The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 130 68 101
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +33
Contract jobs citing Publishing 18 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.98% 1.17%
As % of the General category 1.70% 5.82% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 9
Average daily rate £368 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £440 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.63%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1056 773 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.42% 34.05% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 367 478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 76
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.63 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Publishing
England

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -24 8 £375 +33.33% 1
Essex -16 6 £368 -33.18% 1
Hertfordshire -11 4 £308 +18.26% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) Apache
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 6 (15.38%) Foglight
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Clustering
5 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (12.82%) MS Project
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
5 5 (12.82%) Windows
5 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Degree
6 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.26%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Intranet
6 4 (10.26%) SAP
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Project
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) XMetaL
3 1 (2.56%) InDesign
3 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) MarkLogic
5 2 (5.13%) Triplestore
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) EDMS
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) DBA
3 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Transition Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Author
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Author
5 2 (5.13%) Process Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.56%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) XSLT
4 2 (5.13%) JSTL
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Jena
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) EDI
4 2 (5.13%) JMS
4 2 (5.13%) JSP
4 2 (5.13%) Struts
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) CherryPy
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) XSL
5 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Semantic Web
2 3 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.56%) Ontologies
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Process Management
4 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.69%) Content Management
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) Transition Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) XQuery
1 2 (5.13%) Java
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
2 1 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Squid
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Foglight
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) ATG
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) HP