The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 209 231 234
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing Twitter 35 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4323 4155 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.80% 49.28% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2145 2060 2069
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £230
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 245 320 340
Average hourly rate £16.49 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.10 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Twitter
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Kent - 20 £125 - 5
East Sussex - 6 - -
Berkshire +7 5 - - 4
Surrey -1 3 £288 -28.12% 9
Hampshire -19 1 - - 6
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 9
West Sussex - - - - 2
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (61.97%) Facebook
2 43 (60.56%) JSON
3 41 (57.75%) TDD
4 39 (54.93%) Google
5 38 (53.52%) Internet
5 38 (53.52%) SQL
6 37 (52.11%) REST
7 36 (50.70%) OAuth
7 36 (50.70%) XML
7 36 (50.70%) Mobile App
7 36 (50.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 34 (47.89%) SOA
9 33 (46.48%) Use Case
9 33 (46.48%) Rapid Prototyping
10 25 (35.21%) jQuery
11 24 (33.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (32.39%) HTML
13 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
13 21 (29.58%) Games
14 20 (28.17%) CSS
14 20 (28.17%) Game Development
15 19 (26.76%) Java
15 19 (26.76%) Spring
16 17 (23.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 15 (21.13%) Unity DI Container
18 13 (18.31%) MVC
19 12 (16.90%) .NET
19 12 (16.90%) Blog
20 11 (15.49%) C#
20 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.63%) Lync
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Node.js
3 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.82%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) SaaS
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (53.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
1 3 (4.23%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.41%) Bower
3 1 (1.41%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 21 (29.58%) Games
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (90.14%) Developer
2 29 (40.85%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (36.62%) Lead Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.45%) User Experience Developer
5 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) UI Developer
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (5.63%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Deployment Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
10 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.41%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) JSON
2 37 (52.11%) REST
3 36 (50.70%) OAuth
3 36 (50.70%) XML
4 25 (35.21%) jQuery
5 24 (33.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (32.39%) HTML
7 20 (28.17%) CSS
8 19 (26.76%) Spring
9 17 (23.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 15 (21.13%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (16.90%) .NET
12 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
13 10 (14.08%) YUI
13 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (8.45%) HTML5
15 6 (8.45%) LESS
16 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (7.04%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (50.70%) Mobile App
2 12 (16.90%) Blog
3 5 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (7.04%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) Xbox
4 2 (2.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) TDD
2 36 (50.70%) Mobile Application Development
3 34 (47.89%) SOA
4 33 (46.48%) Use Case
4 33 (46.48%) Rapid Prototyping
5 20 (28.17%) Game Development
6 13 (18.31%) MVC
7 11 (15.49%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) Web Development
9 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) Kanban
10 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (9.86%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.04%) Test-First Development
12 4 (5.63%) Analytics
13 3 (4.23%) Migration
13 3 (4.23%) Web Design
13 3 (4.23%) Identity Management
14 2 (2.82%) CRM
14 2 (2.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (53.52%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.76%) Java
4 11 (15.49%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Facebook
2 39 (54.93%) Google
3 10 (14.08%) Yahoo!
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator
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