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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 501 500 489
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Blog 56 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.089% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £246 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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

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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 30 January 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

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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 30 January 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
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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 +12 41 £413 +8.55% 27
South East -7 8 £475 +58.33% 11
North West -9 3 £425 +14.86% 1
West Midlands +3 2 £375 +1.35% 1
South West - 2 £125 - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 4
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Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 60 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.54%) HTML
3 41 (30.60%) Social Media
4 40 (29.85%) SQL Server
5 37 (27.61%) .NET
5 37 (27.61%) Microsoft
6 34 (25.37%) Scrum
7 33 (24.63%) C#
8 30 (22.39%) TDD
9 28 (20.90%) BDD
10 27 (20.15%) Finance
11 26 (19.40%) CSS
11 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.66%) WPF
12 25 (18.66%) MVC
13 24 (17.91%) Marketing
13 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
14 23 (17.16%) NHibernate
14 23 (17.16%) NUnit
14 23 (17.16%) Domain-Driven Design
14 23 (17.16%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (17.16%) Rhino Mocks
14 23 (17.16%) CQRS
15 22 (16.42%) HTML5
16 19 (14.18%) Castle Windsor
16 19 (14.18%) F#
17 18 (13.43%) SQL
18 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
18 16 (11.94%) User Experience
19 15 (11.19%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (9.70%) Drupal
2 12 (8.96%) CMS
3 11 (8.21%) IIS
4 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.72%) Apache
5 5 (3.73%) WordPress
6 4 (2.99%) Node.js
7 2 (1.49%) Mule
7 2 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.49%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) Lync
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.49%) MS Project
3 2 (1.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.73%) GitHub
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) HTTP
2 4 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) NUnit
1 23 (17.16%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.99%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.99%) MSTest
4 4 (2.99%) Grunt
5 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.75%) JMeter
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 24 (17.91%) Marketing
3 12 (8.96%) Publishing
4 11 (8.21%) Local Government
5 4 (2.99%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (2.99%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.99%) Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) C# Developer
3 10 (7.46%) Architect
4 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.72%) Analyst
4 9 (6.72%) Designer
5 8 (5.97%) ScrumMaster
5 8 (5.97%) Web Developer
5 8 (5.97%) Digital Content Designer
6 5 (3.73%) .NET Developer
6 5 (3.73%) Python Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Mobile Web Developer
7 4 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Business Analyst
7 4 (2.99%) Java Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (2.24%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (2.24%) PHP Developer
8 3 (2.24%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.54%) HTML
2 37 (27.61%) .NET
3 26 (19.40%) CSS
4 25 (18.66%) WPF
5 23 (17.16%) NHibernate
5 23 (17.16%) RabbitMQ
6 22 (16.42%) HTML5
7 19 (14.18%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET
8 14 (10.45%) jQuery
9 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (7.46%) Web Services
9 10 (7.46%) XML
9 10 (7.46%) Ajax
10 9 (6.72%) LAMP
11 8 (5.97%) WCF
11 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (5.22%) Django
13 6 (4.48%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.60%) Social Media
2 16 (11.94%) User Experience
3 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.72%) Taxonomies
5 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
6 7 (5.22%) Open Source
7 6 (4.48%) Podcast
8 5 (3.73%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.99%) Copywriting
10 3 (2.24%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.75%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.75%) Photography
12 1 (0.75%) Statistics
12 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Mac OS X
1 6 (4.48%) UNIX
1 6 (4.48%) Windows
1 6 (4.48%) Linux
2 4 (2.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.37%) Scrum
3 30 (22.39%) TDD
4 28 (20.90%) BDD
5 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (18.66%) MVC
7 23 (17.16%) Domain-Driven Design
7 23 (17.16%) CQRS
8 13 (9.70%) Analytics
9 12 (8.96%) Web Development
10 11 (8.21%) Time Management
11 9 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.72%) Web Application Development
12 8 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (5.97%) SEO
13 7 (5.22%) Line Management
14 6 (4.48%) Email Marketing
14 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.63%) C#
2 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.18%) F#
4 18 (13.43%) SQL
5 15 (11.19%) PHP
6 12 (8.96%) Python
7 10 (7.46%) PHP5
8 9 (6.72%) Ruby
9 5 (3.73%) Java
10 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.49%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) Scala
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Degree
2 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (27.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Facebook
3 13 (9.70%) Twitter
4 8 (5.97%) Google
5 7 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.99%) Coremetrics
7 3 (2.24%) Zend
8 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.49%) Planview
8 2 (1.49%) Omniture
8 2 (1.49%) VMware
9 1 (0.75%) Lotus
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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