Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 6 months to 24 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 191 208
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +5
Contract jobs citing Blog 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
South West median daily rate £488 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +56.52% +130.00%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £90
90th Percentile £527 £638 £486
England median daily rate £494 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +26.67% -13.33% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1545 1637 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.26% 28.78% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1121 1153
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £205 £225 £213
90th Percentile £546 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 117 103
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.51% -32.05% +18.18%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.53 £12.76
90th Percentile £57.03 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Blog as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Blog in the South West

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in the South West

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -14 9 £488 +6.85% 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Blog.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Kanban
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) High Availability
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (90.00%) CQRS
1 9 (90.00%) GitHub
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) Microservices
1 9 (90.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (80.00%) Node.js
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) GitHub
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Azure Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Designer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (80.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 5 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (40.00%) Aurelia
4 4 (40.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (90.00%) CQRS
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) High Availability
1 9 (90.00%) Kanban
1 9 (90.00%) Microservices
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef