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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 155 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -9
Contract jobs citing Blog 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.034% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.089% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £265 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £240 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £396 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 - -
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
1311 2237 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.24% 38.35% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 1781 1656
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.84 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £51.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Blog.

1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bower
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Assistant Buyer
3 1 (12.50%) Buyer
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Officer
3 1 (12.50%) CSS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Drools
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Sage