Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 - 211
Rank change year-on-year - +211 -33
Contract jobs citing Twitter 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% - 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £325 - £230
England median daily rate £353 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% -8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £93.09 £95.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year -2.01% +82.69% +220.00%

Twitter is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 2,403 2,143 2,880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.04% 44.82% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,267 1,543
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £208 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 93 90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.80 £10.23
90th Percentile £29.85 £47.05 £25.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 13 November 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
Shropshire - 10 £360 -
Coventry - 3 £300 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £330 - 7
Staffordshire - 1 £300 - 7
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 1
Twitter
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 13 (81.25%) User Experience
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
2 12 (75.00%) HTML5
2 12 (75.00%) CSS3
2 12 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (68.75%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (68.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
3 11 (68.75%) Zurb Foundation
3 11 (68.75%) iOS SDK
3 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
3 11 (68.75%) Android
3 11 (68.75%) JSON
3 11 (68.75%) Xcode
3 11 (68.75%) Objective-C
3 11 (68.75%) Web Design
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Mobile Development
3 11 (68.75%) Xamarin
3 11 (68.75%) Apple Swift
3 11 (68.75%) HockeyApp
4 10 (62.50%) SOLID
4 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) OO

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%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) SQLite
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
3 5 (31.25%) Hudson
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Applications Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
4 1 (6.25%) Research Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.25%) UX Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) CSS3
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) HTML5
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
1 12 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (68.75%) iOS SDK
2 11 (68.75%) JSON
2 11 (68.75%) KnockoutJS
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%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) User Experience
2 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
3 10 (62.50%) iPhone
3 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Android
1 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Mobile Development
1 11 (68.75%) Responsive Web Design
1 11 (68.75%) Web Design
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
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
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) A/B Testing
9 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Apple Swift
2 11 (68.75%) Objective-C
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Xamarin
2 10 (62.50%) Apple
3 9 (56.25%) Atlassian
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Adobe
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Omniture