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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 123 94 135
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +41
Contract jobs citing Twitter 13 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 1.08% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 2.37% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
Average daily rate £325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +123.52%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1389 1096 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.78% 45.51% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 500 681
Average daily rate £325 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 90 79
Average hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
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 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 12 £325 +36.84% 34
Cheshire -12 1 £325 - 17
Lancashire - - - - 3
Merseyside - - - - 2
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (88.24%) HTML
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 12 (70.59%) HTML5
5 11 (64.71%) MVC
6 10 (58.82%) Web Services
7 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
8 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
9 7 (41.18%) SQL
9 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
10 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
10 6 (35.29%) CSS3
10 6 (35.29%) Web Application Development
10 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (35.29%) W3C
10 6 (35.29%) XHTML
10 6 (35.29%) Web Design
11 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
11 5 (29.41%) LESS
12 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (23.53%) Web Development
12 4 (23.53%) jQuery
12 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
12 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (17.65%) Node.js

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (70.59%) HTML5
4 10 (58.82%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
7 6 (35.29%) CSS3
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (35.29%) XHTML
8 5 (29.41%) LESS
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
9 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (17.65%) RESTful
10 3 (17.65%) LINQ
10 3 (17.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
1 6 (35.29%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Application Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Zend
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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