The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 75 72
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.21% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the General category 5.30% 1.87% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £238 £313 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -14.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -30.23% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 283 375 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 41.74% 36.44% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 162 110
Median daily rate £413 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -5.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £195 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £512 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -17.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.00%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in Reading

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in Reading over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in Reading

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 17 (62.96%) Adobe
1 17 (62.96%) Content Management
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) QA
3 12 (44.44%) Marketing
4 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (37.04%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) Photoshop
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) Dreamweaver
6 8 (29.63%) W3C
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) WebCenter
7 7 (25.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (25.93%) CMS
7 7 (25.93%) Project Management
7 7 (25.93%) TeamSite
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (22.22%) Android
8 6 (22.22%) User Experience
9 5 (18.52%) Service Design
9 5 (18.52%) HSPA
9 5 (18.52%) LTE
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) Android Studio

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (25.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (25.93%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (7.41%) InDesign
3 2 (7.41%) RoboHelp
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) GSM
1 5 (18.52%) HSPA
1 5 (18.52%) LTE
1 5 (18.52%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (18.52%) Android Studio
2 5 (18.52%) Xcode
General
1 12 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) German Language
3 3 (11.11%) Italian Language
3 3 (11.11%) Japanese Language
3 3 (11.11%) Korean Language
3 3 (11.11%) Russian Language
3 3 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 2 (7.41%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Web Producer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Content Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Web Content Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Web Content Producer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) Author
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) WebCenter
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) W3C
3 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (22.22%) User Experience
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Social Media
6 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Content Management
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Mobile Development
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 3 (11.11%) Web Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Change Control
8 2 (7.41%) Content Development
8 2 (7.41%) Content Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Desktop Publishing
8 2 (7.41%) SEO
9 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Apple Swift
2 5 (18.52%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Adobe
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Apple
4 3 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) Xamarin