Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 201 170
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31 +2
Contract jobs citing Blog 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.032% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.12% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - £450
10th Percentile £377 - £410
90th Percentile £503 - £526
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
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1364 1713 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.03% 27.79% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1044 817
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £394 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +7.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.62% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.78 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £43.38 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Blog in the West Midlands

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in the West Midlands

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blog in the West Midlands

Blog
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham - 4 £450 - 2
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blog.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Cognitive Psychology
4 1 (20.00%) Anthropology
4 1 (20.00%) A/B Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) Sociology
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Psychology
4 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) G Suite

Blog
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (20.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Product Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Product Manager
1 2 (40.00%) User Researcher
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Digital User Researcher
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Senior User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) A/B Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Anthropology
4 1 (20.00%) Cognitive Psychology
4 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Psychology
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Sociology
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google