 2 (11.76%) Content Writing
7 2 (11.76%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Infographics
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) UML
8 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Scala
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Facebook
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft