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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 444 480 510
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +30
Contract jobs citing Twitter 149 88 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £176 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £22.66 £6.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% +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
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
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 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 126 £350 +14.75% 265
London +8 56 £350 - 70
South East +22 36 £250 -28.57% 44
Kent - 22 £125 - 6
Tunbridge Wells - 20 £350 - 2
City of London +22 19 £350 +27.27% 27
Scotland - 17 £350 - 4
Edinburgh - 9 £350 - 1
North West -1 8 £325 +8.33% 44
Yorkshire +13 7 £340 +69.87% 25
Glasgow - 7 £500 - 2
East Sussex - 6 - -
Berkshire +7 5 - - 4
Manchester -5 5 £325 +8.33% 27
West Midlands -14 5 £300 +11.11% 21
West Yorkshire +9 4 £600 +200.00% 12
South West -24 4 £285 -12.30% 12
Leeds +4 3 - - 6
East of England -36 3 £355 +19.32% 19
Tyne and Wear - 3 £300 -
North East - 3 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £305 - 5
Reading - 3 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 £305 - 5
Cheshire +4 2 £375 - 13
Surrey -2 2 £288 - 6
Essex -8 2 £355 - 5
Coventry -15 2 £320 +137.03%
Bath - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - - 11

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 150 (53.38%) HTML
2 138 (49.11%) CSS
3 136 (48.40%) JavaScript
4 131 (46.62%) Facebook
5 118 (41.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 104 (37.01%) jQuery
7 84 (29.89%) Google
8 83 (29.54%) HTML5
9 82 (29.18%) JSON
10 77 (27.40%) MVC
11 71 (25.27%) SQL
12 62 (22.06%) XML
13 60 (21.35%) TDD
14 58 (20.64%) CSS3
15 54 (19.22%) Mobile App
16 53 (18.86%) PHP
17 52 (18.51%) .NET
18 50 (17.79%) Social Media
19 49 (17.44%) Java
19 49 (17.44%) Web Services
20 48 (17.08%) REST
21 47 (16.73%) SOA
22 45 (16.01%) OO
23 43 (15.30%) Internet
24 42 (14.95%) C#
24 42 (14.95%) OAuth
25 41 (14.59%) Git (software)
25 41 (14.59%) Scrum
26 39 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
26 39 (13.88%) ASP.NET

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (9.96%) Node.js
2 26 (9.25%) CMS
3 20 (7.12%) Drupal
4 15 (5.34%) WordPress
5 11 (3.91%) Apache
6 7 (2.49%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.78%) SAS
9 3 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.07%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.07%) Lync
10 2 (0.71%) FileNet
10 2 (0.71%) IIS
10 2 (0.71%) Confluence
10 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (6.41%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.42%) MS Office
4 3 (1.07%) InDesign
4 3 (1.07%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.36%) Blender
Business Applications
1 13 (4.63%) 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
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.56%) SaaS
3 5 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.30%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.36%) SMS
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.81%) MySQL
2 27 (9.61%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.78%) SQLite
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.07%) Redis
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) Big Data
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (14.59%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.25%) Subversion
3 16 (5.69%) Maven
4 12 (4.27%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.56%) Xcode
5 10 (3.56%) Grunt
6 7 (2.49%) Selenium
7 6 (2.14%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.07%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.07%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.07%) Hudson
11 2 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.71%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (12.81%) Marketing
2 25 (8.90%) Games
3 19 (6.76%) Finance
4 8 (2.85%) Advertising
5 6 (2.14%) Retail
6 5 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.42%) Banking
7 4 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 217 (77.22%) Developer
2 33 (11.74%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (11.03%) Mobile Developer
4 27 (9.61%) Lead Developer
5 24 (8.54%) .NET Developer
6 22 (7.83%) Web Developer
7 21 (7.47%) C# Developer
8 20 (7.12%) Java Developer
9 19 (6.76%) PHP Developer
9 19 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (6.05%) Architect
11 13 (4.63%) Analyst
12 12 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (3.91%) UI Developer
13 11 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.56%) Programmer
14 10 (3.56%) iOS Developer
14 10 (3.56%) Drupal Developer
15 9 (3.20%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (53.38%) HTML
2 138 (49.11%) CSS
3 118 (41.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 104 (37.01%) jQuery
5 83 (29.54%) HTML5
6 82 (29.18%) JSON
7 62 (22.06%) XML
8 58 (20.64%) CSS3
9 52 (18.51%) .NET
10 49 (17.44%) Web Services
11 48 (17.08%) REST
12 42 (14.95%) OAuth
13 39 (13.88%) ASP.NET
14 37 (13.17%) Ajax
15 35 (12.46%) AngularJS
15 35 (12.46%) Backbone.js
16 34 (12.10%) Spring
16 34 (12.10%) RESTful
17 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (9.61%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.22%) Mobile App
2 50 (17.79%) Social Media
3 16 (5.69%) Blog
4 13 (4.63%) W3C
5 8 (2.85%) Social Network
6 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.78%) Xbox
8 5 (1.78%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.78%) Animation
8 5 (1.78%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.42%) Open Source
9 4 (1.42%) iPad
10 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.07%) iPhone
10 3 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.71%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.71%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.76%) Apple iOS
2 17 (6.05%) Android
3 9 (3.20%) Windows
4 7 (2.49%) Linux
5 4 (1.42%) UNIX
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.40%) MVC
2 60 (21.35%) TDD
3 47 (16.73%) SOA
4 45 (16.01%) OO
5 41 (14.59%) Scrum
6 39 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (13.52%) Mobile Application Development
8 37 (13.17%) Use Case
9 35 (12.46%) Rapid Prototyping
10 33 (11.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (10.68%) Web Development
12 21 (7.47%) OOP
12 21 (7.47%) Analytics
12 21 (7.47%) Game Development
13 20 (7.12%) Content Management
14 18 (6.41%) Web Design
14 18 (6.41%) SEO
15 15 (5.34%) iOS Development
16 14 (4.98%) Project Management
17 13 (4.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (48.40%) JavaScript
2 71 (25.27%) SQL
3 53 (18.86%) PHP
4 49 (17.44%) Java
5 42 (14.95%) C#
6 11 (3.91%) Objective-C
7 10 (3.56%) Python
7 10 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.20%) PHP5
9 8 (2.85%) Ruby
10 7 (2.49%) C++
11 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.07%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.07%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (1.07%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.71%) C
14 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.36%) VBA
14 1 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (10.32%) Degree
2 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) QA
1 5 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.42%) RACF
2 3 (1.07%) ACF2
3 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 131 (46.62%) Facebook
2 84 (29.89%) Google
3 14 (4.98%) Adobe
4 13 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.27%) Oracle
6 10 (3.56%) Yahoo!
6 10 (3.56%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.49%) Apple
8 5 (1.78%) Zend
8 5 (1.78%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.07%) DoubleClick
9 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.07%) IBM
10 2 (0.71%) SAP
10 2 (0.71%) JBoss
10 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.71%) FatWire
10 2 (0.71%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.71%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator
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