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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
UK
Rank 556 558 531
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing Blog 35 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 45
Median daily rate £330 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £162 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London median 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
14550 16750 16025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 32.93% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9306 10623 10070
Median daily rate £440 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 698 647
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 2017.

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 26 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 32 £330 -20.48% 32
London -3 20 £355 -19.31% 13
South West +19 4 £450 +260.00%
Bristol +4 3 £469 +275.00%
City of London -8 3 £344 +71.87% 2
East of England - 3 £133 - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 3
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £350 -
East Midlands +2 2 £350 - 5
North West - 2 £255 - 4
South East +22 1 - - 6
Berkshire +14 1 - - 1
Nottingham +6 1 £350 -
Ipswich - 1 £133 -
Cheshire - 1 £255 -
Manchester - 1 - - 4
Reading - 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 £133 -
Warrington - 1 £255 -
Exeter - 1 £165 -
Watford - 1 £110 -
Devon - 1 £165 -
Suffolk - 1 £133 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £133 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £110 - 1
Southwark - 1 £200 -

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
3 31 (33.33%) TDD
3 31 (33.33%) Scrum
4 28 (30.11%) BDD
5 23 (24.73%) DevOps
6 22 (23.66%) Social Media
7 21 (22.58%) .NET
8 20 (21.51%) C#
8 20 (21.51%) HTML
8 20 (21.51%) AngularJS
9 19 (20.43%) GitHub
9 19 (20.43%) User Experience
9 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (19.35%) Node.js
10 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
10 18 (19.35%) CSS
10 18 (19.35%) MVC
11 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.28%) Ruby
11 17 (18.28%) QA
11 17 (18.28%) CQRS
11 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (17.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (17.20%) Kanban
12 16 (17.20%) E-Commerce
13 15 (16.13%) Scala

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 14 (15.05%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.45%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Confluence
4 3 (3.23%) WordPress
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.08%) CICS
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.38%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) InDesign
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.08%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.08%) Radian6
2 1 (1.08%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) GitHub
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.98%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon S3
5 6 (6.45%) SaaS
6 3 (3.23%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (2.15%) Office 365
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.08%) Skype
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.05%) Hadoop
4 13 (13.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.08%) HBase
7 1 (1.08%) Impala
7 1 (1.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) TeamCity
2 13 (13.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) JIRA
4 4 (4.30%) Selenium
5 2 (2.15%) Ant
5 2 (2.15%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.15%) Bower
5 2 (2.15%) Grunt
5 2 (2.15%) gulp
5 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.15%) NUnit
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
5 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.15%) webpack
6 1 (1.08%) Gatling
6 1 (1.08%) GitLab
6 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (10.75%) Marketing
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 7 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
3 7 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Azure Developer
5 5 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Digital Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.30%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 20 (21.51%) AngularJS
2 20 (21.51%) HTML
3 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (19.35%) CSS
3 18 (19.35%) Node.js
4 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (13.98%) Ember.js
5 13 (13.98%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (11.83%) jQuery
7 10 (10.75%) React
8 9 (9.68%) CSS3
8 9 (9.68%) HTML5
8 9 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (6.45%) Web Services
10 5 (5.38%) Ajax
10 5 (5.38%) Redux
10 5 (5.38%) RESTful
10 5 (5.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Social Media
2 19 (20.43%) User Experience
3 13 (13.98%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) LIMS
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.08%) VSAM
7 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Scrum
2 31 (33.33%) TDD
3 28 (30.11%) BDD
4 23 (24.73%) DevOps
5 18 (19.35%) MVC
6 17 (18.28%) CQRS
7 16 (17.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (17.20%) E-Commerce
7 16 (17.20%) Kanban
8 15 (16.13%) Microservices
9 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (13.98%) High Availability
11 11 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (10.75%) Web Development
13 9 (9.68%) Front End Development
13 9 (9.68%) SEO
14 8 (8.60%) OO
15 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
15 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (21.51%) C#
3 17 (18.28%) Ruby
4 15 (16.13%) Scala
5 12 (12.90%) Java
6 7 (7.53%) SQL
7 6 (6.45%) PHP
7 6 (6.45%) Python
8 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.08%) COBOL
9 1 (1.08%) ES6
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.15%) VCAP
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.08%) CEH
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.08%) MBA
4 1 (1.08%) MCAD
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) MCSD
4 1 (1.08%) MCTS
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) vCloud
1 2 (2.15%) vSphere
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.38%) Ansible
3 3 (3.23%) Puppet
4 2 (2.15%) vRealize
5 1 (1.08%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Twitter
2 7 (7.53%) Adobe
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Facebook
3 3 (3.23%) IBM
3 3 (3.23%) Sage
4 2 (2.15%) Google
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.08%) Apple
5 1 (1.08%) arcserve
5 1 (1.08%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.08%) HEAT Software
5 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.08%) New Relic
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) Zend
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