The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blog in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blog over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blogs
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 135 134
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs citing Blog 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.036% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £323 - £425
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 657 730 674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.96% 26.05% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 483 409
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 41
Median hourly rate £19.49 £16.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.09% +38.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.07 £21.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Blog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blog in Yorkshire

Blog
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blog within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
West Yorkshire - 2 £323 -
Blog
England

Blog
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blog.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Content Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting

Blog
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Copywriter
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Copywriter
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Content Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby