The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank - 39 29
Contract jobs citing Publishing 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.23% 0.79%
As % of the General category - 5.10% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £289
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +38.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £26.75 £17.88
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +49.65%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 98 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.88% 24.20% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 47
Median daily rate £366 £385 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £8.93 £12.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -63.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside