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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 511 526 545
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Contract jobs citing Blog 58 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.093% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 25
Average daily rate
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£329 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £464 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £183 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -43.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 -
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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
16175 15201 16502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.12% 31.43% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9963 9543 9754
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 592 808
Average hourly rate £18.52 £18.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -25.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 42 £419 +15.51% 36
South East -21 10 £210 +31.25% 8
North West -5 4 £238 - 3
East of England -29 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £320 - 2
South West - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 43 (39.81%) Social Media
2 41 (37.96%) Marketing
3 30 (27.78%) Analytics
4 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.07%) HTML
5 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.52%) .NET
7 19 (17.59%) C#
7 19 (17.59%) CSS
7 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (16.67%) jQuery
9 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
9 17 (15.74%) Project Management
9 17 (15.74%) TDD
10 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 16 (14.81%) QA
11 15 (13.89%) HTML5
11 15 (13.89%) Publishing
12 14 (12.96%) Games
12 14 (12.96%) Finance
12 14 (12.96%) CRM
12 14 (12.96%) BDD
13 13 (12.04%) Degree
13 13 (12.04%) Online Games
13 13 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (12.04%) IBM Notes
13 13 (12.04%) Lotus
13 13 (12.04%) MVC
13 13 (12.04%) SEO
14 12 (11.11%) CMS

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 13 (12.04%) IBM Notes
2 12 (11.11%) CMS
3 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.63%) WordPress
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.70%) IIS
6 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.78%) Mule
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.85%) Lync
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) WebTrends
2 4 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.93%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) GitHub
2 4 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.85%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Intranet
1 4 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) DMZ
3 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) QlikView
3 9 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) NUnit
2 9 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.70%) MSTest
6 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (37.96%) Marketing
2 15 (13.89%) Publishing
3 14 (12.96%) Games
3 14 (12.96%) Finance
4 11 (10.19%) Danish Language
5 5 (4.63%) Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Legal
6 4 (3.70%) Electronics
7 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.78%) French Language
7 3 (2.78%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Local Government
8 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.93%) Retail
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Developer
2 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (7.41%) Web Developer
3 8 (7.41%) Consultant
4 7 (6.48%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Designer
6 5 (4.63%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Content Editor
7 4 (3.70%) Copywriter
7 4 (3.70%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Content Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Architect
9 2 (1.85%) Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.07%) HTML
2 20 (18.52%) .NET
3 19 (17.59%) CSS
4 18 (16.67%) jQuery
5 15 (13.89%) HTML5
6 10 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.33%) NHibernate
7 9 (8.33%) WPF
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.48%) CSS3
9 6 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (5.56%) REST
10 5 (4.63%) LAMP
11 4 (3.70%) Spring
11 4 (3.70%) WCF
11 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.81%) Social Media
2 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.04%) Online Games
4 11 (10.19%) New Media
5 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.33%) Copywriting
6 7 (6.48%) User Experience
7 4 (3.70%) Open Source
8 3 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.78%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.78%) Podcast
8 3 (2.78%) Xbox
9 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.85%) Social Network
9 2 (1.85%) DTV
9 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.93%) Arduino
10 1 (0.93%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) CentOS
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Analytics
2 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) TDD
3 17 (15.74%) Project Management
4 14 (12.96%) CRM
4 14 (12.96%) BDD
5 13 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (12.04%) MVC
5 13 (12.04%) SEO
6 12 (11.11%) Scrum
6 12 (11.11%) Online Marketing
7 11 (10.19%) Marketing Strategy
8 9 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (8.33%) CQRS
9 8 (7.41%) Content Management
9 8 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.48%) Web Development
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) C#
2 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.19%) PHP
4 9 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (3.70%) F#
5 4 (3.70%) SQL
5 4 (3.70%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) MCSE
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.85%) YUM
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Lotus
3 11 (10.19%) Facebook
3 11 (10.19%) Twitter
4 6 (5.56%) Google
5 4 (3.70%) Adobe
6 3 (2.78%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.85%) Zend
7 2 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) Omniture
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Sony
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.93%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.93%) Vignette
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