The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 83 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Publishing 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.92% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £280 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £325 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -1.07%
Publishing
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
626 365 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.89% 29.92% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 199 123
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 £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.92 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +43.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £8.75 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.43 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Stockport - - - -
Publishing
North West

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Social Media
2 6 (25.00%) Social Network
3 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Email Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Legal
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (16.67%) SEO
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Intranet
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) User Experience
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (8.33%) Market Research
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (8.33%) Office 365
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Designer
2 5 (20.83%) Digital Content Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Content Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Writer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Social Media
2 6 (25.00%) Social Network
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.17%) Wiki
5 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.17%) Interactive TV
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Email Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) SEO
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Market Research
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.17%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) CCDA
1 2 (8.33%) CCDP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco