The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Publishing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the General category 0.92% 1.72% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £396
% change year-on-year -1.84% +2.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -3.22% -53.03%  

Publishing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 218 291 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.33% 35.19% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 214 182
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.75 £37.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +138.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £36.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Publishing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in Birmingham

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Publishing in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in Birmingham

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SEO

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Content Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Content Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Executive
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
2 1 (50.00%) Digital UX Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Executive
2 1 (50.00%) SEO Executive
2 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Content Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SEO