Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 94 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 -2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.22% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.49% 0.73% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -13.16% +72.73%
10th Percentile £313 £339 £292
90th Percentile £384 £476 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £345 £475 £338
% change year-on-year -27.37% +40.74% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Publishing is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 471 411 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.42% 29.87% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 270 276
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +5.26% +2.77%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £31.00 £21.35 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.23% -32.24% +51.15%
10th Percentile £15.71 £9.81 £9.70
90th Percentile £50.75 £42.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £24.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +9.28% -1.02% -17.30%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 4 (57.14%) Legal
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Content Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Content Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java