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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 555 501 521
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +20
Contract jobs citing Blog 31 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
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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
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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

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 3 July 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 -36 17 £363 +3.57% 20
South East -14 10 £400 +3.22% 14
Yorkshire -18 4 £350 +20.68% 4
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Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Marketing
3 20 (27.40%) Scrum
4 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.92%) Social Media
5 15 (20.55%) Twitter
5 15 (20.55%) TDD
6 14 (19.18%) HTML
7 13 (17.81%) Facebook
8 12 (16.44%) JSON
8 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.07%) Kanban
9 11 (15.07%) PHP
9 11 (15.07%) Pair Programming
10 10 (13.70%) CSS
10 10 (13.70%) QA
10 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
11 9 (12.33%) Magento
11 9 (12.33%) Java
11 9 (12.33%) Project Management
11 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.96%) Content Management
12 8 (10.96%) Finance
12 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
12 8 (10.96%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (10.96%) REST
13 7 (9.59%) BDD
13 7 (9.59%) Analytics
13 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
13 7 (9.59%) User Experience

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.59%) WordPress
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) Node.js
3 4 (5.48%) CMS
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.74%) Mule
5 2 (2.74%) nginx
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.37%) Drupal
6 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.37%) Documentum
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Radian6
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Yammer
3 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Intranet
2 3 (4.11%) DWDM
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) JUnit
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) Maven
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.74%) Log4j
4 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.74%) Hudson
5 1 (1.37%) Behat
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 24 (32.88%) Marketing
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Publishing
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Advertising
4 4 (5.48%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Developer
2 7 (9.59%) Analyst
2 7 (9.59%) Consultant
3 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.22%) PHP Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Copywriter
7 2 (2.74%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) HTML
2 12 (16.44%) JSON
3 10 (13.70%) CSS
4 8 (10.96%) REST
5 7 (9.59%) Spring
6 4 (5.48%) jQuery
6 4 (5.48%) HTML5
6 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 4 (5.48%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.74%) RESTEasy
8 2 (2.74%) Lucene
8 2 (2.74%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) LAMP
8 2 (2.74%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.74%) JSP
8 2 (2.74%) Servlets
8 2 (2.74%) SOAP
8 2 (2.74%) .NET
8 2 (2.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Social Media
2 7 (9.59%) User Experience
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Animation
4 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.74%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.74%) Wiki
5 1 (1.37%) Podcast
5 1 (1.37%) Social Network
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.37%) Photography
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Xbox
5 1 (1.37%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) Scrum
3 15 (20.55%) TDD
4 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.07%) Kanban
5 11 (15.07%) Pair Programming
6 9 (12.33%) Project Management
6 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.96%) Content Management
7 8 (10.96%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.59%) BDD
8 7 (9.59%) Analytics
8 7 (9.59%) MVC
9 6 (8.22%) Change Management
9 6 (8.22%) OO
9 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.22%) DevOps
9 6 (8.22%) API Development
10 5 (6.85%) Open Source
10 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.07%) PHP
3 9 (12.33%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) Groovy
5 2 (2.74%) SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
1 3 (4.11%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Twitter
2 13 (17.81%) Facebook
3 7 (9.59%) Adobe
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Brocade
6 2 (2.74%) Planview
6 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.74%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Sysomos
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