The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 92 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% - 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-15.64% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Blog
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
417 291 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.27% 25.75% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 189 161
Average daily rate £420 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
1 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) WebEx
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Riak
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Implementation Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
1 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
3 1 (14.29%) hybris