Period
to 23 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 February 2019 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 186 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +180
Contract jobs citing Twitter 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.021% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £368 - -
England median daily rate £410 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +12.33% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.18 £30.25 £47.70
% change year-on-year -29.98% -36.58% +138.48%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,216 2,047 2,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.62% 42.85% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 1,225 1,306
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -
10th Percentile £225 £209 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 78 94
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +6.17% -8.68%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.56 £10.61
90th Percentile £35.75 £48.75 £29.43
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Twitter
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Twitter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Twitter in the West Midlands

Twitter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Twitter in the West Midlands

Twitter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Twitter in the West Midlands

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Shropshire - 10 £360 - 1
Birmingham +18 6 £375 - 27
Twitter
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Twitter.

1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Xcode
2 11 (68.75%) Objective-C
2 11 (68.75%) Web Design
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) JSON
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) Android
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
2 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
2 11 (68.75%) iOS SDK
2 11 (68.75%) CSS3
2 11 (68.75%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (68.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (68.75%) Xamarin
2 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
2 11 (68.75%) Zurb Foundation
2 11 (68.75%) Mobile Development
2 11 (68.75%) Apple Swift
2 11 (68.75%) HockeyApp
3 10 (62.50%) SOLID
3 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
3 10 (62.50%) User Experience
3 10 (62.50%) MVVM
3 10 (62.50%) UX Design
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure

Twitter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Xcode
2 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Applications Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS3
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
2 11 (68.75%) iOS SDK
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) JSON
2 11 (68.75%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (68.75%) Zurb Foundation
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) Android SDK
4 9 (56.25%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) J2ME
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
2 10 (62.50%) iPhone
2 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
2 10 (62.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Android
1 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Mobile Development
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
1 11 (68.75%) Responsive Web Design
1 11 (68.75%) Web Design
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (62.50%) MVVM
2 10 (62.50%) OO
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
2 10 (62.50%) SOLID
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) UX Design
3 9 (56.25%) SDLC
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 7 (43.75%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Apple Swift
2 11 (68.75%) Objective-C
3 10 (62.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) HockeyApp
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Xamarin
2 10 (62.50%) Apple
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) VMware