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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 118 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Publishing 10 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the General category 0.88% 1.39% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate
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£176 £313 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.68% +38.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £191 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £396 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £364 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.46% +16.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £20.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-20.53% +64.00%
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
1132 1081 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.91% 42.43% 48.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 496 618
Average daily rate £410 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 40
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.94% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 -8 5 £155 -56.24%
Glasgow -10 3 £176 -25.89%
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Content Management
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Taxonomies
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Blog
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Internet
4 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 5 (17.86%) CMS
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) Social Media
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.71%) Copywriting
6 3 (10.71%) OSGi
6 3 (10.71%) Hudson
6 3 (10.71%) Facebook
6 3 (10.71%) JSTL
6 3 (10.71%) Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) Java EE
6 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (10.71%) Statistics
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (17.86%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
3 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Maven
1 3 (10.71%) Hudson
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Communications Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Content Editor
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) JSP
1 3 (10.71%) Servlets
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) RSS
1 3 (10.71%) Java EE
1 3 (10.71%) JSTL
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
1 3 (10.71%) Ext JS
1 3 (10.71%) OSGi
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Taxonomies
2 5 (17.86%) Blog
3 4 (14.29%) Social Media
4 3 (10.71%) Copywriting
4 3 (10.71%) Streaming Video
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) Wiki
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.57%) iPad
6 1 (3.57%) Linked Data
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) FMCG
6 1 (3.57%) GIS
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Content Management
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) SEO
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) OOP
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Twitter
4 3 (10.71%) Facebook
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore