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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 129 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Publishing 4 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.44% 1.65% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £470 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +2.94%
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
919 972 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.44% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 652 479
Average daily rate £403 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 34
Average hourly rate £31.04 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Wiltshire +1 2 £375 -25.00% 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 3 (30.00%) Web Usability
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) CCIA

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Content Editor
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Webmaster
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Photography
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Web Usability
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCIA
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCEA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
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