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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 571 536 521
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -15
Contract jobs citing Blog 43 79 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 65
Median daily rate £365 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £523 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
15130 16749 16870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.60% 33.46% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9835 10681 10852
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 718 709
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -25 28 £425 -15.00% 12
East of England +10 4 £133 -59.23%
Yorkshire +9 4 £432 - 4
East Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
South West +5 2 £308 +207.50% 2
South East +11 1 - - 6
North East - 1 £175 - 2
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) Scrum
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 38 (36.19%) TDD
4 35 (33.33%) BDD
5 31 (29.52%) DevOps
5 31 (29.52%) User Experience
6 29 (27.62%) AngularJS
6 29 (27.62%) E-Commerce
7 28 (26.67%) Node.js
8 27 (25.71%) HTML
8 27 (25.71%) .NET
8 27 (25.71%) GitHub
9 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.76%) C#
9 26 (24.76%) QA
10 25 (23.81%) Kanban
10 25 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (23.81%) Social Media
10 25 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 25 (23.81%) MVC
11 24 (22.86%) Ruby
11 24 (22.86%) CQRS
11 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (22.86%) Microservices
12 22 (20.95%) Ember.js
12 22 (20.95%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (20.95%) Public Cloud

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 22 (20.95%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (12.38%) CMS
3 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.48%) WordPress
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) Mule
5 2 (1.90%) nginx
5 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.95%) CICS
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
2 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) InDesign
4 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Sage X3
1 2 (1.90%) Shopify
1 2 (1.90%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.95%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.95%) Radian6
2 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) GitHub
2 25 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (11.43%) Amazon S3
6 6 (5.71%) SaaS
7 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
7 3 (2.86%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Dropbox
8 2 (1.90%) Google Drive
8 2 (1.90%) Office 365
9 1 (0.95%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.95%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Intranet
1 5 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.90%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) Skype
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
2 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.95%) NoSQL
3 21 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) DB2
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) TeamCity
2 21 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.67%) Selenium
5 6 (5.71%) JIRA
6 5 (4.76%) Bower
6 5 (4.76%) Grunt
6 5 (4.76%) gulp
6 5 (4.76%) Subversion
6 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.76%) webpack
7 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.90%) Ant
8 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.90%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.90%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.90%) NUnit
9 1 (0.95%) Mocha
9 1 (0.95%) Moq
9 1 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (13.33%) Marketing
2 4 (3.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Publishing
2 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Developer
2 12 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
4 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (4.76%) Designer
5 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce Developer
5 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Consultant
6 4 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Product Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) AngularJS
2 28 (26.67%) Node.js
3 27 (25.71%) .NET
3 27 (25.71%) HTML
4 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (20.95%) Ember.js
7 21 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (19.05%) CSS
9 17 (16.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (13.33%) jQuery
11 11 (10.48%) HTML5
11 11 (10.48%) XML
12 9 (8.57%) CSS3
13 8 (7.62%) Ajax
13 8 (7.62%) React
13 8 (7.62%) Web Services
14 7 (6.67%) JSON
15 5 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.52%) User Experience
2 25 (23.81%) Social Media
3 22 (20.95%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Copywriting
5 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) Social Network
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.95%) VSAM
7 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Android
1 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.90%) Unix
3 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) Scrum
3 38 (36.19%) TDD
4 35 (33.33%) BDD
5 31 (29.52%) DevOps
6 29 (27.62%) E-Commerce
7 25 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (23.81%) Kanban
7 25 (23.81%) MVC
8 24 (22.86%) CQRS
8 24 (22.86%) Microservices
9 22 (20.95%) High Availability
10 15 (14.29%) Web Development
11 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.38%) SEO
12 11 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (10.48%) Front End Development
13 8 (7.62%) Analytics
13 8 (7.62%) OO
14 7 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 26 (24.76%) C#
3 24 (22.86%) Ruby
4 22 (20.95%) Scala
5 12 (11.43%) Java
6 11 (10.48%) PHP
7 4 (3.81%) SQL
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) Groovy
8 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.90%) Python
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) COBOL
9 1 (0.95%) ES6
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) VCAP
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.95%) CEH
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.95%) MBA
4 1 (0.95%) MCAD
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCSD
4 1 (0.95%) MCTS
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.76%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) vCloud
1 2 (1.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.76%) Ansible
3 2 (1.90%) vRealize
4 1 (0.95%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Adobe
2 10 (9.52%) Twitter
3 7 (6.67%) Sage
4 6 (5.71%) Google
5 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.81%) Facebook
7 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (1.90%) Apple
8 2 (1.90%) arcserve
8 2 (1.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.90%) HEAT Software
8 2 (1.90%) VMware
9 1 (0.95%) New Relic
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle
9 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.95%) Zend
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