The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 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.

Twitter
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 524 497
Rank change year-on-year +9 -27  
Contract jobs citing Twitter 51 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 67 60
Median daily rate £343 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £199 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £70.39 £40.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.97% +300.00%  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in England

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Twitter in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Twitter in England

Twitter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Twitter in England

Twitter
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Twitter in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Twitter in England

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
South East +19 19 £339 -3.21% 16
London -5 19 £319 +15.90% 29
North West +25 7 £500 +62.60% 31
East Midlands 0 5 £305 +48.78% 27
East of England -10 1 £300 -23.56% 12
Twitter
UK

Twitter
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
2 43 (44.33%) HTML
3 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (32.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 31 (31.96%) Facebook
5 31 (31.96%) CSS
6 21 (21.65%) Web Services
7 20 (20.62%) HTML5
7 20 (20.62%) Social Media
8 18 (18.56%) CSS3
8 18 (18.56%) XML
9 17 (17.53%) Scrum
9 17 (17.53%) Node.js
9 17 (17.53%) jQuery
9 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
10 16 (16.49%) DevOps
10 16 (16.49%) Linux
11 14 (14.43%) Python
11 14 (14.43%) TDD
11 14 (14.43%) Google
12 13 (13.40%) Workflow
12 13 (13.40%) SQL
12 13 (13.40%) .NET
12 13 (13.40%) React
13 12 (12.37%) ServiceNow
13 12 (12.37%) C#
13 12 (12.37%) PHP
13 12 (12.37%) Retail
14 11 (11.34%) Web Development
14 11 (11.34%) Java

Twitter
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (9.28%) Facebook Platform
2 7 (7.22%) CMS
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) WordPress
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) Moodle
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
1 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) GitHub
3 4 (4.12%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.06%) Slack
5 1 (1.03%) AdWords
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.03%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) LDAP
2 5 (5.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.06%) Skype
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) MySQL
2 8 (8.25%) Big Data
3 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.03%) GIS
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.03%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.28%) Selenium
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.12%) Subversion
2 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.09%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) JUnit
4 2 (2.06%) Hudson
5 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.03%) Grunt
5 1 (1.03%) gulp
5 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.03%) NUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.37%) Retail
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
5 2 (2.06%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (47.42%) Developer
2 12 (12.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (10.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (9.28%) UI Developer
5 8 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Angular Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Architect
6 7 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.22%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (7.22%) HTML Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Web UI Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Scala Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.33%) HTML
2 32 (32.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 31 (31.96%) CSS
4 21 (21.65%) Web Services
5 20 (20.62%) HTML5
6 18 (18.56%) CSS3
6 18 (18.56%) XML
7 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.53%) jQuery
7 17 (17.53%) Node.js
8 13 (13.40%) .NET
8 13 (13.40%) React
9 8 (8.25%) JSON
9 8 (8.25%) Sass
10 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (7.22%) Django
10 7 (7.22%) Flask
10 7 (7.22%) REST
10 7 (7.22%) RESTful
11 5 (5.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Social Media
2 10 (10.31%) User Experience
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Blog
5 5 (5.15%) Fintech
6 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.06%) Social Network
7 2 (2.06%) W3C
8 1 (1.03%) Animation
8 1 (1.03%) BYOD
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.03%) EPoS
8 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.03%) Life Science
8 1 (1.03%) LIMS
8 1 (1.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Debian
4 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.53%) Scrum
3 16 (16.49%) DevOps
4 14 (14.43%) TDD
5 13 (13.40%) Workflow
6 11 (11.34%) Analytics
6 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.34%) Web Development
7 9 (9.28%) MVC
7 9 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (9.28%) SEO
8 8 (8.25%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) BDD
9 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.22%) Machine Learning
9 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
10 6 (6.19%) High Availability
10 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.43%) Python
3 13 (13.40%) SQL
4 12 (12.37%) C#
4 12 (12.37%) PHP
5 11 (11.34%) Java
6 7 (7.22%) Scala
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby
8 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.03%) ES6
10 1 (1.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) MBA
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.03%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Facebook
2 14 (14.43%) Google
3 12 (12.37%) ServiceNow
4 7 (7.22%) Adobe
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.03%) Brandwatch
8 1 (1.03%) Crimson Hexagon
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Kony
8 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.03%) RedGate
8 1 (1.03%) Selligent
8 1 (1.03%) Spredfast
8 1 (1.03%) Talend
8 1 (1.03%) Temenos
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