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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 477 484 378
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -106
Contract jobs citing Twitter 119 105 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.44% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 118
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 32
Average hourly rate £10.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.00 £22.33
% change year-on-year
-68.75% +43.30%

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
24483 23959 21868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.98% 45.00% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14290 13566 11614
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1101 1062 1184
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 3 June 2015.

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
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 3 June 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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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 -2 110 £350 +7.69% 454
London +13 47 £364 +11.84% 68
South East -12 28 £353 -2.75% 63
North West -13 12 £300 -7.69% 77
Manchester -2 10 £300 -7.69% 26
City of London +5 9 £425 +30.76% 24
East Midlands +2 9 £225 - 62
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £325 - 11
Berkshire 0 8 £200 -38.46% 6
Scotland -2 7 £363 +10.68%
West Sussex - 7 £360 - 5
Milton Keynes - 7 £325 - 8
Crawley - 7 £360 - 1
Yorkshire -23 6 £350 +14.94% 73
Leicestershire - 6 £145 - 9
Leeds -7 5 £350 -15.15% 17
West Yorkshire -10 5 £350 -15.15% 39
East of England - 5 £375 - 41
Croydon - 5 £388 - 3
Hampshire +3 4 £350 -9.67% 15
Bolton - 4 £300 - 1
South West +4 3 £325 -40.96% 21
Reading -1 3 £200 -38.46% 2
Edinburgh -6 3 £363 +133.87%
Derby - 3 £275 - 3
Leicester - 3 £145 - 4
Livingston - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £275 - 7
Essex - 3 £375 - 4

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 103 (50.49%) JavaScript
2 100 (49.02%) HTML
3 95 (46.57%) CSS
4 87 (42.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 71 (34.80%) Facebook
6 68 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (32.35%) .NET
8 59 (28.92%) MVC
8 59 (28.92%) AngularJS
9 56 (27.45%) jQuery
9 56 (27.45%) C#
10 51 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 51 (25.00%) HTML5
11 42 (20.59%) Marketing
12 40 (19.61%) Social Media
13 39 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (18.63%) Scrum
15 37 (18.14%) Finance
15 37 (18.14%) CSS3
16 36 (17.65%) TDD
17 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
18 29 (14.22%) Google
18 29 (14.22%) Git (software)
19 27 (13.24%) Unit Testing
19 27 (13.24%) Web Services
20 26 (12.75%) User Experience
21 25 (12.25%) Web Development
21 25 (12.25%) .NET Framework
22 24 (11.76%) Java
23 23 (11.27%) E-Commerce

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 23 (11.27%) Node.js
2 13 (6.37%) CMS
3 9 (4.41%) Apache
4 8 (3.92%) WordPress
5 7 (3.43%) Jetty
5 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.45%) nginx
7 4 (1.96%) Confluence
7 4 (1.96%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.96%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.96%) Tornado
7 4 (1.96%) WildFly
7 4 (1.96%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.96%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.96%) JBoss
7 4 (1.96%) iPlanet
7 4 (1.96%) Alfresco
Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.96%) InDesign
4 3 (1.47%) MS Office
5 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.98%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Radian6
2 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.49%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.49%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.86%) SaaS
2 12 (5.88%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.96%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Heroku
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) HTTP
2 7 (3.43%) Internet
3 4 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.47%) Intranet
5 2 (0.98%) SMS
6 1 (0.49%) WEP
6 1 (0.49%) PPP
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.49%) GPRS
6 1 (0.49%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.31%) MySQL
3 13 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.43%) Big Data
5 6 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.96%) Redis
6 4 (1.96%) Riak
6 4 (1.96%) Infinispan
7 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.39%) Selenium
3 10 (4.90%) Maven
4 7 (3.43%) Mocha
5 6 (2.94%) Subversion
5 6 (2.94%) Gradle
5 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.96%) JUnit
6 4 (1.96%) JMeter
6 4 (1.96%) NUnit
6 4 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.96%) Grunt
6 4 (1.96%) Artifactory
6 4 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.96%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.96%) JIRA
6 4 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.96%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.47%) Moq
General
1 42 (20.59%) Marketing
2 37 (18.14%) Finance
3 18 (8.82%) Advertising
4 8 (3.92%) Retail
5 6 (2.94%) Legal
5 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.45%) Electronics
6 5 (2.45%) Automotive
6 5 (2.45%) Banking
7 4 (1.96%) Publishing
8 3 (1.47%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 117 (57.35%) Developer
2 29 (14.22%) .NET Developer
3 19 (9.31%) Web Developer
4 18 (8.82%) Consultant
5 17 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.86%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.39%) Designer
8 11 (5.39%) Junior
8 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.90%) Architect
9 10 (4.90%) Analyst
10 9 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.41%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.43%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (3.43%) Social Media Manager
12 6 (2.94%) UI Programmer
12 6 (2.94%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (49.02%) HTML
2 95 (46.57%) CSS
3 87 (42.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 66 (32.35%) .NET
5 59 (28.92%) AngularJS
6 56 (27.45%) jQuery
7 51 (25.00%) HTML5
7 51 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 39 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (18.14%) CSS3
10 27 (13.24%) Web Services
11 25 (12.25%) .NET Framework
12 22 (10.78%) XML
13 19 (9.31%) Backbone.js
14 14 (6.86%) LESS
15 13 (6.37%) Ember.js
15 13 (6.37%) JSON
15 13 (6.37%) Spring
16 12 (5.88%) Ajax
17 11 (5.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.61%) Social Media
2 26 (12.75%) User Experience
3 15 (7.35%) Social Network
4 14 (6.86%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.88%) Blog
6 7 (3.43%) W3C
7 6 (2.94%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.96%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.96%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.47%) iPad
9 3 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.47%) GIS
9 3 (1.47%) iPhone
9 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.98%) FMCG
10 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.98%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.86%) Apple iOS
2 13 (6.37%) Linux
3 12 (5.88%) Android
4 10 (4.90%) Windows
5 6 (2.94%) UNIX
6 5 (2.45%) CentOS
6 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.96%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.92%) MVC
3 38 (18.63%) Scrum
4 36 (17.65%) TDD
5 27 (13.24%) Unit Testing
6 25 (12.25%) Web Development
7 23 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (11.27%) E-Commerce
8 21 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (8.82%) Analytics
10 16 (7.84%) OO
11 14 (6.86%) Content Management
11 14 (6.86%) BDD
12 10 (4.90%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.90%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.90%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.41%) MVVM
13 9 (4.41%) iOS Development
14 8 (3.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.49%) JavaScript
2 56 (27.45%) C#
3 24 (11.76%) Java
4 22 (10.78%) PHP
5 18 (8.82%) SQL
6 8 (3.92%) C++
6 8 (3.92%) Scala
7 6 (2.94%) Python
8 5 (2.45%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.45%) PHP5
9 4 (1.96%) Ruby
10 3 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.47%) Perl
11 2 (0.98%) C
11 2 (0.98%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.49%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (5.39%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ACCA
5 1 (0.49%) CCAB
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) WCAG
2 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) EMIR
3 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.49%) WAI
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.96%) Squid
1 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.96%) Varnish
1 4 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) ZABBIX
1 4 (1.96%) Puppet
1 4 (1.96%) HAProxy
1 4 (1.96%) Ansible
1 4 (1.96%) logstash
1 4 (1.96%) Salt
1 4 (1.96%) Kibana
1 4 (1.96%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.98%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (34.80%) Facebook
2 29 (14.22%) Google
3 17 (8.33%) SAP
4 15 (7.35%) Adobe
5 13 (6.37%) EPiServer
6 12 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.43%) Oracle
8 6 (2.94%) VMware
9 5 (2.45%) Pega
10 4 (1.96%) Splunk
10 4 (1.96%) Ariba
10 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.47%) Zend
11 3 (1.47%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.98%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.49%) Apple
13 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.49%) Foundry
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