The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 105 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Publishing 12 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.43% 1.81% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -17.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
841 775 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.61% 29.98% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 381 275
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Birmingham +6 8 £323 +74.32% 7
Shropshire - 4 £270 -
Warwickshire +7 1 - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) Social Media
2 7 (29.17%) Content Management
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) User Experience
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) Legal
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) D3.js
6 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.50%) Kibana
6 3 (12.50%) Flot
6 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Retail
6 3 (12.50%) Web Design
6 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Automotive
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) SUSE

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
1 1 (4.17%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) LSMW
General
1 5 (20.83%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Automotive
3 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Designer
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (16.67%) Coordinator
5 3 (12.50%) Website Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Designer
6 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Content Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP PS Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP PM Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) REST
2 3 (12.50%) D3.js
2 3 (12.50%) Flot
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (8.33%) Cocoa
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (8.33%) BAPI
3 2 (8.33%) SAP ALE
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.17%) STL
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Social Media
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) iPad
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.33%) iPhone
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) SUSE
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Content Management
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Microservices
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.50%) ABAP
2 2 (8.33%) SAPscript
2 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) SEEBURGER
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
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