Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 143 175
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32 -25
Contract jobs citing Publishing 26 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the General category 2.08% 1.86% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 13
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £383 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +39.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £184
90th Percentile £730 £444 £455
England median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -30.23% -2.27%

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 1,248 1,292 1,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.46% 29.97% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 767 879
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 61 48
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.89 £24.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.91% +15.29% -24.36%
10th Percentile £12.14 £13.00 £12.18
90th Percentile £39.88 £51.50 £38.83
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.96% +13.33%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Shropshire -9 19 £350 -8.50%
Birmingham - 2 £325 - 12
Solihull - 1 £313 -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
3 11 (42.31%) Legal
4 10 (38.46%) Social Media
5 8 (30.77%) User Experience
5 8 (30.77%) SEO
6 5 (19.23%) Web Usability
6 5 (19.23%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (11.54%) Content Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.85%) Finance
9 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (3.85%) C#
9 1 (3.85%) HTML
9 1 (3.85%) SQL
9 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
9 1 (3.85%) SAP
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) Retail
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (3.85%) Google
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.85%) Facilities Management
9 1 (3.85%) QlikView

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) QlikView
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (42.31%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Content Designer
1 20 (76.92%) Designer
2 2 (7.69%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (3.85%) Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Designer
3 1 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Social Media
2 8 (30.77%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
3 8 (30.77%) SEO
4 5 (19.23%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (19.23%) Web Usability
5 3 (11.54%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Case Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Facilities Management
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) SAP