The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
England / South West
Rank 126 122 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.83% 1.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Median daily rate £340 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £491 £415
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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 839 910 1002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.79% 31.73% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 623 679
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 64 27
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £57.00 £44.25
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the South West

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the South West

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Bristol 0 3 £350 +7.69% 2
Wiltshire -2 2 £290 -40.81%
Dorset - 2 £350 -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) User Stories
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Intranet
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Content Development
4 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Content Writing
4 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 1 (9.09%) API Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (9.09%) Power BI
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Publishing

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (27.27%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Content Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Content Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Content Writer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Meridio