The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 105 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Publishing 23 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the General category 2.29% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate £368 £450 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% +59.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £450 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1005 966 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.85% 41.55% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 479 793
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 34
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Publishing
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 20 £363 -19.44%
Glasgow - 3 £423 -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Project Management
3 12 (28.57%) Content Management
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) Internet
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) Analytics
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) CMS
8 6 (14.29%) HTML
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (14.29%) Banking
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
9 5 (11.90%) Degree
9 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
9 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.90%) IIS
9 5 (11.90%) Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.52%) CSS
10 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 4 (9.52%) SQL
10 4 (9.52%) Oracle
10 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) TeamSite
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (7.14%) OLAP
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Applications Packager
3 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Web Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Web Content Manager
4 3 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Content Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Head of IT
6 1 (2.38%) Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
4 1 (2.38%) Flash
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
1 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) Content Management
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Web Development
6 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) DSDM
7 3 (7.14%) BDD
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Information Management
7 3 (7.14%) User Stories
8 2 (4.76%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.76%) Fund Management
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) Korn
3 3 (7.14%) Bourne shell
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Alias
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy