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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 542 473 530
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +57
Contract jobs citing Blog 48 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 27
Average daily rate £380 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £193 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Blog
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -18 28 £350 +12.00% 16
South East -3 13 £388 +33.62% 10
East of England - 5 - - 3
North West - 1 £300 - 6
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (28.26%) Marketing
2 23 (25.00%) Twitter
3 22 (23.91%) TDD
4 20 (21.74%) C#
5 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.65%) .NET
5 19 (20.65%) jQuery
6 18 (19.57%) Social Media
7 17 (18.48%) HTML
7 17 (18.48%) MVC
8 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.39%) CSS
9 15 (16.30%) BDD
9 15 (16.30%) Analytics
10 14 (15.22%) Java
10 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
11 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
11 13 (14.13%) Facebook
11 13 (14.13%) Degree
12 12 (13.04%) Web Development
12 12 (13.04%) Finance
12 12 (13.04%) Scrum
13 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.96%) Google
13 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.87%) PHP
14 10 (10.87%) CQRS
15 9 (9.78%) MySQL

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) Lync
3 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.52%) CMS
4 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.35%) Node.js
5 4 (4.35%) WordPress
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.17%) Drupal
7 1 (1.09%) Apache
7 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.09%) Mule
7 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
4 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SaaS
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (3.26%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) MySQL
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.35%) Big Data
3 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (4.35%) NUnit
3 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.17%) RSpec
4 2 (2.17%) WATIR
4 2 (2.17%) ProC
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) MSTest
5 1 (1.09%) Gradle
General
1 26 (28.26%) Marketing
2 12 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 7 (7.61%) Banking
5 6 (6.52%) French Language
6 5 (5.43%) Publishing
7 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.17%) Advertising
8 2 (2.17%) Games
8 2 (2.17%) Back Office
8 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Electronics
9 1 (1.09%) German Language
9 1 (1.09%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Consultant
3 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Applications Consultant
5 7 (7.61%) Business Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Deployment Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Communications Officer
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) .NET
1 19 (20.65%) jQuery
2 17 (18.48%) HTML
3 16 (17.39%) CSS
4 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (6.52%) HTML5
6 6 (6.52%) REST
6 6 (6.52%) Spring
6 6 (6.52%) Web Services
7 5 (5.43%) Ajax
7 5 (5.43%) WCF
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Social Media
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (5.43%) Xbox
3 4 (4.35%) Open Source
3 4 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.26%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.17%) New Media
5 2 (2.17%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.17%) FMCG
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.09%) Online Games
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Photography
6 1 (1.09%) Psychology
6 1 (1.09%) Arduino
6 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) TDD
2 17 (18.48%) MVC
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.30%) BDD
4 15 (16.30%) Analytics
5 12 (13.04%) Web Development
5 12 (13.04%) Scrum
6 10 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.87%) CQRS
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.70%) Kanban
8 8 (8.70%) Workflow
8 8 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.43%) OO
10 5 (5.43%) Project Management
10 5 (5.43%) CRM
10 5 (5.43%) Test-First Development
10 5 (5.43%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) C#
2 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.22%) Java
4 10 (10.87%) PHP
5 7 (7.61%) Ruby
6 6 (6.52%) Python
6 6 (6.52%) C++
7 4 (4.35%) Scala
7 4 (4.35%) Delphi
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) Clojure
9 2 (2.17%) PHP5
9 2 (2.17%) PHP4
9 2 (2.17%) Lisp
9 2 (2.17%) SQL
9 2 (2.17%) C
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) MCTS
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.09%) CCEE
3 1 (1.09%) CCIA
3 1 (1.09%) NCDA
3 1 (1.09%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (3.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Twitter
2 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Facebook
3 11 (11.96%) Google
4 7 (7.61%) HP
5 6 (6.52%) Adobe
6 3 (3.26%) Sybase
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle
6 3 (3.26%) Omniture
6 3 (3.26%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 2 (2.17%) Murex
7 2 (2.17%) Calypso
7 2 (2.17%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.17%) Siebel
8 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.09%) NetApp
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix
8 1 (1.09%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Planview
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