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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 563 560 567
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Blog 61 76 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 38
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £176 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £210
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+179.10% -
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
16545 17601 17272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.35% 33.36% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10762 11157 10618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 745 754
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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

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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 29 September 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 33 £416 -16.75% 23
South West +13 10 £463 +2.77% 1
South East +15 8 £200 -57.89% 6
Yorkshire +14 4 £268 - 4
East of England +8 2 £325 - 5
North West - 2 £256 - 7
West Midlands -31 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £440 - 2
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 80 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 51 (36.17%) Scrum
3 51 (36.17%) TDD
4 44 (31.21%) AngularJS
4 44 (31.21%) DevOps
5 41 (29.08%) E-Commerce
6 40 (28.37%) HTML
6 40 (28.37%) QA
6 40 (28.37%) GitHub
7 38 (26.95%) BDD
8 36 (25.53%) Node.js
8 36 (25.53%) User Experience
9 34 (24.11%) Opscode Chef
10 32 (22.70%) NoSQL
10 32 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (22.70%) C#
10 32 (22.70%) .NET
10 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
11 29 (20.57%) Web Development
12 28 (19.86%) ASP.NET
12 28 (19.86%) MVC
12 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (19.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (19.86%) HTML5
12 28 (19.86%) Hadoop
13 27 (19.15%) Microservices
13 27 (19.15%) Kanban
14 26 (18.44%) CMS
14 26 (18.44%) Linux

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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 26 (18.44%) CMS
2 23 (16.31%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (11.35%) WordPress
4 15 (10.64%) Apache
5 12 (8.51%) Apache Solr
6 11 (7.80%) nginx
7 10 (7.09%) Mule
7 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.42%) Drupal
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.42%) Kentico
9 2 (1.42%) Magnolia
9 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.71%) CICS
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (4.26%) MS Office
2 6 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.13%) InDesign
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Sage X3
1 2 (1.42%) Shopify
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.37%) GitHub
2 32 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (14.89%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (8.51%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.55%) SaaS
7 3 (2.13%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Dropbox
8 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.42%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) Internet
2 6 (4.26%) Intranet
2 6 (4.26%) LAN
2 6 (4.26%) Wireless
3 5 (3.55%) HTTP
3 5 (3.55%) LDAP
4 4 (2.84%) WLAN
5 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.42%) Skype
6 2 (1.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.71%) Extranet
7 1 (0.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.70%) NoSQL
1 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.86%) Hadoop
3 21 (14.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 17 (12.06%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.67%) MySQL
5 8 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.96%) Big Data
7 4 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.42%) Redis
9 2 (1.42%) Riak
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.71%) DB2
10 1 (0.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) TeamCity
3 21 (14.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (12.06%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.22%) JIRA
6 10 (7.09%) Subversion
7 6 (4.26%) Selenium
8 5 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.55%) Hudson
9 4 (2.84%) Grunt
10 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.13%) Bower
10 3 (2.13%) gulp
10 3 (2.13%) PHPUnit
10 3 (2.13%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.13%) webpack
11 2 (1.42%) NUnit
12 1 (0.71%) Ant
12 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (14.18%) Marketing
2 11 (7.80%) Retail
3 8 (5.67%) Finance
4 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.55%) Advertising
5 5 (3.55%) Legal
6 3 (2.13%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.42%) Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (36.17%) Developer
2 17 (12.06%) Architect
3 16 (11.35%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.38%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Angular Developer
6 8 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.96%) WordPress Developer
8 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.21%) AngularJS
2 40 (28.37%) HTML
3 36 (25.53%) Node.js
4 32 (22.70%) .NET
5 28 (19.86%) ASP.NET
5 28 (19.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (19.86%) HTML5
6 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (16.31%) CSS
7 23 (16.31%) Ember.js
8 22 (15.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (11.35%) JSON
11 15 (10.64%) jQuery
12 14 (9.93%) XML
13 12 (8.51%) CSS3
13 12 (8.51%) REST
14 11 (7.80%) Spring
15 9 (6.38%) React
15 9 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.53%) User Experience
2 23 (16.31%) Public Cloud
2 23 (16.31%) Social Media
3 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.55%) Copywriting
4 5 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.13%) Social Network
6 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.42%) CESG
7 2 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.42%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.71%) Animation
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Psychology
8 1 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Linux
2 6 (4.26%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Android
3 4 (2.84%) CentOS
3 4 (2.84%) Fedora
3 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.13%) Unix
5 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.17%) Scrum
2 51 (36.17%) TDD
3 44 (31.21%) DevOps
4 41 (29.08%) E-Commerce
5 38 (26.95%) BDD
6 29 (20.57%) Web Development
7 28 (19.86%) MVC
8 27 (19.15%) Kanban
8 27 (19.15%) Microservices
9 26 (18.44%) CQRS
10 25 (17.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (16.31%) Open Source
12 22 (15.60%) High Availability
12 22 (15.60%) OO
13 20 (14.18%) Mentoring
14 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (12.06%) Project Management
16 15 (10.64%) SDLC
17 14 (9.93%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 57 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (22.70%) C#
3 25 (17.73%) Ruby
4 23 (16.31%) Java
5 22 (15.60%) Scala
6 16 (11.35%) PHP
7 11 (7.80%) Groovy
8 10 (7.09%) SQL
9 5 (3.55%) C
10 3 (2.13%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.71%) COBOL
11 1 (0.71%) ES6
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Degree
1 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.26%) CCNA
2 6 (4.26%) CCNP
2 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.42%) CCDA
5 2 (1.42%) CCIE
6 1 (0.71%) CEH
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.71%) MCAD
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.71%) MCSD
6 1 (0.71%) MCTS
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) VCAP
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (28.37%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) vCloud
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (24.11%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (9.22%) Ansible
3 11 (7.80%) Puppet
4 4 (2.84%) Terraform
5 1 (0.71%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.71%) Salt
5 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) Twitter
2 11 (7.80%) Adobe
3 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.55%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.55%) MuleSoft
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.55%) Sage
4 5 (3.55%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.84%) Cisco
5 4 (2.84%) Facebook
5 4 (2.84%) Google
5 4 (2.84%) Nortel
5 4 (2.84%) VMware
6 3 (2.13%) IBM
6 3 (2.13%) New Relic
7 2 (1.42%) Apple
7 2 (1.42%) arcserve
7 2 (1.42%) FrontRange
7 2 (1.42%) Lotus
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago