The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Blog 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 428 564 477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 32.45% 31.54% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 329 239
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Blog.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Podcast
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Podcast
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA