The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£166 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £255 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.54% -21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 -
Blog
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 626 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.44% 24.70% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 291 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 43
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.22 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.05% -26.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Blog
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £176 -
Inverclyde - - - -
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
2 3 (60.00%) RSS
2 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 3 (60.00%) Facebook
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter
3 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (40.00%) Wiki
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (100.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Communications Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (40.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Facebook
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter