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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 71 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Publishing 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.03% 1.59% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£253 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +5.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
Publishing
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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
583 628 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.58% 56.94% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 251 347
Average daily rate £425 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Content Management
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) RSS
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Legal
7 3 (12.50%) SEO
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (12.50%) Blog
7 3 (12.50%) Social Media
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Facebook
7 3 (12.50%) Twitter

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Communications Manager
2 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) RSS
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 3 (12.50%) Blog
1 3 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (20.83%) Content Management
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) DSDM
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Facebook
3 3 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore