The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 505 499 526
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing Blog 61 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.086% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-63.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12768 12453 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.73% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7803 7688 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 544 721
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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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 31 July 2014.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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

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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 31 July 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
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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 +46 48 £375 -17.12% 20
South East -8 11 £125 -24.24% 6
Yorkshire - 2 £290 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (39.25%) Marketing
2 33 (30.84%) Social Media
3 24 (22.43%) HTML
4 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.50%) jQuery
5 21 (19.63%) CSS
6 20 (18.69%) Analytics
7 19 (17.76%) .NET
7 19 (17.76%) TDD
8 18 (16.82%) C#
9 17 (15.89%) PHP
9 17 (15.89%) Project Management
9 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (14.95%) MVC
10 16 (14.95%) Finance
10 16 (14.95%) CRM
10 16 (14.95%) QA
11 14 (13.08%) Java
11 14 (13.08%) Games
11 14 (13.08%) Twitter
12 13 (12.15%) IBM Notes
12 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
12 13 (12.15%) Lotus
12 13 (12.15%) Online Games
12 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (12.15%) Degree
12 13 (12.15%) Online Marketing
13 12 (11.21%) HTML5
13 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.15%) IBM Notes
1 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.41%) CMS
2 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.61%) WordPress
4 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.67%) IIS
4 5 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.74%) Lync
6 3 (2.80%) Mule
7 2 (1.87%) Drupal
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) SaaS
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.67%) GitHub
3 3 (2.80%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.87%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Intranet
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) MySQL
2 11 (10.28%) QlikView
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.87%) RSpec
4 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.87%) WATIR
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.93%) JMeter
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.93%) Gradle
General
1 42 (39.25%) Marketing
2 16 (14.95%) Finance
3 14 (13.08%) Games
4 11 (10.28%) Danish Language
5 10 (9.35%) Publishing
6 9 (8.41%) Banking
7 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
7 7 (6.54%) Spanish Language
8 6 (5.61%) French Language
9 5 (4.67%) Legal
10 4 (3.74%) Electronics
10 4 (3.74%) Financial Institution
11 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
12 2 (1.87%) Advertising
12 2 (1.87%) Retail
12 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
12 2 (1.87%) Local Government
12 2 (1.87%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (28.97%) Developer
2 11 (10.28%) Web Developer
2 11 (10.28%) C# Developer
3 10 (9.35%) Consultant
4 9 (8.41%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (4.67%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Content Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.74%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) HTML
2 23 (21.50%) jQuery
3 21 (19.63%) CSS
4 19 (17.76%) .NET
5 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.21%) HTML5
6 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.48%) REST
7 8 (7.48%) CSS3
8 7 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (5.61%) Ajax
9 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.67%) Spring
10 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.67%) WCF
10 5 (4.67%) LAMP
10 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Social Media
2 13 (12.15%) Online Games
3 11 (10.28%) New Media
4 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.61%) Copywriting
6 5 (4.67%) Open Source
6 5 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (4.67%) Xbox
7 4 (3.74%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.87%) Social Network
9 2 (1.87%) DTV
10 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.93%) BBC
10 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.93%) Equities
10 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.93%) Psychology
10 1 (0.93%) Podcast
10 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) UNIX
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) Analytics
2 19 (17.76%) TDD
3 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.89%) Project Management
4 16 (14.95%) MVC
4 16 (14.95%) CRM
5 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (12.15%) Online Marketing
6 11 (10.28%) BDD
6 11 (10.28%) Marketing Strategy
6 11 (10.28%) Scrum
7 10 (9.35%) Web Development
7 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.41%) SEO
8 9 (8.41%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.48%) Workflow
10 7 (6.54%) Content Management
10 7 (6.54%) Pair Programming
10 7 (6.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.82%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) PHP
4 14 (13.08%) Java
5 9 (8.41%) Ruby
6 6 (5.61%) Python
7 5 (4.67%) C++
8 4 (3.74%) Delphi
9 3 (2.80%) SQL
10 2 (1.87%) PHP5
10 2 (1.87%) PHP4
10 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.87%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MCTS
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.87%) YUM
2 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.08%) Twitter
3 13 (12.15%) Lotus
4 8 (7.48%) Facebook
5 5 (4.67%) Google
6 4 (3.74%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle
7 2 (1.87%) SAP
7 2 (1.87%) Siebel
7 2 (1.87%) Zend
7 2 (1.87%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.93%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.93%) Vignette
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Sony
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