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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Twitter
Rank 455 489 521
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +32
Contract jobs citing Twitter 157 97 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £236 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -35.71%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 19 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 19 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 +25 130 £350 +7.69% 298
London +11 63 £375 +8.69% 63
South East +21 27 £325 -7.14% 39
Wales - 14 £425 - 3
Kent - 14 £350 - 4
North West +3 13 £263 -12.50% 70
City of London +26 12 £375 +3.44% 24
Scotland -2 12 £365 - 3
East of England -12 9 £318 -15.33% 19
Glasgow -5 8 £400 - 1
Manchester -9 7 £225 -25.00% 36
East Midlands +7 5 £325 -13.33% 33
Leicestershire +7 5 £325 -13.33% 5
Essex - 5 £310 - 5
Surrey -1 4 £213 - 7
Oxfordshire -3 4 £350 -6.66% 5
West Midlands -22 4 £320 +19.62% 21
Lancashire - 4 £325 - 6
Edinburgh - 4 £260 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 3 - - 20
Leeds +1 3 - - 5
Yorkshire 0 3 - - 47
Coventry -3 3 £320 - 1
Oxford -1 2 £350 -6.66% 4
Hammersmith -1 2 £450 +38.46%
South West -44 2 - - 3
Merseyside - 2 £275 - 7
West Sussex - 2 £125 -
Somerset - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 149 (50.68%) HTML
2 138 (46.94%) Facebook
3 133 (45.24%) CSS
4 132 (44.90%) JavaScript
5 126 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 104 (35.37%) jQuery
7 93 (31.63%) Google
8 83 (28.23%) TDD
9 80 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (27.21%) JSON
10 79 (26.87%) HTML5
11 76 (25.85%) XML
12 71 (24.15%) SQL
13 68 (23.13%) MVC
14 66 (22.45%) Java
15 56 (19.05%) PHP
15 56 (19.05%) CSS3
16 53 (18.03%) REST
16 53 (18.03%) Spring
17 52 (17.69%) SOA
17 52 (17.69%) Mobile App
17 52 (17.69%) AngularJS
18 51 (17.35%) Social Media
19 50 (17.01%) Internet
20 49 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
21 46 (15.65%) .NET
22 45 (15.31%) Web Services
22 45 (15.31%) Scrum
23 44 (14.97%) Marketing
23 44 (14.97%) OAuth

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 33 (11.22%) Node.js
2 29 (9.86%) CMS
3 17 (5.78%) Drupal
3 17 (5.78%) Apache
4 15 (5.10%) WordPress
5 14 (4.76%) FileNet
5 14 (4.76%) Confluence
6 5 (1.70%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.70%) SAS
7 4 (1.36%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (5.44%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.04%) MS Office
4 5 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.68%) InDesign
5 2 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.34%) Blender
6 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.02%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.68%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.36%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (17.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.04%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.56%) MySQL
3 20 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.44%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.04%) Redis
8 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.68%) Big Data
10 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (14.63%) Subversion
2 41 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.86%) Maven
4 16 (5.44%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.10%) Hudson
5 15 (5.10%) Jasmine
6 14 (4.76%) JIRA
7 12 (4.08%) Grunt
8 9 (3.06%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.72%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.38%) Selenium
11 6 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.70%) Mocha
13 4 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.36%) MSTest
13 4 (1.36%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
14 3 (1.02%) Xcode
14 3 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 44 (14.97%) Marketing
2 26 (8.84%) Games
3 14 (4.76%) Finance
4 6 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.70%) Legal
5 5 (1.70%) Advertising
5 5 (1.70%) Publishing
6 4 (1.36%) Banking
6 4 (1.36%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Automotive
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
1 218 (74.15%) Developer
2 49 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (12.59%) Mobile Developer
4 31 (10.54%) Java Developer
5 28 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 25 (8.50%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.80%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.10%) Architect
8 15 (5.10%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 13 (4.42%) Analyst
11 12 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.74%) Drupal Developer
12 11 (3.74%) UI Developer
12 11 (3.74%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.40%) Programmer
13 10 (3.40%) UI Programmer
14 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.72%) Designer
15 7 (2.38%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (50.68%) HTML
2 133 (45.24%) CSS
3 126 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 104 (35.37%) jQuery
5 80 (27.21%) JSON
6 79 (26.87%) HTML5
7 76 (25.85%) XML
8 56 (19.05%) CSS3
9 53 (18.03%) REST
9 53 (18.03%) Spring
10 52 (17.69%) AngularJS
11 46 (15.65%) .NET
12 45 (15.31%) Web Services
13 44 (14.97%) OAuth
14 38 (12.93%) Ajax
15 34 (11.56%) ASP.NET
16 33 (11.22%) Backbone.js
17 29 (9.86%) Hibernate
18 28 (9.52%) LESS
19 25 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.69%) Mobile App
2 51 (17.35%) Social Media
3 24 (8.16%) Open Source
4 20 (6.80%) User Experience
5 16 (5.44%) Blog
6 7 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.38%) W3C
7 6 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.70%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.70%) Copywriting
8 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.02%) iPhone
10 3 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.02%) iPad
10 3 (1.02%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.10%) Linux
2 11 (3.74%) Android
3 9 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.38%) Windows
5 5 (1.70%) UNIX
6 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.23%) TDD
2 80 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (23.13%) MVC
4 52 (17.69%) SOA
5 49 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 45 (15.31%) Scrum
7 44 (14.97%) Use Case
7 44 (14.97%) Mobile Application Development
8 43 (14.63%) OO
9 42 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (8.84%) SEO
10 26 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 26 (8.84%) Web Development
11 24 (8.16%) Game Development
12 23 (7.82%) Analytics
13 22 (7.48%) Release Management
13 22 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (7.48%) Web Design
14 21 (7.14%) Content Management
15 20 (6.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 132 (44.90%) JavaScript
2 71 (24.15%) SQL
3 66 (22.45%) Java
4 56 (19.05%) PHP
5 37 (12.59%) C#
6 10 (3.40%) PHP5
7 7 (2.38%) Python
8 6 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.36%) Ruby
11 3 (1.02%) Scala
12 2 (0.68%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.68%) Jython
12 2 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.68%) F#
12 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (7.14%) Degree
2 14 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 14 (4.76%) 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 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.02%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) RACF
2 3 (1.02%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (46.94%) Facebook
2 93 (31.63%) Google
3 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.10%) IBM
5 13 (4.42%) Adobe
5 13 (4.42%) Oracle
6 9 (3.06%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.72%) Zend
8 5 (1.70%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.36%) Coremetrics
9 4 (1.36%) Yahoo!
10 3 (1.02%) Eloqua
10 3 (1.02%) JBoss
11 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.68%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.68%) Sencha
11 2 (0.68%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
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