The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 88 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.44% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.09% 1.67% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £300 £320 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.19 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+174.83% +8.70%
Publishing
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
459 299 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.23% 26.27% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 211 177
Average daily rate £390 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £15.49 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Publishing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Analytics
2 24 (96.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) MVC
4 11 (44.00%) DevOps
5 8 (32.00%) SOLID
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) OOD
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
6 7 (28.00%) Selenium
7 6 (24.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (24.00%) HP
7 6 (24.00%) ISEB
8 1 (4.00%) JIRA
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.00%) Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) Product Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) Product Management
8 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Lead Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Web Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Analytics
1 25 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (60.00%) MVC
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) DevOps
4 8 (32.00%) SOLID
4 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (28.00%) OOD
6 6 (24.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Product Management
7 1 (4.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP