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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 34 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.58% 0.52% -
As % of the General category 2.50% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£543 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+23.08% -1.07%
Publishing
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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
80 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.19% 34.55% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 15
Average daily rate £300 £394 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram 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

Publishing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense