Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 192 215
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -10
Contract jobs citing Publishing 25 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.088% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.43% 0.26% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 14
North West median daily rate £400 £310 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.44% -38.68%
10th Percentile £283 £200 £218
90th Percentile £470 £364 £579
England median daily rate £445 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.88% -2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
North West median hourly rate £14.00 - £21.50
England median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.03% -25.00% -9.09%

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 1,744 1,954 2,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.30% 34.56% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,035 1,146 1,596
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £237 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 112 91
North West median hourly rate £20.22 £23.95 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.57% -10.73% -14.55%
10th Percentile £12.41 £11.33 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.23 £51.41 £47.50
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% - +11.11%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +4 17 £400 +63.27% 11
Merseyside +21 3 £450 +28.57% 1
Cheshire -13 3 - - 5
Lancashire - 2 £338 -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) CMS
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) Varnish
3 7 (28.00%) Orchard CMS
3 7 (28.00%) Kibana
4 6 (24.00%) Web Operations
4 6 (24.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Microservices
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Core
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (12.00%) MCP
7 3 (12.00%) Windows

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 8 (32.00%) CMS
2 7 (28.00%) Orchard CMS
3 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) AtomSphere
1 2 (8.00%) Boomi
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ADSL
1 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Content Designer
1 5 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) WebOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Core
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
1 2 (8.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) BYOD
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Web Operations
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Microservices
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Kanban
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Groovy
3 3 (12.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Varnish
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Kibana
2 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) MaaS360
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Snow
4 1 (4.00%) VMware