The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 41 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Publishing 13 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.70% 3.98% 1.65%
As % of the General category 7.34% 11.84% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £336 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £443 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
Publishing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
177 152 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.80% 33.63% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 62 98
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £284 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.60 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -6 2 £429 -
Harlow - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Publishing
East of England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) XML
1 9 (52.94%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (35.29%) assyst
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Release Management
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (23.53%) REST

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (52.94%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (23.53%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) UI Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) UI Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Wicket
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
2 4 (23.53%) DHTML
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) JSP
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Biology
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) ITSM
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Release Management
1 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft