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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
UK / England
Rank 509 568 546
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -22
Contract jobs citing Blog 64 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.088% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 26
Median daily rate £450 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £166 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £321 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -24.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £72.89 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 - -

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
13011 14865 14548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.13% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8433 9736 9095
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 540 602
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Blog
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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 48 £463 +85.00% 11
South West +13 4 £318 +72.69% 2
North West - 4 £434 - 3
South East +22 3 - - 7
Yorkshire +9 2 £323 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Blog.

1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
3 30 (27.03%) TDD
3 30 (27.03%) Scrum
4 28 (25.23%) Social Media
5 26 (23.42%) HTML
6 25 (22.52%) BDD
7 22 (19.82%) CSS
7 22 (19.82%) User Experience
8 21 (18.92%) C#
8 21 (18.92%) .NET
9 20 (18.02%) Ruby
10 19 (17.12%) DevOps
11 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 18 (16.22%) Scala
12 17 (15.32%) GitHub
13 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (14.41%) Node.js
13 16 (14.41%) Web Development
13 16 (14.41%) QA
13 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
13 16 (14.41%) MVC
14 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.51%) Java
14 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (12.61%) CQRS
15 14 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (11.71%) jQuery

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.50%) CMS
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) WordPress
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.90%) CICS
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.90%) InDesign
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.90%) Radian6
1 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) GitHub
2 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (9.91%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.50%) SaaS
6 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.80%) Office 365
7 2 (1.80%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.80%) PaaS
8 1 (0.90%) AdWords
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.90%) IaaS
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) Hadoop
2 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.80%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) HBase
6 1 (0.90%) Impala
6 1 (0.90%) Redis
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) TeamCity
2 11 (9.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.60%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (1.80%) Ant
6 2 (1.80%) Bower
6 2 (1.80%) Grunt
6 2 (1.80%) gulp
6 2 (1.80%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.80%) NUnit
6 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.80%) webpack
7 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) Moq
7 1 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (9.91%) Marketing
2 7 (6.31%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Publishing
4 4 (3.60%) Advertising
5 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Developer
2 13 (11.71%) C# Developer
2 13 (11.71%) Senior Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Azure Developer
4 9 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (6.31%) AWS Developer
6 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) Copywriter
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Digital Copywriter
7 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Digital Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Head of Social Media
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) HTML
2 22 (19.82%) CSS
3 21 (18.92%) .NET
4 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET
5 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (14.41%) Node.js
6 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (11.71%) jQuery
8 11 (9.91%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (9.01%) Ember.js
9 10 (9.01%) React
10 9 (8.11%) CSS3
10 9 (8.11%) HTML5
11 8 (7.21%) Ajax
11 8 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.21%) Web Services
12 5 (4.50%) Redux
13 4 (3.60%) JSON
13 4 (3.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Social Media
2 22 (19.82%) User Experience
3 11 (9.91%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) iPad
6 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.80%) Podcast
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.90%) iSeries
7 1 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) LIMS
7 1 (0.90%) Social Network
7 1 (0.90%) Tandem
7 1 (0.90%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
1 6 (5.41%) Mac OS
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.03%) Scrum
2 30 (27.03%) TDD
3 25 (22.52%) BDD
4 19 (17.12%) DevOps
5 16 (14.41%) MVC
5 16 (14.41%) Web Development
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.61%) CQRS
8 13 (11.71%) Microservices
9 12 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (10.81%) Kanban
10 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.01%) Analytics
11 10 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.01%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (9.01%) High Availability
11 10 (9.01%) User Stories
12 8 (7.21%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (18.92%) C#
3 20 (18.02%) Ruby
4 18 (16.22%) Scala
5 15 (13.51%) Java
6 9 (8.11%) SQL
7 8 (7.21%) Python
8 7 (6.31%) PHP
9 5 (4.50%) Go
10 3 (2.70%) C
10 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) COBOL
11 1 (0.90%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.80%) CISSP
5 1 (0.90%) CEH
5 1 (0.90%) CISA
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
5 1 (0.90%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.90%) CRISC
5 1 (0.90%) MBA
5 1 (0.90%) MCAD
5 1 (0.90%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) MCSD
5 1 (0.90%) MCTS
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) VCAP
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) HDFS
1 1 (0.90%) vCloud
1 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.90%) Oozie
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) Terraform
3 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Adobe
2 6 (5.41%) Twitter
3 4 (3.60%) Google
4 2 (1.80%) Facebook
4 2 (1.80%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) Sage
4 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.90%) New Relic
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Zend