The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 62 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 1.55% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.02% 4.37% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £270 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -12.50%
Publishing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
247 229 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.31% 35.56% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 125 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £169 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Publishing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (75.00%) Social Media
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Content Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Content Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft