Period
to 23 November 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 6 months to 23 November 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 218 222
Rank change year-on-year +101 +4 +23
Contract jobs citing Blog 6 11 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.19% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.60% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 23
Median daily rate £485 £530 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.49% +1.92% +18.86%
10th Percentile £243 £491 £435
90th Percentile £545 £593 £568
Central London median daily rate £485 £523 £500
% change year-on-year -7.18% +4.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £17.93 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 729 1,842 2,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.50% 31.85% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 1,408 2,205
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £300 £284
90th Percentile £725 £700 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £523 £525
% change year-on-year +0.48% -0.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.34% +7.26% -14.29%
10th Percentile £14.92 £12.38 £13.31
90th Percentile £47.05 £51.75 £37.09
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +52.38% +7.69% -10.17%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Blog as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Blog in the City of London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blog in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Blog in the City of London

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blog in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Blog in the City of London

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Blog in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Blog in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Blog.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Terraform
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Varnish
3 2 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (33.33%) Redis
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Grunt
3 2 (33.33%) Flask
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (33.33%) React
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (33.33%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) GitLab
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Django Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (33.33%) Flask
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) Redux
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Celery
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Podcast
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) ES6
4 1 (16.67%) Go
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (33.33%) etcd
1 2 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (33.33%) Consul
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe