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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 394 401 405
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Blog 43 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 21
Median daily rate £500 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-19.11% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -
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
8234 8172 8855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.13% 36.33% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5901 5543 6233
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 127 159
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +40 1 £400 +62.27% 4
Feltham - 1 £230 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) GitHub
2 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
3 27 (34.18%) TDD
4 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.91%) Open Source
5 24 (30.38%) MongoDB
5 24 (30.38%) Linux
6 23 (29.11%) OO
7 22 (27.85%) HTML
7 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.32%) Web Development
8 20 (25.32%) QA
9 18 (22.78%) HTML5
9 18 (22.78%) E-Commerce
9 18 (22.78%) Scrum
9 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
10 16 (20.25%) CMS
10 16 (20.25%) SQL
10 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
11 15 (18.99%) BDD
11 15 (18.99%) Node.js
11 15 (18.99%) .NET
11 15 (18.99%) Java
11 15 (18.99%) MVC
11 15 (18.99%) React
12 14 (17.72%) SDLC
12 14 (17.72%) DevOps
12 14 (17.72%) Spring
12 14 (17.72%) C#

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 16 (20.25%) CMS
2 15 (18.99%) Node.js
3 13 (16.46%) Apache
3 13 (16.46%) nginx
4 12 (15.19%) Apache Solr
4 12 (15.19%) Mule
5 7 (8.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.80%) WordPress
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
3 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.44%) GitHub
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Intranet
2 7 (8.86%) Internet
3 3 (3.80%) HTTP
4 2 (2.53%) SSL
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.59%) Big Data
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.19%) JIRA
4 8 (10.13%) SpecFlow
5 7 (8.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.33%) Hudson
7 2 (2.53%) Grunt
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.27%) Babel
8 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.27%) gulp
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.27%) Mocha
8 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.46%) Marketing
1 13 (16.46%) Retail
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Finance
4 5 (6.33%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Architect
3 14 (17.72%) C# Developer
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (15.19%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (13.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Technical Architect
7 8 (10.13%) Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Angular Developer
7 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Customer Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Digital Technical Architect
9 5 (6.33%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
2 22 (27.85%) HTML
3 18 (22.78%) HTML5
4 15 (18.99%) .NET
4 15 (18.99%) React
5 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
5 14 (17.72%) Spring
6 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (12.66%) CSS
9 8 (10.13%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (10.13%) SignalR
10 7 (8.86%) JSON
11 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.59%) Middleware
12 5 (6.33%) Lucene
12 5 (6.33%) REST
12 5 (6.33%) Spring Web Flow
13 4 (5.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) User Experience
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Social Media
3 2 (2.53%) CESG
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) BBC
4 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Online Games
4 1 (1.27%) Podcast
4 1 (1.27%) Psychology
4 1 (1.27%) Tandem
4 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) W3C
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) CentOS
3 2 (2.53%) Fedora
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) TDD
3 26 (32.91%) Open Source
4 23 (29.11%) OO
5 20 (25.32%) Web Development
6 18 (22.78%) E-Commerce
6 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
6 18 (22.78%) Scrum
7 15 (18.99%) BDD
7 15 (18.99%) MVC
8 14 (17.72%) DevOps
8 14 (17.72%) SDLC
9 13 (16.46%) Complex Event Processing
10 12 (15.19%) Asynchronous Programming
10 12 (15.19%) Coaching
10 12 (15.19%) Content Management
10 12 (15.19%) CQRS
10 12 (15.19%) Multithreading
10 12 (15.19%) SOA
11 10 (12.66%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.25%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) Java
4 14 (17.72%) C#
5 13 (16.46%) Groovy
6 7 (8.86%) C
7 5 (6.33%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) Python
9 2 (2.53%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.27%) ES6
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) CCDA
3 2 (2.53%) CCIE
3 2 (2.53%) CCNA
3 2 (2.53%) CCNP
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ECDL
4 1 (1.27%) VCAP
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) vCloud
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.13%) Ansible
3 7 (8.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.53%) Terraform
5 1 (1.27%) Salt
5 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
5 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Adobe
3 6 (7.59%) Rackspace
4 5 (6.33%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.33%) MuleSoft
4 5 (6.33%) Twitter
5 4 (5.06%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) Facebook
7 2 (2.53%) New Relic
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.27%) Google
8 1 (1.27%) WorldPay
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