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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 54 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Publishing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% -
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £290 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
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
222 245 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.74% 40.50% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 134 128
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) ABAP
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) SAP ALE
5 3 (25.00%) SAPscript
5 3 (25.00%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (25.00%) BAPI
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) EDI
6 2 (16.67%) LSMW
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) SFIA
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
7 1 (8.33%) Social Media
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP QM
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PS Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP QM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) BAPI
1 3 (25.00%) SAP ALE
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (25.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) SFIA
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) ABAP
2 3 (25.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SEEBURGER