Period
to 13 November 2019

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 6 months to 13 November 2019 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 640 676 724
Rank change year-on-year +36 +48 +45
Contract jobs citing Blog 141 202 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 132 98
England median daily rate £450 £466 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.49% -5.62% +23.42%
10th Percentile £313 £356 £375
90th Percentile £578 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £465 £494
% change year-on-year -3.23% -5.87% +23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
England median hourly rate £30.00 £165.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.82% +392.54% -43.52%
10th Percentile £16.60 £157.50 £28.81
90th Percentile £37.08 £172.50 £43.05
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £165.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -81.82% +392.54% -43.52%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,239 30,937 31,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.44% 32.62% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,581 20,480 20,781
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 955 927
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £11.82 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +1.23% -

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 13 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +58 94 £450 -10.45% 27
North of England +19 23 £475 +11.76% 12
Yorkshire +36 21 £475 +11.76% 1
South East +29 13 £445 -15.24% 5
Midlands +41 8 £500 +6.10% 2
West Midlands +29 5 £475 +0.80%
South West -4 3 £425 +17.24% 5
East Midlands - 3 £550 - 2
North East +7 1 £318 -29.44% 4
North West -9 1 £550 +34.15% 7
Blog
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Blog.

1 93 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.26%) Python
3 51 (36.17%) Finance
4 50 (35.46%) Open Source
5 48 (34.04%) Software Engineering
6 40 (28.37%) DevOps
7 37 (26.24%) Azure
8 35 (24.82%) AWS
8 35 (24.82%) Web Services
8 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
9 34 (24.11%) Test Automation
10 31 (21.99%) Continuous Deployment
11 29 (20.57%) Asset Management
11 29 (20.57%) C#
12 28 (19.86%) Front Office
12 28 (19.86%) Fixed Income
12 28 (19.86%) Derivative
12 28 (19.86%) Decision-Making
13 27 (19.15%) Java
14 26 (18.44%) Analytics
15 25 (17.73%) React
15 25 (17.73%) Equities
16 24 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (16.31%) Linux
17 23 (16.31%) GitHub
17 23 (16.31%) Prototyping
18 22 (15.60%) AngularJS
18 22 (15.60%) C++
18 22 (15.60%) Legal
18 22 (15.60%) Degree

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 8 (5.67%) CMS
2 6 (4.26%) IIS
3 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.13%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Sketch
2 3 (2.13%) Figma
2 3 (2.13%) InVision
3 2 (1.42%) Marvel
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.24%) Azure
2 35 (24.82%) AWS
3 23 (16.31%) GitHub
4 21 (14.89%) GCP
5 16 (11.35%) BrowserStack
5 16 (11.35%) Sauce Labs
6 6 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (4.26%) Serverless
7 4 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon SageMaker
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.13%) SaaS
9 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.42%) Office 365
10 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Intranet
1 3 (2.13%) SMS
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.42%) NAS
2 2 (1.42%) SAN
2 2 (1.42%) Skype
2 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.09%) Amazon Athena
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.26%) Amazon Aurora
4 6 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.13%) Big Data
6 3 (2.13%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.13%) DB2
6 3 (2.13%) KDB
6 3 (2.13%) Presto
7 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.35%) Gatling
2 16 (11.35%) JMeter
2 16 (11.35%) Selenium
3 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio Code
4 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (4.96%) RStudio
7 6 (4.26%) MSTest
7 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.55%) JIRA
9 3 (2.13%) Axure RP
9 3 (2.13%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.13%) Maven
9 3 (2.13%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 51 (36.17%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Front Office
3 22 (15.60%) Legal
4 17 (12.06%) Marketing
4 17 (12.06%) Public Sector
5 10 (7.09%) Publishing
6 8 (5.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
8 6 (4.26%) Electronics
9 5 (3.55%) Digital Economy
9 5 (3.55%) Retail
10 4 (2.84%) Banking
10 4 (2.84%) Law
11 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.42%) Games
12 1 (0.71%) Advertising
12 1 (0.71%) Automotive
12 1 (0.71%) French Language
12 1 (0.71%) German Language
12 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (29.79%) Developer
2 16 (11.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Architect
6 11 (7.80%) UI Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.67%) Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) AWS Architect
8 8 (5.67%) AWS Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Quantitative Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Designer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior UI Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.82%) Web Services
2 25 (17.73%) React
3 22 (15.60%) AngularJS
4 21 (14.89%) Node.js
5 17 (12.06%) Vue.js
6 15 (10.64%) CSS
7 13 (9.22%) HTML
8 10 (7.09%) RESTful
9 8 (5.67%) .NET
10 6 (4.26%) Swagger
11 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.84%) Redux
12 3 (2.13%) Apache NiFi
12 3 (2.13%) Esper
12 3 (2.13%) Jest
12 3 (2.13%) Pandas
12 3 (2.13%) Pyramid
12 3 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.13%) Sass
12 3 (2.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Derivative
1 28 (19.86%) Fixed Income
2 25 (17.73%) Equities
3 24 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (9.93%) User Experience
6 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.67%) Social Media
8 6 (4.26%) Algorithms
8 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.84%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.13%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.13%) New Media
10 3 (2.13%) Podcast
10 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
10 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.13%) Taxonomies
10 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.42%) Life Science
11 2 (1.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Linux
2 16 (11.35%) Unix
3 7 (4.96%) Mac OS
3 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.96%) Windows
4 6 (4.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.46%) Open Source
3 48 (34.04%) Software Engineering
4 40 (28.37%) DevOps
5 34 (24.11%) Test Automation
6 31 (21.99%) Continuous Deployment
7 29 (20.57%) Asset Management
8 28 (19.86%) Decision-Making
9 26 (18.44%) Analytics
10 23 (16.31%) Prototyping
11 21 (14.89%) Portfolio Management
12 19 (13.48%) BDD
13 18 (12.77%) Investment Management
14 17 (12.06%) Fund Management
15 16 (11.35%) Functional Testing
15 16 (11.35%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (11.35%) Performance Testing
15 16 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (10.64%) Front End Development
16 15 (10.64%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.26%) Python
2 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.57%) C#
4 27 (19.15%) Java
5 22 (15.60%) C++
6 18 (12.77%) SQL
7 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.80%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.38%) Perl
9 9 (6.38%) R
9 9 (6.38%) VB
10 6 (4.26%) Ruby
11 5 (3.55%) C
12 4 (2.84%) ES6
12 4 (2.84%) Go
13 1 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (15.60%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.84%) DBS Check
2 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) CISSP
4 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.18%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
3 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) Ansible
2 5 (3.55%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.13%) Puppet
4 2 (1.42%) SCCM
4 2 (1.42%) SCOM
4 2 (1.42%) Terraform
5 1 (0.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle
2 7 (4.96%) SAP
3 4 (2.84%) Adobe
3 4 (2.84%) IBM
3 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.13%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.13%) Demandware
4 3 (2.13%) EMC
4 3 (2.13%) ESRI
4 3 (2.13%) Google
4 3 (2.13%) Hotjar
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.42%) HP
5 2 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.42%) Sybase
5 2 (1.42%) Veritas
5 2 (1.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) Sun
6 1 (0.71%) Unisys