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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 496 437 346
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -91
Contract jobs citing Twitter 103 133 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.56% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 116
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 26
Average hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £25.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
- -63.60%

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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -37 98 £350 - 399
London -11 50 £375 +11.94% 68
South East -37 20 £325 -16.12% 55
City of London +13 12 £350 +16.66% 23
North West -14 11 £250 -23.07% 89
Manchester -11 9 £244 -25.00% 25
East Midlands 0 8 £300 - 36
Buckinghamshire - 8 £325 - 6
Derbyshire - 7 £275 - 6
Milton Keynes - 7 £325 - 6
Derby - 7 £275 - 5
Yorkshire -17 6 - - 73
West Sussex - 5 £360 - 1
Crawley - 5 £360 -
East of England +4 4 £275 -31.25% 20
Scotland -6 4 £413 +17.85% 3
North Yorkshire 0 3 - - 13
West Yorkshire -8 3 - - 40
Berkshire -19 3 - - 7
York - 3 - - 13
Cheshire 0 2 £300 -7.69% 40
Leeds -14 2 - - 24
Glasgow - 2 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £223 - 11
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 - 3
Stockport - 2 - - 2
Somerset -1 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -10 1 £413 +17.85% 1
South West -13 1 - - 12
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 7

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 105 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 103 (52.02%) HTML
3 96 (48.48%) CSS
3 96 (48.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 73 (36.87%) jQuery
5 64 (32.32%) AngularJS
5 64 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (31.31%) HTML5
7 58 (29.29%) Facebook
8 49 (24.75%) .NET
9 45 (22.73%) MVC
10 42 (21.21%) C#
10 42 (21.21%) Web Services
11 40 (20.20%) PHP
12 37 (18.69%) ASP.NET
12 37 (18.69%) CSS3
13 34 (17.17%) Git (software)
14 31 (15.66%) Social Media
14 31 (15.66%) XML
15 29 (14.65%) Web Development
16 28 (14.14%) Java
16 28 (14.14%) Node.js
17 27 (13.64%) OO
17 27 (13.64%) TDD
18 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
18 26 (13.13%) Responsive Web Design
19 25 (12.63%) RESTful
20 24 (12.12%) MySQL
21 23 (11.62%) Google
21 23 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (14.14%) Node.js
2 15 (7.58%) WordPress
3 13 (6.57%) CMS
4 9 (4.55%) Apache
5 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.02%) IIS
5 4 (2.02%) nginx
6 3 (1.52%) Jetty
6 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.01%) FileNet
7 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.01%) Drupal
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.51%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.51%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.05%) SaaS
2 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Heroku
4 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) HTTP
1 6 (3.03%) Internet
2 4 (2.02%) Intranet
3 2 (1.01%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) WEP
4 1 (0.51%) NGN
4 1 (0.51%) PPP
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.51%) GPRS
4 1 (0.51%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.12%) MySQL
3 19 (9.60%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.04%) Big Data
6 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.01%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.51%) QlikView
11 1 (0.51%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.57%) Subversion
3 8 (4.04%) Maven
3 8 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.54%) Selenium
5 6 (3.03%) Xcode
6 5 (2.53%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.02%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.02%) Grunt
7 4 (2.02%) NUnit
8 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.52%) Ant
8 3 (1.52%) Hudson
8 3 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.01%) Moq
9 2 (1.01%) Mocha
9 2 (1.01%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 20 (10.10%) Marketing
2 19 (9.60%) Finance
3 9 (4.55%) Publishing
4 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.02%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Games
6 3 (1.52%) Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
6 3 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (69.19%) Developer
2 23 (11.62%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (10.10%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.60%) Web Developer
4 19 (9.60%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 13 (6.57%) Consultant
7 12 (6.06%) Analyst
7 12 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.56%) Designer
9 10 (5.05%) iOS Developer
9 10 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Architect
12 7 (3.54%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (3.54%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.54%) UI Developer
12 7 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.54%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (52.02%) HTML
2 96 (48.48%) CSS
2 96 (48.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 73 (36.87%) jQuery
4 64 (32.32%) AngularJS
5 62 (31.31%) HTML5
6 49 (24.75%) .NET
7 42 (21.21%) Web Services
8 37 (18.69%) ASP.NET
8 37 (18.69%) CSS3
9 31 (15.66%) XML
10 25 (12.63%) RESTful
11 23 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (11.11%) Backbone.js
13 18 (9.09%) SOAP
14 16 (8.08%) LAMP
14 16 (8.08%) JSON
15 15 (7.58%) .NET Framework
15 15 (7.58%) WCF
15 15 (7.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) Social Media
2 23 (11.62%) User Experience
3 15 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.06%) Blog
5 7 (3.54%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.53%) Social Network
6 5 (2.53%) GIS
6 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.53%) Open Source
7 4 (2.02%) Animation
7 4 (2.02%) Podcast
8 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.52%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.52%) iPhone
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.10%) Apple iOS
2 16 (8.08%) Linux
3 13 (6.57%) Android
4 7 (3.54%) UNIX
5 6 (3.03%) Windows
6 4 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) CentOS
8 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.73%) MVC
3 29 (14.65%) Web Development
4 27 (13.64%) TDD
4 27 (13.64%) OO
5 26 (13.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (11.11%) Scrum
7 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.58%) iOS Development
9 13 (6.57%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.06%) OOP
10 12 (6.06%) Content Management
11 11 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.56%) MVVM
11 11 (5.56%) Analytics
12 10 (5.05%) BDD
12 10 (5.05%) Business Analysis
13 9 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.04%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 42 (21.21%) C#
3 40 (20.20%) PHP
4 28 (14.14%) Java
5 14 (7.07%) SQL
5 14 (7.07%) Python
6 12 (6.06%) Scala
7 10 (5.05%) C++
8 8 (4.04%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.03%) Ruby
9 6 (3.03%) PHP5
10 5 (2.53%) Perl
11 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.01%) C
13 1 (0.51%) ABAP
13 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.51%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ACCA
5 1 (0.51%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.01%) EMIR
2 2 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.51%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) cPanel
2 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (29.29%) Facebook
2 23 (11.62%) Google
3 15 (7.58%) SAP
3 15 (7.58%) Adobe
4 12 (6.06%) Zend
5 6 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.02%) Ariba
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle
7 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.01%) VMware
8 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.51%) Pega
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.51%) Foundry
9 1 (0.51%) Sencha
9 1 (0.51%) F5
9 1 (0.51%) Informatica
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