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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 151 136 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Publishing 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.15% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
- +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £33.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-53.03% +76.00%
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
1240 1301 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.99% 35.11% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 727 580
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £279 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 41
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.14 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.03% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £49.04 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 8 £450 +185.71% 2
Manchester -9 4 £400 -13.51% 6
Lancashire - 1 - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) Intranet
4 5 (19.23%) Internet
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Xcode
5 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 4 (15.38%) Apple Swift
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Publishing
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (11.54%) Information Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) FrameMaker
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
1 5 (19.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
3 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (15.38%) Xcode
4 2 (7.69%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) iOS Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Report Developer
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Publisher
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) SGML
3 2 (7.69%) Android NDK
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Informatics
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) BDD
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Publishing
5 3 (11.54%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Android Development
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) Apple Swift
2 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Quark
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix