The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 95 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing Twitter 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 1.08% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £59.31 -
% change year-on-year -75.55% -  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 640 738 686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.85% 41.77% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 409 368
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (50.00%) ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Automotive
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics

Twitter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft