Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 167 157
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -18
Contract jobs citing Publishing 37 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the General category 3.36% 1.78% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 11
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -21.05% +46.15%
10th Percentile £262 £313 £325
90th Percentile £491 £443 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £431
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £29.33 £17.47 £19.96
% change year-on-year +67.91% -12.50% -35.61%

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 1,101 1,292 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.58% 27.42% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 784 994
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £276 £231 £231
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 75 69
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +34.15% -20.11%
10th Percentile £11.69 £13.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.65 £40.06
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Coventry +9 18 £450 +24.14% 2
Shropshire -45 12 £325 -23.53%
Birmingham 0 4 £450 +27.21% 3
Staffordshire -6 1 £168 -58.13%
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 2
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (35.14%) User Experience
4 11 (29.73%) PaaS
5 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
6 8 (21.62%) Validation
6 8 (21.62%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) XML Schema
6 8 (21.62%) C#
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.62%) SOAP
6 8 (21.62%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
6 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (21.62%) JSON
6 8 (21.62%) Microservices
6 8 (21.62%) REST
6 8 (21.62%) NServiceBus
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (21.62%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.92%) Content Management
8 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (16.22%) SaaS
8 6 (16.22%) Git (software)

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 8 (21.62%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (29.73%) PaaS
3 8 (21.62%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (16.22%) SaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Content Designer
1 15 (40.54%) Designer
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Content Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Author
7 2 (5.41%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Author
8 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
1 8 (21.62%) JSON
1 8 (21.62%) REST
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
1 8 (21.62%) XML
1 8 (21.62%) XML Schema
2 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Social Media
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
2 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Microservices
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Validation
3 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (18.92%) Content Management
4 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.22%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (16.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 5 (13.51%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) SEO
7 3 (8.11%) API Development
7 3 (8.11%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (8.11%) Web Usability
8 2 (5.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
1 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP