Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 751 712
Rank change year-on-year +65 -39 -6
Contract jobs citing Blog 156 113 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 77 98
England median daily rate £494 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -13.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £375 £164 £190
90th Percentile £600 £518 £583
UK median daily rate £494 £395 £450
% change year-on-year +25.06% -12.22% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
England median hourly rate £33.50 £59.31 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.52% +179.11% -
10th Percentile £28.81 £48.30 £12.13
90th Percentile £43.05 £59.31 £31.38
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £59.31 £21.25
% change year-on-year -43.52% +179.11% -

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 31569 32361 34347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.86% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21171 21383 22212
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1110 1348
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +16 110 £513 +23.12% 14
North of England +70 23 £440 +120.00% 2
Yorkshire +29 13 £460 +14.80% 1
South West +3 9 £500 +11.11% 1
North East +76 8 £440 +151.43%
South East +3 8 £450 +72.25% 1
East of England -14 5 £563 +324.53% 2
Midlands +26 2 £238 -32.14% 2
North West +22 2 - - 1
West Midlands +28 1 £345 - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £130 -62.86% 1
Blog
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 97 (62.18%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.67%) DevOps
3 46 (29.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 45 (28.85%) Microservices
5 43 (27.56%) BDD
6 41 (26.28%) High Availability
7 37 (23.72%) Scrum
7 37 (23.72%) Mentoring
8 36 (23.08%) Analytics
9 35 (22.44%) GitHub
10 34 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (21.15%) TDD
11 33 (21.15%) E-Commerce
12 32 (20.51%) Node.js
13 30 (19.23%) C#
13 30 (19.23%) .NET
13 30 (19.23%) ASP.NET
13 30 (19.23%) MVC
13 30 (19.23%) AngularJS
14 29 (18.59%) CQRS
14 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (17.95%) JavaScript
16 27 (17.31%) Public Cloud
17 26 (16.67%) NoSQL
18 24 (15.38%) Kanban
18 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (14.74%) User Stories
19 23 (14.74%) SQL

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 13 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) Marvel
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.56%) Flinto
2 4 (2.56%) InVision
2 4 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Radian6
1 2 (1.28%) Sprinklr
1 2 (1.28%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.44%) GitHub
2 34 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.56%) Slack
6 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 2 (1.28%) npm
6 2 (1.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) AdWords
7 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) G Suite
7 1 (0.64%) Serverless
7 1 (0.64%) Twilio
7 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Intranet
2 3 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) ATM
3 1 (0.64%) CTI
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.77%) MySQL
6 8 (5.13%) Data Mining
6 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Power BI
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
2 13 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (4.49%) Axure RP
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.64%) Babel
8 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.64%) Grunt
8 1 (0.64%) gulp
8 1 (0.64%) JMeter
8 1 (0.64%) Selenium
8 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.64%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.64%) webpack
8 1 (0.64%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (12.18%) Marketing
2 17 (10.90%) Retail
3 12 (7.69%) Games
3 12 (7.69%) Publishing
4 9 (5.77%) Legal
5 8 (5.13%) Finance
6 5 (3.21%) Advertising
6 5 (3.21%) Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.64%) iGaming
8 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (26.92%) Developer
2 29 (18.59%) Senior Developer
3 19 (12.18%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.54%) Architect
4 18 (11.54%) User Researcher
5 17 (10.90%) C# Developer
6 16 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (8.97%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (8.33%) AWS Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Azure Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Digital Architect
9 12 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) E-Commerce Developer
10 10 (6.41%) Python Developer
10 10 (6.41%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.51%) Node.js
2 30 (19.23%) .NET
2 30 (19.23%) AngularJS
2 30 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (14.10%) Ember.js
5 20 (12.82%) React
6 12 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (6.41%) Django
7 10 (6.41%) Flask
7 10 (6.41%) RESTful
8 5 (3.21%) HTML
9 4 (2.56%) Material Design
10 3 (1.92%) Aurelia
10 3 (1.92%) CSS
10 3 (1.92%) REST
11 1 (0.64%) JPA
11 1 (0.64%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.31%) Public Cloud
2 24 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.82%) User Experience
4 18 (11.54%) Social Media
5 10 (6.41%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.56%) Fintech
8 4 (2.56%) Replication
9 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.64%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.64%) New Media
10 1 (0.64%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) Photography
10 1 (0.64%) Podcast
10 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Linux
2 19 (12.18%) Unix
3 18 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.21%) Android
6 2 (1.28%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (62.18%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.67%) DevOps
3 46 (29.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 45 (28.85%) Microservices
5 43 (27.56%) BDD
6 41 (26.28%) High Availability
7 37 (23.72%) Mentoring
7 37 (23.72%) Scrum
8 36 (23.08%) Analytics
9 33 (21.15%) E-Commerce
9 33 (21.15%) TDD
10 30 (19.23%) MVC
11 29 (18.59%) CQRS
12 24 (15.38%) Kanban
13 23 (14.74%) User Stories
14 22 (14.10%) Prototyping
15 18 (11.54%) Open Source
16 17 (10.90%) Acceptance Criteria
17 16 (10.26%) Market Research
17 16 (10.26%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.23%) C#
2 28 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.74%) Python
3 23 (14.74%) SQL
4 20 (12.82%) Scala
5 16 (10.26%) Java
6 14 (8.97%) Ruby
7 11 (7.05%) Go
8 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.92%) R
10 2 (1.28%) C
11 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.64%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
1 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.64%) VCAP
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.64%) etcd
2 1 (0.64%) vCloud
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 10 (6.41%) Kibana
3 10 (6.41%) logstash
3 10 (6.41%) Prometheus
4 4 (2.56%) Ansible
5 2 (1.28%) Mesos
5 2 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.64%) Consul
6 1 (0.64%) Grafana
6 1 (0.64%) Salt
6 1 (0.64%) Terraform
6 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (7.05%) AppDynamics
2 10 (6.41%) Splunk
3 7 (4.49%) Google
4 6 (3.85%) Twitter
5 5 (3.21%) Adobe
5 5 (3.21%) Facebook
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle
6 4 (2.56%) Sybase
7 3 (1.92%) Tableau
8 2 (1.28%) Elastic Path
8 2 (1.28%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.28%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.64%) Apigee
9 1 (0.64%) New Relic
9 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.64%) VMware