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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 70 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 14 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.86% 0.45%
As % of the General category 2.95% 2.35% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Average daily rate
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£356 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.72 £25.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-37.76% +102.00%
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
474 426 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.08% 36.50% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 195 221
Average daily rate £375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 25
Average hourly rate £12.77 £17.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £15.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Publishing
North West

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (60.00%) Social Media
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 6 (30.00%) SEO
4 4 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Intranet
6 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) Interactive TV
6 2 (10.00%) Streaming Video
6 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
6 2 (10.00%) Social Network
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Media

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Designer
2 7 (35.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Digital Content Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Content Editor
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Social Media
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.00%) New Media
3 2 (10.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (10.00%) Interactive TV
3 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (10.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) SEO
2 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (15.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Usability
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle