The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 148 187 200
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +13
Contract jobs citing Blog 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £313 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -43.75%
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
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1257 1951 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.07% 38.76% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1522 1651
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the City of London region.

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Drools
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft