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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 27 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Publishing 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.63% 1.46% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.08% 4.84% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.81 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.08% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -1.07%
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
93 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 58.13% 30.24% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 16
Average daily rate £388 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 19
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.24 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Web Editor
1 1 (100.00%) Web Content Editor
1 1 (100.00%) Content Editor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management