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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 50 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Publishing 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 0.91% 0.45%
As % of the General category 3.38% 2.89% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £185 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £177 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £257 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+38.79% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
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
266 242 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.80% 31.35% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 150 131
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (71.43%) Social Media
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) User Experience
5 4 (28.57%) Line Management
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) ABAP
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (14.29%) BAPI
7 2 (14.29%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) SAPscript
7 2 (14.29%) SAP ALE
8 1 (7.14%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
8 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
8 1 (7.14%) LSMW
8 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) EDI
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Content Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Designer
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Digital Content Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PS Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (14.29%) BAPI
1 2 (14.29%) SAP ALE
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Social Media
2 6 (42.86%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) ABAP
2 2 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) SEEBURGER
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