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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 133 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Publishing 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.15% 0.51% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £306 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £380 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +69.23%
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
698 781 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.35% 29.16% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 423 340
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 60 67
Median hourly rate £17.10 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £15.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.82 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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
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 6 May 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 -31 6 £350 -12.50%
Birmingham - 1 £263 - 2
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) User Experience
2 11 (37.93%) SEO
3 10 (34.48%) Legal
3 10 (34.48%) Social Media
3 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
4 8 (27.59%) Web Usability
4 8 (27.59%) Content Management
4 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis
6 4 (13.79%) SAP PI
7 3 (10.34%) SCCM
7 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.90%) Linux
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
8 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.90%) XenApp
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing

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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (34.48%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Content Designer
1 12 (41.38%) Designer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Lead Architect
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Content Editor
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Web Content Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis
1 4 (13.79%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) User Experience
2 10 (34.48%) Social Media
3 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) SEO
3 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
4 8 (27.59%) Content Management
4 8 (27.59%) Web Usability
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Presales
7 1 (3.45%) Tag Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.45%) LPIC
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Omniture
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Sencha
5 1 (3.45%) VMware