The 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 39 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.63% - 7.59%
As % of the General category 1.75% - 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 15
Average daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
Publishing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
114 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 36.19% 21.78% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 46
Average daily rate £375 £490 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +68.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £698 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.17 £37.20 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.42 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £42.90 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Bath - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Publishing
South West

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Rally
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Rally