The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Blog 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% - 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 216 274 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.63% 27.35% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 156 112
Median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.04% +192.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Reading

Blog
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Blog.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Sqoop
1 1 (50.00%) Oozie
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriter
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (50.00%) MicroStrategy