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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 93 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Publishing 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.57% 1.08% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £578 £575 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% +55.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £435 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £715 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £14.49
% change year-on-year
- +48.42%
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
510 369 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.65% 27.05% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 240 218
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
4 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) Video Editing
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Social Media
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter
5 4 (28.57%) Intranet
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Games
5 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
5 4 (28.57%) Apple
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
6 3 (21.43%) C#

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
1 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Web Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Web Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Author
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
1 4 (28.57%) Social Media
1 4 (28.57%) Video Editing
2 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Learning Management System
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Publishing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Apple
3 4 (28.57%) Twitter
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe