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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 114 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Publishing 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.70% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.57% 1.75% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£409 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% -9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.26% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
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
1224 913 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.15% 39.76% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 442 413
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Edinburgh -14 5 £650 +62.50% 1
Glasgow -9 2 £167 -25.77% 1
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (23.53%) Content Management
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
1 4 (23.53%) Taxonomies
1 4 (23.53%) Copywriting
1 4 (23.53%) Blog
1 4 (23.53%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) E-Learning
3 2 (11.76%) Streaming Video
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) SEO
3 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) RSS
3 2 (11.76%) QA
3 2 (11.76%) Wiki
3 2 (11.76%) Facebook
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Content Editor
2 3 (17.65%) Trainer
3 2 (11.76%) Communications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RSS
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
1 4 (23.53%) Taxonomies
1 4 (23.53%) Copywriting
1 4 (23.53%) Blog
1 4 (23.53%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) E-Learning
3 2 (11.76%) Streaming Video
3 2 (11.76%) Wiki
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Content Management
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) SEO
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Facebook
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.88%) VMware