The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 35 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Publishing 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.80% 1.53% 1.10%
As % of the General category 8.45% 6.49% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +32.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.32% 23.62% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 53
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £36.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £53.75 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Cambridge region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) W3C
3 2 (22.22%) SEO
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Internet

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Designer
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
1 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel