The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.76% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£401 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
Blog
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.35% 25.53% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 35 26
Average daily rate £400 £361 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £294 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Blog
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Magento
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Node.js
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) API Development

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP