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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 526 466 488
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +22
Contract jobs citing Twitter 102 149 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.61% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 75 51
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% +9.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.15 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- -19.90%

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
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 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 30 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 -66 89 £350 - 444
London -5 51 £351 +0.28% 84
South East -26 23 £288 +15.00% 54
City of London -9 16 £353 +0.71% 26
Hampshire +10 12 £363 - 12
Berkshire +10 9 £288 - 2
Scotland -9 8 £370 +5.71% 2
Croydon - 8 £388 - 2
Reading +2 7 £288 -
Wales +5 5 £383 - 1
South Wales - 5 £383 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £383 - 1
Edinburgh -11 4 £369 +5.35% 1
Glasgow +5 3 £383 -23.50% 1
Leicestershire +2 3 £145 - 7
East Midlands -6 3 £145 - 73
North West -24 3 £525 +61.53% 72
Andover - 3 £356 -
Manchester -16 2 - - 35
Basingstoke - 2 £341 - 2
Leicester - 2 £145 - 2
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £425 - 6
East of England -1 1 £450 +45.16% 29
Bracknell -3 1 - -
South West -6 1 - - 18
Kent -25 1 - - 7
West Lothian - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £340 -
Cambridge - 1 £450 - 7

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 (45.49%) HTML
1 106 (45.49%) JavaScript
2 98 (42.06%) CSS
3 93 (39.91%) Facebook
4 89 (38.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 77 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (30.04%) .NET
7 63 (27.04%) AngularJS
8 62 (26.61%) jQuery
9 60 (25.75%) MVC
10 59 (25.32%) Social Media
11 58 (24.89%) Marketing
12 56 (24.03%) C#
13 52 (22.32%) HTML5
14 50 (21.46%) ASP.NET
14 50 (21.46%) Scrum
15 47 (20.17%) Google
16 43 (18.45%) TDD
17 42 (18.03%) SQL Server
18 41 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (16.74%) CSS3
19 39 (16.74%) Finance
20 30 (12.88%) Git (software)
21 29 (12.45%) Digital Marketing
22 28 (12.02%) Unit Testing
22 28 (12.02%) Web Services
22 28 (12.02%) XML
22 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
23 27 (11.59%) Java
23 27 (11.59%) SQL

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (11.59%) Node.js
2 19 (8.15%) WordPress
3 17 (7.30%) CMS
4 12 (5.15%) Confluence
5 10 (4.29%) Jetty
6 9 (3.86%) Apache
6 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.43%) nginx
8 7 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.00%) Tornado
8 7 (3.00%) WildFly
8 7 (3.00%) Mule ESB
8 7 (3.00%) Apache TomEE
8 7 (3.00%) Apache Qpid
8 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.00%) iPlanet
8 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.00%) JBoss
8 7 (3.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.72%) InDesign
3 4 (1.72%) MS Office
4 3 (1.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.86%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Radian6
2 7 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.86%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.44%) SaaS
2 12 (5.15%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.00%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.43%) Yammer
6 1 (0.43%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Heroku
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.29%) Internet
2 9 (3.86%) HTTP
3 7 (3.00%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (2.15%) SMS
5 4 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) WEP
6 1 (0.43%) PPP
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) GPRS
6 1 (0.43%) PSTN
6 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.30%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.73%) MySQL
4 10 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 7 (3.00%) Redis
6 7 (3.00%) Riak
6 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.00%) Infinispan
7 5 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.15%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.72%) Big Data
9 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.73%) Maven
3 17 (7.30%) Selenium
4 14 (6.01%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.58%) JIRA
6 11 (4.72%) Mocha
7 10 (4.29%) Subversion
8 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.86%) Gradle
9 8 (3.43%) Grunt
10 7 (3.00%) SonarQube
10 7 (3.00%) Artifactory
10 7 (3.00%) Gerrit
10 7 (3.00%) JUnit
10 7 (3.00%) JMeter
10 7 (3.00%) NUnit
11 6 (2.58%) Hudson
11 6 (2.58%) Moq
11 6 (2.58%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (2.15%) Spock
General
1 58 (24.89%) Marketing
2 39 (16.74%) Finance
3 16 (6.87%) Advertising
4 10 (4.29%) Retail
5 7 (3.00%) Legal
5 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.58%) Banking
7 5 (2.15%) Electronics
7 5 (2.15%) Automotive
7 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.15%) Publishing
8 4 (1.72%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (47.64%) Developer
2 28 (12.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (8.58%) Consultant
4 16 (6.87%) Web Developer
5 15 (6.44%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.44%) Social Media Manager
6 14 (6.01%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (4.72%) Designer
7 11 (4.72%) Junior
8 10 (4.29%) Architect
8 10 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.43%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (3.43%) Analyst
11 7 (3.00%) Marketing Manager
12 6 (2.58%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.58%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (45.49%) HTML
2 98 (42.06%) CSS
3 89 (38.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 70 (30.04%) .NET
5 63 (27.04%) AngularJS
6 62 (26.61%) jQuery
7 52 (22.32%) HTML5
8 50 (21.46%) ASP.NET
9 41 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (16.74%) CSS3
11 28 (12.02%) Web Services
11 28 (12.02%) XML
12 20 (8.58%) .NET Framework
13 19 (8.15%) Spring
14 18 (7.73%) REST
15 16 (6.87%) JSON
15 16 (6.87%) SOAP
15 16 (6.87%) Backbone.js
16 15 (6.44%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (5.58%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.32%) Social Media
2 25 (10.73%) User Experience
3 15 (6.44%) Blog
4 13 (5.58%) Social Network
5 11 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.29%) W3C
7 7 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.00%) Copywriting
7 7 (3.00%) Digital Media
7 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.15%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.72%) FMCG
9 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.72%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.29%) iPhone
10 3 (1.29%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.29%) GIS
10 3 (1.29%) iPad
10 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.44%) Linux
2 12 (5.15%) Android
3 11 (4.72%) CentOS
3 11 (4.72%) Windows
4 8 (3.43%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.58%) UNIX
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.75%) MVC
3 50 (21.46%) Scrum
4 43 (18.45%) TDD
5 29 (12.45%) Digital Marketing
6 28 (12.02%) Unit Testing
6 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
7 23 (9.87%) Analytics
8 21 (9.01%) Content Management
9 20 (8.58%) Configuration Management
10 19 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.15%) Web Development
11 18 (7.73%) OO
12 17 (7.30%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (6.44%) BDD
14 14 (6.01%) SEO
15 13 (5.58%) Open Source
15 13 (5.58%) Marketing Strategy
16 11 (4.72%) SOA
17 9 (3.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.49%) JavaScript
2 56 (24.03%) C#
3 27 (11.59%) Java
3 27 (11.59%) SQL
4 20 (8.58%) PHP
5 8 (3.43%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.15%) Python
7 4 (1.72%) C++
7 4 (1.72%) PHP5
7 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.29%) Scala
8 3 (1.29%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.29%) Ruby
8 3 (1.29%) C
8 3 (1.29%) Perl
9 2 (0.86%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) ABAP
10 1 (0.43%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.58%) Degree
4 2 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) WCAG
3 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) EMIR
4 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.43%) WAI
4 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.00%) Squid
1 7 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (3.00%) Varnish
1 7 (3.00%) vCloud
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (3.00%) Puppet
1 7 (3.00%) HAProxy
1 7 (3.00%) Ansible
1 7 (3.00%) logstash
1 7 (3.00%) Salt
1 7 (3.00%) Kibana
1 7 (3.00%) Rundeck
2 3 (1.29%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 93 (39.91%) Facebook
2 47 (20.17%) Google
3 18 (7.73%) SAP
3 18 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.30%) Adobe
5 13 (5.58%) EPiServer
6 10 (4.29%) Oracle
7 9 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.43%) VMware
8 8 (3.43%) Pega
8 8 (3.43%) Sitecore
8 8 (3.43%) Spiceworks
8 8 (3.43%) Eloqua
9 7 (3.00%) Splunk
9 7 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.72%) Veritas
10 4 (1.72%) Ariba
10 4 (1.72%) Zend
10 4 (1.72%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
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