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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blogs
Rank 145 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blog 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.030% - 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £220
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +88.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+179.10% -
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
919 706 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.77% 28.33% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 421 342
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.85 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Blog.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Fedora
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) WCAG
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Wireframes

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
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) 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 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Communications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Communications Officer
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Officer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Fedora
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Full Text Search
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) 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%) Oracle