Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 220 236
Rank change year-on-year +74 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Blog 9 13 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
Median daily rate £541 £468 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.72% -0.80% +7.71%
10th Percentile £488 £124 £354
90th Percentile £630 £547 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £468 £475
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 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 1,062 2,268 2,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.74% 35.25% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 1,651 2,154
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £724
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 53
Median hourly rate £32.25 £19.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -8.24% +13.65%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.67 £47.88
Median hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +67.50% -2.44% +29.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Grafana
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
4 2 (22.22%) GitLab
4 2 (22.22%) Celery
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Azure
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning

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 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Inkscape
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Azure
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) User Researcher
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) React Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior User Researcher
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (22.22%) Celery
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Jest
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (11.11%) PyTorch
3 1 (11.11%) Redux
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
3 1 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) ES6
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Grafana
2 2 (22.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft