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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 20 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Publishing 30 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.98% 4.62% 7.03%
As % of the General category 36.59% 28.95% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 10
Average daily rate
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£423 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £443 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.97 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+34.62% +4.72%
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
82 38 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.81% 15.97% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 19 46
Average daily rate £415 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £28.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) Oracle
3 21 (28.00%) Degree
4 19 (25.33%) Java
5 18 (24.00%) MS Office
5 18 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 18 (24.00%) Project Management
6 17 (22.67%) XML
7 15 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
8 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
9 13 (17.33%) TDD
9 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.00%) Digital Media
10 12 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (16.00%) Finance
10 12 (16.00%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (16.00%) Change Management
10 12 (16.00%) SOA
11 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.67%) XQuery
11 11 (14.67%) XSLT
11 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.67%) XPath
11 11 (14.67%) Oracle Identity Management
11 11 (14.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.33%) Confluence
6 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Office
2 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (9.33%) MS Project
5 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) WebEx
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) HPCC
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Maven
2 2 (2.67%) JUnit
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) German Language
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Business Analyst
3 18 (24.00%) Project Manager
4 17 (22.67%) Developer
5 14 (18.67%) Java Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Lead Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Change Manager
10 4 (5.33%) Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) XML
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle ADF
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (14.67%) XSLT
4 7 (9.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.67%) Spring
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
6 4 (5.33%) JSON
7 3 (4.00%) HTML5
7 3 (4.00%) REST
7 3 (4.00%) EJB
8 2 (2.67%) CSS
8 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) Middleware
8 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.67%) CSS3
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.67%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (2.67%) RESTful
9 1 (1.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Digital Media
3 7 (9.33%) PMI
4 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (24.00%) Project Management
3 15 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.33%) TDD
6 12 (16.00%) Change Management
6 12 (16.00%) SOA
7 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.00%) Project Planning
8 9 (12.00%) User Stories
9 8 (10.67%) UML
10 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.33%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.67%) Migration
12 5 (6.67%) Scrum
12 5 (6.67%) DevOps
13 4 (5.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Java
2 11 (14.67%) XQuery
2 11 (14.67%) XPath
3 7 (9.33%) C
4 2 (2.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (9.33%) PMP
2 7 (9.33%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe
4 2 (2.67%) Siebel