The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 Reading 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 60 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Twitter 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year
+68.42% +123.52%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
559 389 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.05% 50.39% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 149 217
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 28
Average hourly rate £14.67 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Twitter
Berkshire

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the Reading region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Yahoo!
3 9 (56.25%) YUI
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 9 (56.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (31.25%) Lync
4 5 (31.25%) Blog
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Google
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
6 3 (18.75%) Facebook
6 3 (18.75%) Shibboleth
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) MCTS
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) SAML
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Management

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (31.25%) Lync
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) User Experience Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) YUI
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 9 (56.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) SAML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.25%) Symfony
4 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blog
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCTS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Yahoo!
2 4 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (18.75%) Facebook
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Appcelerator
4 1 (6.25%) Zend