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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 74 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 17 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.71% 0.39%
As % of the General category 3.18% 2.03% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £401 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +69.01%
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
534 395 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.30% 34.89% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 192 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 22
Average hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
Cheadle - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Publishing
North West

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) Social Media
2 7 (28.00%) Social Network
3 6 (24.00%) Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) CMS
4 5 (20.00%) SEO
4 5 (20.00%) Legal
4 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.00%) User Experience
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Intranet
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 2 (8.00%) Interactive TV
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
7 2 (8.00%) Streaming Video
7 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.00%) Data Migration

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (8.00%) PerformancePoint
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Social Media
2 7 (28.00%) Social Network
3 4 (16.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Interactive TV
4 2 (8.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Email Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) SEO
2 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) CCDA
2 2 (8.00%) CCDP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft