The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 120 116 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Publishing 13 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the General category 0.74% 1.26% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +19.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +21.21%
Publishing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1755 1110 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 55.12% 40.31% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 526 522
Average daily rate £375 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 18 38
Average hourly rate £29.59 £11.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.97% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £30.80 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the Scotland region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the Scotland region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 7 £378 -20.52%
Edinburgh -4 6 £413 -5.44%
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) Marketing
4 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (25.00%) Copywriting
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
7 3 (15.00%) Wiki
7 3 (15.00%) CMS
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) SEO
7 3 (15.00%) User Experience
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Legal
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Replication
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) CISSP

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Content Editor
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Web Content Editor
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Writer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Web Editor
4 1 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Copywriting
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Wiki
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Control
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) SEO
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Brand Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy
1 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow