Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 94 105
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Blog 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.070% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.22% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Birmingham median daily rate £250 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.54% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £345 £338
90th Percentile £275 £345 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +28.47% -4.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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 411 447 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.62% 29.41% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 324 325
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +0.67% +9.17%
10th Percentile £205 £236 £210
90th Percentile £535 £500 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.03 £13.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.56% -19.40% +15.52%
10th Percentile £11.09 £9.39 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.20 £23.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.64 £15.46
% change year-on-year +1.34% +1.15% -11.64%

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 23 October 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk