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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 406 394
Rank change year-on-year +63 -12  
Contract jobs citing Blog 57 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 15
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £367 £425
% change year-on-year -11.44% -13.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.89 - £10.00

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 6889 7852 7598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.96% 34.80% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 5600 5166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 140
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% +4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.35 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +13 3 £325 +4.00% 5
Southwark - 1 £200 -
West End of London - 1 £300 -
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.91%) Scrum
4 20 (25.32%) TDD
4 20 (25.32%) Ruby
4 20 (25.32%) BDD
4 20 (25.32%) User Experience
5 19 (24.05%) C#
5 19 (24.05%) .NET
6 18 (22.78%) GitHub
6 18 (22.78%) Scala
7 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
7 17 (21.52%) HTML
8 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
8 16 (20.25%) MVC
8 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (18.99%) DevOps
9 15 (18.99%) Microservices
9 15 (18.99%) CQRS
9 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
10 14 (17.72%) CSS
10 14 (17.72%) Social Media
10 14 (17.72%) Node.js
11 13 (16.46%) TeamCity
11 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (15.19%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 12 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.80%) WordPress
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.27%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.27%) InDesign
4 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.27%) Radian6
1 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) GitHub
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (15.19%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle CX
5 3 (3.80%) PaaS
6 2 (2.53%) IaaS
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.27%) Office 365
7 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (15.19%) Hadoop
2 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) TeamCity
2 12 (15.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.59%) Axure RP
4 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Bower
5 2 (2.53%) Grunt
5 2 (2.53%) gulp
5 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.53%) webpack
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.27%) NUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (7.59%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Publishing
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) C# Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Azure Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.92%) AWS Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Head of Social Media
7 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.33%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Copywriter
8 4 (5.06%) Designer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) .NET
2 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
2 17 (21.52%) HTML
3 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
3 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (17.72%) CSS
4 14 (17.72%) Node.js
5 12 (15.19%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (13.92%) Ember.js
7 9 (11.39%) Ajax
8 7 (8.86%) React
9 6 (7.59%) jQuery
10 4 (5.06%) SAML
11 3 (3.80%) CSS3
11 3 (3.80%) HTML5
11 3 (3.80%) JSON
11 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.80%) Web Services
11 3 (3.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) User Experience
2 14 (17.72%) Social Media
3 11 (13.92%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Mac OS
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Scrum
3 20 (25.32%) BDD
3 20 (25.32%) TDD
4 16 (20.25%) MVC
5 15 (18.99%) CQRS
5 15 (18.99%) DevOps
5 15 (18.99%) Microservices
6 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
7 12 (15.19%) Kanban
8 11 (13.92%) High Availability
9 9 (11.39%) User Stories
10 8 (10.13%) Web Development
11 6 (7.59%) Analytics
11 6 (7.59%) Prototyping
12 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.33%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (6.33%) Performance Optimisation
12 5 (6.33%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.32%) Ruby
3 19 (24.05%) C#
4 18 (22.78%) Scala
5 8 (10.13%) Java
5 8 (10.13%) SQL
6 7 (8.86%) Python
7 5 (6.33%) Go
8 4 (5.06%) PHP
9 3 (3.80%) C
10 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) ES6
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.27%) CISA
4 1 (1.27%) CISM
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) CRISC
4 1 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.06%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Twitter
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe
3 4 (5.06%) Google
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Facebook
4 2 (2.53%) Sage
4 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) ATG
5 1 (1.27%) Demandware
5 1 (1.27%) New Relic
5 1 (1.27%) Tableau
5 1 (1.27%) Venda
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