The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blogs
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blog 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
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 £155 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-63.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
476 396 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.52% 20.11% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 197 185
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 35
Average hourly rate £30.20 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.94% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Blog
England

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blog Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Blog
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blog Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Birmingham - - - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) PPC Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (100.00%) PPC Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PPC Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
1 1 (100.00%) PPC Executive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter