The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 149 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Publishing 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.74% 1.11% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Average daily rate £275 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% -4.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.40 £14.81 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -53.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
Publishing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1221 1174 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.22% 35.89% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 665 472
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £42.10 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -2 5 £275 - 5
Manchester -23 3 - - 6
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (36.84%) Intranet
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Google
4 4 (21.05%) Google Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Drupal
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) WordPress
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) Social Media
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Publishing
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) FrameMaker
5 3 (15.79%) CMS
5 3 (15.79%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) Adobe
5 3 (15.79%) Quark
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) SGML
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (21.05%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) WordPress
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) FrameMaker
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Intranet
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.26%) ProtoShare
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Publisher
2 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Content Editor
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) SGML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SAML
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Blog
2 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Analytics
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Content Management
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) SEO
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Google
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) Quark
3 2 (10.53%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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