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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
UK / England
Rank 533 546 533
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Blog 32 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 45
Median daily rate £330 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £162 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13507 15412 14863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.61% 33.11% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8713 9891 9457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 643 603
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -3 20 £355 -19.31% 13
South West +19 4 £450 +260.00%
East of England - 3 £133 - 1
East Midlands +2 2 £350 - 5
North West - 2 £255 - 4
South East +22 1 - - 6
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 43 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.83%) Scrum
4 30 (33.71%) TDD
5 28 (31.46%) BDD
6 22 (24.72%) Social Media
7 21 (23.60%) .NET
8 20 (22.47%) C#
8 20 (22.47%) HTML
8 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
9 19 (21.35%) GitHub
9 19 (21.35%) DevOps
9 19 (21.35%) User Experience
9 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (20.22%) Node.js
10 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
10 18 (20.22%) CSS
10 18 (20.22%) MVC
11 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
11 17 (19.10%) QA
11 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (19.10%) CQRS
12 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (17.98%) Ruby
12 16 (17.98%) Kanban
12 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
13 15 (16.85%) Scala
13 15 (16.85%) NoSQL
13 15 (16.85%) Microservices

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 14 (15.73%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.74%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) Confluence
4 3 (3.37%) WordPress
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.12%) CICS
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) InDesign
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.12%) Radian6
2 1 (1.12%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) GitHub
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.61%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.74%) SaaS
5 3 (3.37%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (2.25%) Office 365
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Intranet
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
3 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.73%) Hadoop
4 13 (14.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) DB2
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) HBase
7 1 (1.12%) Impala
7 1 (1.12%) Redis
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) TeamCity
2 13 (14.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.49%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Ant
5 2 (2.25%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.25%) Bower
5 2 (2.25%) Grunt
5 2 (2.25%) gulp
5 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.25%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.25%) NUnit
5 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.25%) webpack
6 1 (1.12%) Gatling
6 1 (1.12%) GitLab
6 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (11.24%) Marketing
2 6 (6.74%) Publishing
3 4 (4.49%) Finance
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Developer
2 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (7.87%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) C# Developer
3 7 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (6.74%) Consultant
5 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Azure Developer
5 5 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Designer
7 3 (3.37%) Digital Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) .NET
2 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
2 20 (22.47%) HTML
3 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (20.22%) CSS
3 18 (20.22%) Node.js
4 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (14.61%) Ember.js
5 13 (14.61%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (12.36%) jQuery
7 10 (11.24%) React
8 9 (10.11%) CSS3
8 9 (10.11%) HTML5
8 9 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.62%) Ajax
9 5 (5.62%) Redux
9 5 (5.62%) Web Services
9 5 (5.62%) XML
10 4 (4.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Social Media
2 19 (21.35%) User Experience
3 13 (14.61%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) Life Science
7 1 (1.12%) LIMS
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.12%) VSAM
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.25%) Linux
1 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
1 2 (2.25%) Unix
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) Scrum
3 30 (33.71%) TDD
4 28 (31.46%) BDD
5 19 (21.35%) DevOps
6 18 (20.22%) MVC
7 17 (19.10%) CQRS
8 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (17.98%) E-Commerce
8 16 (17.98%) Kanban
9 15 (16.85%) Microservices
10 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.61%) High Availability
11 9 (10.11%) Front End Development
11 9 (10.11%) SEO
11 9 (10.11%) Web Development
12 8 (8.99%) OO
13 7 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.47%) C#
3 16 (17.98%) Ruby
4 15 (16.85%) Scala
5 11 (12.36%) Java
6 7 (7.87%) SQL
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) COBOL
9 1 (1.12%) ES6
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.25%) VCAP
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.12%) CEH
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.12%) MBA
4 1 (1.12%) MCAD
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSD
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) vCloud
1 2 (2.25%) vSphere
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) Ansible
2 2 (2.25%) vRealize
3 1 (1.12%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Twitter
2 7 (7.87%) Adobe
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Facebook
3 3 (3.37%) IBM
3 3 (3.37%) Sage
4 2 (2.25%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.12%) Apple
5 1 (1.12%) arcserve
5 1 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.12%) HEAT Software
5 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.12%) New Relic
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) Zend