Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 185 195
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing Blog 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.023% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.067% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £358 - -
UK median daily rate £494 £395 £450
% change year-on-year +25.06% -12.22% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £59.31 £21.25
% change year-on-year -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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1487 1488 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.49% 34.33% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 878 943
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.80 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -4 6 £215 -
Blog
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Core
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) SignalR
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) MCSD
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) e-Learning Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Development Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Core
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) SignalR
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) e-Learning
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Complex Event Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) MCSD
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya