The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 16 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 Edinburgh 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 66 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Publishing 20 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.50% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the General category 3.41% 1.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £363 £450 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +103.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £450 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
586 345 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.99% 45.63% 69.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 139 425
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Publishing
Scotland

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (30.00%) Content Management
3 9 (30.00%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) CMS
9 3 (10.00%) Java
9 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.00%) CSS
9 3 (10.00%) DSDM
9 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) User Stories
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Web Development
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) Marketing
10 2 (6.67%) Retail

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) TeamSite
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Flash
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XSLT
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
1 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Content Management
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) DSDM
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.67%) Fund Management
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe