The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £363 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
76 65 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.26% 10.71% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 64
Average daily rate £379 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Microsoft Blend
East of England

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

Microsoft Blend
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Blend within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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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
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Microsoft Blend
East of England