Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Blogs
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Contract jobs citing Blog 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 0.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Birmingham median daily rate £468 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £468 £425 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Blog is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 383 481 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.54% 30.60% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 368 263
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £259 £219 £208
90th Percentile £527 £538 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £16.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.13% +8.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.12 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £24.11 £19.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £18.47
% change year-on-year -20.75% +8.28% -2.79%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Blog as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Blog in Birmingham

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blog in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Blog.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Co-Creation

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) User Researcher
2 1 (25.00%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Co-Creation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Thinking