The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 131 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Blog 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.030% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £401 £220
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +82.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
883 894 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.64% 27.24% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 561 470
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 52
Median hourly rate £27.38 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £55.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bristol - 11 £463 - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 West region with a requirement for Blog.

1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) E-Commerce
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Kanban
5 10 (52.63%) Ruby
5 10 (52.63%) QA
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) MVC
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
5 10 (52.63%) Scala
5 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
5 10 (52.63%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (52.63%) TeamCity
5 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
5 10 (52.63%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (52.63%) Node.js
5 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 10 (52.63%) High Availability
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (52.63%) CQRS
5 10 (52.63%) GitHub
5 10 (52.63%) Elasticsearch

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (52.63%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
1 10 (52.63%) GitHub
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) Wireless
1 4 (21.05%) WLAN
2 3 (15.79%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) Extranet
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (52.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Architect
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (52.63%) Ember.js
2 10 (52.63%) Node.js
2 10 (52.63%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) RSS
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Symfony
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Public Cloud
1 10 (52.63%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Kanban
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (52.63%) CQRS
3 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) High Availability
3 10 (52.63%) Microservices
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Document Management
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) Ruby
3 10 (52.63%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Nortel
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Nintex
3 1 (5.26%) Zend