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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 117 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing Publishing 14 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.26% 1.39% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £396 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.94% +59.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £396 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £465 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1107 1078 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.39% 44.09% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 517 635
Average daily rate £400 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 28
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £20.30 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 -24 7 £436 +10.16%
Glasgow 0 5 £475 -4.04% 2
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (47.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) Internet
4 11 (27.50%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 9 (22.50%) Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) Content Management
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Java
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) CMS
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (10.00%) OO
10 4 (10.00%) Adobe
10 4 (10.00%) jQuery
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
11 3 (7.50%) Maven
11 3 (7.50%) Subversion
11 3 (7.50%) Web Development
11 3 (7.50%) Java EE
11 3 (7.50%) Taxonomies
11 3 (7.50%) JSTL

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Maven
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
1 3 (7.50%) Hudson
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Applications Packager
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.50%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Head of IT
7 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
2 3 (7.50%) Java EE
2 3 (7.50%) JSTL
2 3 (7.50%) OSGi
2 3 (7.50%) JSP
2 3 (7.50%) Servlets
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) RSS
4 1 (2.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) FMCG
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Blog
2 1 (2.50%) Linked Data
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
1 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.00%) Content Management
3 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
5 3 (7.50%) User Stories
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) DSDM
5 3 (7.50%) OOP
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Facebook
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle