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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 54 57
Contract jobs citing Publishing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the General category - 1.40% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -16.66% -17.24%  

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 193 215 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 29.74% 33.39% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 131 122
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +116.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in Birmingham

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Information Exploitation
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes

Publishing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Information Exploitation
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft