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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 104 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Publishing 20 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the General category 2.83% 1.21% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £453 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.70% +45.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £644 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
706 745 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.05% 33.73% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 393 370
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.90 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.20% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 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
Shropshire - 11 £270 -
Birmingham -5 3 £290 +17.17% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £750 -
Coventry -2 1 £300 -52.38% 2
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) User Experience
3 16 (38.10%) SAP
4 11 (26.19%) Content Management
5 10 (23.81%) SEO
5 10 (23.81%) Social Media
6 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
6 9 (21.43%) Legal
7 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) Retail
8 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 7 (16.67%) Web Usability
9 6 (14.29%) SFIA
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) ABAP
10 5 (11.90%) SAP PI
11 4 (9.52%) Middleware
11 4 (9.52%) IBM
11 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (9.52%) SAP Basis
12 3 (7.14%) SAP ALE
12 3 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
12 3 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
12 3 (7.14%) BAPI
12 3 (7.14%) SAPscript
12 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.14%) Change Control
13 2 (4.76%) System Integration Testing

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP PM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 2 (4.76%) LSMW
General
1 9 (21.43%) Legal
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Designer
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 6 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 4 (9.52%) SAP Architect
5 3 (7.14%) ABAP Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Content Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.38%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Digital Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) SAP PI
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) SAP Basis
3 3 (7.14%) BAPI
3 3 (7.14%) SAP ALE
3 3 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (4.76%) EDI
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) User Experience
2 10 (23.81%) Social Media
3 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Content Management
3 10 (23.81%) SEO
4 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
5 7 (16.67%) Web Usability
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) SFIA
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Analytics
9 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.38%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) ABAP
2 3 (7.14%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Omniture
4 1 (2.38%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (2.38%) Sencha
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
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