The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 152 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 -  
Contract jobs citing Blog 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.093% 0.035% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.099% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £338 £394
% change year-on-year +30.37% -14.28%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 616 1007 851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.76% 34.78% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 541 391
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.93 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Scotland

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in Scotland

Blog
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Edinburgh +14 1 £150 -
Glasgow - 1 £379 -
Blog
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Blog.

1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft