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 28 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Blog 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +30.37% -15.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £59.31 -
% change year-on-year -62.90% -  

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 163 227 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.25% 25.88% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 231 170
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.81 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £43.28 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (80.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Facebook
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Yammer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Channel Management
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Sprinklr
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Brand Management
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure

Blog
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sprinklr
1 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Yammer
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Communications Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Internal Communications Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (40.00%) Brand Management
1 2 (40.00%) Channel Management
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Facebook
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter