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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 2 July 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Twitter
Rank 557 531 482
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -49
Contract jobs citing Twitter 80 118 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 78
Median daily rate £400 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £59.31 £18.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.50% -43.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 - £32.00

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
23973 24951 24089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 44.56% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14693 14597 13504
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1119 1033
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Twitter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 July 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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 71 £400 +13.63% 175
London -24 35 £445 +18.66% 27
South East -6 15 £400 +12.67% 13
City of London +40 10 £450 +7.14% 5
North West -4 9 £300 -14.28% 46
Manchester +1 8 £290 -3.25% 24
Scotland -15 8 £325 +3.17% 4
Croydon -10 6 £445 +14.83%
South West +1 5 £325 - 12
Glasgow +4 4 £325 -15.03% 2
Edinburgh 0 4 £355 +13.60%
Hampshire -1 4 - - 2
Gloucestershire -1 4 £325 - 3
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Farnborough - 4 - -
Yorkshire +2 3 £450 +28.57% 28
East Midlands +1 3 £525 +262.06% 9
Surrey - 3 £450 -
Northampton - 3 £525 -
Bury - 3 £315 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £525 -
York - 2 £450 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 7
Middlesex - 2 - -
Hull - 2 £450 - 7
East of England +18 1 - - 9
West Yorkshire -2 1 £600 +71.42% 15
Merseyside -2 1 £335 +11.66% 2
Cirencester -3 1 £320 -1.53%

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Twitter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Twitter.

1 83 (45.86%) HTML
1 83 (45.86%) Facebook
2 79 (43.65%) JavaScript
3 70 (38.67%) CSS
4 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (34.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 58 (32.04%) HTML5
7 46 (25.41%) jQuery
8 44 (24.31%) Social Media
9 41 (22.65%) AngularJS
10 40 (22.10%) Web Development
11 38 (20.99%) CSS3
12 33 (18.23%) C#
13 31 (17.13%) .NET
13 31 (17.13%) Sass
14 28 (15.47%) Node.js
14 28 (15.47%) SQL
15 27 (14.92%) MVC
16 26 (14.36%) JSON
16 26 (14.36%) TDD
16 26 (14.36%) Responsive Web Design
16 26 (14.36%) Front End Development
17 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
17 25 (13.81%) Finance
17 25 (13.81%) Java
17 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
18 24 (13.26%) Google
19 23 (12.71%) ASP.NET
20 22 (12.15%) Web Services
20 22 (12.15%) E-Commerce

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.08%) CMS
2 10 (5.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.52%) WordPress
3 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.31%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.21%) Confluence
6 3 (1.66%) Drupal
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.10%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.55%) SAS
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (8.29%) MS Office
2 14 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.73%) Photoshop
3 11 (6.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.66%) MS Project
6 2 (1.10%) GIMP
6 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.55%) InDesign
7 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.10%) Radian6
1 2 (1.10%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Google Analytics
2 8 (4.42%) Office 365
3 4 (2.21%) GitHub
4 2 (1.10%) AdWords
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Taleo
5 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.29%) Intranet
2 12 (6.63%) HTTP
3 11 (6.08%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.76%) FTP
5 4 (2.21%) LDAP
6 2 (1.10%) DMZ
6 2 (1.10%) Extranet
6 2 (1.10%) Internet
6 2 (1.10%) SSL
6 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.55%) Skype
7 1 (0.55%) SMS
7 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.87%) MySQL
6 6 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.10%) Big Data
8 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.10%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.10%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.10%) Redis
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.94%) Grunt
2 18 (9.94%) gulp
3 16 (8.84%) Subversion
4 14 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.87%) JIRA
5 7 (3.87%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (3.87%) Selenium
6 6 (3.31%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.31%) Mocha
7 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.21%) Maven
9 3 (1.66%) Bower
9 3 (1.66%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.66%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.66%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.66%) NUnit
10 2 (1.10%) Protractor
10 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (13.81%) Finance
2 16 (8.84%) Marketing
2 16 (8.84%) Publishing
3 9 (4.97%) Retail
4 8 (4.42%) Banking
5 6 (3.31%) Games
6 4 (2.21%) Back Office
6 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.66%) Front Office
7 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (50.28%) Developer
2 30 (16.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (12.15%) Web Developer
4 17 (9.39%) Analyst
5 16 (8.84%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.73%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.73%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (6.63%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.97%) Angular Developer
9 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.42%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (4.42%) HTML Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.87%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (45.86%) HTML
2 70 (38.67%) CSS
3 63 (34.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 58 (32.04%) HTML5
5 46 (25.41%) jQuery
6 41 (22.65%) AngularJS
7 38 (20.99%) CSS3
8 31 (17.13%) .NET
8 31 (17.13%) Sass
9 28 (15.47%) Node.js
10 26 (14.36%) JSON
11 23 (12.71%) ASP.NET
12 22 (12.15%) Web Services
13 20 (11.05%) XML
14 19 (10.50%) LESS
15 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (9.94%) REST
16 17 (9.39%) .NET Framework
17 16 (8.84%) Spring
17 16 (8.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.31%) Social Media
2 21 (11.60%) User Experience
3 16 (8.84%) iPad
4 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.97%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.42%) Blog
7 5 (2.76%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.76%) STB
7 5 (2.76%) Video Editing
7 5 (2.76%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.21%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.21%) Copywriting
8 4 (2.21%) Learning Management System
8 4 (2.21%) Social Network
8 4 (2.21%) Statistics
9 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.10%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Linux
2 18 (9.94%) Windows
3 11 (6.08%) Android
4 10 (5.52%) Mac OS X
4 10 (5.52%) Unix
5 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.10%) Web Development
3 27 (14.92%) MVC
4 26 (14.36%) Front End Development
4 26 (14.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (14.36%) TDD
5 22 (12.15%) E-Commerce
6 19 (10.50%) Scrum
7 18 (9.94%) Analytics
8 14 (7.73%) Open Source
8 14 (7.73%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.18%) SEO
10 12 (6.63%) Web Design
10 12 (6.63%) Wireframes
11 11 (6.08%) Project Management
12 10 (5.52%) Mobile First
12 10 (5.52%) SDLC
13 9 (4.97%) BDD
13 9 (4.97%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.65%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.23%) C#
3 28 (15.47%) SQL
4 25 (13.81%) Java
5 18 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.08%) Ruby
7 10 (5.52%) Python
8 9 (4.97%) PHP
9 7 (3.87%) Scala
10 5 (2.76%) ES6
11 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.66%) VBScript
12 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.55%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.55%) F#
13 1 (0.55%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (3.87%) Degree
1 7 (3.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.55%) CCNA
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.55%) MCSA
3 1 (0.55%) MCSE
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.55%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.10%) Nagios
2 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (45.86%) Facebook
2 24 (13.26%) Google
3 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.63%) Adobe
5 7 (3.87%) RedGate
6 5 (2.76%) Apple
6 5 (2.76%) HP
7 4 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.10%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.10%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.10%) DoubleClick
8 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.10%) New Relic
8 2 (1.10%) Omniture
8 2 (1.10%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.55%) Dell
9 1 (0.55%) Sourcefire
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