The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 71 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Blog 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £125 £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-15.64% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Blog
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
277 198 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.44% 22.97% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 136 123
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blog across the Bristol region.

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Blog
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Blog also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blog.

1 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
1 6 (50.00%) Twitter
1 6 (50.00%) Social Media
2 5 (41.67%) WordPress
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (33.33%) Adobe
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Facebook
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) WebEx
3 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (8.33%) Infographics
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Blog also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blog. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WebEx
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Communications Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Governance Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Commercial Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Infographics
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Twitter
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe
2 4 (33.33%) Facebook