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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 80 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.26% 1.70% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.85% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.31% -2.77%
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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
767 528 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.90% 46.03% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 255 156
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £272 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Blog
2 2 (22.22%) RMADS
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) RSS
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) NHS

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
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%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Trainer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Blog
2 2 (22.22%) RMADS
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
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%) Facebook
1 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects