The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 28 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.

Publishing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 46 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.58% 0.73% 0.31%
As % of the General category 6.33% 4.76% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £225 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 79 63 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 24.92% 15.33% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 19
Median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £557 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in Cambridge

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (42.86%) S-PLUS
3 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Biometrics
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Life Science
3 3 (42.86%) R
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) CDISC
4 2 (28.57%) WebKit
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) S-PLUS
2 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Life Science
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Biometrics
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) R
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
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