The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Twitter
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 93 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £275 £355 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +13.60%  
10th Percentile £263 £283 £306
90th Percentile £288 £446 £319
Scotland median daily rate £293 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Twitter is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 420 613 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.09% 45.11% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 451 275
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £260 £275 £157
90th Percentile £575 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +14.28% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £15.82 £26.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.35% -39.57%  
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -16.88% +140.62%  

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Twitter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Twitter in Edinburgh

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Twitter in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (16.67%) A/B Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5

Twitter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriter
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) A/B Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle