The 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 80 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 1.39% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.27% 3.02% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -1.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
754 563 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.08% 46.07% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 261 140
Average daily rate £400 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +61.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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
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 3 March 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) CESG
3 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) RMADS
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Facebook
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter
4 1 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Trainer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (22.22%) RMADS
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
3 1 (11.11%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter