The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 25 April 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 61 36
Rank change year-on-year +22 -25  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.66% 0.21% 1.12%
As % of the General category 5.75% 0.52% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £205 £434 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.76% +15.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -3.94% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.68% -9.76%  

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 192 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 28.81% 39.92% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 146 44
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 £170.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.19% +351.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in Kent

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) WCAG
2 4 (66.67%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 4 (66.67%) SEO
2 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Data Entry

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (66.67%) CMS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Insight
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 4 (66.67%) SEO
2 4 (66.67%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) WCAG