The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing Blog 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £155 £425
% change year-on-year
+158.06% -63.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.25
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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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1050 926 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.03% 30.56% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 486 367
Average daily rate £375 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 48
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the North West region.

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Blog
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript