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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 19 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Publishing 28 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.95% 2.08% 9.09%
As % of the General category 30.43% 17.24% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £267 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+65.00% +14.28%
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
92 29 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.14% 12.08% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 20 50
Average daily rate £415 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.42% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 14 (26.42%) MS Office
3 13 (24.53%) Finance
4 12 (22.64%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
6 10 (18.87%) XML
6 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
6 10 (18.87%) HTML
6 10 (18.87%) Change Management
6 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
6 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.98%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) MS Project
8 8 (15.09%) PMP
8 8 (15.09%) PMI Certification
8 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (13.21%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
9 7 (13.21%) Web Development
9 7 (13.21%) PMI
9 7 (13.21%) C
9 7 (13.21%) Oracle
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) Web Services
10 6 (11.32%) JSON
10 6 (11.32%) TDD
10 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (9.43%) JBoss
1 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 8 (15.09%) MS Project
4 5 (9.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
1 3 (5.66%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JUnit
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Mockito
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Project Manager
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Web Editor
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
1 10 (18.87%) XML
2 6 (11.32%) JSON
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) Spring
3 5 (9.43%) HTML5
3 5 (9.43%) jQuery
4 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) JDBC
5 3 (5.66%) J2EE
5 3 (5.66%) Java EE
5 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) REST
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.89%) EJB
7 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) PMI
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.87%) Change Management
4 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
5 7 (13.21%) Project Planning
5 7 (13.21%) Web Development
5 7 (13.21%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) ETL
8 4 (7.55%) UML
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) C
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) PMP
2 8 (15.09%) PMI Certification
3 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Adobe
4 3 (5.66%) Progress
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel