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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 501 445 426
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -19
Contract jobs citing Twitter 112 149 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 80 85
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +41.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £19.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- +41.21%

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 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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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 -55 102 £350 - 456
London -14 50 £352 +0.57% 80
South East -30 26 £350 -3.44% 66
City of London -9 14 £418 +28.46% 33
Berkshire +20 11 £288 - 11
Hampshire +9 10 £363 -6.45% 14
Scotland -4 9 £315 -10.00% 3
North West -16 8 £325 - 65
Reading +10 6 £288 - 6
Leicestershire +6 6 £145 - 11
East Midlands -1 6 £145 - 59
Manchester -7 6 £300 -7.69% 22
Croydon - 5 £388 - 1
Bolton - 4 £300 - 1
Glasgow -3 3 £383 -23.50% 2
Edinburgh -5 3 £313 -10.71% 1
South West -10 3 £325 -40.96% 25
East of England - 3 £375 - 40
Andover - 3 £356 - 1
Leicester - 3 £145 - 5
Livingston - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Basingstoke +6 2 £341 -11.93% 3
West Yorkshire -20 2 £350 -41.66% 40
Leeds -25 2 £350 - 18
Yorkshire -29 2 £350 +14.94% 78
West Sussex - 2 £380 - 1
Essex - 2 £375 - 8
Gloucestershire - 2 £325 - 6
Crawley - 2 £380 - 1

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 106 (48.85%) JavaScript
2 102 (47.00%) HTML
3 93 (42.86%) CSS
4 84 (38.71%) Facebook
5 81 (37.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (30.88%) .NET
8 58 (26.73%) jQuery
9 56 (25.81%) HTML5
9 56 (25.81%) AngularJS
9 56 (25.81%) MVC
10 54 (24.88%) C#
11 51 (23.50%) Marketing
11 51 (23.50%) Social Media
12 48 (22.12%) ASP.NET
13 42 (19.35%) Google
13 42 (19.35%) Scrum
14 39 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (17.51%) CSS3
15 38 (17.51%) Finance
16 37 (17.05%) TDD
17 34 (15.67%) SQL Server
18 28 (12.90%) Git (software)
19 27 (12.44%) User Experience
20 26 (11.98%) E-Commerce
20 26 (11.98%) Digital Marketing
20 26 (11.98%) Unit Testing
20 26 (11.98%) Node.js
21 25 (11.52%) Web Services
22 24 (11.06%) Java

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (11.98%) Node.js
2 18 (8.29%) CMS
3 16 (7.37%) WordPress
4 7 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (3.23%) Jetty
4 7 (3.23%) Apache
4 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.30%) nginx
6 4 (1.84%) iPlanet
6 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.84%) JBoss
6 4 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.84%) Tornado
6 4 (1.84%) WildFly
6 4 (1.84%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.84%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.84%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.84%) InDesign
3 4 (1.84%) MS Office
4 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.92%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.84%) Radian6
2 2 (0.92%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.46%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.91%) SaaS
2 12 (5.53%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.84%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Heroku
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.46%) Office 365
7 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.46%) Yammer
7 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.53%) Internet
2 8 (3.69%) HTTP
3 5 (2.30%) SMS
4 4 (1.84%) Intranet
4 4 (1.84%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.46%) WEP
5 1 (0.46%) PPP
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) GPRS
5 1 (0.46%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.83%) MySQL
3 13 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.30%) Big Data
7 4 (1.84%) Infinispan
7 4 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.84%) Redis
7 4 (1.84%) Riak
7 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.84%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.84%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.84%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 28 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.61%) Selenium
2 10 (4.61%) Maven
3 8 (3.69%) Mocha
3 8 (3.69%) Grunt
4 7 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.76%) Subversion
5 6 (2.76%) Gradle
6 5 (2.30%) JIRA
6 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.30%) gulp
7 4 (1.84%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.84%) JUnit
7 4 (1.84%) JMeter
7 4 (1.84%) NUnit
7 4 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.84%) Gerrit
7 4 (1.84%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.38%) Moq
General
1 51 (23.50%) Marketing
2 38 (17.51%) Finance
3 17 (7.83%) Advertising
4 10 (4.61%) Retail
5 7 (3.23%) Legal
6 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.76%) Banking
7 5 (2.30%) Electronics
7 5 (2.30%) Automotive
7 5 (2.30%) Publishing
8 4 (1.84%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (49.77%) Developer
2 27 (12.44%) .NET Developer
3 20 (9.22%) Consultant
4 16 (7.37%) Web Developer
4 16 (7.37%) C# Developer
5 13 (5.99%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (5.07%) Designer
6 11 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (5.07%) Social Media Manager
6 11 (5.07%) Junior
7 10 (4.61%) Analyst
7 10 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.15%) Architect
8 9 (4.15%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.69%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.76%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.76%) UI Designer
10 6 (2.76%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (47.00%) HTML
2 93 (42.86%) CSS
3 81 (37.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 67 (30.88%) .NET
5 58 (26.73%) jQuery
6 56 (25.81%) HTML5
6 56 (25.81%) AngularJS
7 48 (22.12%) ASP.NET
8 39 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (17.51%) CSS3
10 25 (11.52%) Web Services
11 23 (10.60%) XML
12 21 (9.68%) .NET Framework
13 17 (7.83%) Backbone.js
14 15 (6.91%) REST
15 14 (6.45%) LESS
16 13 (5.99%) JSON
16 13 (5.99%) Spring
17 12 (5.53%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (5.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.50%) Social Media
2 27 (12.44%) User Experience
3 15 (6.91%) Blog
4 13 (5.99%) Social Network
4 13 (5.99%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.23%) W3C
6 6 (2.76%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.76%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.84%) Copywriting
8 4 (1.84%) FMCG
8 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.84%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.38%) iPad
9 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.38%) GIS
9 3 (1.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.99%) Linux
1 13 (5.99%) Android
2 11 (5.07%) Windows
3 9 (4.15%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.23%) CentOS
5 6 (2.76%) UNIX
6 5 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.84%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.81%) MVC
3 42 (19.35%) Scrum
4 37 (17.05%) TDD
5 26 (11.98%) E-Commerce
5 26 (11.98%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (11.98%) Unit Testing
6 23 (10.60%) Web Development
7 22 (10.14%) Analytics
8 20 (9.22%) Content Management
9 19 (8.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (6.45%) BDD
10 14 (6.45%) OO
11 13 (5.99%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
13 9 (4.15%) Kanban
13 9 (4.15%) CRM
13 9 (4.15%) SEO
13 9 (4.15%) Workflow
13 9 (4.15%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 106 (48.85%) JavaScript
2 54 (24.88%) C#
3 24 (11.06%) Java
4 23 (10.60%) PHP
5 16 (7.37%) SQL
6 6 (2.76%) Python
6 6 (2.76%) C++
7 5 (2.30%) Ruby
7 5 (2.30%) Scala
8 4 (1.84%) PHP5
8 4 (1.84%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.84%) C
9 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.38%) Perl
10 2 (0.92%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) ABAP
11 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.46%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.07%) Degree
3 9 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.23%) SLA
2 4 (1.84%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) WCAG
4 1 (0.46%) WAI
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) EMIR
4 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.84%) Squid
1 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.84%) Varnish
1 4 (1.84%) vCloud
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) ZABBIX
1 4 (1.84%) Puppet
1 4 (1.84%) HAProxy
1 4 (1.84%) Ansible
1 4 (1.84%) logstash
1 4 (1.84%) Salt
1 4 (1.84%) Kibana
1 4 (1.84%) Rundeck
2 3 (1.38%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 84 (38.71%) Facebook
2 42 (19.35%) Google
3 18 (8.29%) SAP
4 16 (7.37%) Adobe
5 14 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.99%) EPiServer
7 9 (4.15%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.23%) Oracle
9 5 (2.30%) Pega
9 5 (2.30%) Zend
9 5 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.30%) VMware
10 4 (1.84%) Ariba
10 4 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.84%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.84%) Splunk
10 4 (1.84%) Spiceworks
10 4 (1.84%) Eloqua
11 3 (1.38%) Veritas
12 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
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