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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 566 574 523
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -51
Contract jobs citing Blog 64 41 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 28
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £155
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +158.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+82.49% -
Blog
UK

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
16731 16900 15815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.76% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10900 10826 9702
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 664 637
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 38 £450 +7.52% 33
South East -5 11 £323 -19.37% 12
South West +6 6 £456 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £375 - 5
North West - 3 £200 - 5
East of England - 1 £325 - 2
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.81%) JavaScript
3 40 (31.25%) TDD
4 39 (30.47%) Scrum
4 39 (30.47%) AngularJS
5 38 (29.69%) HTML
6 37 (28.91%) QA
6 37 (28.91%) GitHub
7 35 (27.34%) DevOps
8 34 (26.56%) E-Commerce
9 32 (25.00%) Linux
9 32 (25.00%) Web Development
10 31 (24.22%) Open Source
11 30 (23.44%) CMS
12 28 (21.88%) Node.js
12 28 (21.88%) User Experience
13 27 (21.09%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (20.31%) Mentoring
14 26 (20.31%) HTML5
14 26 (20.31%) .NET
15 25 (19.53%) C#
15 25 (19.53%) Git (software)
15 25 (19.53%) Amazon AWS
16 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 23 (17.97%) Java
17 23 (17.97%) OO
17 23 (17.97%) MongoDB
17 23 (17.97%) NoSQL
18 22 (17.19%) BDD
19 21 (16.41%) MVC

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 30 (23.44%) CMS
2 20 (15.63%) Apache
3 15 (11.72%) Apache Solr
3 15 (11.72%) nginx
3 15 (11.72%) WordPress
4 14 (10.94%) Mule
5 13 (10.16%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (7.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.34%) IIS
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.56%) Drupal
8 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.56%) Kentico
8 2 (1.56%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.78%) Community Server
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.91%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.34%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.56%) InDesign
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Lorenzo
1 2 (1.56%) Shopify
2 1 (0.78%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.91%) GitHub
2 25 (19.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.91%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.34%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.34%) Office 365
7 2 (1.56%) Dropbox
7 2 (1.56%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Intranet
2 9 (7.03%) Internet
3 5 (3.91%) LAN
3 5 (3.91%) Wireless
4 4 (3.13%) HTTP
4 4 (3.13%) LDAP
4 4 (3.13%) WLAN
5 3 (2.34%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.56%) SSL
6 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.56%) WebEx
7 1 (0.78%) Extranet
7 1 (0.78%) Network Security
7 1 (0.78%) Skype
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.97%) MongoDB
2 23 (17.97%) NoSQL
3 21 (16.41%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.25%) MySQL
7 6 (4.69%) Big Data
8 5 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.56%) Redis
11 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.56%) Riak
12 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.72%) JIRA
4 12 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 10 (7.81%) Subversion
6 9 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.91%) Hudson
8 4 (3.13%) Grunt
8 4 (3.13%) Selenium
9 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.34%) Bower
9 3 (2.34%) gulp
9 3 (2.34%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.34%) webpack
10 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (14.06%) Marketing
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Legal
4 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.91%) Advertising
5 5 (3.91%) Finance
6 3 (2.34%) Banking
6 3 (2.34%) German Language
6 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.56%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.56%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Developer
2 22 (17.19%) Architect
3 11 (8.59%) Angular Developer
4 10 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Technical Architect
5 8 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (5.47%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (5.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.47%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.47%) AngularJS
2 38 (29.69%) HTML
3 28 (21.88%) Node.js
4 26 (20.31%) .NET
4 26 (20.31%) HTML5
5 21 (16.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (14.06%) CSS
8 16 (12.50%) Spring
9 15 (11.72%) JSON
9 15 (11.72%) XML
10 14 (10.94%) Ember.js
11 12 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (7.81%) jQuery
12 10 (7.81%) REST
13 9 (7.03%) Web Services
14 7 (5.47%) Middleware
15 6 (4.69%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) User Experience
2 16 (12.50%) Social Media
3 15 (11.72%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.13%) Copywriting
4 4 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.34%) Biometrics
5 3 (2.34%) Informatics
6 2 (1.56%) CESG
6 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.56%) Social Network
6 2 (1.56%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.78%) Animation
7 1 (0.78%) Podcast
7 1 (0.78%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) CentOS
3 4 (3.13%) Fedora
3 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.34%) Android
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Unix
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.25%) TDD
3 39 (30.47%) Scrum
4 35 (27.34%) DevOps
5 34 (26.56%) E-Commerce
6 32 (25.00%) Web Development
7 31 (24.22%) Open Source
8 26 (20.31%) Mentoring
9 23 (17.97%) OO
10 22 (17.19%) BDD
11 21 (16.41%) MVC
11 21 (16.41%) SDLC
12 18 (14.06%) CQRS
12 18 (14.06%) Microservices
13 17 (13.28%) Coaching
14 16 (12.50%) Content Management
14 16 (12.50%) Kanban
15 15 (11.72%) Project Management
16 14 (10.94%) Multithreading
16 14 (10.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) JavaScript
2 25 (19.53%) C#
3 23 (17.97%) Java
4 16 (12.50%) Groovy
5 15 (11.72%) Ruby
6 14 (10.94%) SQL
7 13 (10.16%) Scala
8 12 (9.38%) PHP
9 9 (7.03%) C
10 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) Degree
3 6 (4.69%) CCNA
3 6 (4.69%) CCNP
3 6 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.56%) CCDA
5 2 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (28.91%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.56%) WCAG
4 1 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (21.09%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (11.72%) Ansible
3 13 (10.16%) Puppet
4 4 (3.13%) Terraform
5 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Adobe
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) Twitter
3 7 (5.47%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.91%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.91%) Google
4 5 (3.91%) MuleSoft
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.13%) Nortel
5 4 (3.13%) Sage
5 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (2.34%) Facebook
6 3 (2.34%) Nintex
7 2 (1.56%) Brandwatch
7 2 (1.56%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.56%) New Relic
7 2 (1.56%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.56%) Splunk
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