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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 135 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the General category 0.61% 2.03% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Median daily rate £350 £375 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +80.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £406 £390
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £122.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +642.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
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
818 985 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 30.70% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 673 743
Median daily rate £390 £383 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 60
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +49.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £24.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.86 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +23 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -1 1 £425 +193.10%
Bristol -2 1 £350 -9.09%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £338 -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Content Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Content Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Content Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Content Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Web Content Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Content Writer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SEO
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Content Development
4 1 (11.11%) Content Writing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (11.11%) Ektron
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware