The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 237 234 237
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Blog 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.036% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.19% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate £388 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Blog
England

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 5 £388 - 2
Berkshire -5 4 - - 3
West Sussex +1 3 £475 +63.79% 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (51.85%) Twitter
2 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 9 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) MVC
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Marketing
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) Google
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) Lync
5 6 (22.22%) Facebook
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (18.52%) Xbox
6 5 (18.52%) Kanban
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (18.52%) SaaS
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Test-First Development

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) Lync
3 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (18.52%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Business Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Applications Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Agile C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Deployment Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Copywriter
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
1 9 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
3 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (14.81%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Xbox
1 5 (18.52%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Kanban
2 5 (18.52%) BDD
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) TDD
2 5 (18.52%) Test-First Development
2 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
2 5 (18.52%) Web Development
3 4 (14.81%) Business Development
3 4 (14.81%) Workflow
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Social Media Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Product Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) SEO
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCTS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) NCDA
3 1 (3.70%) NCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCEE
3 1 (3.70%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Twitter
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 6 (22.22%) Google
3 6 (22.22%) Facebook
4 3 (11.11%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 3 (11.11%) Omniture
4 3 (11.11%) Adobe
4 3 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
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