The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 21 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Publishing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the General category 5.13% 1.14% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.81 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
Publishing
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 88 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 66.10% 63.31% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 29
Average daily rate £400 £376 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £32.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -54.86%
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 Chester

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Publishing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) Intranet
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (75.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
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