The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Blend skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Blend for Visual Studio (formerly Microsoft Expression Blend)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Blend 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 77 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.86% 11.08% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 48
Average daily rate £375 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Blend across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire