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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 244 256 246
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Blog 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £200 £475 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.89% +50.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £210
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+179.10% -
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
2594 3046 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.84% 31.23% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1742 1499
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 180 163
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +14 5 - -
Surrey - 2 £200 - 7
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Blog.

1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) XML
1 9 (52.94%) CMS
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Social Media
2 8 (47.06%) Twitter
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) Workflow
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) SEO
5 5 (29.41%) ITSM
5 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) LDAP
5 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (29.41%) ServiceNow
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Marketing
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) WordPress
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) OO

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) CMS
2 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) WordPress
4 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 2 (11.76%) Drupal
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
5 2 (11.76%) Magnolia
5 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (5.88%) Community Server
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) InDesign
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sage X3
2 1 (5.88%) Sprinklr
2 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Polish Language
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) ServiceNow Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Product Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Product Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Social Media Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Content Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Content Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) WebCenter Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) LAMP
4 3 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) RESTful
4 3 (17.65%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Lucene
5 1 (5.88%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Workflow
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) SEO
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Twitter
2 5 (29.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) arcserve
3 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (11.76%) Brandwatch
3 2 (11.76%) FrontRange
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) Facebook
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle