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 23 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 585 589 563
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs citing Blog 65 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 37
Median daily rate £450 £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £401 £207
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +94.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+179.10% -

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
18263 18633 18254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.42% 32.38% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11808 11736 10929
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 753 761
Median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.54 £43.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% +0.42%

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 23 August 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 27 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 23 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
England +7 64 £450 +5.88% 39
London -12 36 £450 - 24
South West +18 11 £463 - 1
Bristol - 11 £463 -
South East -15 9 £200 -50.15% 9
Hampshire -1 6 - -
Farnborough - 5 - -
City of London +41 4 £240 -36.21% 4
North West - 3 £200 - 2
Yorkshire -1 2 £268 -51.36%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £200 - 6
Manchester - 2 £200 - 1
Epsom - 2 £200 -
East of England +17 1 £325 +116.66% 2
Scotland +12 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire +1 1 £325 -
Luton -3 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £135 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £135 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Cumbria - 1 £162 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Blog.

1 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.92%) JavaScript
3 48 (33.80%) TDD
3 48 (33.80%) Scrum
4 46 (32.39%) AngularJS
5 44 (30.99%) GitHub
6 43 (30.28%) DevOps
6 43 (30.28%) QA
6 43 (30.28%) E-Commerce
7 39 (27.46%) HTML
8 37 (26.06%) User Experience
9 36 (25.35%) Node.js
10 33 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (23.24%) C#
10 33 (23.24%) CMS
11 32 (22.54%) .NET
11 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
12 31 (21.83%) Web Development
12 31 (21.83%) BDD
12 31 (21.83%) NoSQL
12 31 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (21.13%) Linux
14 29 (20.42%) Hadoop
15 28 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (19.72%) Open Source
16 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
16 27 (19.01%) MVC
17 26 (18.31%) HTML5
17 26 (18.31%) Git (software)

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 33 (23.24%) CMS
2 21 (14.79%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (14.08%) Apache
4 16 (11.27%) WordPress
5 15 (10.56%) Apache Solr
5 15 (10.56%) nginx
6 14 (9.86%) Mule
7 12 (8.45%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.11%) IIS
9 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.41%) Drupal
10 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.41%) Kentico
10 2 (1.41%) Magnolia
10 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 7 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.11%) InDesign
5 3 (2.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Sage X3
1 2 (1.41%) Shopify
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.99%) GitHub
2 31 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (14.08%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (8.45%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.82%) Office 365
7 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.41%) Dropbox
8 2 (1.41%) Google Drive
8 2 (1.41%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Intranet
2 8 (5.63%) Internet
3 6 (4.23%) LAN
3 6 (4.23%) Wireless
4 5 (3.52%) HTTP
4 5 (3.52%) LDAP
5 4 (2.82%) WLAN
6 3 (2.11%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.41%) Skype
7 2 (1.41%) WAN
8 1 (0.70%) Extranet
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.83%) NoSQL
3 29 (20.42%) Hadoop
4 23 (16.20%) MongoDB
5 20 (14.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.63%) MySQL
8 7 (4.93%) Big Data
9 5 (3.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.41%) Redis
11 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.41%) Riak
12 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 20 (14.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 20 (14.08%) TeamCity
3 16 (11.27%) JIRA
4 10 (7.04%) Subversion
5 9 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.23%) Selenium
7 5 (3.52%) Hudson
8 4 (2.82%) Grunt
9 3 (2.11%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.11%) Bower
9 3 (2.11%) gulp
9 3 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.11%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.11%) webpack
10 1 (0.70%) Gatling
10 1 (0.70%) GitLab
10 1 (0.70%) Mocha
10 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (13.38%) Marketing
2 15 (10.56%) Retail
3 6 (4.23%) Advertising
3 6 (4.23%) Legal
3 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.52%) Finance
5 3 (2.11%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Brand Awareness
5 3 (2.11%) German Language
5 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.41%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Developer
2 20 (14.08%) Architect
3 16 (11.27%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (7.75%) Angular Developer
5 9 (6.34%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.63%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.93%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (4.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) WordPress Developer
8 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Java Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.39%) AngularJS
2 39 (27.46%) HTML
3 36 (25.35%) Node.js
4 32 (22.54%) .NET
5 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
5 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (18.31%) HTML5
7 22 (15.49%) Ember.js
7 22 (15.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (14.08%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (12.68%) CSS
10 16 (11.27%) Spring
10 16 (11.27%) XML
11 15 (10.56%) JSON
12 10 (7.04%) jQuery
12 10 (7.04%) REST
12 10 (7.04%) Web Services
13 6 (4.23%) CSS3
13 6 (4.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.06%) User Experience
2 23 (16.20%) Public Cloud
3 21 (14.79%) Social Media
4 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.82%) Copywriting
6 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.11%) Biometrics
7 3 (2.11%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.11%) Informatics
8 2 (1.41%) CESG
8 2 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.41%) NHS
8 2 (1.41%) Social Network
8 2 (1.41%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.41%) Wiki
9 1 (0.70%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.13%) Linux
2 11 (7.75%) Windows
3 4 (2.82%) Android
3 4 (2.82%) CentOS
3 4 (2.82%) Fedora
3 4 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.41%) Unix
5 2 (1.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.80%) Scrum
2 48 (33.80%) TDD
3 43 (30.28%) DevOps
3 43 (30.28%) E-Commerce
4 31 (21.83%) BDD
4 31 (21.83%) Web Development
5 28 (19.72%) Open Source
6 27 (19.01%) MVC
7 26 (18.31%) CQRS
7 26 (18.31%) Mentoring
7 26 (18.31%) Microservices
8 25 (17.61%) Kanban
9 24 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (16.20%) OO
11 21 (14.79%) High Availability
12 20 (14.08%) SDLC
13 18 (12.68%) Project Management
14 17 (11.97%) Coaching
14 17 (11.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.92%) JavaScript
2 33 (23.24%) C#
3 23 (16.20%) Java
3 23 (16.20%) Ruby
4 21 (14.79%) Scala
5 16 (11.27%) Groovy
6 13 (9.15%) SQL
7 12 (8.45%) PHP
8 9 (6.34%) C
9 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.93%) Degree
3 6 (4.23%) CCNA
3 6 (4.23%) CCNP
3 6 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.41%) CCDA
5 2 (1.41%) CCIE
6 1 (0.70%) ECDL
6 1 (0.70%) VCAP
6 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (30.28%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.41%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) vCloud
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (9.15%) Ansible
3 11 (7.75%) Puppet
4 4 (2.82%) Terraform
5 1 (0.70%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Adobe
2 15 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.75%) Twitter
4 5 (3.52%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.52%) Google
4 5 (3.52%) MuleSoft
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 5 (3.52%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.52%) Sage
4 5 (3.52%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.52%) VMware
5 4 (2.82%) Cisco
5 4 (2.82%) Facebook
5 4 (2.82%) Nortel
6 3 (2.11%) Nintex
7 2 (1.41%) Brandwatch
7 2 (1.41%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.41%) New Relic
7 2 (1.41%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.41%) Splunk
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