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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
England / North West
Rank 128 145 140
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 3 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.35% 1.02% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £310 £275 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £455 £763
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £381
% change year-on-year -6.66% -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.41%  
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 850 1271 1292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.68% 33.12% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 782 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.09% +25.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 2 £245 -38.75% 3
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
1 4 (44.44%) Information Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (11.11%) Podcast
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
4 1 (11.11%) Animation
4 1 (11.11%) Photography
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising

Publishing
Top Related 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Communications Manager
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Content Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Communications Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Content Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Animation
1 1 (11.11%) Blog
1 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
1 1 (11.11%) Photography
1 1 (11.11%) Podcast
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Infographics
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau