The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 18 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 Somerset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 47 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Publishing 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.65% 2.93% 7.59%
As % of the General category 7.37% 14.63% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate £388 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.45% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £240 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.35% 20.00% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 27
Average daily rate £336 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £301 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.28% -44.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Publishing
South West

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (44.00%) PHP
2 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) PHP5
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Information Management
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) Workflow
5 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (24.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) OOD
6 6 (24.00%) XSLT
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) OOP
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) IIS
7 5 (20.00%) Migration

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (24.00%) XSLT
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) XHTML
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (36.00%) Information Management
3 8 (32.00%) Workflow
4 6 (24.00%) OOD
4 6 (24.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.00%) OO PHP
7 3 (12.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PHP
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (36.00%) PHP5
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) GoldenSource