The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
England / East of England
Rank 124 120 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Blog 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.092% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 674 628 673
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.03% 25.72% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 348 388
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 58 56
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in the East of England

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Blog.

1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Content Editor
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft