The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 127 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 -
Blog
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
721 708 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.96% 27.68% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 440 302
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 56 61
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Blog
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Blog as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blog across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Blog Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Coventry - 3 £200 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £375 - 1
Blog
England

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Blog.

1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) WCAG
1 4 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Fedora
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Psychology
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) ECDL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Graduate
1 2 (28.57%) Graduate Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Graduate IT Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) IT Graduate
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Junior IT Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Usability Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Web Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Fedora
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle