The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blogs
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blog 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
Blog
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.00% 24.41% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 16
Average daily rate £400 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £16.75 £8.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £16.75 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blog across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Blog
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
1 6 (100.00%) PHP5
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Social Media
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 6 (100.00%) Social Media
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com