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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 11 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Publishing 37 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.28% 3.55% 4.42%
As % of the General category 32.74% 15.38% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 4
Average daily rate
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£491 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.31% -2.77%
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
113 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.39% 23.08% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 19 26
Average daily rate £480 £365 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £231 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) Oracle
3 22 (23.16%) Project Management
3 22 (23.16%) Java
4 21 (22.11%) XML
5 18 (18.95%) PRINCE2
6 17 (17.89%) Business Analysis
7 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
7 16 (16.84%) TDD
7 16 (16.84%) User Stories
8 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (15.79%) Degree
9 14 (14.74%) XSLT
9 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.68%) WebLogic
10 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
10 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (13.68%) Oracle BPM
11 12 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (12.63%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (12.63%) SOA
11 12 (12.63%) Scrum
11 12 (12.63%) Oracle ADF
12 11 (11.58%) XQuery
12 11 (11.58%) HTML
12 11 (11.58%) MS Office
12 11 (11.58%) XPath
12 11 (11.58%) Oracle Identity Management
12 11 (11.58%) Digital Media
12 11 (11.58%) Oracle SOA Suite

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (13.68%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (10.53%) CMS
4 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.26%) Alfresco
5 5 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (11.58%) MS Office
3 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
4 5 (5.26%) MS Project
5 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
1 2 (2.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.16%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) HPCC
4 2 (2.11%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Maven
2 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.21%) JIRA
4 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.26%) German Language
2 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Analyst
3 25 (26.32%) Project Manager
4 23 (24.21%) Business Analyst
5 18 (18.95%) Java Developer
6 15 (15.79%) Software Engineer
7 13 (13.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (12.63%) Lead Developer
9 10 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (9.47%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (6.32%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (6.32%) Senior Manager
13 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
14 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
14 4 (4.21%) Change Manager
14 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
14 4 (4.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) XML
2 14 (14.74%) XSLT
3 12 (12.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (12.63%) Oracle ADF
4 11 (11.58%) HTML
5 10 (10.53%) Spring
6 9 (9.47%) Web Services
7 7 (7.37%) JSON
7 7 (7.37%) CSS
8 6 (6.32%) EJB
8 6 (6.32%) HTML5
9 5 (5.26%) RESTful
9 5 (5.26%) CSS3
9 5 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (5.26%) SOAP
9 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.21%) J2EE
11 3 (3.16%) Java EE
11 3 (3.16%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) Project Management
3 18 (18.95%) PRINCE2
4 17 (17.89%) Business Analysis
5 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
5 16 (16.84%) TDD
5 16 (16.84%) User Stories
6 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
7 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.63%) SOA
8 12 (12.63%) Scrum
9 10 (10.53%) Workflow
10 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.32%) Change Management
12 6 (6.32%) UML
12 6 (6.32%) BDD
13 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
13 5 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) Java
2 11 (11.58%) XQuery
2 11 (11.58%) XPath
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) ISEB
3 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Siebel
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