The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 68 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.33% 0.86% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £775 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.51% +158.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.40 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.19 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+174.83% +8.70%
Publishing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
375 348 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.10% 45.37% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 201 159
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 4 £275 - 4
Publishing
North West

Publishing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) Intranet
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
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