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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 72 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Publishing 4 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 2.42% 1.30%
As % of the General category 1.45% 6.39% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£368 £258 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.71% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £149 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £432 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.97 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+34.62% +4.72%
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
275 407 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.86% 37.93% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 171 121
Average daily rate £410 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +74.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (28.57%) Content Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Management
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
2 1 (14.29%) Japanese Language
2 1 (14.29%) Korean Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
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 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Games Producer
1 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
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 2 (28.57%) Content Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
1 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
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