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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 74 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 3 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 1.39% 1.99%
As % of the General category 0.87% 4.46% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
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 £403 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+96.82% -10.00%
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
346 269 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.46% 31.17% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 108 198
Average daily rate £413 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
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 £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Apple