Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 126 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +7
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.52% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £404 - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £440 -
% change year-on-year +2.39% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 841 766 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.62% 27.67% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 408 399
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £286 £262 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year +5.54% +8.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +89.69% -2.68%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.75 £10.78
90th Percentile £22.00 £43.39 £48.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -27.08% -33.33% +100.00%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Blog in Edinburgh

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Edinburgh

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Blog.

1 3 (60.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Blackboard Learn
2 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Blackboard