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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 580 506
Rank change year-on-year +55 -74  
Contract jobs citing Twitter 79 73 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 84
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £552 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £70.39 £9.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +682.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.39 - £10.00

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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20357 24677 25667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.92% 44.16% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12499 15143 14590
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 809 1111
Median hourly rate £17.64 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Twitter in the UK

Twitter
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 April 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
England +38 66 £343 -2.14% 246
London +26 35 £410 +26.15% 40
South East +32 20 £325 -7.14% 25
Berkshire +36 12 £328 +118.33% 7
City of London +14 11 £200 -38.46% 7
Scotland +36 10 £375 +1.35% 2
Hampshire - 6 - -
Newbury - 6 £315 - 3
Farnborough - 6 - -
Glasgow +5 5 £373 +148.33% 2
Edinburgh +16 4 £475 +23.37%
East Midlands -6 4 £324 +57.92% 52
South West +9 3 £328 -6.42% 7
Northern Ireland - 3 £350 -
County Antrim - 3 £350 -
Belfast - 3 £350 -
North West +21 2 £305 +1.66% 42
Surrey +6 2 £303 -6.92% 5
Gloucestershire - 2 £328 - 2
East of England - 2 £250 - 9
Cambridgeshire - 2 £250 - 9
Reading - 2 - - 4
Cambridge - 2 £250 - 3
Nottingham - 2 £343 - 9
Nottinghamshire - 2 £343 - 11
Cirencester - 2 £328 -
Manchester +5 1 - - 15
Slough +4 1 £450 +200.00%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £305 - 10

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 64 (47.41%) HTML
3 51 (37.78%) CSS
4 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (31.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 38 (28.15%) Facebook
7 31 (22.96%) HTML5
8 29 (21.48%) AngularJS
9 27 (20.00%) CSS3
10 25 (18.52%) jQuery
11 24 (17.78%) XML
12 22 (16.30%) Web Services
12 22 (16.30%) .NET
12 22 (16.30%) Social Media
13 21 (15.56%) Google
14 19 (14.07%) C#
14 19 (14.07%) SQL
14 19 (14.07%) Linux
15 18 (13.33%) Node.js
16 17 (12.59%) DevOps
16 17 (12.59%) Python
17 16 (11.85%) Java
17 16 (11.85%) Scrum
17 16 (11.85%) User Experience
18 15 (11.11%) Marketing
18 15 (11.11%) JSON
18 15 (11.11%) MVC
19 14 (10.37%) PHP
19 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
19 14 (10.37%) Microsoft

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 10 (7.41%) Facebook Platform
2 7 (5.19%) CMS
3 5 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.70%) WordPress
4 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.48%) Confluence
5 2 (1.48%) Moodle
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.74%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.44%) GitHub
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Slack
3 1 (0.74%) AdWords
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) LDAP
2 7 (5.19%) Skype
3 5 (3.70%) HTTP
4 4 (2.96%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) 4G
5 1 (0.74%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.74%) VoIP
5 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) MySQL
3 9 (6.67%) Big Data
4 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.48%) KDB
7 2 (1.48%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.67%) Selenium
2 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.96%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 4 (2.96%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (2.96%) Subversion
5 3 (2.22%) JUnit
5 3 (2.22%) PhantomJS
5 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.48%) Babel
6 2 (1.48%) Grunt
6 2 (1.48%) Hudson
7 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) gulp
7 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.74%) Phabricator
7 1 (0.74%) Sublime Text
General
1 15 (11.11%) Marketing
2 13 (9.63%) Finance
3 12 (8.89%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Advertising
5 3 (2.22%) Automotive
6 2 (1.48%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (48.15%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Angular Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Architect
8 7 (5.19%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (5.19%) HTML Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Scala Software Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (47.41%) HTML
2 51 (37.78%) CSS
3 42 (31.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 31 (22.96%) HTML5
5 29 (21.48%) AngularJS
6 27 (20.00%) CSS3
7 25 (18.52%) jQuery
8 24 (17.78%) XML
9 22 (16.30%) .NET
9 22 (16.30%) Web Services
10 18 (13.33%) Node.js
11 15 (11.11%) JSON
12 12 (8.89%) React
13 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET
14 8 (5.93%) Django
14 8 (5.93%) Flask
14 8 (5.93%) RESTful
15 7 (5.19%) REST
16 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (3.70%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Social Media
2 16 (11.85%) User Experience
3 8 (5.93%) Fintech
4 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.44%) Blog
5 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.48%) Life Science
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Social Network
7 2 (1.48%) W3C
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Animation
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) LIMS
8 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.07%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Debian
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.59%) DevOps
3 16 (11.85%) Scrum
4 15 (11.11%) MVC
5 14 (10.37%) Front End Development
5 14 (10.37%) TDD
6 13 (9.63%) Workflow
7 12 (8.89%) CRM
8 11 (8.15%) Analytics
8 11 (8.15%) Visualisation
9 10 (7.41%) Project Management
10 9 (6.67%) OO
10 9 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (6.67%) SEO
10 9 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.67%) Web Development
11 8 (5.93%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (5.93%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (5.93%) Machine Learning
11 8 (5.93%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 19 (14.07%) C#
2 19 (14.07%) SQL
3 17 (12.59%) Python
4 16 (11.85%) Java
5 14 (10.37%) PHP
6 7 (5.19%) Scala
7 5 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.96%) ES6
8 4 (2.96%) Ruby
9 3 (2.22%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.22%) Perl
9 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) MBA
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.74%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (28.15%) Facebook
2 21 (15.56%) Google
3 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.89%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.44%) Adobe
6 4 (2.96%) Avaya
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle
7 3 (2.22%) Red Box
8 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.74%) Avature
9 1 (0.74%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.74%) RedGate
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Selligent
9 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.74%) Sybase
9 1 (0.74%) Symantec
9 1 (0.74%) Talend
9 1 (0.74%) Yahoo!
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