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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 548 512 497
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -15
Contract jobs citing Blog 31 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.085% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £386 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +71.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £19.00
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 -17 20 £388 +10.71% 27
South East -18 5 £538 +24.63% 5
Yorkshire -11 4 £350 -
North West - 1 £425 - 4
South West - 1 - - 1
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.78%) HTML
3 24 (32.43%) Marketing
4 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 16 (21.62%) Social Media
6 14 (18.92%) Finance
6 14 (18.92%) .NET
6 14 (18.92%) CSS
7 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.22%) TDD
9 11 (14.86%) MVC
9 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.86%) C#
9 11 (14.86%) Twitter
9 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.51%) Facebook
10 10 (13.51%) BDD
10 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 10 (13.51%) User Experience
11 9 (12.16%) SQL
11 9 (12.16%) REST
11 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
11 9 (12.16%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (12.16%) WCF
12 8 (10.81%) QA
12 8 (10.81%) Degree
12 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.46%) Local Government
13 7 (9.46%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.46%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.46%) WordPress
2 4 (5.41%) Node.js
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.70%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) Documentum
5 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Radian6
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Yammer
3 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) Intranet
2 3 (4.05%) DWDM
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.41%) Fiddler
4 4 (5.41%) Grunt
5 3 (4.05%) Maven
5 3 (4.05%) NUnit
5 3 (4.05%) JUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.70%) Log4j
7 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.35%) Behat
7 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) TestNG
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 24 (32.43%) Marketing
2 14 (18.92%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Local Government
4 6 (8.11%) Publishing
5 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 3 (4.05%) Automotive
7 2 (2.70%) Retail
8 1 (1.35%) Electronics
8 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.35%) Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Czech Language
8 1 (1.35%) French Language
8 1 (1.35%) German Language
8 1 (1.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 8 (10.81%) Consultant
3 7 (9.46%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Mobile Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) CSS
3 9 (12.16%) REST
3 9 (12.16%) WCF
4 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.11%) jQuery
6 5 (6.76%) Spring
6 5 (6.76%) HTML5
6 5 (6.76%) WPF
7 4 (5.41%) JSON
7 4 (5.41%) Web Services
8 3 (4.05%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.05%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.05%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Social Media
2 10 (13.51%) User Experience
3 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Open Source
5 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.70%) Animation
6 2 (2.70%) Wiki
6 2 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.35%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.35%) DTV
7 1 (1.35%) Xbox
7 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.35%) New Media
7 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Scrum
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
4 11 (14.86%) MVC
4 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.51%) BDD
5 10 (13.51%) Project Management
6 9 (12.16%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.46%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) Change Management
9 5 (6.76%) Pair Programming
9 5 (6.76%) Kanban
9 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) Online Marketing
10 4 (5.41%) DevOps
10 4 (5.41%) Line Management
10 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 4 (5.41%) OO
10 4 (5.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.86%) C#
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) Python
5 6 (8.11%) Ruby
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) F#
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Twitter
3 10 (13.51%) Facebook
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
5 4 (5.41%) Adobe
6 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Brocade
6 3 (4.05%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Planview
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) Google
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.35%) Sysomos
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus
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