The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Twitter 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -21.42%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
402 495 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.26% 48.48% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 191 210
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 19
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.38 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (50.00%) Yahoo!
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) YUI
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Social Media
6 2 (25.00%) Google
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator
7 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 1 (12.50%) Facebook
7 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (12.50%) GitHub
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
7 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Grunt
7 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (12.50%) Bower
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) JSUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (12.50%) Bower
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience Developer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) YUI
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Yahoo!
2 2 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator
3 1 (12.50%) Facebook