Period
to 21 September 2021

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 6 months to 21 September 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 305 499
Rank change year-on-year -195 +194 +13
Contract jobs citing Blog 51 59 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 1.21% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 42
10th Percentile £185 £378 £313
25th Percentile £411 £475 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £600 £478
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% +25.65% -7.51%
75th Percentile £566 £725 £548
90th Percentile £634 £850 £600
England median daily rate £500 £600 £450
% change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
10th Percentile " " £30.30
25th Percentile £63.25 " £30.74
Median hourly rate £64.50 £17.93 £32.95
Median % change year-on-year +259.73% -45.58% -
75th Percentile £65.75 " £36.64
90th Percentile " " £37.97
England median hourly rate £41.50 £17.93 £30.00
% change year-on-year +131.46% -40.23% -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,033 4,866 12,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.74% 36.74% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,983 3,511 8,723
10th Percentile £363 £319 £315
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £675 £663 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 68 155
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.55 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.57 £22.31 £15.85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.63 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.62% +67.22% -4.26%
75th Percentile £49.52 £47.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.25 £52.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £20.98
% change year-on-year -20.63% +50.16% -0.11%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Blog in London

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Blog in London

Blog
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blog in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Blog in London

Blog
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 September 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
West London -14 1 £570 -9.52% 8
Central London -57 1 £525 -27.59% 18
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 London region with a requirement for Blog.

1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Marketing
3 13 (25.49%) Social Skills
4 12 (23.53%) DevOps
5 11 (21.57%) Open Source
5 11 (21.57%) Degree
6 10 (19.61%) Python
6 10 (19.61%) Finance
6 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
7 9 (17.65%) AWS
7 9 (17.65%) Analytics
8 8 (15.69%) Social Media
8 8 (15.69%) Accessibility
8 8 (15.69%) Decision-Making
8 8 (15.69%) Thought Leadership
9 7 (13.73%) Service Design
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Node.js
9 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.73%) GCP
9 7 (13.73%) Docker
9 7 (13.73%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.73%) Google
10 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
10 6 (11.76%) User Experience
10 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.76%) RESTful
10 6 (11.76%) GitHub

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 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.92%) WordPress
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Houdini
1 1 (1.96%) Maya
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.96%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) AWS
2 7 (13.73%) GCP
3 6 (11.76%) GitHub
4 4 (7.84%) Azure
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (3.92%) npm
5 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Serverless
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.96%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.96%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Matillion
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.92%) Intranet
1 2 (3.92%) SSH
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) IPv4
2 1 (1.96%) IPv6
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) SMTP
2 1 (1.96%) SNMP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) Tableau
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) MSTest
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) webpack
3 2 (3.92%) Cypress.io
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.96%) CircleCI
General
1 14 (27.45%) Marketing
2 13 (25.49%) Social Skills
3 10 (19.61%) Finance
4 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.80%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (9.80%) Public Sector
6 4 (7.84%) Retail
7 3 (5.88%) Banking
7 3 (5.88%) German Language
7 3 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (5.88%) Publishing
8 2 (3.92%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (3.92%) French Language
8 2 (3.92%) Games
8 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.96%) Advertising
9 1 (1.96%) Electronics
9 1 (1.96%) Legal
9 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.96%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Product Manager
3 4 (7.84%) User Researcher
4 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) AWS Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Change Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Designer
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Junior
5 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Junior Change Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing Communications Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Node.js
2 6 (11.76%) RESTful
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.88%) React
4 3 (5.88%) Swagger
5 2 (3.92%) GraphQL
5 2 (3.92%) Jest
5 2 (3.92%) LESS
5 2 (3.92%) Sass
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) Kafka
6 1 (1.96%) React Native
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.96%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Social Media
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) Taxonomies
4 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.92%) Wiki
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) Open Source
4 9 (17.65%) Analytics
5 8 (15.69%) Decision-Making
5 8 (15.69%) Thought Leadership
6 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.73%) Service Design
6 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.76%) User Research
8 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.80%) Content Strategy
8 5 (9.80%) Data Management
8 5 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (9.80%) Presales
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
9 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Python
2 7 (13.73%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
4 4 (7.84%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) ES6
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Go
7 1 (1.96%) HLSL
7 1 (1.96%) JSX
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.92%) CCSP
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) GIAC
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Consul
4 2 (3.92%) Istio
4 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) Terraform
5 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) New Relic
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.96%) BT
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Monetate
4 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
4 1 (1.96%) VMware