The 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 273 257 237
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Average daily rate - £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
Blog
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2972 3077 2759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.85% 30.92% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1637 1470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 155 195
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.35 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 - -
Middlesex -4 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Social Media
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Magnolia
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Polish Language
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Community Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Game Development
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Cloudera

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
1 2 (28.57%) Magnolia
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Community Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Impala
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Polish Language
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Content Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Content Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) WebCenter Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter