The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 143 132 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing Twitter 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% 0.13% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.15 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- -19.90%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1257 1240 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.28% 40.42% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 779 529
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 65 68
Average hourly rate £20.60 £20.06 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Blog

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Website Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blog
1 1 (25.00%) Social Network
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe