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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
England / North West
Rank 130 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Publishing 6 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.88% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £200 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-25.58% -0.37%

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
796 1246 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.19% 32.63% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 781 666
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £254 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 62 59
Median hourly rate £38.46 £26.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.34% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +13 6 £200 - 4
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Copywriting
1 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (10.00%) Blog
4 1 (10.00%) Podcast
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Web Usability
4 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Content 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Communications Manager
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Support
2 2 (20.00%) Copywriter
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Content Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Copywriting
1 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Writing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Usability
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau