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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 371 392 383
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Blog 53 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 17
Average daily rate
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£319 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £295 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £650 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £183 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -44.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.47 -
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
7299 8186 8356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 32.25% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4837 5632 5710
Average daily rate £450 £455 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 176 224
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +35 20 £200 -63.63% 6
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (35.71%) Social Media
2 27 (32.14%) Marketing
3 25 (29.76%) Analytics
4 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.43%) HTML
5 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
6 15 (17.86%) CSS
6 15 (17.86%) Project Management
6 15 (17.86%) QA
7 14 (16.67%) jQuery
7 14 (16.67%) CRM
7 14 (16.67%) Publishing
7 14 (16.67%) Games
7 14 (16.67%) TDD
8 13 (15.48%) Finance
8 13 (15.48%) PHP
8 13 (15.48%) Online Games
8 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (14.29%) HTML5
10 11 (13.10%) Online Marketing
10 11 (13.10%) Danish Language
10 11 (13.10%) QlikView
10 11 (13.10%) BDD
10 11 (13.10%) Marketing Strategy
10 11 (13.10%) New Media
10 11 (13.10%) IBM Notes
10 11 (13.10%) Lotus
10 11 (13.10%) WebTrends
10 11 (13.10%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (13.10%) IBM Notes
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) WordPress
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.76%) CMS
5 3 (3.57%) Mule
6 2 (2.38%) Drupal
7 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.19%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (13.10%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) GitHub
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) QlikView
2 9 (10.71%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) NUnit
3 5 (5.95%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.38%) RSpec
5 2 (2.38%) MSTest
5 2 (2.38%) WATIR
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.19%) Gradle
General
1 27 (32.14%) Marketing
2 14 (16.67%) Publishing
2 14 (16.67%) Games
3 13 (15.48%) Finance
4 11 (13.10%) Danish Language
5 6 (7.14%) Banking
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.57%) Electronics
7 3 (3.57%) Legal
8 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.38%) French Language
8 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
8 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Retail
9 1 (1.19%) Advertising
9 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Developer
2 9 (10.71%) Web Developer
3 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Consultant
4 5 (5.95%) Content Editor
4 5 (5.95%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Designer
5 4 (4.76%) Content Manager
5 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (2.38%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Communications Officer
7 2 (2.38%) Architect
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.38%) Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Copywriter
7 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) HTML
2 15 (17.86%) CSS
3 14 (16.67%) jQuery
4 12 (14.29%) HTML5
5 9 (10.71%) .NET
6 7 (8.33%) CSS3
7 6 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (5.95%) LAMP
8 5 (5.95%) Spring
8 5 (5.95%) Ajax
8 5 (5.95%) NHibernate
8 5 (5.95%) WPF
9 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.76%) XML
9 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (4.76%) REST
9 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (3.57%) Web Services
10 3 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Social Media
2 13 (15.48%) Online Games
3 11 (13.10%) New Media
4 5 (5.95%) Open Source
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.57%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.38%) Podcast
7 2 (2.38%) DTV
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) BBC
8 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.19%) Equities
8 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Xbox
8 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.19%) Arduino
8 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) UNIX
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) CentOS
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Analytics
2 15 (17.86%) Project Management
3 14 (16.67%) CRM
3 14 (16.67%) TDD
4 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.10%) Marketing Strategy
5 11 (13.10%) Online Marketing
5 11 (13.10%) BDD
6 9 (10.71%) Scrum
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.95%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (5.95%) CQRS
8 5 (5.95%) DevOps
8 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.95%) Web Development
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.95%) SEO
9 4 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.48%) PHP
3 10 (11.90%) Java
4 8 (9.52%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.38%) PHP5
7 2 (2.38%) PHP4
7 2 (2.38%) F#
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) SQL
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.38%) YUM
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Lotus
3 5 (5.95%) Facebook
4 4 (4.76%) Adobe
5 3 (3.57%) Twitter
5 3 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (2.38%) Zend
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Siebel
7 1 (1.19%) Vignette
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Sony
7 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.19%) ExactTarget
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