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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Twitter
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 88 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.20% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.57% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.39 £107.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year -34.52% +975.00%  

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 343 525 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.11% 34.77% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 283 208
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Twitter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (20.00%) Redis

Twitter
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
1 2 (20.00%) Riak
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet