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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 210 195 247
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +52
Contract jobs citing Twitter 36 40 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.47% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.97% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 2
Average daily rate £388 £379 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +38.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £255 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £20.38 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +139.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +135.29%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4741 4129 5387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.94% 48.61% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2014 2342
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 324 370
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 16 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 14 £363 +6.61% 6
Kent - 11 £388 - 3
Hampshire -10 10 £388 +1.30% 12
Oxfordshire +1 1 £450 +50.00% 7
Surrey - - - - 9
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 3
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) CSS
2 22 (44.00%) jQuery
3 21 (42.00%) Facebook
4 20 (40.00%) Google
5 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (38.00%) TDD
6 16 (32.00%) JSON
7 13 (26.00%) Blog
7 13 (26.00%) MVC
7 13 (26.00%) Scrum
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) C#
8 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (24.00%) Internet
8 12 (24.00%) REST
9 11 (22.00%) OAuth
9 11 (22.00%) SOA
9 11 (22.00%) XML
9 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Mobile App
9 11 (22.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (20.00%) Use Case
10 10 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (20.00%) HTML5
11 9 (18.00%) SaaS
11 9 (18.00%) CSS3
11 9 (18.00%) Game Development

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (12.00%) Lync
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
2 1 (2.00%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 9 (18.00%) Games
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Front-End Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Lead Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (14.00%) User Experience Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Graphics Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Joomla! Developer
8 1 (2.00%) PHP Joomla! Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) CSS
2 22 (44.00%) jQuery
3 16 (32.00%) JSON
4 13 (26.00%) .NET
5 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (24.00%) REST
6 11 (22.00%) OAuth
6 11 (22.00%) XML
7 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (20.00%) HTML5
8 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 9 (18.00%) YUI
8 9 (18.00%) Spring
9 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
10 6 (12.00%) Sass
10 6 (12.00%) LESS
11 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Blog
2 11 (22.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Social Media
3 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (8.00%) Xbox
4 2 (4.00%) Tandem
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) TDD
2 13 (26.00%) MVC
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.00%) SOA
3 11 (22.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (20.00%) Use Case
4 10 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (18.00%) Game Development
5 9 (18.00%) Kanban
6 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (16.00%) Web Development
7 7 (14.00%) Analytics
8 6 (12.00%) BDD
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (8.00%) Test-First Development
10 4 (8.00%) Social Media Monitoring
11 3 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (6.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) PHP5
7 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) MCTS
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Facebook
2 20 (40.00%) Google
3 9 (18.00%) Yahoo!
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Omniture
4 4 (8.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
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