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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 73 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 1.86% 1.08%
As % of the General category 0.73% 4.38% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
Average daily rate
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£485 £388 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.16% +54.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+23.08% -1.07%
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
274 411 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.12% 42.37% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 184 131
Average daily rate £400 £388 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (26.67%) IDOL
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Games
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) W3C
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) IDOL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (6.67%) Japanese Language
3 1 (6.67%) Korean Language
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Games Producer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Management
2 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Google