The first 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 30 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 358 400 391
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -9
Contract jobs citing Blog 48 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.087% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £453 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +90.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £294 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £775 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-63.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7201 7887 8147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 32.50% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5420 5504
Average daily rate £450 £460 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Blog
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 19 £216 -60.68% 3
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 28 (36.84%) Marketing
2 22 (28.95%) Social Media
3 20 (26.32%) Analytics
4 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.37%) HTML
6 16 (21.05%) CSS
6 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.05%) Finance
7 15 (19.74%) Project Management
7 15 (19.74%) QA
8 14 (18.42%) jQuery
8 14 (18.42%) CRM
8 14 (18.42%) Games
9 13 (17.11%) PHP
9 13 (17.11%) Online Games
9 13 (17.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (14.47%) QlikView
10 11 (14.47%) Danish Language
10 11 (14.47%) Online Marketing
10 11 (14.47%) HTML5
10 11 (14.47%) Marketing Strategy
10 11 (14.47%) New Media
10 11 (14.47%) IBM Notes
10 11 (14.47%) Lotus
10 11 (14.47%) WebTrends
10 11 (14.47%) BMC PATROL
11 10 (13.16%) Java
11 10 (13.16%) TDD
12 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.84%) Publishing

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (14.47%) IBM Notes
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) WordPress
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.26%) CMS
5 3 (3.95%) Mule
6 2 (2.63%) Drupal
7 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.32%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) GitHub
2 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) QlikView
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.63%) NUnit
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.63%) RSpec
3 2 (2.63%) WATIR
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.32%) Gradle
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 28 (36.84%) Marketing
2 16 (21.05%) Finance
3 14 (18.42%) Games
4 11 (14.47%) Danish Language
5 9 (11.84%) Publishing
5 9 (11.84%) Banking
6 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
7 6 (7.89%) Spanish Language
8 5 (6.58%) French Language
9 4 (5.26%) Legal
9 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
10 3 (3.95%) Electronics
11 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
11 2 (2.63%) Retail
11 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
12 1 (1.32%) Back Office
12 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 10 (13.16%) Web Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.89%) Consultant
4 5 (6.58%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Content Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Content Editor
6 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Website Manager
7 2 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Product Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) HTML
2 16 (21.05%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) jQuery
4 11 (14.47%) HTML5
5 8 (10.53%) CSS3
6 6 (7.89%) Ajax
7 5 (6.58%) .NET
7 5 (6.58%) Spring
7 5 (6.58%) LAMP
8 4 (5.26%) Web Services
8 4 (5.26%) XML
8 4 (5.26%) REST
9 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.95%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Social Media
2 13 (17.11%) Online Games
3 11 (14.47%) New Media
4 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Open Source
5 4 (5.26%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.95%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.63%) DTV
8 1 (1.32%) Podcast
8 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.32%) Arduino
8 1 (1.32%) Xbox
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Psychology
8 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.32%) BBC
8 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.32%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) CentOS
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Analytics
2 15 (19.74%) Project Management
3 14 (18.42%) CRM
4 13 (17.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (14.47%) Online Marketing
5 11 (14.47%) Marketing Strategy
6 10 (13.16%) TDD
7 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.21%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) Web Development
9 6 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.58%) DevOps
11 4 (5.26%) SEO
11 4 (5.26%) Workflow
11 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.11%) PHP
3 10 (13.16%) Java
4 6 (7.89%) Python
5 5 (6.58%) Ruby
6 4 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) Scala
7 2 (2.63%) PHP5
7 2 (2.63%) PHP4
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.63%) YUM
3 1 (1.32%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Lotus
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter
4 3 (3.95%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) Siebel
5 2 (2.63%) Facebook
5 2 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.32%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.32%) Sony
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Vignette