The table below looks at the statistics for Twisted skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twisted over the 3 months to 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twisted
Rank 584 568 586
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Twisted 18 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.028% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.098% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15686 15292 15576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.75% 28.64% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9972 9832 9573
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 271 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Twisted
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twisted within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Twisted Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Twisted
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twisted within the UK.

Twisted Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Twisted
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twisted within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Twisted Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Twisted
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twisted within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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
England -11 18 £600 +60.00% 4
London -1 15 £600 +60.00% 2

Twisted
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Twisted 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 Twisted.

1 27 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (85.19%) Linux
3 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
3 22 (81.48%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (74.07%) C++
5 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 18 (66.67%) OO
5 18 (66.67%) Credit Derivative
5 18 (66.67%) Derivative
5 18 (66.67%) Django
6 16 (59.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 16 (59.26%) ZeroMQ
6 16 (59.26%) WebSphere
6 16 (59.26%) Windows
6 16 (59.26%) Oracle
6 16 (59.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (59.26%) OOD
6 16 (59.26%) ObjectStore
7 11 (40.74%) STL
8 7 (25.93%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) HTTP
8 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.93%) JSON
8 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
8 7 (25.93%) DevOps
9 6 (22.22%) Docker
9 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing

Twisted
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Twisted 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 Twisted. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (59.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (59.26%) ObjectStore
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
1 27 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 18 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Django
2 16 (59.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (59.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (59.26%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (40.74%) STL
4 7 (25.93%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.41%) XML-RPC
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Credit Derivative
1 18 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (7.41%) STB
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 18 (66.67%) OO
3 16 (59.26%) OOD
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (74.07%) C++
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Erlang
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle