Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 543 714 720
Rank change year-on-year +171 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing Twitter 66 131 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 108 122
Median daily rate £350 £410 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.56% -0.36%
10th Percentile £209 £250 £100
90th Percentile £514 £599 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -23.91% -66.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -76.67% +10.47%

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 19,196 38,086 41,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 42.33% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,367 23,652 25,807
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £250
90th Percentile £657 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 840 1,311 1,480
Median hourly rate £20.93 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +9.38% -3.03%

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Twitter.

Daily rate trend for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Twitter over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Twitter.

Hourly rate trend for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Top 13 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 5 June 2020. 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 +189 62 £350 -12.50% 96
UK excluding London +178 45 £350 -6.67% 95
London +115 20 £425 -15.00% 16
South West +69 16 £330 +26.92% 6
North of England +95 12 £363 +17.89% 24
North West +60 11 £363 +25.00% 12
South East +127 7 £375 -6.25% 19
Midlands +62 7 £350 -6.67% 16
West Midlands +62 4 £363 -9.38% 14
Scotland +42 3 £388 +19.23% 12
East Midlands +41 3 £350 +6.87% 2
Work from Home +3 3 £513 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +62 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Twitter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Twitter.

1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Hudson
5 12 (18.18%) Office 365
5 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.67%) Facebook
7 10 (15.15%) Google
7 10 (15.15%) HTML
8 9 (13.64%) CSS
8 9 (13.64%) MVC
8 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
9 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (12.12%) Migration
9 8 (12.12%) Scrum
9 8 (12.12%) VMware
9 8 (12.12%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (10.61%) Java
10 7 (10.61%) Finance
10 7 (10.61%) Spring
10 7 (10.61%) Social Media
10 7 (10.61%) RESTful
10 7 (10.61%) SDLC
10 7 (10.61%) Front End Development
10 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
10 7 (10.61%) Instagram
11 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016

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 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.03%) WordPress
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Headless CMS
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) AdWords
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Apigee
3 1 (1.52%) AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.52%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) Google Docs
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Kong
3 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) WhatsApp
3 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) DHCP
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) MPLS
3 2 (3.03%) Skype
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.52%) DSL
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.52%) SMS
4 1 (1.52%) SMTP
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) VLAN
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Hudson
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) webpack
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Gradle
6 1 (1.52%) Grunt
6 1 (1.52%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.52%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.52%) TestCafe
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.03%) German Language
5 2 (3.03%) Japanese Language
5 2 (3.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (9.09%) Consultant
2 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support
4 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Clinical Coder
5 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) React Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Administrator
6 2 (3.03%) Social Media Coordinator
6 2 (3.03%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) CSS
3 8 (12.12%) Web Services
4 7 (10.61%) RESTful
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 6 (9.09%) JSON
5 6 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 5 (7.58%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.06%) React
8 3 (4.55%) .NET
8 3 (4.55%) Node.js
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.03%) Enzyme
9 2 (3.03%) Jest
9 2 (3.03%) LDAP
9 2 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Social Media
2 5 (7.58%) NHS
2 5 (7.58%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Blog
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Photography
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.52%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) MVC
3 8 (12.12%) Migration
3 8 (12.12%) Scrum
3 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
4 7 (10.61%) Front End Development
4 7 (10.61%) SDLC
5 6 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (9.09%) Time Management
6 4 (6.06%) Copywriting
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Kanban
6 4 (6.06%) Line Management
6 4 (6.06%) Logistics
6 4 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) ES6
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.03%) ACSP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCITP
4 2 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.55%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) CASB
5 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Facebook
3 10 (15.15%) Google
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 7 (10.61%) Instagram
6 4 (6.06%) YouTube
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.52%) Draytek
9 1 (1.52%) Hootsuite
9 1 (1.52%) Huawei
9 1 (1.52%) Mitel
9 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Veeam
9 1 (1.52%) WatchGuard