Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 6 months to 25 September 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
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 251 254
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +50
Contract jobs citing Blog 36 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.40% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 13
Central London median daily rate £500 £538 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +82.20% -28.92%
10th Percentile £388 £435 £216
90th Percentile £603 £610 £468
London median daily rate £523 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -0.48% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £165.00 £34.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +381.75% -31.50% -

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 Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,800 3,371 3,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.76% 42.20% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 2,519 2,599
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +4.11%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £302
90th Percentile £700 £688 £657
London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 41 32
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +9.35% -14.55%
10th Percentile £13.24 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £36.09 £33.25 £69.50
London median hourly rate £23.94 £21.90 £19.23
% change year-on-year +9.32% +13.88% -1.38%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blog in Central London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Central London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in Central London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in Central London

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blog in Central London

Blog
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 34 £500 - 12
West End of London -27 1 £675 +25.58% 4
City of Westminster - 1 £675 -
Blog
London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Central London region with a requirement for Blog.

1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 13 (36.11%) Analytics
3 13 (36.11%) Degree
4 11 (30.56%) Decision-Making
5 10 (27.78%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (27.78%) Ethereum
5 10 (27.78%) Master's Degree
5 10 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (27.78%) Solidity
5 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.78%) Bitcoin
5 10 (27.78%) Fintech
5 10 (27.78%) Blockchain
5 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 10 (27.78%) Use Case
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) Service Design
6 9 (25.00%) R3 Corda
6 9 (25.00%) Hyperledger
6 9 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 9 (25.00%) Value Proposition
7 8 (22.22%) Workflow
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
9 5 (13.89%) C#
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 10 (27.78%) Ethereum
2 9 (25.00%) Hyperledger
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.78%) InDesign
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (25.00%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Blockchain
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) gulp
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) User Researcher
2 9 (25.00%) Blockchain Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Senior User Researcher
5 4 (11.11%) Digital Product Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Product Manager
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Blockchain Lead
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Blockchain Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Communications Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Communications Officer
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.78%) HR Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Internal Communications Manager
8 1 (2.78%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (8.33%) jQuery
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) Redux
3 2 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Flask
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Kafka
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) Truffle
4 1 (2.78%) Vue.js
4 1 (2.78%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (27.78%) Bitcoin
1 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 10 (27.78%) Fintech
2 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 13 (36.11%) Analytics
4 11 (30.56%) Decision-Making
5 10 (27.78%) Use Case
6 9 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 9 (25.00%) Service Design
6 9 (25.00%) Value Proposition
7 8 (22.22%) Workflow
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (11.11%) Open Source
10 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (11.11%) Product Management
11 3 (8.33%) Microservices
11 3 (8.33%) MVC
11 3 (8.33%) TDD
11 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Solidity
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) ES6
6 1 (2.78%) Go
6 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 10 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (27.78%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.78%) etcd
2 1 (2.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) Terraform
4 2 (5.56%) Consul
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook