The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Blogs
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 551 598
Rank change year-on-year +38 +47  
Contract jobs citing Blog 69 81 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 54 21
Median daily rate £500 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £338 £401
% change year-on-year +30.37% -15.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.25 £59.31 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.42% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £59.31 -
% change year-on-year -62.90% -  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14239 16461 16386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.53% 33.34% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10948 10465
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 530 597
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in England

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in England

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blog in England

Blog
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London +4 41 £525 +10.52% 14
South East +30 8 - - 6
South West +3 5 £500 +48.14% 4
Midlands - 5 £550 - 13
North East - 4 £440 - 1
North West +21 3 £613 +206.25% 8
West Midlands +22 2 £375 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 11
Blog
UK

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

1 75 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.04%) DevOps
3 38 (26.95%) TDD
3 38 (26.95%) Scrum
4 37 (26.24%) C#
4 37 (26.24%) .NET
5 34 (24.11%) JavaScript
5 34 (24.11%) User Experience
5 34 (24.11%) Microservices
6 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 31 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (21.99%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (21.99%) BDD
8 30 (21.28%) Ruby
9 29 (20.57%) Kanban
9 29 (20.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (19.15%) GitHub
10 27 (19.15%) E-Commerce
11 26 (18.44%) MVC
11 26 (18.44%) Scala
11 26 (18.44%) NoSQL
11 26 (18.44%) AngularJS
11 26 (18.44%) High Availability
11 26 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (17.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 25 (17.73%) Public Cloud
13 24 (17.02%) Analytics
13 24 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (17.02%) Node.js
13 24 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.55%) CMS
4 4 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.13%) WordPress
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) DNN
6 1 (0.71%) Drupal
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.42%) Radian6
1 2 (1.42%) Sprinklr
1 2 (1.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.99%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (19.15%) GitHub
3 21 (14.89%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.55%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.84%) PaaS
6 3 (2.13%) IaaS
6 3 (2.13%) Office 365
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle CX
7 2 (1.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Yammer
8 1 (0.71%) AdWords
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.71%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.71%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.71%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Intranet
2 4 (2.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) CTI
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) LDAP
3 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.44%) NoSQL
3 25 (17.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 20 (14.18%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.67%) Data Mining
6 8 (5.67%) MySQL
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) DB2
8 2 (1.42%) Informix
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) TeamCity
2 21 (14.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.84%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.13%) NUnit
5 3 (2.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.93%) Finance
1 14 (9.93%) Marketing
2 7 (4.96%) Legal
2 7 (4.96%) Publishing
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.42%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.71%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (27.66%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) C# Developer
2 23 (16.31%) Senior Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Senior C# Developer
4 17 (12.06%) AWS Developer
4 17 (12.06%) Azure Developer
5 13 (9.22%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Architect
6 11 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Copywriter
8 9 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Consultant
9 8 (5.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Agile Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.24%) .NET
2 26 (18.44%) AngularJS
3 24 (17.02%) ASP.NET
3 24 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (17.02%) Node.js
4 21 (14.89%) Ember.js
4 21 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (9.22%) HTML
6 10 (7.09%) Web Services
7 8 (5.67%) CSS
8 5 (3.55%) Ajax
8 5 (3.55%) React
8 5 (3.55%) REST
9 4 (2.84%) SAML
10 2 (1.42%) jQuery
10 2 (1.42%) Middleware
11 1 (0.71%) JPA
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.11%) User Experience
2 25 (17.73%) Public Cloud
3 23 (16.31%) Social Media
4 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.13%) Fintech
7 2 (1.42%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
7 2 (1.42%) Tandem
7 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) New Media
8 1 (0.71%) Podcast
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Unix
2 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.55%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.13%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.13%) Windows
6 2 (1.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.04%) DevOps
3 38 (26.95%) Scrum
3 38 (26.95%) TDD
4 34 (24.11%) Microservices
5 31 (21.99%) BDD
6 29 (20.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (20.57%) Kanban
7 27 (19.15%) E-Commerce
8 26 (18.44%) High Availability
8 26 (18.44%) MVC
9 24 (17.02%) Analytics
10 23 (16.31%) CQRS
11 20 (14.18%) Mentoring
11 20 (14.18%) User Stories
12 19 (13.48%) Open Source
13 16 (11.35%) ETL
14 15 (10.64%) Web Development
15 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) C#
2 34 (24.11%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.28%) Ruby
4 26 (18.44%) Scala
5 18 (12.77%) Python
6 17 (12.06%) SQL
7 14 (9.93%) Java
8 6 (4.26%) Go
9 3 (2.13%) C
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) ES6
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.42%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.71%) CISA
5 1 (0.71%) CISM
5 1 (0.71%) CISSP
5 1 (0.71%) CRISC
5 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.60%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.55%) Ansible
3 4 (2.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.13%) Mesos
4 3 (2.13%) Puppet
5 2 (1.42%) Terraform
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.71%) Kibana
6 1 (0.71%) logstash
6 1 (0.71%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (7.09%) Oracle
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.67%) Twitter
4 5 (3.55%) Google
5 4 (2.84%) Facebook
5 4 (2.84%) Sybase
6 3 (2.13%) New Relic
6 3 (2.13%) Tableau
7 2 (1.42%) IBM
7 2 (1.42%) Remedy
7 2 (1.42%) Sun
8 1 (0.71%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.71%) ATG
8 1 (0.71%) Demandware
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.71%) Splunk
8 1 (0.71%) Venda
London
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: Depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £430 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
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