Period
to 8 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 161 167
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Publishing 2 41 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.82% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.25% 2.86% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 35 16
Median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -18.24%
10th Percentile £463 £257 £300
90th Percentile £488 £495 £750
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -47.65% +142.86% +9.38%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 816 1,435 1,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.76% 28.71% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 953 917
Median daily rate £425 £443 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +10.49% +0.13%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £234
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -23.40% +29.94%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.45 £12.05
90th Percentile £51.88 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.59% +4.28%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the West Midlands

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Publishing in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Publishing in the West Midlands

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Publishing in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Publishing in the West Midlands

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
Birmingham +13 2 £475 +5.56% 3
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft