The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Twitter
England / North West
Rank 121 151 134
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17  
Contract jobs citing Twitter 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.54% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £308 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.60% +23.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year - +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.39 £40.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +75.97% +300.00%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1077 1660 1612
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.10% 43.24% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 902 788
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 115 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in the North West

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Twitter in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Twitter in the North West

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +12 5 £525 +61.53% 12
Cheshire - 2 £323 - 15
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) RESTful
4 6 (46.15%) Scala
4 6 (46.15%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (38.46%) ServiceNow
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
6 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (30.77%) SDLC
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) XSLT

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.69%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Spark SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Scala Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Kafka
7 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) High Availability
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Android Development
7 1 (7.69%) Data Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) Scala
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Talend
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