The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 65 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Blog 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £338 £401
% change year-on-year +30.37% -15.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £59.31 -
% change year-on-year -62.90% -  

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

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 208 223 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.56% 26.24% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 176 172
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £28.07 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.95% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.61 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Blog as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blog in Bristol

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Blog.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
1 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) CQRS
1 6 (75.00%) GitHub
1 6 (75.00%) Ember.js
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
1 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (75.00%) GitHub
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Azure Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Communications Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (75.00%) Ember.js
1 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) CQRS
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef