The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 15 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Publishing 18 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.11% 2.94% 6.38%
As % of the General category 33.33% 11.32% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 12
Average daily rate
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£525 £364 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £605 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.81%
Publishing
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.34% 25.98% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 45
Average daily rate £360 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.62 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.06% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £13.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £24.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MS Project
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) CMS

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Project
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
4 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XSLT
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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