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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 128 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Blog 10 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Median daily rate £463 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £210
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +54.76%
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
828 946 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.72% 28.57% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 571 504
Median daily rate £350 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 59 48
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +97.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 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
Bristol -4 10 £463 +2.77%
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Blog.

1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Kanban
3 10 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 10 (62.50%) Scala
3 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 10 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 10 (62.50%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 10 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (62.50%) Node.js
3 10 (62.50%) CQRS
3 10 (62.50%) GitHub
3 10 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
1 10 (62.50%) GitHub
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless
1 4 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (62.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms Architect
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (62.50%) Ember.js
1 10 (62.50%) Node.js
1 10 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RSS
2 1 (6.25%) Sass
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Symfony
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
1 10 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Kanban
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) BDD
3 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (62.50%) CQRS
3 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 10 (62.50%) High Availability
3 10 (62.50%) Microservices
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Global Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 10 (62.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (6.25%) Zend