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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 460 490 509
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +19
Contract jobs citing Twitter 145 97 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 64 57
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £229 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £415 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 - £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £25.50

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
26430 24554 26984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 46.51% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15045 13825 13737
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1205 1104 1392
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 120 £325 - 306
London +3 55 £375 +15.38% 72
South East +5 26 £300 -14.28% 42
Wales - 16 £438 - 1
North West +1 13 £263 -12.50% 71
Kent - 11 £350 - 7
City of London +25 9 £375 +3.44% 31
East of England -10 9 £318 -15.33% 19
Scotland -5 8 £333 - 4
Manchester -11 7 £225 -25.00% 35
Leicestershire +12 5 £325 -13.33% 7
East Midlands +10 5 £325 -13.33% 30
Oxfordshire -5 5 £300 -20.00% 4
Surrey - 5 £213 - 12
Essex - 5 £310 - 3
Edinburgh - 5 £300 - 2
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 6
Leeds +7 3 £325 +44.44% 6
West Yorkshire -1 3 £325 +44.44% 18
Oxford -3 3 £300 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire -9 3 £325 +23.80% 41
Glasgow -10 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands -26 3 £320 +20.75% 23
Hammersmith -3 2 £450 +38.46%
Coventry -6 2 £320 - 1
South West -29 2 - - 3
West Sussex - 2 £125 -
South Wales - 2 £438 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £275 - 8
Somerset - 2 - -

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (50.68%) HTML
2 134 (45.27%) JavaScript
2 134 (45.27%) Facebook
3 133 (44.93%) CSS
4 132 (44.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 106 (35.81%) jQuery
6 91 (30.74%) Google
7 83 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (28.04%) TDD
8 80 (27.03%) HTML5
9 78 (26.35%) XML
10 76 (25.68%) JSON
11 70 (23.65%) MVC
12 69 (23.31%) SQL
13 66 (22.30%) Java
14 57 (19.26%) PHP
14 57 (19.26%) CSS3
15 56 (18.92%) AngularJS
16 54 (18.24%) Spring
17 53 (17.91%) Social Media
18 50 (16.89%) REST
18 50 (16.89%) Mobile App
18 50 (16.89%) Web Services
19 48 (16.22%) SOA
19 48 (16.22%) .NET
20 47 (15.88%) Internet
20 47 (15.88%) Subversion
20 47 (15.88%) Scrum
21 46 (15.54%) Rapid Prototyping
22 45 (15.20%) SQL Server

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (11.49%) Node.js
2 29 (9.80%) CMS
3 17 (5.74%) FileNet
3 17 (5.74%) Apache
3 17 (5.74%) Drupal
3 17 (5.74%) WordPress
3 17 (5.74%) Confluence
4 5 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.69%) SAS
4 5 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.01%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.68%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (5.07%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.03%) MS Office
2 6 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.34%) Blender
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (6.08%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.01%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Magento
3 2 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.88%) Internet
2 6 (2.03%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) SSH
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.49%) MySQL
3 23 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (5.07%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.03%) Redis
7 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.68%) Big Data
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (15.88%) Subversion
2 41 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.81%) Maven
4 18 (6.08%) Hudson
4 18 (6.08%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.74%) JIRA
6 14 (4.73%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.72%) Grunt
8 10 (3.38%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.70%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.36%) Selenium
11 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.69%) Mocha
13 4 (1.35%) MSTest
13 4 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.35%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (1.01%) Xcode
14 3 (1.01%) MSBuild
General
1 43 (14.53%) Marketing
2 24 (8.11%) Games
3 14 (4.73%) Finance
4 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.69%) Advertising
5 5 (1.69%) Publishing
6 4 (1.35%) Automotive
6 4 (1.35%) Legal
6 4 (1.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Retail
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 220 (74.32%) Developer
2 47 (15.88%) Front-End Developer
3 35 (11.82%) Mobile Developer
4 34 (11.49%) Java Developer
5 26 (8.78%) .NET Developer
6 25 (8.45%) Lead Developer
7 22 (7.43%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.07%) Architect
9 14 (4.73%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.73%) PHP Developer
10 13 (4.39%) Analyst
11 11 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.72%) Drupal Developer
11 11 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.38%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.38%) Programmer
13 9 (3.04%) UI Programmer
14 8 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.36%) Designer
15 7 (2.36%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (50.68%) HTML
2 133 (44.93%) CSS
3 132 (44.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 106 (35.81%) jQuery
5 80 (27.03%) HTML5
6 78 (26.35%) XML
7 76 (25.68%) JSON
8 57 (19.26%) CSS3
9 56 (18.92%) AngularJS
10 54 (18.24%) Spring
11 50 (16.89%) Web Services
11 50 (16.89%) REST
12 48 (16.22%) .NET
13 41 (13.85%) OAuth
14 39 (13.18%) Ajax
15 36 (12.16%) ASP.NET
16 33 (11.15%) Backbone.js
17 32 (10.81%) Hibernate
18 27 (9.12%) LESS
19 26 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.91%) Social Media
2 50 (16.89%) Mobile App
3 27 (9.12%) Open Source
4 19 (6.42%) User Experience
5 17 (5.74%) Blog
6 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.03%) W3C
7 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.69%) Copywriting
8 5 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.01%) iPad
10 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.01%) iPhone
10 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.07%) Linux
2 11 (3.72%) Android
3 9 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.36%) Windows
5 4 (1.35%) UNIX
6 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
1 83 (28.04%) TDD
2 70 (23.65%) MVC
3 48 (16.22%) SOA
4 47 (15.88%) Scrum
5 46 (15.54%) Rapid Prototyping
6 44 (14.86%) OO
7 43 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 41 (13.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 41 (13.85%) Use Case
9 28 (9.46%) Web Development
10 26 (8.78%) E-Commerce
10 26 (8.78%) SEO
11 25 (8.45%) Release Management
11 25 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.77%) Web Design
12 23 (7.77%) Analytics
13 22 (7.43%) Game Development
14 21 (7.09%) Content Management
15 20 (6.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 134 (45.27%) JavaScript
2 69 (23.31%) SQL
3 66 (22.30%) Java
4 57 (19.26%) PHP
5 39 (13.18%) C#
6 9 (3.04%) PHP5
7 7 (2.36%) Python
8 6 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.03%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.35%) Ruby
9 4 (1.35%) C
9 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.01%) Scala
11 2 (0.68%) Groovy
11 2 (0.68%) F#
11 2 (0.68%) Jython
11 2 (0.68%) XAML
12 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.34%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 21 (7.09%) Degree
2 17 (5.74%) SC Cleared
2 17 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.34%) ISEB
3 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.01%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) RACF
2 3 (1.01%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 134 (45.27%) Facebook
2 91 (30.74%) Google
3 31 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.08%) IBM
5 13 (4.39%) Adobe
6 12 (4.05%) Oracle
7 9 (3.04%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.36%) Zend
9 5 (1.69%) Ab Initio
9 5 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.35%) Coremetrics
11 3 (1.01%) Sencha
11 3 (1.01%) JBoss
11 3 (1.01%) Yahoo!
11 3 (1.01%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.68%) Red Gate
13 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.34%) DoubleClick
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