The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 107 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% - 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.94% -35.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1295 1008 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.47% 40.40% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 485 421
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the Scotland region.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh - 10 £358 - 3
Glasgow - 9 £450 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £300 -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Twitter
UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (62.50%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) jQuery
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) HTML5
5 11 (45.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (41.67%) CSS3
7 9 (37.50%) MVC
8 8 (33.33%) JSP
8 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js
9 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (25.00%) Subversion
10 6 (25.00%) Maven
10 6 (25.00%) Ajax
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) JSON
10 6 (25.00%) DOM
10 6 (25.00%) Web Design
11 5 (20.83%) Apache
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle
12 4 (16.67%) Java
13 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (12.50%) SEO
13 3 (12.50%) Web Services
13 3 (12.50%) OO
13 3 (12.50%) Project Management
13 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) Publishing
13 3 (12.50%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.83%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
2 5 (20.83%) UI Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Communications Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) jQuery
3 12 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 11 (45.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (41.67%) CSS3
6 8 (33.33%) JSP
6 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 6 (25.00%) Ajax
7 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) DOM
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) Java EE
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
9 2 (8.33%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blog
1 2 (8.33%) Social Media
1 2 (8.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (25.00%) Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) BPR
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Jython
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) RACF
1 1 (4.17%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Facebook
2 2 (8.33%) Red Gate
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Sencha