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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 344 393 346
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -47
Contract jobs citing Blog 65 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £229 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
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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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +9 8 £413 +3.12% 5
Ealing - - - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.24%) HTML
3 33 (31.43%) .NET
3 33 (31.43%) Scrum
4 31 (29.52%) TDD
5 29 (27.62%) Finance
5 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
6 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (26.67%) BDD
7 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
7 27 (25.71%) C#
8 26 (24.76%) Social Media
9 25 (23.81%) WPF
10 24 (22.86%) NUnit
11 23 (21.90%) NHibernate
11 23 (21.90%) Rhino Mocks
11 23 (21.90%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (21.90%) Domain-Driven Design
11 23 (21.90%) CQRS
12 21 (20.00%) HTML5
13 19 (18.10%) Castle Windsor
13 19 (18.10%) F#
14 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 13 (12.38%) Publishing
16 12 (11.43%) MVC
16 12 (11.43%) Marketing
16 12 (11.43%) Analytics
17 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
17 11 (10.48%) CSS
18 10 (9.52%) Project Management

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.81%) Node.js
2 4 (3.81%) Mule
3 2 (1.90%) WordPress
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.95%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) GitHub
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.90%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) QlikView
3 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) NUnit
2 23 (21.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.81%) MSTest
5 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.81%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.81%) Grunt
6 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) JMeter
7 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.95%) Subversion
7 1 (0.95%) Maven
7 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Publishing
3 12 (11.43%) Marketing
4 9 (8.57%) Local Government
5 6 (5.71%) Games
6 5 (4.76%) Danish Language
7 4 (3.81%) Banking
8 2 (1.90%) Legal
9 1 (0.95%) Electronics
9 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (44.76%) Developer
2 22 (20.95%) C# Developer
3 9 (8.57%) Web Developer
4 8 (7.62%) ScrumMaster
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Designer
6 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Content Editor
7 5 (4.76%) Digital Content Designer
8 4 (3.81%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Mobile Web Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Scala Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.24%) HTML
2 33 (31.43%) .NET
3 25 (23.81%) WPF
4 23 (21.90%) NHibernate
4 23 (21.90%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (20.00%) HTML5
6 19 (18.10%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
7 11 (10.48%) CSS
8 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.71%) WCF
9 6 (5.71%) Spring
10 5 (4.76%) Django
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (4.76%) jQuery
10 5 (4.76%) REST
11 4 (3.81%) JSON
11 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.81%) XML
12 3 (2.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Social Media
2 9 (8.57%) Open Source
3 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.67%) User Experience
5 6 (5.71%) Online Games
5 6 (5.71%) Podcast
6 5 (4.76%) New Media
7 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.86%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.90%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.95%) DTV
10 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.95%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.95%) Statistics
10 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Android
2 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) UNIX
2 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.95%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) Scrum
3 31 (29.52%) TDD
4 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (26.67%) BDD
5 23 (21.90%) Domain-Driven Design
5 23 (21.90%) CQRS
6 12 (11.43%) MVC
6 12 (11.43%) Analytics
7 10 (9.52%) Project Management
7 10 (9.52%) Web Development
8 7 (6.67%) CRM
9 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.76%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (4.76%) Online Marketing
11 4 (3.81%) Line Management
11 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) C#
2 19 (18.10%) F#
3 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.57%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) Python
5 8 (7.62%) PHP
5 8 (7.62%) Java
6 7 (6.67%) Ruby
7 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.86%) Scala
9 2 (1.90%) PHP5
10 1 (0.95%) Perl
10 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Facebook
3 6 (5.71%) Twitter
4 5 (4.76%) Lotus
5 4 (3.81%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) Zend
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
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