The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 52 60 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Contract jobs citing Publishing 16 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 1.86% 0.36%
As % of the General category 6.45% 4.18% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.72 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.81%
Publishing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
248 455 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.14% 44.52% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 208 144
Average daily rate £400 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +159.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (41.67%) QlikView
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Kanban
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Games
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (16.67%) MS Office
4 4 (16.67%) Information Management
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Content Management
5 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Experience
6 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) New Media

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) QlikView
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) IDOL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Games Producer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) UIKit
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
2 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) New Media
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Xbox
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Animation
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) webOS
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Kanban
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Information Management
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Content Management
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Research
7 1 (4.17%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
2 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.17%) Lua
2 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Alias
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
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