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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 129 131
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2  
Contract jobs citing Blog 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 564 783 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.47% 30.24% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 429 383
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 25
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +116.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Blog.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Blog
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Lead DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet