Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 703 740 647
Rank change year-on-year +37 -93 -51
Contract jobs citing Twitter 139 165 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 121 140
UK median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £191 £198 £248
90th Percentile £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
UK median hourly rate £72.89 £55.66 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.97% +430.05% -67.19%
10th Percentile £43.87 £13.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £120.47 £59.31 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.39 £59.31 £10.00
% change year-on-year +18.68% +493.10% -68.75%

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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41664 49061 50464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.76% 44.57% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25446 30074 29066
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £219
90th Percentile £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1628 2193
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.36 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.54% +2.94% +3.03%

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Top 15 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 20 July 2017. 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 +22 112 £325 -12.75% 206
UK excluding London +56 83 £350 - 171
London +19 56 £375 -4.76% 38
South East +41 29 £328 -12.67% 22
Scotland +57 21 £375 +5.63% 3
North of England +46 9 £295 -15.71% 71
Midlands +26 9 £315 -33.68% 47
East Midlands +1 9 £315 -37.00% 32
North West +15 5 £300 - 42
South West -2 5 £328 +0.77% 18
Northern Ireland - 5 £350 -
East of England -7 4 £313 -15.54% 10
Yorkshire +31 3 - - 28
Wales +3 1 - -
North East - 1 £161 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for Twitter.

1 65 (46.76%) HTML
1 65 (46.76%) JavaScript
2 55 (39.57%) CSS
3 44 (31.65%) Google
3 44 (31.65%) Facebook
4 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (26.62%) HTML5
6 33 (23.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 32 (23.02%) AngularJS
8 30 (21.58%) CSS3
9 28 (20.14%) Marketing
10 27 (19.42%) jQuery
11 26 (18.71%) Java
12 25 (17.99%) Social Media
13 23 (16.55%) .NET
14 22 (15.83%) SQL
15 20 (14.39%) Python
15 20 (14.39%) User Experience
16 19 (13.67%) C#
17 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.23%) Retail
18 17 (12.23%) DevOps
19 16 (11.51%) Analytics
19 16 (11.51%) PHP
19 16 (11.51%) Web Services
20 15 (10.79%) XML
20 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
20 15 (10.79%) MVC
20 15 (10.79%) Finance
20 15 (10.79%) Git (software)

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 (7.91%) CMS
2 10 (7.19%) Facebook Platform
3 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.60%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.88%) Drupal
5 3 (2.16%) nginx
5 3 (2.16%) WordPress
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.72%) Kentico
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.44%) InVision
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) Sprinklr
2 3 (2.16%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.44%) Radian6
4 1 (0.72%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.04%) GitHub
3 5 (3.60%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.16%) Slack
5 2 (1.44%) AdSense
5 2 (1.44%) AdWords
5 2 (1.44%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.72%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Office 365
6 1 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Taleo
6 1 (0.72%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Skype
2 6 (4.32%) LDAP
3 4 (2.88%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) 4G
4 2 (1.44%) SMS
4 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.72%) CTI
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) VoIP
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.47%) Big Data
4 5 (3.60%) MySQL
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.44%) DB2
6 2 (1.44%) KDB
6 2 (1.44%) Kdb+
6 2 (1.44%) Power BI
6 2 (1.44%) Redis
6 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.47%) Selenium
4 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.16%) Grunt
5 3 (2.16%) Subversion
6 2 (1.44%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.44%) gulp
6 2 (1.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
7 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.72%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 28 (20.14%) Marketing
2 17 (12.23%) Retail
3 15 (10.79%) Finance
4 6 (4.32%) Publishing
5 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.88%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (2.88%) Electronics
7 3 (2.16%) Advertising
7 3 (2.16%) Automotive
7 3 (2.16%) Banking
8 2 (1.44%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (49.64%) Developer
2 16 (11.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (10.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (8.63%) UI Developer
5 11 (7.91%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.91%) Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) HTML Developer
6 9 (6.47%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.76%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Angular Developer
8 7 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Social Media Manager
9 6 (4.32%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.60%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Web UI Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.76%) HTML
2 55 (39.57%) CSS
3 37 (26.62%) HTML5
4 33 (23.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 32 (23.02%) AngularJS
6 30 (21.58%) CSS3
7 27 (19.42%) jQuery
8 23 (16.55%) .NET
9 16 (11.51%) Web Services
10 15 (10.79%) XML
11 14 (10.07%) JSON
11 14 (10.07%) Node.js
12 12 (8.63%) React
13 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET
14 8 (5.76%) Django
14 8 (5.76%) Flask
14 8 (5.76%) Sass
15 7 (5.04%) .NET Framework
15 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (4.32%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Social Media
2 20 (14.39%) User Experience
3 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Blog
4 6 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.16%) Fintech
6 3 (2.16%) Life Science
7 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.44%) Social Network
8 1 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) RIA
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Linux
2 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.32%) Windows
3 4 (2.88%) Android
4 3 (2.16%) Unix
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.23%) DevOps
3 16 (11.51%) Analytics
4 15 (10.79%) Front End Development
4 15 (10.79%) MVC
5 14 (10.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (7.91%) Scrum
6 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
7 10 (7.19%) Machine Learning
7 10 (7.19%) Project Management
7 10 (7.19%) TDD
7 10 (7.19%) Wireframes
8 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.47%) CRM
8 9 (6.47%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (6.47%) Web Design
9 8 (5.76%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.04%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.76%) JavaScript
2 26 (18.71%) Java
3 22 (15.83%) SQL
4 20 (14.39%) Python
5 19 (13.67%) C#
6 16 (11.51%) PHP
7 6 (4.32%) Ruby
8 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) ES6
10 2 (1.44%) Perl
10 2 (1.44%) R
11 1 (0.72%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.72%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.16%) Degree
1 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) ISEB
2 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.72%) EMIR
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (31.65%) Facebook
1 44 (31.65%) Google
2 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.47%) Adobe
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 6 (4.32%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.88%) Avaya
6 3 (2.16%) Red Box
6 3 (2.16%) RedGate
6 3 (2.16%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.72%) Avature
8 1 (0.72%) comScore
8 1 (0.72%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.72%) Pardot
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Sybase
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) Talend
8 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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