The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 119 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.097% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £220 £183
% change year-on-year
+88.06% +20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 - £24.47
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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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
659 632 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.00% 30.66% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 372 266
Average daily rate £380 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blog across the Hampshire region.

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (83.33%) Marketing
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 4 (66.67%) Facebook
2 4 (66.67%) Social Media
2 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) SEO
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Copywriting
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Xbox
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) PlayStation
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Author
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Social Media
1 4 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 4 (66.67%) Copywriting
2 1 (16.67%) Podcast
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Xbox
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SEO
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing Strategy
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test-First Development
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Facebook
3 1 (16.67%) SAP