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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
London / City of London
Rank 150 157 191
Rank change year-on-year +7 +34  
Contract jobs citing Blog 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £325 £313 £247
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +26.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £453 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £367 £425
% change year-on-year -11.44% -13.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 - £10.00

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

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1089 1191 1853
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.36% 36.22% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 951 1417
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 34
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in the City of London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in the City of London

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blog in the City of London

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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

1 3 (42.86%) Twitter
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Market Research
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator

Blog
Top Related 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 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Bower
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) gulp
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) LIMS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Writer
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) LIMS
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SEO
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Market Research
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Mesos
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com