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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
UK / England
Rank 502 570 552
Rank change year-on-year +68 -18  
Contract jobs citing Blog 72 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.088% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 28
Median daily rate £463 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £367 £425
% change year-on-year -11.44% -13.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £72.89 - £10.00
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
London +56 54 £475 +8.57% 15
South West +6 5 £318 -16.65% 3
North West - 4 £434 - 3
South East +26 3 - - 7
Yorkshire +17 2 £323 - 1
East of England -3 2 £325 - 3
Midlands - 2 - -
Blog
UK

Blog
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Blog.

1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 30 (27.78%) Scrum
4 28 (25.93%) TDD
4 28 (25.93%) User Experience
5 24 (22.22%) Ruby
5 24 (22.22%) C#
5 24 (22.22%) .NET
5 24 (22.22%) Social Media
6 23 (21.30%) BDD
7 22 (20.37%) Scala
7 22 (20.37%) DevOps
8 21 (19.44%) GitHub
8 21 (19.44%) HTML
9 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
10 19 (17.59%) MVC
10 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (16.67%) Microservices
11 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 18 (16.67%) CQRS
11 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (16.67%) QA
12 17 (15.74%) Node.js
12 17 (15.74%) CSS
12 17 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (14.81%) NoSQL
13 16 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement

Blog
Top Related 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 15 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.63%) CMS
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) WordPress
5 2 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.93%) InDesign
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.93%) Radian6
1 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.44%) GitHub
2 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.78%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.85%) Office 365
6 2 (1.85%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle CX
6 2 (1.85%) PaaS
6 2 (1.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) AdWords
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 16 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) HBase
5 1 (0.93%) Impala
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Redis
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) TeamCity
2 15 (13.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.85%) Bower
5 2 (1.85%) Grunt
5 2 (1.85%) gulp
5 2 (1.85%) JIRA
5 2 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.85%) Selenium
5 2 (1.85%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.85%) webpack
6 1 (0.93%) Ant
6 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.93%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.41%) Marketing
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Publishing
4 4 (3.70%) Advertising
5 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.85%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (30.56%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) C# Developer
3 16 (14.81%) Azure Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Consultant
6 9 (8.33%) Copywriter
7 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Digital Copywriter
8 5 (4.63%) Head of Social Media
8 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.63%) User Experience Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Designer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) .NET
2 21 (19.44%) HTML
3 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
4 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (15.74%) CSS
5 17 (15.74%) Node.js
6 15 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (12.96%) Ember.js
8 9 (8.33%) Ajax
9 8 (7.41%) Web Services
10 7 (6.48%) jQuery
10 7 (6.48%) React
11 4 (3.70%) SAML
11 4 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.70%) XML
12 3 (2.78%) CSS3
12 3 (2.78%) HTML5
12 3 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) User Experience
2 24 (22.22%) Social Media
3 15 (13.89%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.85%) iPad
5 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Podcast
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.93%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) LIMS
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Mac OS
2 5 (4.63%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Scrum
3 28 (25.93%) TDD
4 23 (21.30%) BDD
5 22 (20.37%) DevOps
6 19 (17.59%) MVC
7 18 (16.67%) CQRS
7 18 (16.67%) Microservices
8 16 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 15 (13.89%) Kanban
10 14 (12.96%) High Availability
11 13 (12.04%) Web Development
12 11 (10.19%) User Stories
13 10 (9.26%) Analytics
14 8 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (7.41%) SEO
15 7 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.48%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 24 (22.22%) C#
2 24 (22.22%) Ruby
3 22 (20.37%) Scala
4 11 (10.19%) Java
5 9 (8.33%) SQL
6 8 (7.41%) Python
7 5 (4.63%) Go
8 4 (3.70%) PHP
9 3 (2.78%) C
10 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) CISA
4 1 (0.93%) CISM
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) CRISC
4 1 (0.93%) MBA
4 1 (0.93%) VCAP
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) HDFS
1 1 (0.93%) vCloud
1 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Mesos
3 1 (0.93%) Oozie
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Terraform
3 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Adobe
2 6 (5.56%) Twitter
3 4 (3.70%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (1.85%) Facebook
5 2 (1.85%) Sage
5 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.93%) ATG
6 1 (0.93%) Demandware
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) New Relic
6 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.93%) Venda
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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