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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 114 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 20 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.94% 0.59%
As % of the General category 2.47% 3.00% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Median daily rate £463 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £695 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
810 800 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.64% 31.30% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 436 405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 36
Median hourly rate £19.25 £26.77 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 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 10 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
Shropshire -7 10 £450 +45.16%
Staffordshire - 4 £475 - 2
Birmingham -6 3 £413 -13.15% 2
Coventry -9 1 £475 +46.15%
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 29 (67.44%) User Experience
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) Legal
3 18 (41.86%) Web Application Development
4 17 (39.53%) Web Usability
4 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
5 14 (32.56%) Social Media
6 13 (30.23%) SEO
7 8 (18.60%) Content Management
7 8 (18.60%) Service Design
8 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (11.63%) Information Management
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) MS Office
10 5 (11.63%) Information Exploitation
11 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) Content Writing
11 4 (9.30%) Web Services
12 3 (6.98%) Java
12 3 (6.98%) Retail
12 3 (6.98%) Android
12 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
12 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
12 3 (6.98%) Analytics
12 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
12 3 (6.98%) Android Development
12 3 (6.98%) Android Studio

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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) QlikView
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Android Studio
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) CocoaPods
2 2 (4.65%) Gradle
2 2 (4.65%) Xcode
3 1 (2.33%) LSMW
General
1 18 (41.86%) Legal
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Content Designer
1 27 (62.79%) Designer
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Android Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Product Owner
5 2 (4.65%) Digital Content Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Digital Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365 Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) Material Design
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS3
3 1 (2.33%) EDI
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) User Experience
2 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
3 14 (32.56%) Social Media
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Web Application Development
3 17 (39.53%) Web Usability
4 13 (30.23%) SEO
5 8 (18.60%) Content Management
5 8 (18.60%) Service Design
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Information Exploitation
7 5 (11.63%) Information Management
8 4 (9.30%) Content Writing
9 3 (6.98%) Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Android Development
10 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.65%) UX Design
10 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics
11 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
11 1 (2.33%) Demand Management
11 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) ABAP
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) Apple
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) SAP