The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 83 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing Blog 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.98% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £386 £258
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
339 307 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.43% 25.29% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 183 90
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared