Period
to 17 June 2021

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 17 June 2021 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
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 545 469 686
Rank change year-on-year -76 +217 +3
Contract jobs citing Blog 80 102 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 90
10th Percentile £270 £393 £313
25th Percentile £413 £463 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £625 £468
Median % change year-on-year -18.80% +33.69% +3.89%
75th Percentile £625 £725 £538
90th Percentile £700 £850 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £625 £468
% change year-on-year -24.00% +33.69% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
10th Percentile £16.99 " £15.80
25th Percentile £17.18 " £21.13
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £30.00
75th Percentile £31.06 " £31.08
90th Percentile £49.38 " £31.73
UK median hourly rate £21.86 - £30.00

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 14,848 11,414 23,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.00% 29.63% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,955 7,612 15,865
10th Percentile £298 £263 £294
25th Percentile £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 433 787
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.52 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.35 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +2.67% +16.76% -13.10%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £59.90 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.71 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.17% +20.54% -8.89%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Blog in England

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blog in England.

Daily rate trend for Blog in England

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blog in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Blog in England

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Blog in England.

Hourly rate trend for Blog in England

Blog
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Blog in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

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 17 June 2021. 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 -97 57 £525 -22.22% 35
North of England +6 7 £388 -9.36% 25
South East +4 5 £225 -30.77% 11
North West -2 5 £370 -17.78% 15
South West +21 2 £450 - 8
North East +17 2 £510 +56.92% 2
Midlands -14 2 £100 -79.49% 12
East Midlands - 2 £100 - 5
Blog
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) Finance
3 26 (32.50%) Open Source
4 25 (31.25%) AWS
5 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
5 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
5 23 (28.75%) Python
6 20 (25.00%) GCP
7 19 (23.75%) Web Services
7 19 (23.75%) Marketing
8 18 (22.50%) Social Media
8 18 (22.50%) Serverless
9 17 (21.25%) Social Skills
9 17 (21.25%) Azure
9 17 (21.25%) .NET
10 16 (20.00%) DevOps
11 14 (17.50%) React
12 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
13 12 (15.00%) Asset Management
13 12 (15.00%) Analytics
13 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
13 12 (15.00%) React Native
13 12 (15.00%) Progressive Web App
13 12 (15.00%) Material-UI
14 11 (13.75%) Degree
15 10 (12.50%) Adobe
15 10 (12.50%) Docker
15 10 (12.50%) Public Sector
16 9 (11.25%) User Experience
16 9 (11.25%) Jenkins

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 5 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) Confluence
4 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.50%) Figma
2 2 (2.50%) Houdini
2 2 (2.50%) InDesign
2 2 (2.50%) Maya
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) Sketch
2 2 (2.50%) ZBrush
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
1 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) AWS
2 20 (25.00%) GCP
3 18 (22.50%) Serverless
4 17 (21.25%) Azure
5 7 (8.75%) GitHub
6 6 (7.50%) npm
6 6 (7.50%) SaaS
7 3 (3.75%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (2.50%) PaaS
8 2 (2.50%) Trello
8 2 (2.50%) Yammer
9 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.25%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.25%) Datadog
9 1 (1.25%) Google Ads
9 1 (1.25%) Matillion
9 1 (1.25%) Slack
9 1 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Intranet
2 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) IPv4
4 1 (1.25%) IPv6
4 1 (1.25%) SMTP
4 1 (1.25%) SNMP
4 1 (1.25%) SSH
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) DTS
2 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) JIRA
2 6 (7.50%) webpack
3 3 (3.75%) Cypress.io
3 3 (3.75%) MSTest
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.25%) CircleCI
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Marketing
3 17 (21.25%) Social Skills
4 10 (12.50%) Public Sector
5 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.50%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (7.50%) Publishing
7 5 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (5.00%) Games
9 3 (3.75%) Banking
9 3 (3.75%) Retail
10 2 (2.50%) Advertising
10 2 (2.50%) Law
10 2 (2.50%) Legal
10 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 1 (1.25%) Electronics
11 1 (1.25%) German Language
11 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (1.25%) Public Speaking
11 1 (1.25%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Developer
2 13 (16.25%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) React Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Writer
7 4 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.00%) User Researcher
8 3 (3.75%) AWS Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Marketing Officer
8 3 (3.75%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Communications Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Designer
9 2 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) Web Services
2 17 (21.25%) .NET
3 14 (17.50%) React
4 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
5 12 (15.00%) Material-UI
5 12 (15.00%) React Native
6 8 (10.00%) HTML
6 8 (10.00%) RESTful
7 7 (8.75%) CSS
7 7 (8.75%) Node.js
8 6 (7.50%) LESS
8 6 (7.50%) Sass
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.75%) Jest
9 3 (3.75%) Swagger
9 3 (3.75%) Vue.js
10 2 (2.50%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (2.50%) WebRTC
11 1 (1.25%) HTML5
11 1 (1.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Social Media
2 9 (11.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.00%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Podcast
4 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Unix
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Open Source
3 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.00%) DevOps
5 12 (15.00%) Analytics
5 12 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 12 (15.00%) Progressive Web App
5 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (10.00%) Workflow
7 7 (8.75%) Content Strategy
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.75%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.75%) SEO
7 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.50%) Decision-Making
8 6 (7.50%) Migration
8 6 (7.50%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
1 23 (28.75%) Python
2 8 (10.00%) C#
3 7 (8.75%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) ES6
5 4 (5.00%) SQL
6 3 (3.75%) Go
6 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.75%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) HLSL
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) R
8 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Accessibility
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 3 (3.75%) Terraform
4 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Adobe
2 7 (8.75%) Google
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) New Relic
5 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.25%) BT
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.25%) Facebook
6 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Marketo
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) VMware