The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blog 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
Blog
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
390 379 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.32% 30.25% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 192 148
Average daily rate £325 £350 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blog across the Manchester region.

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Blog
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Django
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript