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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 132 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Twitter 6 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.69% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -29.09%
Twitter
UK

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
1182 1201 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.86% 43.53% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 593 472
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Glasgow +3 3 £383 -4.37% 1
Edinburgh -22 3 £406 +16.07%
Twitter
UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) CMS
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) TeamSite
5 3 (23.08%) LESS
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Node.js
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Intranet
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) GPRS
2 1 (7.69%) PSTN
2 1 (7.69%) PPP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Calabash
2 1 (7.69%) Appium
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) ERwin
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Web Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica Architect
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
1 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) LESS
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle