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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 533 450 503
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +53
Contract jobs citing Twitter 97 169 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.71% -29.09%

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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -70 79 £355 +1.42% 398
London -35 39 £350 -6.66% 81
South East -21 26 £375 +7.14% 49
City of London +14 14 £350 -6.66% 26
Wales -7 11 £383 - 1
South Wales - 11 £383 -
Cardiff - 11 £383 -
West Sussex - 10 £400 - 2
Hampshire +5 8 £370 - 10
Crawley - 8 £400 - 1
Berkshire +3 6 £288 - 3
Scotland -22 6 £406 +16.07% 2
Reading - 6 £288 - 1
Croydon - 5 - - 1
Glasgow +7 3 £383 -4.37% 1
Edinburgh -21 3 £406 +16.07% 1
North West -37 3 £525 +110.00% 57
Kent -21 2 £225 -35.71% 7
Manchester -22 2 - - 21
Andover - 2 £363 -
West Midlands +3 1 £380 +26.66% 42
East of England 0 1 - - 23
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Coventry -1 1 £380 +18.75% 2
South West -10 1 - - 14
East Midlands -16 1 £185 -43.07% 78
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £185 - 30
Nottinghamshire - 1 £185 - 35
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 111 (51.39%) HTML
2 104 (48.15%) CSS
3 103 (47.69%) JavaScript
4 93 (43.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 91 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (39.35%) Facebook
7 69 (31.94%) .NET
8 67 (31.02%) AngularJS
9 64 (29.63%) MVC
10 61 (28.24%) jQuery
11 59 (27.31%) Scrum
12 57 (26.39%) C#
13 54 (25.00%) Marketing
13 54 (25.00%) Social Media
14 53 (24.54%) HTML5
15 49 (22.69%) TDD
16 48 (22.22%) ASP.NET
17 45 (20.83%) SQL Server
18 44 (20.37%) Google
19 43 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (18.98%) CSS3
21 35 (16.20%) Unit Testing
22 34 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
23 33 (15.28%) SQL
23 33 (15.28%) XML
24 32 (14.81%) Finance
25 30 (13.89%) Java
25 30 (13.89%) MongoDB
26 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
27 27 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (11.57%) Node.js
2 20 (9.26%) Confluence
3 17 (7.87%) WordPress
4 16 (7.41%) CMS
5 11 (5.09%) Jetty
5 11 (5.09%) Apache
5 11 (5.09%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.63%) WebLogic
6 10 (4.63%) JBoss
6 10 (4.63%) nginx
7 9 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (4.17%) Tornado
7 9 (4.17%) WildFly
7 9 (4.17%) Mule ESB
7 9 (4.17%) Apache TomEE
7 9 (4.17%) Apache Qpid
7 9 (4.17%) iPlanet
7 9 (4.17%) Alfresco
7 9 (4.17%) Mule
7 9 (4.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.85%) InDesign
3 4 (1.85%) MS Office
4 3 (1.39%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (4.17%) Radian6
2 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.46%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.63%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.17%) OpenShift
3 8 (3.70%) SaaS
4 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.93%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) HTTP
2 9 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (3.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.31%) SMS
5 3 (1.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) WEP
7 1 (0.46%) PPP
7 1 (0.46%) LDAP
7 1 (0.46%) GPRS
7 1 (0.46%) PSTN
7 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.33%) MySQL
4 15 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.17%) Redis
6 9 (4.17%) Riak
6 9 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (4.17%) Infinispan
7 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.85%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.39%) Big Data
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) DB2
11 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.57%) Selenium
3 24 (11.11%) Maven
4 22 (10.19%) JIRA
4 22 (10.19%) Jenkins
5 16 (7.41%) Subversion
6 14 (6.48%) Mocha
7 12 (5.56%) Hudson
8 11 (5.09%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.09%) Spock
8 11 (5.09%) Geb
9 10 (4.63%) JMeter
9 10 (4.63%) Gradle
10 9 (4.17%) Artifactory
10 9 (4.17%) Gerrit
10 9 (4.17%) JUnit
10 9 (4.17%) SonarQube
11 8 (3.70%) Jasmine
12 7 (3.24%) Grunt
12 7 (3.24%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 54 (25.00%) Marketing
2 32 (14.81%) Finance
3 16 (7.41%) Advertising
4 10 (4.63%) Retail
5 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.78%) Automotive
6 6 (2.78%) Legal
7 5 (2.31%) Banking
8 3 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (48.61%) Developer
2 25 (11.57%) .NET Developer
3 18 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 17 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 16 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (6.48%) Social Media Manager
6 14 (6.48%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.56%) Consultant
8 11 (5.09%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.63%) Architect
9 10 (4.63%) Designer
9 10 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Junior
11 7 (3.24%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.78%) Java Architect
12 6 (2.78%) Copywriter
12 6 (2.78%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (51.39%) HTML
2 104 (48.15%) CSS
3 93 (43.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 69 (31.94%) .NET
5 67 (31.02%) AngularJS
6 61 (28.24%) jQuery
7 53 (24.54%) HTML5
8 48 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 43 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (18.98%) CSS3
11 33 (15.28%) XML
12 26 (12.04%) Spring
13 25 (11.57%) .NET Framework
14 24 (11.11%) Web Services
15 22 (10.19%) JSON
16 21 (9.72%) Hibernate
17 20 (9.26%) SOAP
18 17 (7.87%) KnockoutJS
19 16 (7.41%) REST
19 16 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.00%) Social Media
2 21 (9.72%) User Experience
3 13 (6.02%) Social Network
4 12 (5.56%) Blog
5 11 (5.09%) W3C
5 11 (5.09%) Digital Media
6 8 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.78%) Copywriting
8 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.39%) GIS
9 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.93%) Xbox
10 2 (0.93%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.93%) FMCG
10 2 (0.93%) Statistics
11 1 (0.46%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.87%) Linux
2 13 (6.02%) CentOS
3 9 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.70%) Windows
5 6 (2.78%) UNIX
5 6 (2.78%) Android
6 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.63%) MVC
3 59 (27.31%) Scrum
4 49 (22.69%) TDD
5 35 (16.20%) Unit Testing
6 34 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 26 (12.04%) Digital Marketing
9 22 (10.19%) OO
9 22 (10.19%) E-Commerce
10 21 (9.72%) Open Source
10 21 (9.72%) Analytics
11 19 (8.80%) SOA
11 19 (8.80%) Web Development
12 18 (8.33%) SDLC
13 15 (6.94%) Content Management
14 14 (6.48%) Pair Programming
14 14 (6.48%) SEO
14 14 (6.48%) BDD
15 13 (6.02%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 103 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 57 (26.39%) C#
3 33 (15.28%) SQL
4 30 (13.89%) Java
5 17 (7.87%) PHP
6 14 (6.48%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.78%) Python
8 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.85%) Perl
8 4 (1.85%) C++
9 3 (1.39%) C
9 3 (1.39%) Ruby
10 2 (0.93%) PHP5
10 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.46%) Go
11 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.48%) Degree
4 2 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) WCAG
3 2 (0.93%) WAI
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.17%) Squid
2 9 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.17%) Varnish
2 9 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.17%) ZABBIX
1 9 (4.17%) Puppet
1 9 (4.17%) Ansible
1 9 (4.17%) logstash
1 9 (4.17%) Salt
1 9 (4.17%) Kibana
1 9 (4.17%) Rundeck
1 9 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.39%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (39.35%) Facebook
2 44 (20.37%) Google
3 26 (12.04%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.02%) EPiServer
5 12 (5.56%) Adobe
5 12 (5.56%) Oracle
6 10 (4.63%) Pega
7 9 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (4.17%) VMware
7 9 (4.17%) SAP
7 9 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.17%) Splunk
8 8 (3.70%) Spiceworks
8 8 (3.70%) Eloqua
8 8 (3.70%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.85%) Veritas
9 4 (1.85%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.39%) Zend
11 1 (0.46%) F5
11 1 (0.46%) Apple
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