The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
Rank - 133 145
Contract jobs citing Twitter 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year - +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1030 1138 1204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.33% 39.69% 38.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 730 711
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 72 68
Median hourly rate £38.50 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.50% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.25 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.34 £44.46
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 South West

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

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in the South West

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South West region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) RedGate
1 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) RedGate
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook