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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
England / North West
Rank 133 - 149
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £434 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £321 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -24.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 - -

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
785 1226 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.26% 32.05% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 712 543
Median daily rate £400 £385 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 57 47
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £255 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Blog.

1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Tandem
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (20.00%) Podcast
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AdWords
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Content Manager
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriter
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SEO Copywriter
2 1 (20.00%) SEO Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Content Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Podcast
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Link Building
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) IBM