Period
to 17 October 2019

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 6 months to 17 October 2019 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 193 174
Rank change year-on-year +56 -19 +28
Contract jobs citing Blog 28 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.061% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 0.21% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 8
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.51% +16.48%
10th Percentile £315 £413 £413
90th Percentile £535 £438 £506
England median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £28.07
England median hourly rate £30.00 £165.00 £28.07
% change year-on-year -81.82% +487.82% -52.67%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,047 1,434 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.01% 29.09% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 896 848
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £257
90th Percentile £538 £561 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 58 55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.88 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +11.80% +1.43%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £10.20
90th Percentile £34.60 £27.41 £26.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Blog
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blog in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +7 18 £463 +8.82% 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £328 -
Blog
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Blog also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Blog.

1 16 (57.14%) Open Source
1 16 (57.14%) GitHub
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
1 16 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 14 (50.00%) Ansible
2 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
6 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 10 (35.71%) Swagger
6 10 (35.71%) RESTful
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio Code
8 8 (28.57%) BrowserStack
8 8 (28.57%) Sauce Labs
8 8 (28.57%) Gatling
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) QA
8 8 (28.57%) Selenium
8 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Legal
8 8 (28.57%) JMeter

Blog
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) GitHub
2 8 (28.57%) BrowserStack
2 8 (28.57%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) NAS
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio Code
3 8 (28.57%) Gatling
3 8 (28.57%) JMeter
3 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 7 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (21.43%) MSTest
5 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Legal
3 7 (25.00%) Publishing
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Economy
5 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Product Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) User Researcher
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) RESTful
1 10 (35.71%) Swagger
2 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) Sass
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
1 16 (57.14%) Open Source
1 16 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) BDD
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.00%) Data Management
8 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (17.86%) Project Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Task Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Perl
5 5 (17.86%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) VB
6 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Ansible
2 6 (21.43%) SCCM
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) EMC
2 5 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas