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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Publishing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% - -
As % of the General category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£248 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -1.07%
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
228 205 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.79% 36.22% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 120 76
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £13.84 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.40% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.15 £7.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Banking

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe