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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 501 519 473
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -46
Contract jobs citing Twitter 125 86 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.37% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 62 63
Average daily rate £325 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £197 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+263.63% -

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
22070 23365 22368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 45.66% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13153 13548 12236
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 982 965
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 118 £325 -7.14% 253
London +31 72 £300 -25.00% 55
South East +11 15 £350 +12.00% 46
North West -4 11 £290 +0.86% 39
East of England -3 8 £393 +84.70% 20
Manchester -14 8 £325 +18.18% 25
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £370 +111.42% 11
South West +4 5 £250 +100.00% 10
Cambridge -3 5 £370 +111.42% 10
City of London +41 4 £325 -16.12% 12
West Sussex +8 4 £350 +34.61% 3
Berkshire +7 4 £150 - 11
Bristol +5 4 £188 +50.00% 3
West Midlands -12 4 - - 16
Coventry - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £375 - 7
Scotland -6 3 £500 +42.85% 5
Wales - 3 £300 - 1
South Wales - 3 £300 -
Merseyside - 3 £250 - 3
Slough - 3 £150 -
Liverpool - 3 £250 - 3
Cardiff - 3 £300 -
Glasgow +11 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 - 4
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £403 -
Bury - 2 - -
Bolton - 2 £381 -
North East - 2 £325 - 4
Suffolk - 2 £403 -

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (56.64%) HTML
2 119 (52.65%) CSS
3 111 (49.12%) JavaScript
4 99 (43.81%) Facebook
5 84 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (35.40%) HTML5
7 79 (34.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 77 (34.07%) AngularJS
9 63 (27.88%) CSS3
10 60 (26.55%) jQuery
11 54 (23.89%) Social Media
12 41 (18.14%) TDD
13 40 (17.70%) C#
13 40 (17.70%) Sass
14 37 (16.37%) .NET
14 37 (16.37%) MVC
15 36 (15.93%) Web Services
15 36 (15.93%) Node.js
16 34 (15.04%) SQL
16 34 (15.04%) Front End Development
17 33 (14.60%) RESTful
18 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
18 32 (14.16%) Scrum
19 29 (12.83%) Google
19 29 (12.83%) ASP.NET
19 29 (12.83%) Responsive Web Design
20 28 (12.39%) Java
21 27 (11.95%) LESS
21 27 (11.95%) Analytics
21 27 (11.95%) Continuous Integration

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (15.93%) Node.js
2 19 (8.41%) WordPress
3 14 (6.19%) CMS
4 12 (5.31%) Confluence
5 7 (3.10%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.65%) IIS
6 6 (2.65%) Mule
6 6 (2.65%) Mule ESB
6 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.21%) Drupal
8 4 (1.77%) WildFly
9 3 (1.33%) Apache
9 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.88%) JBoss
10 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (9.29%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.88%) GIMP
5 2 (0.88%) InDesign
5 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.33%) Magento
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.87%) GitHub
2 9 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.98%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.77%) Yammer
4 3 (1.33%) Heroku
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.88%) Office 365
5 2 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.44%) Pure360
6 1 (0.44%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.85%) Intranet
2 12 (5.31%) HTTP
3 11 (4.87%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.10%) Firewall
5 6 (2.65%) VPN
6 4 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.44%) DHCP
8 1 (0.44%) DNS
8 1 (0.44%) Internet
8 1 (0.44%) LDAP
8 1 (0.44%) Skype
8 1 (0.44%) WebEx
8 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.41%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.31%) MySQL
4 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.65%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.33%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.33%) Redis
10 2 (0.88%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.44%) MS Access
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.06%) Grunt
3 21 (9.29%) gulp
4 19 (8.41%) JIRA
5 17 (7.52%) Jenkins
6 15 (6.64%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (6.19%) Jasmine
7 14 (6.19%) Subversion
8 12 (5.31%) Maven
8 12 (5.31%) Mocha
8 12 (5.31%) Selenium
9 7 (3.10%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.10%) JMeter
9 7 (3.10%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.65%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.65%) Gerrit
10 6 (2.65%) Gitweb
10 6 (2.65%) Gradle
10 6 (2.65%) QUnit
10 6 (2.65%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (10.18%) Marketing
2 20 (8.85%) Finance
3 16 (7.08%) Publishing
4 14 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.31%) Banking
6 11 (4.87%) Retail
7 6 (2.65%) Legal
8 4 (1.77%) Advertising
8 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (1.33%) Front Office
9 3 (1.33%) Games
9 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (50.88%) Developer
2 39 (17.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (11.95%) Web Developer
4 24 (10.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 20 (8.85%) C# Developer
6 19 (8.41%) HTML Developer
7 18 (7.96%) .NET Developer
8 16 (7.08%) Analyst
8 16 (7.08%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (6.64%) HTML CSS Developer
10 13 (5.75%) Designer
11 11 (4.87%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.98%) Angular Developer
14 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Web Manager
15 7 (3.10%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (56.64%) HTML
2 119 (52.65%) CSS
3 80 (35.40%) HTML5
4 79 (34.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 77 (34.07%) AngularJS
6 63 (27.88%) CSS3
7 60 (26.55%) jQuery
8 40 (17.70%) Sass
9 37 (16.37%) .NET
10 36 (15.93%) Web Services
11 33 (14.60%) RESTful
12 29 (12.83%) ASP.NET
13 27 (11.95%) LESS
14 21 (9.29%) XML
15 19 (8.41%) Backbone.js
16 18 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (7.08%) React
17 16 (7.08%) Spring
18 13 (5.75%) .NET Framework
18 13 (5.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.89%) Social Media
2 21 (9.29%) User Experience
3 17 (7.52%) iPad
4 14 (6.19%) Blog
5 11 (4.87%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.42%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.21%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.21%) W3C
9 3 (1.33%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.33%) Statistics
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.88%) Social Network
11 1 (0.44%) Animation
11 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.73%) Linux
2 10 (4.42%) CentOS
3 9 (3.98%) Windows
4 6 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.77%) Android
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.14%) TDD
3 37 (16.37%) MVC
4 34 (15.04%) Front End Development
5 32 (14.16%) Scrum
6 29 (12.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (11.95%) Analytics
7 27 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.18%) BDD
9 21 (9.29%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.41%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.96%) Project Management
12 17 (7.52%) SDLC
12 17 (7.52%) SEO
13 13 (5.75%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.31%) OO
15 11 (4.87%) Web Design
15 11 (4.87%) Web Development
16 10 (4.42%) SOA
17 9 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 40 (17.70%) C#
3 34 (15.04%) SQL
4 28 (12.39%) Java
5 23 (10.18%) PHP
6 14 (6.19%) Ruby
7 10 (4.42%) Python
8 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.65%) ES6
8 6 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.33%) C
10 3 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.33%) Scala
11 2 (0.88%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.88%) F#
11 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.98%) Degree
3 8 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) PhD
6 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) MBA
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.33%) WCAG
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.44%) EMIR
4 1 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.77%) vCloud
3 2 (0.88%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) Ansible
1 6 (2.65%) Kibana
1 6 (2.65%) logstash
1 6 (2.65%) Rundeck
1 6 (2.65%) Salt
2 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.77%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.33%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 99 (43.81%) Facebook
2 29 (12.83%) Google
3 21 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.19%) Adobe
5 6 (2.65%) VMware
5 6 (2.65%) Zend
6 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.88%) Akamai
7 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.88%) Brightcove
7 2 (0.88%) comScore
7 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.44%) Meraki
8 1 (0.44%) PayPal
8 1 (0.44%) Sencha
8 1 (0.44%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.44%) Sysomos
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day Ltd Co basis
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £305 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £260 - £300 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago