The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 130 142 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -38
Contract jobs citing Publishing 14 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.22% 1.00%
As % of the General category 1.42% 0.70% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 19
Average daily rate £325 £361 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £332 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £389 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £122.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%
Publishing
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
984 1004 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.03% 31.14% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 662 544
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 32
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Bristol +4 8 £325 -9.84%
Wiltshire -1 4 £325 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) MS Office
4 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) C
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.14%) Blog
6 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 4 (11.43%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (11.43%) Information Management
7 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Selenium
7 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Change Control
7 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
7 4 (11.43%) WebEx

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (5.71%) RoboHelp
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) WebEx
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Selenium
1 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Designer
2 6 (17.14%) Communications Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Governance Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Author
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Author
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Blog
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Learning Management System
3 2 (5.71%) SCORM
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.86%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
2 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Information Management
4 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) UML
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Rally