Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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.

Publishing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 165 145
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20 +3
Contract jobs citing Publishing 44 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.25% 2.59% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 25
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +40.63% +4.07%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £245
90th Percentile £450 £518 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £26.75
England median hourly rate £17.43 £19.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -8.26% -16.48% +16.67%

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 1355 1814 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.47% 29.39% 33.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 1123 975
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £250 £240
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 65 110
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £19.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.44% -31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.56 £10.69 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.15 £42.40 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 16 £390 +11.43%
Birmingham +8 12 £375 -16.67% 1
Staffordshire +10 5 £319 -32.88%
Coventry +20 3 £475 -2.56%
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Legal
3 14 (31.82%) SEO
4 11 (25.00%) Social Media
5 8 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (15.91%) User Experience
6 7 (15.91%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Internet
7 6 (13.64%) User Stories
7 6 (13.64%) Web Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Web Application Development
9 4 (9.09%) Content Management
9 4 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.82%) Blockchain
10 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
10 3 (6.82%) Finance
10 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
10 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (6.82%) Open Source
10 3 (6.82%) Office 365
10 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 3 (6.82%) Ajax
11 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (4.55%) Web Usability
11 2 (4.55%) jQuery
11 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.55%) Android

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Power BI
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Gradle
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Designer
2 28 (63.64%) Content Designer
3 8 (18.18%) Digital Content Designer
3 8 (18.18%) Digital Designer
4 7 (15.91%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Blockchain Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Content Editor
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Digital Designer
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Content Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.27%) SEO Executive
8 1 (2.27%) Web Content Editor
8 1 (2.27%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Ajax
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Social Media
2 7 (15.91%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (2.27%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SEO
3 8 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 6 (13.64%) User Stories
5 6 (13.64%) Web Analytics
6 5 (11.36%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (9.09%) Content Management
8 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
8 3 (6.82%) Open Source
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 2 (4.55%) Android Development
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) High Availability
9 2 (4.55%) ITIL
9 2 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) SDLC
9 2 (4.55%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.27%) MCSD
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) CODA
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) IFS
2 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) Workday
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin