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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 111 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 11 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.44% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
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£275 £332 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +84.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
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
739 623 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.64% 29.04% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 290 353
Average daily rate £350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 38
Average hourly rate £33.03 £24.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.74 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +3 5 £185 -40.80% 2
Shropshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) Social Media
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Requirements Management
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Content Management
3 7 (28.00%) Intranet
3 7 (28.00%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (28.00%) Validation
4 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Adobe
5 4 (16.00%) MS Office
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) VBA
7 2 (8.00%) MySQL
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) MS Access
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) Analyst
1 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (12.00%) Web Manager
1 3 (12.00%) Web Team Leader
1 3 (12.00%) Content Editor
2 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Social Media
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (28.00%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) Validation
2 7 (28.00%) Content Management
2 7 (28.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) ESRI
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
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