The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 576 561 554
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Blog 50 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.098% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 23
Average daily rate £350 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £196 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-13.64% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blog
Daily Rate Trend

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Blog
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blog within the UK.

Blog Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Blog
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
England -5 49 £350 -17.64% 51
London 0 28 £325 -23.52% 22
City of London +36 4 £313 +38.88% 4
West Midlands -9 4 £495 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
North East - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
South West +6 3 £125 - 3
Bristol +1 3 £125 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
South East +9 2 £406 -14.47% 8
Coventry - 2 £495 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 5
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Warwick - 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £538 +85.34%
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 - 3
Selby - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 51 (35.17%) JavaScript
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) HTML
3 42 (28.97%) GitHub
4 38 (26.21%) AngularJS
5 37 (25.52%) TDD
6 36 (24.83%) C#
7 33 (22.76%) SQL
7 33 (22.76%) .NET
8 30 (20.69%) MVC
8 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 30 (20.69%) MongoDB
9 28 (19.31%) BDD
10 27 (18.62%) ASP.NET
10 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
11 26 (17.93%) CSS
12 25 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (17.24%) Marketing
13 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (15.86%) React
15 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (15.17%) HTML5
15 22 (15.17%) Social Media
15 22 (15.17%) Reactive Extensions
15 22 (15.17%) Java
16 21 (14.48%) OO
16 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
16 21 (14.48%) Complex Event Processing
16 21 (14.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (14.48%) SignalR

Blog
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (10.34%) CMS
2 14 (9.66%) Node.js
3 10 (6.90%) Apache
3 10 (6.90%) WordPress
4 5 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.45%) Mule
4 5 (3.45%) nginx
4 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.76%) Drupal
6 3 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.69%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
1 12 (8.28%) MS Office
2 11 (7.59%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.69%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 42 (28.97%) GitHub
2 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.45%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.07%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.69%) Force.com
6 1 (0.69%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) Intranet
2 12 (8.28%) WebEx
3 9 (6.21%) HTTP
4 6 (4.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 21 (14.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.21%) MySQL
5 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.45%) Redis
7 4 (2.76%) Riak
8 3 (2.07%) Big Data
8 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) Impala
9 1 (0.69%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.48%) SpecFlow
3 19 (13.10%) Subversion
4 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.45%) Hudson
5 5 (3.45%) JIRA
6 4 (2.76%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.38%) Babel
7 2 (1.38%) NUnit
7 2 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.69%) Grunt
8 1 (0.69%) gulp
8 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.69%) Mocha
8 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (17.24%) Marketing
2 18 (12.41%) Finance
3 12 (8.28%) Publishing
4 8 (5.52%) Banking
5 7 (4.83%) Retail
6 5 (3.45%) Advertising
6 5 (3.45%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (2.07%) German Language
8 2 (1.38%) French Language
8 2 (1.38%) Games
8 2 (1.38%) Law
8 2 (1.38%) Local Government
8 2 (1.38%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (42.76%) Developer
2 29 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 25 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (15.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (15.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (11.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Azure Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Analyst
8 10 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Communications Manager
10 8 (5.52%) Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (4.83%) Implementation Specialist
11 7 (4.83%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.14%) Architect
12 6 (4.14%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.66%) HTML
2 38 (26.21%) AngularJS
3 33 (22.76%) .NET
4 27 (18.62%) ASP.NET
5 26 (17.93%) CSS
6 25 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (15.86%) React
8 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (15.17%) HTML5
8 22 (15.17%) Reactive Extensions
9 21 (14.48%) SignalR
10 11 (7.59%) jQuery
11 10 (6.90%) Spring
12 9 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.14%) Ajax
13 6 (4.14%) Web Services
14 5 (3.45%) CSS3
14 5 (3.45%) REST
14 5 (3.45%) XHTML
14 5 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) Social Media
2 13 (8.97%) User Experience
3 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.21%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.14%) NHS
6 5 (3.45%) Copywriting
7 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.76%) Psychology
8 2 (1.38%) Animation
8 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.38%) Fintech
8 2 (1.38%) LIMS
8 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.38%) Online Games
8 2 (1.38%) Tandem
8 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Linux
2 9 (6.21%) Windows
3 7 (4.83%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.52%) TDD
3 30 (20.69%) MVC
4 28 (19.31%) BDD
5 21 (14.48%) Complex Event Processing
5 21 (14.48%) OO
6 20 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 18 (12.41%) Open Source
8 17 (11.72%) Scrum
9 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.66%) Web Development
10 13 (8.97%) CQRS
11 11 (7.59%) SDLC
12 10 (6.90%) DevOps
13 9 (6.21%) Content Management
13 9 (6.21%) MVVM
13 9 (6.21%) Presales
14 8 (5.52%) CRM
14 8 (5.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.17%) JavaScript
2 36 (24.83%) C#
3 33 (22.76%) SQL
4 22 (15.17%) Java
5 9 (6.21%) Groovy
6 7 (4.83%) Python
7 5 (3.45%) C
7 5 (3.45%) PHP
8 4 (2.76%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) F#
9 2 (1.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.69%) ES6
10 1 (0.69%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) Degree
4 5 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.76%) ECDL
6 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.69%) VCAP
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
2 5 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.76%) WCAG
4 1 (0.69%) HL7
4 1 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
1 1 (0.69%) Samba
1 1 (0.69%) vCloud
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) Twitter
3 13 (8.97%) Adobe
4 8 (5.52%) Facebook
4 8 (5.52%) Google
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle
6 4 (2.76%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.38%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.38%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.38%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.38%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
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