The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 218 229 240
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Twitter 28 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £315 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £368 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
Twitter
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4358 4304 4983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.01% 49.22% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2276 2186 2152
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 251 289
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
Kent - 16 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire -5 4 £350 -6.66% 3
Surrey +4 3 £213 - 10
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 2
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £513 +70.83% 1
Berkshire - - - - 11
Hampshire - - - - 7
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 54 (76.06%) Facebook
2 52 (73.24%) JSON
3 47 (66.20%) XML
4 46 (64.79%) SQL
4 46 (64.79%) Internet
4 46 (64.79%) Google
5 45 (63.38%) TDD
5 45 (63.38%) REST
5 45 (63.38%) Mobile App
6 44 (61.97%) Mobile Application Development
6 44 (61.97%) OAuth
7 42 (59.15%) SOA
8 41 (57.75%) Use Case
8 41 (57.75%) Rapid Prototyping
9 25 (35.21%) Games
10 24 (33.80%) Game Development
11 23 (32.39%) Spring
11 23 (32.39%) Java
12 21 (29.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 19 (26.76%) Unity DI Container
13 19 (26.76%) HTML
14 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
14 18 (25.35%) jQuery
15 16 (22.54%) CSS
16 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (12.68%) Social Media
18 8 (11.27%) .NET
18 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (11.27%) MVC
19 7 (9.86%) Photoshop

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (4.23%) WordPress
1 3 (4.23%) Node.js
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (64.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) JSUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.41%) Grunt
2 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.41%) Bower
2 1 (1.41%) Xcode
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 25 (35.21%) Games
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (91.55%) Developer
2 37 (52.11%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (36.62%) Lead Developer
4 18 (25.35%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.63%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.63%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Architect
9 1 (1.41%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (1.41%) iOS Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Social Media Manager
9 1 (1.41%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (73.24%) JSON
2 47 (66.20%) XML
3 45 (63.38%) REST
4 44 (61.97%) OAuth
5 23 (32.39%) Spring
6 21 (29.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 19 (26.76%) Unity DI Container
7 19 (26.76%) HTML
8 18 (25.35%) jQuery
9 16 (22.54%) CSS
10 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (11.27%) .NET
12 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
13 6 (8.45%) J2ME
13 6 (8.45%) Java ME
13 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (8.45%) HTML5
14 5 (7.04%) YUI
15 4 (5.63%) Ajax
15 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 45 (63.38%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.68%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Blog
4 3 (4.23%) Open Source
5 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.82%) Social Network
5 2 (2.82%) Xbox
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
1 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) TDD
2 44 (61.97%) Mobile Application Development
3 42 (59.15%) SOA
4 41 (57.75%) Use Case
4 41 (57.75%) Rapid Prototyping
5 24 (33.80%) Game Development
6 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.04%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) Web Development
8 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.63%) Web Design
9 3 (4.23%) SEO
9 3 (4.23%) BDD
9 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Kanban
10 2 (2.82%) Web Usability
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.82%) Analytics
10 2 (2.82%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 23 (32.39%) Java
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.86%) PHP
5 6 (8.45%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Facebook
2 46 (64.79%) Google
3 5 (7.04%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
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