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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 147 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs citing Publishing 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.13% 0.49%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.41% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Average daily rate
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£750 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £354 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.40 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -20.00%
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
1397 986 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.98% 31.72% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 544 390
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 53
Average hourly rate £21.25 £28.27 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.83% +28.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £52.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 2015. 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 4 £775 - 2
Manchester -7 4 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £750 -
Merseyside - 1 £750 - 2
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Marketing
1 6 (27.27%) Social Network
2 5 (22.73%) Email Marketing
2 5 (22.73%) CMS
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
5 2 (9.09%) HTTP
5 2 (9.09%) Market Research
5 2 (9.09%) Social Media
5 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Web Editor
3 1 (4.55%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (4.55%) Content Editor
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Writer
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Social Network
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) Interactive TV
3 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Email Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Market Research
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVVM
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCDA
1 1 (4.55%) CCDP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) UAG
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) AppSense
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