The first 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 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 Birmingham 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 51 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Publishing 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.41% 0.83% -
As % of the General category 4.29% 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£266 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
233 202 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.91% 33.72% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 152
Average daily rate £325 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.20 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.79% -37.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Publishing
West Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Social Media
2 7 (50.00%) Intranet
2 7 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
3 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) CMS
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Web Team Leader
1 3 (21.43%) Content Editor
1 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Social Media
2 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft