The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 117 126
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.50% 0.072%
As % of the General category 0.29% 1.03% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% -16.27%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 701 1268 1288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.52% 49.22% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 642 660
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 23
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +100.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.60 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in Scotland

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in Scotland

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Glasgow +4 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) VBScript
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (47.06%) Symantec
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
2 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
2 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (41.18%) BCP
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Adobe
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (11.76%) QA

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InDesign
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Content Editor
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Content Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Content Editor
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Editor
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Content Designer
5 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) CSS3
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) DOM
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) BCP
1 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
1 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) API Testing
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Microservices
4 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
1 8 (47.06%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) AppleScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Symantec
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Omniture
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore