Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 23 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 199 210
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 21 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.36% 0.62% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
North West median daily rate £363 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -3.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £104 £365 £255
90th Percentile £543 £410 £461
England median daily rate £450 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
North West median hourly rate - £17.22 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.93% -22.02%
England median hourly rate £29.33 £17.43 £19.00
% change year-on-year +68.24% -8.26% -15.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,541 1,927 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 25.95% 34.09% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1,217 1,417
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 92 81
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -12.44% -18.09%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.05 £53.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.22 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.47% +14.00% -

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the North West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the North West

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 12 £431 - 14
Cheshire -11 4 £500 +33.33% 4
Merseyside +10 3 £108 -73.13% 5
Lancashire - 2 £363 - 5
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Microservices
2 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Boomi
4 3 (14.29%) AtomSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Groovy

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) AtomSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Boomi
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Content Designer
1 6 (28.57%) Designer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Microservices
2 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
3 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (4.76%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) Groovy
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) VMware