The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 373 416
Rank change year-on-year -9 +43  
Contract jobs citing Blog 42 54 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.66% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 12
Median daily rate £525 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +30.37% -15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £59.31 -
% change year-on-year -62.90% -  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7968 8146 8471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.28% 37.40% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5893 5999
Median daily rate £515 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 107 140
Median hourly rate £21.20 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.63% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.50 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blog in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in London

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blog in London

Blog
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London -2 4 £550 +74.60% 5
Croydon - 1 £295 -
West End of London - 1 £538 - 1
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for Blog.

1 57 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) DevOps
3 32 (33.33%) Scrum
4 29 (30.21%) Microservices
5 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 27 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 26 (27.08%) C#
7 26 (27.08%) TDD
7 26 (27.08%) Ruby
7 26 (27.08%) BDD
8 25 (26.04%) .NET
9 24 (25.00%) Kanban
9 24 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (23.96%) E-Commerce
11 22 (22.92%) Scala
11 22 (22.92%) GitHub
11 22 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
12 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
12 21 (21.88%) High Availability
12 21 (21.88%) MVC
12 21 (21.88%) User Experience
13 20 (20.83%) Node.js
13 20 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (19.79%) TeamCity
14 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET
14 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET Web API

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (17.71%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
3 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.08%) WordPress
5 1 (1.04%) DNN
5 1 (1.04%) Drupal
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (22.92%) GitHub
4 16 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.17%) Google Analytics
5 4 (4.17%) PaaS
6 3 (3.13%) IaaS
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle CX
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.04%) MailChimp
8 1 (1.04%) Office 365
8 1 (1.04%) SaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
1 2 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) CTI
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 20 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 16 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.33%) Data Mining
6 8 (8.33%) MySQL
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) Redis
9 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) TeamCity
2 16 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.17%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.13%) NUnit
5 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 4 (4.17%) Publishing
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.04%) French Language
6 1 (1.04%) German Language
6 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Senior Developer
3 18 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
5 14 (14.58%) AWS Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Azure Developer
6 11 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Head of Social Media
9 5 (5.21%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Copywriter
10 4 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) .NET
2 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 20 (20.83%) Node.js
4 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET
4 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 16 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (11.46%) HTML
7 7 (7.29%) CSS
8 5 (5.21%) Ajax
8 5 (5.21%) React
8 5 (5.21%) REST
9 4 (4.17%) SAML
10 2 (2.08%) Web Services
11 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.04%) DOM
11 1 (1.04%) JMS
11 1 (1.04%) JSP
11 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) User Experience
2 18 (18.75%) Public Cloud
3 11 (11.46%) Social Media
4 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.13%) Fintech
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.04%) New Media
7 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Linux
2 13 (13.54%) Unix
3 10 (10.42%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.21%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.13%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) DevOps
3 32 (33.33%) Scrum
4 29 (30.21%) Microservices
5 26 (27.08%) BDD
5 26 (27.08%) TDD
6 24 (25.00%) Kanban
7 23 (23.96%) E-Commerce
8 21 (21.88%) High Availability
8 21 (21.88%) MVC
9 20 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (18.75%) CQRS
11 16 (16.67%) Analytics
12 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 12 (12.50%) Open Source
12 12 (12.50%) User Stories
13 10 (10.42%) Line Management
14 9 (9.38%) ETL
14 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
15 8 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 26 (27.08%) C#
2 26 (27.08%) Ruby
3 22 (22.92%) Scala
4 18 (18.75%) Python
5 15 (15.63%) SQL
6 12 (12.50%) Java
7 6 (6.25%) Go
8 3 (3.13%) C
9 2 (2.08%) Perl
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
9 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.04%) ES6
10 1 (1.04%) R
10 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) CISA
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) CRISC
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) HL7
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.21%) Ansible
3 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.13%) Mesos
4 3 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.04%) Kibana
5 1 (1.04%) logstash
5 1 (1.04%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) Google
4 3 (3.13%) New Relic
4 3 (3.13%) Tableau
4 3 (3.13%) Twitter
5 2 (2.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.04%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.04%) ATG
6 1 (1.04%) Demandware
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) Splunk
6 1 (1.04%) Venda
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