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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 69 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Publishing 7 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.23% 1.51%
As % of the General category 2.17% 0.76% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
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
322 264 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.69% 30.14% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 122 189
Average daily rate £400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +183.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £42.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) AdWords
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) CCA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Banking

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) AdWords
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Content Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Copywriter
1 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Executive
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Executive
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
1 2 (16.67%) PPC Executive
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Author
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Copywriting
1 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Information Management
2 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
2 2 (16.67%) Pay per click
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Facebook
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Marketo
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com