The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 148 126 159
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Contract jobs citing Publishing 63 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 1.16% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.83% 2.05% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 42
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £204 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Publishing
London

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the City of London region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the City of London region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Publishing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Publishing.

1 23 (18.40%) HTML
2 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.00%) Project Management
4 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
5 17 (13.60%) CSS
6 16 (12.80%) SharePoint
7 15 (12.00%) XML
8 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.20%) XSLT
8 14 (11.20%) Scrum
9 13 (10.40%) Business Analysis
9 13 (10.40%) SQL
9 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
9 13 (10.40%) Degree
9 13 (10.40%) jQuery
10 11 (8.80%) Oracle
10 11 (8.80%) Java
11 10 (8.00%) MySQL
12 9 (7.20%) Web Services
12 9 (7.20%) MS Office
12 9 (7.20%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.40%) XHTML
13 8 (6.40%) Siebel
13 8 (6.40%) Intranet
13 8 (6.40%) Adobe
13 8 (6.40%) XQuery
13 8 (6.40%) Marketing
13 8 (6.40%) Migration
14 7 (5.60%) Advertising

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Publishing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Publishing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.60%) Apache
2 7 (5.60%) Drupal
3 6 (4.80%) CMS
4 4 (3.20%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.60%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.60%) Node.js
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.80%) Confluence
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.80%) WordPress
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Office
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) MS Project
4 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) XMetaL
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.80%) InDesign
5 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.80%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.80%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) PaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Heroku
3 1 (0.80%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) DMZ
2 1 (0.80%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) MySQL
3 6 (4.80%) MarkLogic
4 5 (4.00%) Triplestore
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.40%) QlikView
7 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.60%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.80%) OLAP
8 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.40%) Selenium
2 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) PhoneGap
2 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.60%) Ant
2 2 (1.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.80%) Xcode
3 1 (0.80%) Toad
3 1 (0.80%) JUnit
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Marketing
3 7 (5.60%) Advertising
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (23.20%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) Analyst
3 17 (13.60%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.40%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.80%) Architect
5 6 (4.80%) Consultant
6 5 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.00%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 5 (4.00%) Tester
6 5 (4.00%) Siebel Analyst
7 4 (3.20%) Designer
7 4 (3.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.20%) Administrator
7 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (2.40%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.40%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.40%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.40%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.40%) HTML
2 17 (13.60%) CSS
3 15 (12.00%) XML
4 14 (11.20%) XSLT
5 13 (10.40%) jQuery
6 9 (7.20%) Web Services
7 8 (6.40%) XHTML
8 7 (5.60%) .NET
9 6 (4.80%) RESTful
9 6 (4.80%) HTML5
10 5 (4.00%) Spring
10 5 (4.00%) JMS
10 5 (4.00%) J2EE
10 5 (4.00%) JSP
10 5 (4.00%) Struts
10 5 (4.00%) Apache Jena
10 5 (4.00%) Spring MVC
10 5 (4.00%) JSTL
11 3 (2.40%) XSD
11 3 (2.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Semantic Web
2 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.00%) Kindle
3 4 (3.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.20%) W3C
3 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.40%) Economics
4 3 (2.40%) Open Source
4 3 (2.40%) Data Conversion
4 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.40%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.60%) Blog
5 2 (1.60%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.60%) FMCG
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Statistics
6 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.80%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) UNIX
3 3 (2.40%) Linux
3 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.80%) AIX
5 1 (0.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.00%) Project Management
3 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
4 14 (11.20%) Scrum
5 13 (10.40%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.20%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.40%) Migration
8 7 (5.60%) TDD
9 6 (4.80%) Analytics
9 6 (4.80%) UML
9 6 (4.80%) CRM
9 6 (4.80%) Change Management
10 5 (4.00%) MVC
10 5 (4.00%) Validation
10 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.00%) ITIL
11 4 (3.20%) Kanban
11 4 (3.20%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.20%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.20%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
2 13 (10.40%) SQL
3 11 (8.80%) Java
4 8 (6.40%) XQuery
5 6 (4.80%) Ruby
6 5 (4.00%) PHP
7 3 (2.40%) XPath
7 3 (2.40%) C#
7 3 (2.40%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.60%) C
8 2 (1.60%) Python
9 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.80%) VB
9 1 (0.80%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.40%) CISA
4 3 (2.40%) CISM
4 3 (2.40%) CISSP
4 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.80%) ISEB
6 1 (0.80%) CCA
6 1 (0.80%) PMP
6 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.80%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Squid
2 4 (3.20%) XenApp
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Varnish
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) Siebel
2 8 (6.40%) Adobe
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.00%) Citrix
5 4 (3.20%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) VMware
6 3 (2.40%) hybris
7 2 (1.60%) Elastic Path
7 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) Google
7 2 (1.60%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.60%) ATG
8 1 (0.80%) Open Text
8 1 (0.80%) AppSense
8 1 (0.80%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) Sun
8 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.80%) CommVault
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