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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 233 219 206
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing Twitter 16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £330 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £407 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.00
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4403 3921 3678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.02% 46.55% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2284 1930 1719
Average daily rate £375 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 229 326
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 29 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
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 4
West Sussex - 3 £260 - 1
Berkshire -3 2 - - 7
Hampshire -24 2 £310 -22.50% 6
Surrey - 2 £319 - 2
Kent - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
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England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 25 (64.10%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) Facebook
5 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
5 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (41.03%) PHP
6 16 (41.03%) HTML5
7 15 (38.46%) TDD
8 14 (35.90%) .NET
9 13 (33.33%) jQuery
10 12 (30.77%) Backbone.js
10 12 (30.77%) SQL
10 12 (30.77%) C#
11 11 (28.21%) XML
11 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (28.21%) Node.js
11 11 (28.21%) Google
12 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
13 9 (23.08%) Social Media
13 9 (23.08%) CSS3
13 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
13 9 (23.08%) Java
14 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
14 8 (20.51%) MVC
14 8 (20.51%) Web Services
14 8 (20.51%) JSON
14 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
15 7 (17.95%) Analytics
15 7 (17.95%) MongoDB

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) Node.js
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) WordPress
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
3 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) Mocha
2 1 (2.56%) Firebug
2 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Data Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) GUI Developer
7 1 (2.56%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
3 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (41.03%) HTML5
5 14 (35.90%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) jQuery
7 12 (30.77%) Backbone.js
8 11 (28.21%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) CSS3
9 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 8 (20.51%) JSON
11 6 (15.38%) Laravel
11 6 (15.38%) REST
11 6 (15.38%) OAuth
11 6 (15.38%) WCF
12 5 (12.82%) Ember.js
12 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Social Media
2 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.13%) Social Network
4 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) TDD
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Analytics
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) BDD
5 6 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (15.38%) Use Case
5 6 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) SEO
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Game Development
8 3 (7.69%) B2B
9 2 (5.13%) B2C
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) PHP
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) C++
6 5 (12.82%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) XAML
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Facebook
2 11 (28.21%) Google
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Sencha
5 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
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