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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 66 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Publishing 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.79% 1.37%
As % of the General category 0.85% 2.54% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.27% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +14.28%
Publishing
Berkshire

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
353 276 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.75% 31.22% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 95 164
Average daily rate £383 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Content Management
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) French Language

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
1 1 (14.29%) German Language
1 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
1 1 (14.29%) Japanese Language
1 1 (14.29%) Korean Language
1 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
1 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google