The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 388 369 400
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Contract jobs citing Blog 26 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.58% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 12
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -17.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £180 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £155 £433
% change year-on-year
+158.06% -64.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.25
Blog
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8475 8857 9466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5931 5986 6429
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 163 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in London

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the London region.

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blog
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 4 £338 +56.06% 3
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Scrum
3 14 (28.57%) Marketing
3 14 (28.57%) Social Media
4 12 (24.49%) QA
5 11 (22.45%) HTML
6 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
7 8 (16.33%) TDD
8 7 (14.29%) Linux
8 7 (14.29%) HTML5
8 7 (14.29%) Twitter
8 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 6 (12.24%) SDLC
9 6 (12.24%) Facebook
9 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) SOA
9 6 (12.24%) Java
9 6 (12.24%) CSS
9 6 (12.24%) Publishing
9 6 (12.24%) Retail
9 6 (12.24%) Content Management
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.20%) Open Source
10 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (10.20%) Spring

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) Mule
2 4 (8.16%) WordPress
2 4 (8.16%) nginx
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) Yammer
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) MarkLogic
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Behat
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) TestNG
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 14 (28.57%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Publishing
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Local Government
4 3 (6.12%) Finance
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.04%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Java Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Principal Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Communications Officer
5 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Social Media Manager
5 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.08%) ICT Officer
6 1 (2.04%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (2.04%) Integration Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) HTML5
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (10.20%) CSS3
4 5 (10.20%) Spring
4 5 (10.20%) JSON
5 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.12%) Lucene
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (6.12%) jQuery
6 3 (6.12%) REST
7 2 (4.08%) Ajax
7 2 (4.08%) XML
7 2 (4.08%) LAMP
7 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.04%) Akka
8 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Social Media
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Animation
5 1 (2.04%) Photography
5 1 (2.04%) Podcast
5 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Scrum
3 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 6 (12.24%) Content Management
5 6 (12.24%) SOA
5 6 (12.24%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.24%) BDD
5 6 (12.24%) DevOps
5 6 (12.24%) SDLC
6 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 5 (10.20%) Web Marketing
6 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) PHP
3 4 (8.16%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) Groovy
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Twitter
2 6 (12.24%) Facebook
3 4 (8.16%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.12%) AppDynamics
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) Planview
6 1 (2.04%) Sysomos
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