Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 665 661
Rank change year-on-year +144 -4 +43
Contract jobs citing Blog 144 171 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 107 171
Median daily rate £600 £468 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.34% +1.63% +2.22%
10th Percentile £388 £316 £263
90th Percentile £850 £600 £563
UK median daily rate £575 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +22.99% +3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.33 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.34% -27.96%
UK median hourly rate - £22.33 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -33.34% -27.96%

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 17,875 28,437 30,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.25% 32.09% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,276 18,655 20,207
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.07% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 901 951
Median hourly rate £24.71 £21.00 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.23% +8.50%
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.75
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% -2.33% +7.50%

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 5 April 2020.

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
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 5 April 2020. 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 +151 111 £675 +50.00% 12
North of England +68 13 £475 +0.80% 7
Yorkshire +54 9 £475 +1.60% 1
South East +91 8 £448 +1.70% 6
East of England +32 4 - - 3
West Midlands +53 3 £488 +4.28%
Midlands +53 3 £488 +2.63% 1
North West +29 3 £500 +5.26% 5
South West +23 3 £425 - 6
North East - 1 £325 - 1
Blog
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 71 (49.31%) Python
4 70 (48.61%) Open Source
5 67 (46.53%) AWS
6 66 (45.83%) Azure
7 62 (43.06%) Web Services
8 61 (42.36%) Finance
9 58 (40.28%) AngularJS
10 57 (39.58%) Java
11 55 (38.19%) Asset Management
12 54 (37.50%) Software Engineering
12 54 (37.50%) Fixed Income
12 54 (37.50%) Front Office
12 54 (37.50%) Node.js
12 54 (37.50%) Derivative
13 53 (36.81%) Equities
14 51 (35.42%) React
15 49 (34.03%) GCP
16 48 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
17 47 (32.64%) Investment Management
18 43 (29.86%) Decision-Making
19 39 (27.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 38 (26.39%) Hedge funds
20 38 (26.39%) Docker
21 37 (25.69%) SQL
22 35 (24.31%) Greenfield Project
23 34 (23.61%) Analytics
24 33 (22.92%) Fund Management
25 29 (20.14%) C#

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 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.78%) CMS
2 4 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.39%) WordPress
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.39%) Figma
2 2 (1.39%) InVision
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.39%) Sketch
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.69%) Inkscape
3 1 (0.69%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 67 (46.53%) AWS
2 66 (45.83%) Azure
3 49 (34.03%) GCP
4 22 (15.28%) GitHub
5 16 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (10.42%) Amazon ECS
7 14 (9.72%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.78%) npm
8 4 (2.78%) Office 365
8 4 (2.78%) Slack
9 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.39%) PaaS
9 2 (1.39%) Serverless
10 1 (0.69%) AdWords
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.69%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) HTTP
1 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.08%) Intranet
2 3 (2.08%) Skype
3 2 (1.39%) Internet
3 2 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) NoSQL
2 16 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.25%) MySQL
4 9 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.86%) Amazon Athena
6 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) KDB
9 1 (0.69%) Power BI
9 1 (0.69%) Presto
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Artifactory
2 13 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio Code
4 10 (6.94%) Jasmine
4 10 (6.94%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.17%) GitLab
6 6 (4.17%) RStudio
7 2 (1.39%) Maven
7 2 (1.39%) Selenium
8 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.69%) Gradle
8 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (42.36%) Finance
2 54 (37.50%) Front Office
3 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 15 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 13 (9.03%) Marketing
5 10 (6.94%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.47%) Legal
7 4 (2.78%) Publishing
8 3 (2.08%) Local Government
8 3 (2.08%) Retail
9 2 (1.39%) Games
9 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 59 (40.97%) Developer
2 22 (15.28%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (14.58%) Front Office Developer
4 19 (13.19%) AWS Developer
5 16 (11.11%) Architect
6 11 (7.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.56%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.86%) Head of Engineering
9 7 (4.86%) Head of Finance
9 7 (4.86%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.86%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (43.06%) Web Services
2 58 (40.28%) AngularJS
3 54 (37.50%) Node.js
4 51 (35.42%) React
5 21 (14.58%) .NET
6 19 (13.19%) Vue.js
7 15 (10.42%) Redux
8 14 (9.72%) HTML
9 12 (8.33%) CSS
9 12 (8.33%) RESTful
10 8 (5.56%) Spring
11 7 (4.86%) J2EE
11 7 (4.86%) NgRx
11 7 (4.86%) RxJS
11 7 (4.86%) Sass
12 6 (4.17%) Celery
12 6 (4.17%) Express
12 6 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (4.17%) Svelte
13 4 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.50%) Derivative
1 54 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 53 (36.81%) Equities
3 39 (27.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (26.39%) Hedge funds
5 35 (24.31%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (9.72%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (9.72%) Public Cloud
7 12 (8.33%) Social Media
8 9 (6.25%) User Experience
9 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (2.78%) e-Learning
12 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.39%) PKI
12 2 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Linux
2 19 (13.19%) Unix
3 9 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 6 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.47%) Windows
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.61%) Open Source
3 55 (38.19%) Asset Management
4 54 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 48 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
6 47 (32.64%) Investment Management
7 43 (29.86%) Decision-Making
8 34 (23.61%) Analytics
9 33 (22.92%) Fund Management
10 28 (19.44%) DevOps
11 21 (14.58%) Microservices
12 18 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 17 (11.81%) Migration
14 16 (11.11%) Scrum
15 15 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
15 15 (10.42%) Machine Learning
15 15 (10.42%) Performance Attribution
15 15 (10.42%) Web Development
16 14 (9.72%) Data Analytics
16 14 (9.72%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 71 (49.31%) Python
3 57 (39.58%) Java
4 37 (25.69%) SQL
5 29 (20.14%) C#
6 25 (17.36%) C++
7 21 (14.58%) R
8 15 (10.42%) Kotlin
9 13 (9.03%) TypeScript
10 9 (6.25%) PHP
11 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.86%) Java 8
12 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.08%) Ruby
13 3 (2.08%) VB
14 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.69%) C
15 1 (0.69%) Perl
15 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) Degree
3 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.39%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.39%) SANS
5 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) GDPR
3 2 (1.39%) AICPA
3 2 (1.39%) COBIT
3 2 (1.39%) NIST
4 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (26.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (18.75%) Terraform
2 17 (11.81%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.56%) Ansible
4 3 (2.08%) Grafana
4 3 (2.08%) Kibana
5 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.39%) Puppet
5 2 (1.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.17%) Adobe
3 5 (3.47%) Google
4 3 (2.08%) Facebook
4 3 (2.08%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle
4 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.08%) Tanium
4 3 (2.08%) Twitter
4 3 (2.08%) YouTube
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco
5 2 (1.39%) Tableau
5 2 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.69%) Demandware
6 1 (0.69%) Hotjar
6 1 (0.69%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.69%) Instagram
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Zend