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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
England / London
Rank 361 391 376
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Blog 46 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 17
Median daily rate £450 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £187 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £321 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -26.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 - -

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
6570 7252 7406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.00% 34.37% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 5083 5142
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 119 141
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 4 £325 +4.00% 6
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Blog.

1 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.17%) Scrum
4 21 (27.27%) HTML
5 20 (25.97%) TDD
5 20 (25.97%) BDD
6 18 (23.38%) CSS
7 16 (20.78%) Social Media
8 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 14 (18.18%) .NET
8 14 (18.18%) C#
9 13 (16.88%) Ruby
9 13 (16.88%) GitHub
9 13 (16.88%) User Experience
10 12 (15.58%) Node.js
10 12 (15.58%) Scala
10 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (15.58%) jQuery
11 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (14.29%) Java
11 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 11 (14.29%) MVC
12 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.99%) CQRS
12 10 (12.99%) React
13 9 (11.69%) Microservices
13 9 (11.69%) CSS3
13 9 (11.69%) HTML5
13 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.90%) WordPress
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.30%) InDesign
3 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.30%) Radian6
1 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) GitHub
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.49%) SaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.60%) PaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (1.30%) Office 365
7 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.30%) Redis
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
2 7 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.60%) Ant
5 2 (2.60%) Bower
5 2 (2.60%) Grunt
5 2 (2.60%) gulp
5 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.60%) webpack
6 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.30%) NUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (11.69%) Marketing
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
3 3 (3.90%) Publishing
4 2 (2.60%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Developer
2 10 (12.99%) C# Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Azure Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Head of Social Media
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Copywriter
7 4 (5.19%) Digital Copywriter
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) HTML
2 18 (23.38%) CSS
3 14 (18.18%) .NET
3 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 12 (15.58%) jQuery
4 12 (15.58%) Node.js
5 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (12.99%) React
7 9 (11.69%) CSS3
7 9 (11.69%) HTML5
8 7 (9.09%) Ajax
8 7 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (7.79%) Ember.js
10 5 (6.49%) Redux
11 4 (5.19%) JSON
11 4 (5.19%) SAML
12 3 (3.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Social Media
2 13 (16.88%) User Experience
3 6 (7.79%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.30%) LIMS
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Mac OS
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) Scrum
3 20 (25.97%) BDD
3 20 (25.97%) TDD
4 11 (14.29%) MVC
5 10 (12.99%) CQRS
6 9 (11.69%) Microservices
6 9 (11.69%) Web Development
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.39%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) Front End Development
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Kanban
8 7 (9.09%) OO
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.09%) User Stories
9 6 (7.79%) High Availability
10 5 (6.49%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.18%) C#
3 13 (16.88%) Ruby
4 12 (15.58%) Scala
5 11 (14.29%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) SQL
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) Python
9 4 (5.19%) Go
10 2 (2.60%) C
11 1 (1.30%) ES6
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.60%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) CEH
4 1 (1.30%) CISA
4 1 (1.30%) CISM
4 1 (1.30%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.30%) CRISC
4 1 (1.30%) MBA
4 1 (1.30%) VCAP
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) vCloud
1 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Twitter
3 4 (5.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.90%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) Facebook
5 2 (2.60%) Sage
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) New Relic
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) VMware