Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 164 126
Rank change year-on-year -4 -38 +21
Contract jobs citing Publishing 22 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.64% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.72% 2.10% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 33
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +46.15% -16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £249
90th Percentile £443 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £31.00
England median hourly rate £17.47 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.68% -35.48% +87.88%

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 1,282 1,670 1,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.25% 30.41% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 985 883
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% +10.73%
10th Percentile £225 £228 £250
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 109
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £21.34 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.21% -16.84% -14.47%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.80 £39.65 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.64%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the West Midlands

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the West Midlands

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor 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 19 January 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
Birmingham +2 10 £354 -14.24% 9
Coventry +12 4 £363 -25.64%
Shropshire -6 3 £425 -5.56%
Staffordshire +4 1 £400 -15.79% 1
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Legal
3 8 (36.36%) SEO
4 6 (27.27%) Social Media
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.09%) Web Usability
7 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) JIRA
7 2 (9.09%) Gradle
7 2 (9.09%) User Experience
7 2 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
7 2 (9.09%) Android Development
7 2 (9.09%) Android Studio
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.55%) HTML

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Android Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Content Designer
1 13 (59.09%) Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Digital Content Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Digital Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (18.18%) User Stories
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Android Development
5 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) Web Usability
6 1 (4.55%) A/B Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Tableau
1 1 (4.55%) VMware