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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 60 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.15% -
As % of the General category 1.99% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.81%
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
251 204 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.81% 31.15% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 144 133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.10 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +26.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £12.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £53.50 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (72.22%) Social Media
2 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 8 (44.44%) Adobe
3 7 (38.89%) Intranet
3 7 (38.89%) Content Management
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.56%) Degree
8 1 (5.56%) QA
8 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) CMS
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Intranet
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Web Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Content Editor
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Content Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Social Media
2 4 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Content Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Adobe
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow