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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 118 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.087% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.21% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -1.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.00
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
931 954 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.11% 41.55% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 428 487
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 29
Average hourly rate £16.89 £14.02 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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
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 23 January 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
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Twitter
UK

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Facebook
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Blog
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) RSS

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) RSS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) DOM
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
1 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
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