The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 110 95 132
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +37
Contract jobs citing Publishing 12 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 1.00% 0.13%
As % of the General category 1.16% 2.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +6.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-16.42% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1035 1033 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.28% 42.85% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 393 495
Average daily rate £363 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £17.25 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £37.50 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the Berkshire region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Berkshire region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 4 £275 -28.57% 1
Bracknell - 3 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Slough - - - - 1
Publishing
South East

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Publishing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Publishing.

1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (29.41%) CSS
2 15 (29.41%) Project Management
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Content Management
4 13 (25.49%) CMS
5 12 (23.53%) Time Management
6 11 (21.57%) HTML5
6 11 (21.57%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) Windows
6 11 (21.57%) Games
7 9 (17.65%) MS Office
8 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) QA
8 8 (15.69%) jQuery
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.76%) XSLT
10 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.76%) Degree
10 6 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 5 (9.80%) CSS3
11 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) JSON
11 5 (9.80%) Apache FOP
11 5 (9.80%) XPath
11 5 (9.80%) Saxon XSLT

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Publishing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Publishing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.49%) CMS
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Office
2 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
5 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SMTP
1 3 (5.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.96%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.96%) Xcode
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 11 (21.57%) Games
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Designer
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (29.41%) CSS
3 11 (21.57%) XML
3 11 (21.57%) HTML5
4 8 (15.69%) jQuery
5 6 (11.76%) XSLT
6 5 (9.80%) CSS3
6 5 (9.80%) XSL
6 5 (9.80%) SVG
6 5 (9.80%) Saxon XSLT
6 5 (9.80%) Ajax
6 5 (9.80%) JSON
6 5 (9.80%) Apache FOP
7 4 (7.84%) Struts
7 4 (7.84%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (7.84%) Spring
7 4 (7.84%) Struts2
8 2 (3.92%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) Web Services
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Xbox
3 3 (5.88%) New Media
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Project Management
2 14 (27.45%) Content Management
3 12 (23.53%) Time Management
4 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Game Development
7 3 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Workflow
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Data Entry
8 2 (3.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.80%) XPath
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Lua
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) R
5 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) CCA
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) PhD
5 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 3 (5.88%) XenServer
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Alias
3 4 (7.84%) Sencha
3 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.96%) AppSense
5 1 (1.96%) Unisys
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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