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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank 232 221 232
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Blog 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.53% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£125 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.03% +2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-64.77% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2001 1712 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.79% 20.31% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 821 848
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 129 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
Berkshire +4 5 - -
Hampshire -11 2 - -
Kent - 2 £125 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 - 1
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (52.17%) Twitter
2 10 (43.48%) Marketing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) Social Media
4 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) Facebook
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (21.74%) Xbox
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Lync
7 5 (21.74%) Kanban
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (21.74%) SaaS
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) Lync
3 4 (17.39%) CMS
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DMZ
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Agile C# Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Deployment Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Copywriter
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (17.39%) REST
4 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Social Media
2 5 (21.74%) Xbox
2 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Copywriting
3 2 (8.70%) Social Network
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) BDD
2 5 (21.74%) Kanban
2 5 (21.74%) Web Development
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) Test-First Development
2 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
2 5 (21.74%) Content Management
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.04%) SEO
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Web Usability
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Twitter
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Facebook
4 2 (8.70%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Google