Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 534 557
Rank change year-on-year +47 +23 -40
Contract jobs citing Blog 146 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 66 42
London median daily rate £488 £525 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +33.33% -21.25%
10th Percentile £356 £306 £245
90th Percentile £650 £600 £525
England median daily rate £468 £488 £390
% change year-on-year -4.10% +25.00% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
London median hourly rate £165.00 £36.75 £48.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +348.98% -23.83% -
10th Percentile £157.50 £32.08 £46.18
90th Percentile £172.50 £44.03 £49.73
England median hourly rate £165.00 £33.50 £59.31
% change year-on-year +392.54% -43.52% +179.11%

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 17,485 18,262 16,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.16% 38.40% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,620 13,102 11,400
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 238 265
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +11.28% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.69
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Central London +11 41 £516 +21.47% 7
West London -5 4 £525 +16.67% 10
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 61 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) DevOps
3 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.60%) Mentoring
5 32 (21.92%) Degree
6 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
7 27 (18.49%) Finance
7 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (16.44%) .NET
10 24 (16.44%) TDD
10 24 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (15.75%) Thought Leadership
11 23 (15.75%) SQL
11 23 (15.75%) C#
11 23 (15.75%) Computer Science
12 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (14.38%) Open Source
13 20 (13.70%) Product Management
13 20 (13.70%) Google
13 20 (13.70%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (13.01%) User Experience
14 19 (13.01%) Analytics
14 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
14 19 (13.01%) AngularJS
14 19 (13.01%) MVC
15 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET
15 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC

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 13 (8.90%) Ethereum
2 11 (7.53%) Hyperledger
3 7 (4.79%) Confluence
4 6 (4.11%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Tornado
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.68%) GIMP
4 1 (0.68%) InDesign
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (7.53%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.64%) GitHub
4 9 (6.16%) G Suite
4 9 (6.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.16%) Office 365
5 8 (5.48%) Lucidchart
5 8 (5.48%) SaaS
5 8 (5.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (3.42%) AdWords
7 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.37%) npm
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.68%) IaaS
8 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.68%) PaaS
8 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) Firewall
2 8 (5.48%) BGP
2 8 (5.48%) MPLS
2 8 (5.48%) OSPF
2 8 (5.48%) VPN
3 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 3 (2.05%) Intranet
4 2 (1.37%) IPFS
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) Azure SQL Database
1 14 (9.59%) Blockchain
2 5 (3.42%) Big Data
2 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.74%) Redis
4 3 (2.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) QlikView
6 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.42%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.37%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.37%) Gatling
6 2 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (0.68%) Ant
7 1 (0.68%) Grunt
7 1 (0.68%) gulp
7 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Marketing
3 8 (5.48%) Digital Economy
3 8 (5.48%) Publishing
4 7 (4.79%) Advertising
5 5 (3.42%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 3 (2.05%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (17.81%) Developer
2 17 (11.64%) .NET Developer
2 17 (11.64%) Architect
3 15 (10.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Azure Developer
4 14 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (9.59%) C# Developer
4 14 (9.59%) User Researcher
5 12 (8.22%) Product Manager
6 11 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Blockchain Consultant
7 10 (6.85%) Consultant
7 10 (6.85%) Digital Product Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Senior User Researcher
8 8 (5.48%) User Experience Manager
9 7 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.44%) .NET
2 19 (13.01%) AngularJS
3 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (11.64%) React
5 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (7.53%) HTML
7 9 (6.16%) Sensu
8 8 (5.48%) CSS
8 8 (5.48%) REST
9 6 (4.11%) jQuery
10 4 (2.74%) HTML5
10 4 (2.74%) Redux
10 4 (2.74%) RESTful
11 3 (2.05%) Ajax
11 3 (2.05%) Django
11 3 (2.05%) Flask
11 3 (2.05%) Node.js
11 3 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (13.01%) User Experience
3 14 (9.59%) Social Media
4 13 (8.90%) Bitcoin
4 13 (8.90%) Fintech
5 8 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.11%) Data Structures
7 6 (4.11%) Wiki
8 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Linux
2 9 (6.16%) CentOS
3 6 (4.11%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) DevOps
3 33 (22.60%) Mentoring
4 24 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (16.44%) TDD
5 23 (15.75%) Computer Science
5 23 (15.75%) Thought Leadership
6 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (14.38%) Open Source
7 20 (13.70%) Product Management
8 19 (13.01%) Analytics
8 19 (13.01%) MVC
9 18 (12.33%) BDD
10 17 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (11.64%) Use Case
11 15 (10.27%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (10.27%) Workflow
12 14 (9.59%) CQRS
12 14 (9.59%) MVVM
12 14 (9.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
2 23 (15.75%) C#
2 23 (15.75%) SQL
3 13 (8.90%) Solidity
4 10 (6.85%) Python
5 5 (3.42%) Go
5 5 (3.42%) Java
6 4 (2.74%) C++
6 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.05%) C
7 3 (2.05%) Ruby
8 2 (1.37%) ES6
8 2 (1.37%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.37%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) R
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Degree
2 20 (13.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (8.90%) Master's Degree
4 8 (5.48%) CCIE
4 8 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) PhD
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.37%) Varnish
3 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.68%) etcd
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) Puppet
2 13 (8.90%) Terraform
3 7 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.11%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.74%) Consul
6 3 (2.05%) Ansible
6 3 (2.05%) Grafana
7 2 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.37%) Kibana
7 2 (1.37%) logstash
7 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.68%) Graphite
8 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.68%) Packer
8 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.70%) Google
3 9 (6.16%) Twitter
4 6 (4.11%) Apple
5 4 (2.74%) Adobe
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Tableau
6 2 (1.37%) Teradata
7 1 (0.68%) Cadence
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco
7 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) Facebook
7 1 (0.68%) Hootsuite
7 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Informatica
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) Vertica
7 1 (0.68%) Workday