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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 396 401 395
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Blog 34 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 31
Median daily rate £416 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £210
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+179.10% -
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
8213 8733 9254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5761 6030 6326
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 161 211
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 5 £250 -49.36% 8
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
3 33 (37.93%) TDD
4 30 (34.48%) Scrum
4 30 (34.48%) AngularJS
5 28 (32.18%) QA
6 27 (31.03%) HTML
7 26 (29.89%) E-Commerce
7 26 (29.89%) GitHub
8 25 (28.74%) DevOps
8 25 (28.74%) User Experience
9 24 (27.59%) Node.js
10 23 (26.44%) Web Development
10 23 (26.44%) BDD
11 22 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (24.14%) HTML5
13 20 (22.99%) Open Source
13 20 (22.99%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (21.84%) NoSQL
14 19 (21.84%) Linux
15 18 (20.69%) .NET
15 18 (20.69%) CSS
15 18 (20.69%) Hadoop
16 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
16 17 (19.54%) C#
17 16 (18.39%) Java
17 16 (18.39%) OO
17 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
17 16 (18.39%) MVC
17 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure

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 14 (16.09%) CMS
2 13 (14.94%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (11.49%) Apache
3 10 (11.49%) Apache Solr
3 10 (11.49%) nginx
4 9 (10.34%) Mule
5 8 (9.20%) WordPress
6 4 (4.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Confluence
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.30%) MS Office
5 1 (1.15%) InDesign
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Shopify
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.89%) GitHub
2 22 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (12.64%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.75%) SaaS
6 3 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.30%) Dropbox
7 2 (2.30%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) NoSQL
2 18 (20.69%) Hadoop
3 14 (16.09%) MongoDB
4 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
5 11 (12.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (8.05%) Big Data
7 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.30%) MySQL
10 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.79%) TeamCity
4 11 (12.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (11.49%) JIRA
6 5 (5.75%) Hudson
7 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.60%) Grunt
7 4 (4.60%) Subversion
8 3 (3.45%) Bower
8 3 (3.45%) gulp
8 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.45%) webpack
9 1 (1.15%) Gatling
9 1 (1.15%) GitLab
9 1 (1.15%) Mocha
9 1 (1.15%) Selenium
9 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (11.49%) Retail
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
3 8 (9.20%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Architect
3 8 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (9.20%) Technical Architect
4 7 (8.05%) Angular Developer
4 7 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) WordPress Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Java Architect
6 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.75%) HTML Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (5.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.60%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) AngularJS
2 27 (31.03%) HTML
3 24 (27.59%) Node.js
4 21 (24.14%) HTML5
5 18 (20.69%) .NET
5 18 (20.69%) CSS
6 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
6 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (18.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (14.94%) Ember.js
8 13 (14.94%) JSON
9 11 (12.64%) jQuery
9 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (11.49%) CSS3
10 10 (11.49%) Spring
11 8 (9.20%) React
12 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.75%) Lucene
12 5 (5.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) User Experience
2 13 (14.94%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.34%) Social Media
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) CESG
6 2 (2.30%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.30%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Animation
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.15%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Psychology
7 1 (1.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Android
2 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) CentOS
2 2 (2.30%) Fedora
2 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
2 2 (2.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) TDD
3 30 (34.48%) Scrum
4 26 (29.89%) E-Commerce
5 25 (28.74%) DevOps
6 23 (26.44%) BDD
6 23 (26.44%) Web Development
7 20 (22.99%) Open Source
8 16 (18.39%) Microservices
8 16 (18.39%) MVC
8 16 (18.39%) OO
9 15 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (17.24%) CQRS
9 15 (17.24%) Kanban
9 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
10 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.79%) High Availability
11 12 (13.79%) SDLC
12 11 (12.64%) Front End Development
13 10 (11.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.54%) C#
3 16 (18.39%) Java
4 15 (17.24%) Ruby
5 12 (13.79%) Scala
6 10 (11.49%) Groovy
6 10 (11.49%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) SQL
8 4 (4.60%) C
9 3 (3.45%) Python
10 1 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) CCDA
3 2 (2.30%) CCIE
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) CCNP
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) VCAP
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) CEH
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.18%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) vCloud
2 2 (2.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.64%) Ansible
3 7 (8.05%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Terraform
4 2 (2.30%) vRealize
5 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Adobe
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) AppDynamics
3 5 (5.75%) MuleSoft
3 5 (5.75%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) New Relic
4 3 (3.45%) Sage
5 2 (2.30%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) Splunk
5 2 (2.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) Facebook
6 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago