The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 556 509 522
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Contract jobs citing Blog 41 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 20
Average daily rate
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£401 £350 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £137 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £155 £440
% change year-on-year
+158.06% -64.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £27.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.25
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in England

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in England

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in England

Blog
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 25 £415 +10.66% 26
South East -13 13 £400 +220.00% 3
Yorkshire -26 2 £550 +89.65% 9
South West - 1 - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Marketing
3 24 (31.58%) Scrum
4 20 (26.32%) Social Media
5 18 (23.68%) HTML
5 18 (23.68%) TDD
6 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 15 (19.74%) Twitter
8 14 (18.42%) QA
8 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (17.11%) JSON
9 13 (17.11%) Facebook
9 13 (17.11%) Content Management
10 12 (15.79%) CSS
11 11 (14.47%) Analytics
11 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
12 10 (13.16%) Kanban
12 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
12 10 (13.16%) PHP
12 10 (13.16%) Java
12 10 (13.16%) Pair Programming
13 9 (11.84%) Spring
13 9 (11.84%) MVC
13 9 (11.84%) SEO
13 9 (11.84%) Adobe
13 9 (11.84%) Magento
13 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
14 8 (10.53%) REST
14 8 (10.53%) HTML5
14 8 (10.53%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (9.21%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) WordPress
2 6 (7.89%) Node.js
3 4 (5.26%) nginx
3 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.26%) Mule
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
6 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Documentum
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project
5 1 (1.32%) MS Office
5 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) Radian6
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) Yammer
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Intranet
2 3 (3.95%) DWDM
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) Big Data
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) MarkLogic
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Hudson
5 3 (3.95%) Maven
5 3 (3.95%) JUnit
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.63%) Log4j
6 2 (2.63%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) Behat
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) TestNG
7 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.89%) Marketing
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Publishing
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 5 (6.58%) Local Government
5 4 (5.26%) Advertising
5 4 (5.26%) Automotive
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.63%) Interactive Media
8 1 (1.32%) Electronics
8 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Developer
2 7 (9.21%) Architect
2 7 (9.21%) Consultant
3 6 (7.89%) Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) PHP Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.26%) Magento Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Designer
6 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Java Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) HTML
2 13 (17.11%) JSON
3 12 (15.79%) CSS
4 9 (11.84%) Spring
5 8 (10.53%) HTML5
5 8 (10.53%) REST
6 6 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (7.89%) jQuery
6 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.58%) Web Services
7 5 (6.58%) XML
7 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 4 (5.26%) CSS3
9 3 (3.95%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (3.95%) RESTful
9 3 (3.95%) Lucene
10 2 (2.63%) LAMP
10 2 (2.63%) Ajax
10 2 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Social Media
2 7 (9.21%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.26%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) Wiki
6 2 (2.63%) NHS
6 2 (2.63%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.63%) Animation
7 1 (1.32%) Photography
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) New Media
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.32%) DTV
7 1 (1.32%) Podcast
7 1 (1.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Scrum
3 18 (23.68%) TDD
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) Content Management
6 11 (14.47%) Analytics
7 10 (13.16%) Kanban
7 10 (13.16%) Pair Programming
7 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.84%) MVC
8 9 (11.84%) SEO
9 8 (10.53%) OO
9 8 (10.53%) BDD
10 7 (9.21%) Open Source
10 7 (9.21%) Project Management
11 6 (7.89%) SOA
11 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
11 6 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (7.89%) DevOps
11 6 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.16%) PHP
2 10 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (6.58%) C#
4 4 (5.26%) Groovy
4 4 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Puppet
1 3 (3.95%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Twitter
2 13 (17.11%) Facebook
3 9 (11.84%) Adobe
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.26%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.95%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.95%) Brocade
6 3 (3.95%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.32%) Planview
8 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.32%) Sysomos
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
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