The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 53 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Blog 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.35% 1.91% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 7.26% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£210 £160 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -41.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £183 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -43.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 -
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 124 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.57% 26.27% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 58
Average daily rate £350 £344 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Average hourly rate £21.23 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.91% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.46 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Blog
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Omniture
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Omniture
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow