Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 713 678
Rank change year-on-year -30 -35 -48
Contract jobs citing Twitter 134 136 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 77 134
UK median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £155 £263 £151
90th Percentile £549 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £305
% change year-on-year -8.75% +31.15% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 11
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -28.57%
10th Percentile £14.85 £18.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.35 £57.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £20.15
% change year-on-year +45.00% -0.74% +3.33%

Twitter is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,512 43,374 46,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.16% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,214 26,564 27,417
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,358 1,645 1,936
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Twitter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Twitter over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Twitter over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 118 £365 - 425
UK excluding London +27 87 £365 -8.75% 352
South East +21 53 £365 -2.67% 76
London -59 43 £313 -15.54% 93
Scotland -24 11 £381 -1.61% 17
North of England +34 10 £328 -27.62% 147
North West +1 7 £328 -29.57% 89
East of England -8 6 £335 - 21
Midlands +15 4 £340 +25.93% 63
East Midlands +7 3 £340 +25.93% 34
Yorkshire +10 2 £308 -12.14% 52
North East +46 1 £328 +3.97% 6
South West -3 1 - - 24
Northern Ireland -24 1 £413 +3.13% 1
Wales - 1 £550 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 29

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Twitter.

1 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (47.01%) HTML
3 62 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 60 (44.78%) CSS
5 49 (36.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 47 (35.07%) AngularJS
7 46 (34.33%) HTML5
8 44 (32.84%) Facebook
9 41 (30.60%) Test Automation
10 39 (29.10%) Degree
11 38 (28.36%) BDD
11 38 (28.36%) Sass
12 37 (27.61%) Social Media
12 37 (27.61%) TDD
13 34 (25.37%) Computer Science
14 33 (24.63%) Scrum
15 32 (23.88%) Jasmine
15 32 (23.88%) Karma Test Runner
15 32 (23.88%) webpack
15 32 (23.88%) ES6
16 31 (23.13%) Front End Development
17 30 (22.39%) Marketing
18 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (21.64%) Computer Science Degree
19 28 (20.90%) ES7
19 28 (20.90%) Protractor
19 28 (20.90%) gulp
20 27 (20.15%) npm
20 27 (20.15%) Open Source
20 27 (20.15%) CRM

Twitter
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (8.21%) CMS
2 8 (5.97%) IIS
3 4 (2.99%) nginx
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.24%) Drupal
4 3 (2.24%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.75%) CICS
6 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.75%) SilverStripe
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) Photoshop
2 15 (11.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (5.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (5.22%) InDesign
5 3 (2.24%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.24%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Sprinklr
2 2 (1.49%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.15%) npm
2 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.22%) GitHub
4 6 (4.48%) IaaS
4 6 (4.48%) PaaS
5 5 (3.73%) Heroku
6 2 (1.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.75%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.75%) iTunes
7 1 (0.75%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.75%) Route 53
7 1 (0.75%) Slack
7 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) ATM
1 1 (0.75%) FCoE
1 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (0.75%) Firewall
1 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
1 1 (0.75%) LAN
1 1 (0.75%) Network Security
1 1 (0.75%) SMS
1 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.22%) MySQL
4 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.48%) OLAP
4 6 (4.48%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Big Data
7 2 (1.49%) DB2
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (23.88%) Jasmine
1 32 (23.88%) Karma Test Runner
1 32 (23.88%) webpack
2 28 (20.90%) gulp
2 28 (20.90%) Protractor
3 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.73%) PostCSS
5 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.49%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.49%) JIRA
6 2 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) Subversion
6 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Hudson
7 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.75%) WebPagetest
General
1 30 (22.39%) Marketing
2 18 (13.43%) Finance
3 9 (6.72%) Publishing
3 9 (6.72%) Retail
4 8 (5.97%) Banking
4 8 (5.97%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.24%) Advertising
6 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 3 (2.24%) Law
7 2 (1.49%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (47.76%) Developer
2 27 (20.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (16.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (7.46%) HTML Developer
5 8 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.22%) Designer
6 7 (5.22%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (5.22%) Social Media Manager
6 7 (5.22%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Angular Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Campaign Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) Graphic Designer
8 5 (3.73%) PHP Developer
9 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Junior
9 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (47.01%) HTML
2 60 (44.78%) CSS
3 49 (36.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 47 (35.07%) AngularJS
5 46 (34.33%) HTML5
6 38 (28.36%) Sass
7 17 (12.69%) .NET
8 15 (11.19%) CSS3
9 13 (9.70%) REST
10 12 (8.96%) React
11 11 (8.21%) jQuery
12 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET
13 8 (5.97%) Web Services
14 6 (4.48%) Angular 2
14 6 (4.48%) JSON
14 6 (4.48%) SOAP
15 5 (3.73%) Chai
15 5 (3.73%) Enzyme
15 5 (3.73%) Node.js
15 5 (3.73%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.61%) Social Media
2 34 (25.37%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.21%) User Experience
4 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.97%) Video Editing
6 7 (5.22%) Graphic Design
7 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.24%) Photography
10 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.49%) Life Science
11 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.75%) Blog
12 1 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.75%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Linux
2 5 (3.73%) Windows
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.24%) Unix
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) MVS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.60%) Test Automation
3 38 (28.36%) BDD
4 37 (27.61%) TDD
5 33 (24.63%) Scrum
6 31 (23.13%) Front End Development
7 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (20.15%) CRM
8 27 (20.15%) Open Source
9 15 (11.19%) Analytics
9 15 (11.19%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (10.45%) OO
11 13 (9.70%) Infographics
12 12 (8.96%) DevOps
13 11 (8.21%) MVC
13 11 (8.21%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.97%) Project Management
15 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
16 6 (4.48%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.88%) ES6
3 28 (20.90%) ES7
4 14 (10.45%) C#
5 13 (9.70%) SQL
6 9 (6.72%) PHP
6 9 (6.72%) Python
7 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.48%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.73%) Ruby
10 3 (2.24%) Java
10 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.49%) C++
11 2 (1.49%) Perl
11 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) C
12 1 (0.75%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.75%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 39 (29.10%) Degree
2 29 (21.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) PhD
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Puppet
1 2 (1.49%) SCOM
1 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (32.84%) Facebook
2 21 (15.67%) Google
3 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.46%) Adobe
5 6 (4.48%) VMware
6 4 (2.99%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.49%) Marketo
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle
7 2 (1.49%) Pardot
7 2 (1.49%) Sony
7 2 (1.49%) Sysomos
8 1 (0.75%) Brandwatch
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) Crimson Hexagon
8 1 (0.75%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Sophos
8 1 (0.75%) Spredfast
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO