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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 117 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Publishing 27 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the General category 2.90% 1.52% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Median daily rate £488 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £403 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +34.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £26.25 £15.72
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +67.03%
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
931 857 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.02% 33.90% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 503 382
Median daily rate £420 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 70 49
Median hourly rate £15.25 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.49% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.17 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Shropshire -5 21 £450 +66.66%
Birmingham -13 2 £475 +46.15% 2
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £500 - 2
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 31 (70.45%) User Experience
2 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) Legal
4 23 (52.27%) Web Application Development
5 22 (50.00%) Social Media
6 21 (47.73%) Web Usability
6 21 (47.73%) Management Information System
7 20 (45.45%) SEO
8 6 (13.64%) Content Management
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.36%) Service Design
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) Retail
10 4 (9.09%) SQL
11 3 (6.82%) ABAP
11 3 (6.82%) SAP
11 3 (6.82%) Web Services
11 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
11 3 (6.82%) EDI
11 3 (6.82%) Finance
11 3 (6.82%) LSMW
11 3 (6.82%) Billing
11 3 (6.82%) SAP PM
11 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
11 3 (6.82%) Migration
11 3 (6.82%) LIMS
11 3 (6.82%) Logistics
11 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Demand Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) LSMW
2 2 (4.55%) Android Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.27%) Gradle
3 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 24 (54.55%) Legal
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Billing
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Content Designer
1 31 (70.45%) Designer
2 4 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (6.82%) Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (6.82%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Digital Content Designer
4 2 (4.55%) Digital Designer
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365 Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) Web Content Designer
4 2 (4.55%) Web Designer
5 1 (2.27%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (2.27%) iOS Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Product Owner
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media Designer
5 1 (2.27%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) EDI
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) Material Design
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (70.45%) User Experience
2 22 (50.00%) Social Media
3 21 (47.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) LIMS
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Web Application Development
3 21 (47.73%) Web Usability
4 20 (45.45%) SEO
5 6 (13.64%) Content Management
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Service Design
7 4 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Demand Management
8 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Logistics
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) Android Development
10 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.27%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) ABAP
3 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.27%) HND
1 1 (2.27%) LPIC
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Apple
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Xamarin