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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 144 168 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Contract jobs citing Twitter 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.092% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.21% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £200 £525 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% +133.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.25 £10.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+432.50% -48.71%
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
1584 1866 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.56% 43.14% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1069 728
Median daily rate £388 £385 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 97 92
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 31 August 2016.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 +5 7 £240 - 32
Cheshire - 1 £200 - 8
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Facebook
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Social Media
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Copywriting
4 3 (23.08%) Social Network
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) MS Project
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Executive
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media Executive
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Aurelia
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SignalR
5 1 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Social Media
2 3 (23.08%) Copywriting
2 3 (23.08%) Social Network
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Blog
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SEO
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Content Development
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Infographics
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) SOLID
6 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Facebook
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
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