The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 565 588 570
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Contract jobs citing Blog 79 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.064% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 31
Median daily rate £413 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £187 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -

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
17739 17541 17282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.06% 31.84% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11517 10775 10657
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 717 748
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
England +52 78 £413 +4.76% 52
London +29 48 £500 +33.33% 23
South East -6 9 £336 -37.44% 8
South West +1 8 £338 - 3
West Midlands - 6 £375 - 5
City of London +46 5 £315 +60.30% 5
Gloucestershire - 4 £338 -
East of England - 4 £425 -
Coventry - 4 £200 - 1
Yorkshire +4 3 £389 +11.14% 2
Hampshire +2 3 £336 -13.22% 1
Leeds -2 3 £389 +11.14%
West Yorkshire -2 3 £389 +11.14%
Southampton - 3 £336 - 1
Welwyn - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - - 3
Bristol - 3 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 - - 1
Scotland -16 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Torquay - 1 £350 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Newbury - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £230 -

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.79%) HTML
3 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 31 (25.41%) Linux
4 31 (25.41%) Open Source
5 30 (24.59%) HTML5
6 29 (23.77%) AngularJS
7 28 (22.95%) TDD
7 28 (22.95%) Web Development
8 27 (22.13%) Java
8 27 (22.13%) GitHub
9 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
9 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
10 25 (20.49%) Scrum
10 25 (20.49%) Mentoring
11 24 (19.67%) SQL
11 24 (19.67%) CSS
12 23 (18.85%) Apache
12 23 (18.85%) QA
13 22 (18.03%) OO
13 22 (18.03%) MongoDB
14 21 (17.21%) Node.js
14 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
14 21 (17.21%) CMS
15 20 (16.39%) SDLC
16 18 (14.75%) DevOps
17 17 (13.93%) Marketing
18 16 (13.11%) Intranet
18 16 (13.11%) .NET
18 16 (13.11%) Jenkins

Blog
Top Related IT Skills 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 23 (18.85%) Apache
2 21 (17.21%) CMS
2 21 (17.21%) Node.js
3 13 (10.66%) Apache Solr
3 13 (10.66%) nginx
4 12 (9.84%) Mule
5 7 (5.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (5.74%) WordPress
6 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.28%) IIS
7 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.64%) Drupal
9 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.64%) Kentico
9 2 (1.64%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.82%) Community Server
10 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.28%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.46%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.82%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.13%) GitHub
2 14 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.82%) Force.com
5 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.82%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Intranet
2 12 (9.84%) Internet
3 9 (7.38%) HTTP
4 4 (3.28%) LAN
4 4 (3.28%) Wireless
4 4 (3.28%) WLAN
5 3 (2.46%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.64%) SSL
6 2 (1.64%) WebEx
7 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) MongoDB
2 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.56%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (5.74%) Big Data
7 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.64%) Redis
9 2 (1.64%) Riak
10 1 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.82%) Impala
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.66%) JIRA
4 12 (9.84%) Subversion
5 7 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.10%) Hudson
7 3 (2.46%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.46%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.64%) Grunt
8 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.82%) Babel
9 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.82%) gulp
9 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.82%) Mocha
9 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (13.93%) Marketing
2 12 (9.84%) Retail
3 10 (8.20%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Finance
4 6 (4.92%) Legal
4 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Advertising
6 3 (2.46%) German Language
6 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.64%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.82%) Billing
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (31.97%) Developer
2 23 (18.85%) Architect
3 10 (8.20%) Analyst
3 10 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Technical Architect
4 9 (7.38%) Angular Developer
4 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.74%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Java Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.79%) HTML
2 30 (24.59%) HTML5
3 29 (23.77%) AngularJS
4 24 (19.67%) CSS
5 16 (13.11%) .NET
6 15 (12.30%) Spring
7 12 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (9.02%) JSON
8 11 (9.02%) REST
9 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.38%) React
11 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.56%) jQuery
12 7 (5.74%) CSS3
12 7 (5.74%) Middleware
12 7 (5.74%) Web Services
12 7 (5.74%) XML
13 6 (4.92%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) User Experience
2 10 (8.20%) Social Media
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.46%) Biometrics
5 3 (2.46%) Informatics
5 3 (2.46%) Psychology
5 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.64%) CESG
6 2 (1.64%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.64%) NHS
6 2 (1.64%) W3C
6 2 (1.64%) Wiki
7 1 (0.82%) Online Games
7 1 (0.82%) Podcast
7 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.41%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) CentOS
3 4 (3.28%) Fedora
3 4 (3.28%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.41%) Open Source
3 28 (22.95%) TDD
3 28 (22.95%) Web Development
4 25 (20.49%) Mentoring
4 25 (20.49%) Scrum
5 22 (18.03%) OO
6 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.39%) SDLC
8 18 (14.75%) DevOps
9 16 (13.11%) Coaching
10 13 (10.66%) BDD
10 13 (10.66%) Content Management
10 13 (10.66%) Project Management
11 12 (9.84%) Asynchronous Programming
11 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 12 (9.84%) SOA
12 11 (9.02%) MVC
13 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.13%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) SQL
4 15 (12.30%) C#
5 14 (11.48%) Groovy
6 7 (5.74%) C
7 6 (4.92%) PHP
7 6 (4.92%) Ruby
8 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.46%) Python
9 3 (2.46%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.82%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.82%) ES6
10 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) CCNA
3 6 (4.92%) CCNP
3 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) ECDL
5 2 (1.64%) CCDA
5 2 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.85%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) WCAG
3 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.84%) Puppet
3 11 (9.02%) Ansible
4 4 (3.28%) Terraform
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.82%) Salt
5 1 (0.82%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.20%) Adobe
3 7 (5.74%) Rackspace
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 6 (4.92%) Twitter
5 5 (4.10%) AppDynamics
5 5 (4.10%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.28%) Cisco
6 4 (3.28%) Nortel
6 4 (3.28%) VMware
7 3 (2.46%) Facebook
7 3 (2.46%) Nintex
8 2 (1.64%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.64%) Lotus
8 2 (1.64%) New Relic
8 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.64%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) Splunk
9 1 (0.82%) Google
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