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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 60 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Publishing 11 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.63% 0.86%
As % of the General category 3.77% 4.08% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
292 441 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.27% 39.98% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 214 163
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £50.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 10 (41.67%) QlikView
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (41.67%) Data Structures
2 7 (29.17%) Kanban
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Information Management
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) PKI
4 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 4 (16.67%) MS Office
4 4 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (16.67%) IDOL
5 3 (12.50%) Games
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
6 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Degree

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) QlikView
2 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) IDOL
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Games Producer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) New Media
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Kanban
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Information Management
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe