The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 440 483 510
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +27
Contract jobs citing Twitter 151 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £180 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £285
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.66 £6.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.39% +262.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.15 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
-19.90% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +32 127 £350 +16.66% 310
London +9 55 £375 +7.14% 80
South East +25 39 £338 -3.57% 50
Kent - 24 £350 - 6
Tunbridge Wells - 22 £350 - 2
City of London +32 18 £350 +27.27% 27
Scotland - 18 £358 - 5
Edinburgh - 10 £358 - 3
North West -8 7 £300 - 42
Glasgow - 7 £500 - 1
East Sussex - 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 5 £600 +200.00% 31
Yorkshire +3 5 £600 +200.00% 62
Berkshire +2 5 - - 9
West Midlands -14 5 £300 +11.11% 23
East of England -23 5 £310 +4.20% 17
Leeds -1 4 - - 11
Manchester -3 4 £275 -8.33% 26
South West -28 4 £285 -12.30% 9
Essex -9 3 £310 - 5
Reading - 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £300 - 2
North East - 3 £300 - 2
Cheshire +3 2 £375 - 14
Surrey -4 2 £288 - 7
Coventry -13 2 £320 -
Bath - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £513 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 - - 11
Somerset - 2 - - 3

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 151 (52.43%) HTML
2 139 (48.26%) JavaScript
2 139 (48.26%) CSS
3 136 (47.22%) Facebook
4 119 (41.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 109 (37.85%) jQuery
6 88 (30.56%) JSON
7 87 (30.21%) Google
8 84 (29.17%) HTML5
9 81 (28.13%) MVC
10 75 (26.04%) SQL
11 66 (22.92%) XML
12 63 (21.88%) TDD
13 60 (20.83%) CSS3
14 56 (19.44%) Mobile App
15 54 (18.75%) PHP
15 54 (18.75%) .NET
16 52 (18.06%) Java
17 51 (17.71%) Social Media
18 50 (17.36%) REST
18 50 (17.36%) Web Services
19 49 (17.01%) SOA
20 47 (16.32%) OO
21 45 (15.63%) Internet
22 44 (15.28%) OAuth
23 43 (14.93%) C#
24 41 (14.24%) Git (software)
25 40 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
25 40 (13.89%) ASP.NET
25 40 (13.89%) Scrum

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (10.07%) Node.js
2 25 (8.68%) CMS
3 19 (6.60%) Drupal
4 14 (4.86%) WordPress
5 13 (4.51%) Apache
6 7 (2.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.74%) SAS
7 5 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.04%) Lync
9 3 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.69%) Confluence
10 2 (0.69%) IIS
10 2 (0.69%) FileNet
10 2 (0.69%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 18 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.04%) InDesign
5 2 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.35%) Blender
Business Applications
1 13 (4.51%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.13%) SaaS
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.69%) Office 365
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) HTTP
2 3 (1.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) RTSP
4 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.15%) MySQL
2 29 (10.07%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.74%) SQLite
6 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.74%) Redis
7 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.04%) Big Data
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.69%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (14.24%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.72%) Subversion
3 17 (5.90%) Maven
4 12 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.47%) Grunt
5 10 (3.47%) Xcode
6 7 (2.43%) Selenium
7 6 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.04%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.04%) Hudson
9 3 (1.04%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.04%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.69%) Axure RP
General
1 36 (12.50%) Marketing
2 26 (9.03%) Games
3 20 (6.94%) Finance
4 8 (2.78%) Advertising
5 6 (2.08%) Retail
6 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.39%) Legal
7 4 (1.39%) Banking
8 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 222 (77.08%) Developer
2 33 (11.46%) Mobile Developer
2 33 (11.46%) Front-End Developer
3 27 (9.38%) .NET Developer
3 27 (9.38%) Lead Developer
4 22 (7.64%) Web Developer
4 22 (7.64%) C# Developer
5 21 (7.29%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (6.60%) Architect
7 19 (6.60%) PHP Developer
8 13 (4.51%) Analyst
8 13 (4.51%) UI Developer
9 12 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.82%) UI Programmer
11 10 (3.47%) iOS Developer
11 10 (3.47%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (52.43%) HTML
2 139 (48.26%) CSS
3 119 (41.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 109 (37.85%) jQuery
5 88 (30.56%) JSON
6 84 (29.17%) HTML5
7 66 (22.92%) XML
8 60 (20.83%) CSS3
9 54 (18.75%) .NET
10 50 (17.36%) REST
10 50 (17.36%) Web Services
11 44 (15.28%) OAuth
12 40 (13.89%) ASP.NET
13 38 (13.19%) AngularJS
13 38 (13.19%) Backbone.js
13 38 (13.19%) Ajax
14 37 (12.85%) RESTful
15 36 (12.50%) Spring
16 31 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (9.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 51 (17.71%) Social Media
3 15 (5.21%) Blog
4 11 (3.82%) W3C
5 8 (2.78%) Social Network
5 8 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.74%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.74%) Animation
7 5 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.39%) Xbox
8 4 (1.39%) Open Source
8 4 (1.39%) iPad
9 3 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.04%) iPhone
9 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.69%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 17 (5.90%) Android
3 9 (3.13%) Windows
4 8 (2.78%) Linux
5 4 (1.39%) UNIX
6 2 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Debian
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.13%) MVC
2 63 (21.88%) TDD
3 49 (17.01%) SOA
4 47 (16.32%) OO
5 40 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
5 40 (13.89%) Scrum
6 39 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (13.54%) Use Case
7 37 (12.85%) Rapid Prototyping
8 34 (11.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (10.42%) Web Development
10 23 (7.99%) OOP
11 22 (7.64%) Analytics
11 22 (7.64%) Game Development
12 19 (6.60%) Web Design
12 19 (6.60%) Content Management
13 18 (6.25%) SEO
14 16 (5.56%) Unit Testing
15 15 (5.21%) iOS Development
16 14 (4.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (48.26%) JavaScript
2 75 (26.04%) SQL
3 54 (18.75%) PHP
4 52 (18.06%) Java
5 43 (14.93%) C#
6 11 (3.82%) Objective-C
7 10 (3.47%) PHP5
7 10 (3.47%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.47%) Python
8 8 (2.78%) Ruby
9 7 (2.43%) C++
10 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.04%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.69%) F#
12 2 (0.69%) Scala
12 2 (0.69%) C
13 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (10.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) MCTS
3 1 (0.35%) ISEB
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) QA
1 5 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
3 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.39%) RACF
2 3 (1.04%) ACF2
3 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 136 (47.22%) Facebook
2 87 (30.21%) Google
3 14 (4.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.86%) Adobe
4 12 (4.17%) Oracle
5 10 (3.47%) Yahoo!
6 9 (3.13%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.43%) Apple
8 6 (2.08%) Zend
9 5 (1.74%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.04%) DoubleClick
11 3 (1.04%) IBM
12 2 (0.69%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.69%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.69%) JBoss
12 2 (0.69%) SAP
12 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.69%) FatWire
13 1 (0.35%) HP
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