The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 22 August 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 426 476 524
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +48
Contract jobs citing Twitter 172 102 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.66 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.56% +9.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.42 £22.56 £9.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £32.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.94% -35.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend

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

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Twitter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter within the UK.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Twitter
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Twitter within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Twitter Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Twitter
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +17 144 £350 +2.94% 295
London +18 68 £375 +7.14% 81
South East +33 43 £350 - 45
Tunbridge Wells - 26 £350 -
Kent - 26 £350 - 2
Scotland - 20 £365 - 4
City of London +27 15 £375 +9.09% 35
Edinburgh - 10 £358 - 3
Glasgow - 9 £450 - 1
North West +1 6 £225 -25.00% 47
West Midlands -24 6 £300 +12.14% 22
East of England -32 6 £310 +3.33% 21
West Yorkshire +13 5 £600 +166.66% 20
Yorkshire +6 5 £600 +166.66% 44
East Sussex - 5 - - 3
Berkshire +12 4 - - 9
Leeds +10 4 - - 6
Surrey +6 4 £250 - 9
Essex -1 4 £310 - 5
Wales - 4 - - 2
Manchester -7 3 £225 -25.00% 28
Coventry -11 3 £320 - 4
South West -32 3 £285 +9.61% 4
Leicestershire +5 2 - - 15
Oxfordshire +3 2 - - 5
East Midlands +3 2 - - 30
Cheshire -3 2 £375 - 11
Reading - 2 - - 3
Bath - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - - 2

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 145 (51.60%) HTML
2 132 (46.98%) JavaScript
2 132 (46.98%) Facebook
3 130 (46.26%) CSS
4 112 (39.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 106 (37.72%) jQuery
6 91 (32.38%) Google
7 81 (28.83%) JSON
8 75 (26.69%) SQL
8 75 (26.69%) HTML5
9 72 (25.62%) XML
10 71 (25.27%) TDD
11 70 (24.91%) MVC
12 56 (19.93%) Mobile App
13 53 (18.86%) CSS3
13 53 (18.86%) PHP
13 53 (18.86%) Java
13 53 (18.86%) SOA
14 50 (17.79%) REST
15 49 (17.44%) Internet
16 48 (17.08%) Social Media
17 47 (16.73%) Rapid Prototyping
18 44 (15.66%) Use Case
18 44 (15.66%) OAuth
18 44 (15.66%) Mobile Application Development
18 44 (15.66%) .NET
19 41 (14.59%) OO
19 41 (14.59%) Spring
20 40 (14.23%) Marketing
20 40 (14.23%) Web Services

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 30 (10.68%) Node.js
2 25 (8.90%) CMS
3 16 (5.69%) Drupal
4 15 (5.34%) Apache
4 15 (5.34%) WordPress
5 5 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.78%) SAS
6 4 (1.42%) FileNet
6 4 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.42%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.42%) Confluence
7 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.71%) IIS
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (6.76%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.42%) MS Office
4 3 (1.07%) InDesign
4 3 (1.07%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.36%) Blender
6 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.71%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.42%) SaaS
4 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.44%) Internet
2 4 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
3 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.39%) MySQL
1 32 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.56%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.14%) Redis
6 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.71%) Big Data
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.90%) Subversion
3 19 (6.76%) Maven
4 15 (5.34%) Jasmine
5 12 (4.27%) Grunt
6 9 (3.20%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.49%) Selenium
8 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.78%) Mocha
9 5 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.78%) Hudson
9 5 (1.78%) Xcode
10 4 (1.42%) JIRA
10 4 (1.42%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.42%) MSTest
11 3 (1.07%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
General
1 40 (14.23%) Marketing
2 27 (9.61%) Games
3 16 (5.69%) Finance
4 7 (2.49%) Advertising
5 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.78%) Retail
7 4 (1.42%) Publishing
7 4 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.07%) Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Local Government
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 211 (75.09%) Developer
2 42 (14.95%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (13.17%) Mobile Developer
4 27 (9.61%) Lead Developer
5 25 (8.90%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.47%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.12%) Web Developer
8 19 (6.76%) Architect
9 18 (6.41%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.41%) PHP Developer
10 15 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.63%) Analyst
12 12 (4.27%) UI Developer
13 11 (3.91%) UI Programmer
14 10 (3.56%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.56%) Programmer
15 9 (3.20%) Drupal Developer
15 9 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
16 8 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (2.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (51.60%) HTML
2 130 (46.26%) CSS
3 112 (39.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 106 (37.72%) jQuery
5 81 (28.83%) JSON
6 75 (26.69%) HTML5
7 72 (25.62%) XML
8 53 (18.86%) CSS3
9 50 (17.79%) REST
10 44 (15.66%) OAuth
10 44 (15.66%) .NET
11 41 (14.59%) Spring
12 40 (14.23%) Web Services
13 39 (13.88%) AngularJS
14 35 (12.46%) Ajax
15 32 (11.39%) ASP.NET
15 32 (11.39%) Backbone.js
16 25 (8.90%) LESS
17 24 (8.54%) RESTful
18 23 (8.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.93%) Mobile App
2 48 (17.08%) Social Media
3 12 (4.27%) Blog
4 9 (3.20%) W3C
5 7 (2.49%) Open Source
6 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.42%) Animation
8 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.42%) iPad
9 3 (1.07%) iPhone
9 3 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.07%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.07%) Social Network
10 2 (0.71%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.71%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.91%) Apple iOS
1 11 (3.91%) Android
1 11 (3.91%) Linux
2 9 (3.20%) Windows
3 5 (1.78%) UNIX
4 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.27%) TDD
2 70 (24.91%) MVC
3 53 (18.86%) SOA
4 47 (16.73%) Rapid Prototyping
5 44 (15.66%) Use Case
5 44 (15.66%) Mobile Application Development
6 41 (14.59%) OO
7 36 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (12.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 35 (12.46%) Scrum
9 24 (8.54%) Game Development
9 24 (8.54%) Web Development
10 23 (8.19%) SEO
11 22 (7.83%) OOP
12 21 (7.47%) Analytics
13 20 (7.12%) Content Management
13 20 (7.12%) E-Commerce
14 19 (6.76%) Web Design
15 17 (6.05%) Unit Testing
16 16 (5.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (46.98%) JavaScript
2 75 (26.69%) SQL
3 53 (18.86%) PHP
3 53 (18.86%) Java
4 37 (13.17%) C#
5 12 (4.27%) PHP5
6 11 (3.91%) Python
7 8 (2.85%) Ruby
7 8 (2.85%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.14%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.14%) C++
9 3 (1.07%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (1.07%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (1.07%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.71%) Jython
10 2 (0.71%) Scala
10 2 (0.71%) Groovy
10 2 (0.71%) F#
10 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (9.61%) Degree
2 5 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.36%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.07%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) RACF
2 3 (1.07%) ACF2
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 132 (46.98%) Facebook
2 91 (32.38%) Google
3 13 (4.63%) Oracle
3 13 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.27%) Adobe
5 9 (3.20%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.85%) Zend
6 8 (2.85%) Yahoo!
7 5 (1.78%) IBM
7 5 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.78%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.07%) Eloqua
8 3 (1.07%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.71%) Apple
9 2 (0.71%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.71%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Sencha
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