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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 90 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Publishing 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.46% 1.12%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.50% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£319 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £235 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £430 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.97 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+36.19% -9.72%
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
706 399 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.17% 30.50% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 226 124
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.20 £9.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.71% +72.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.05 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.43 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 6 (35.29%) Social Network
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Email Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) CMS
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (11.76%) UAG
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Market Research
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (11.76%) InfoPath
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (23.53%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Writer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Social Network
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) Wiki
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Email Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Market Research
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) XAML
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) CCDA
1 2 (11.76%) CCDP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco