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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Blend over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
Microsoft Blend
East of England

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
69 107 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.04% 13.11% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 61
Median daily rate £475 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Microsoft Blend
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Microsoft Blend as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Microsoft Blend Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire