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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 129 125 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Twitter 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.00
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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
1491 1190 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.91% 43.19% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 541 684
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 107
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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
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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 -11 6 £230 -23.33% 39
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £275 - 4
Cheshire - - - - 21
Cumbria - - - - 1
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (95.00%) HTML
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) CMS
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) Facebook
3 10 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (40.00%) PHP
5 7 (35.00%) MySQL
5 7 (35.00%) Drupal
6 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) Google
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) Social Media
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) SEO
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Apache
8 4 (20.00%) Email Marketing
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Coremetrics
8 4 (20.00%) Pay per click
8 4 (20.00%) Marketing
8 4 (20.00%) Copywriting
8 4 (20.00%) Blog
8 4 (20.00%) Content Management
8 4 (20.00%) Google Analytics

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (50.00%) CMS
2 7 (35.00%) Drupal
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) HTML
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) LESS
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) Google Maps API
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Sass
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Social Media
2 4 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 4 (20.00%) Blog
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) SEO
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 4 (20.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Facebook
2 6 (30.00%) Google
3 4 (20.00%) Coremetrics
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
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