The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 178 179 223
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +44
Contract jobs citing Publishing 633 558 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.17% 0.89%
As % of the General category 3.12% 2.77% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 382 298
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £15.25 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £31.56 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £25.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +102.00%
Publishing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20275 20143 22612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.66% 42.14% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12884 13037 13733
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 526 688
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in England

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Publishing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 383 £375 - 96
South East +46 140 £438 +20.68% 36
East of England -24 32 £250 -31.97% 10
South West -21 22 £208 -32.08% 5
North West -12 16 £356 +14.00% 7
West Midlands -7 15 £375 - 3
North East - 13 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -6 11 £350 -17.64% 10
East Midlands -4 1 £313 -10.71% 2
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 340 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (17.57%) HTML
3 151 (12.82%) Scrum
4 143 (12.14%) XML
5 140 (11.88%) Project Management
6 136 (11.54%) CSS
7 126 (10.70%) CMS
8 122 (10.36%) Content Management
9 118 (10.02%) Finance
10 116 (9.85%) Social Media
11 115 (9.76%) Microsoft
12 111 (9.42%) JavaScript
13 109 (9.25%) Java
14 95 (8.06%) Windows
15 90 (7.64%) MS Excel
16 89 (7.56%) Degree
17 86 (7.30%) SQL
17 86 (7.30%) User Experience
18 81 (6.88%) Legal
19 79 (6.71%) QA
20 77 (6.54%) XSLT
20 77 (6.54%) SharePoint
21 76 (6.45%) MS Office
21 76 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 75 (6.37%) Internet
23 73 (6.20%) Marketing
24 72 (6.11%) Intranet
25 70 (5.94%) jQuery
25 70 (5.94%) HTML5
26 69 (5.86%) BDD

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 126 (10.70%) CMS
2 77 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.63%) Apache
4 27 (2.29%) Drupal
5 22 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.44%) Node.js
8 16 (1.36%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.19%) WordPress
10 12 (1.02%) IIS
10 12 (1.02%) SAS
11 11 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 90 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 76 (6.45%) MS Office
3 65 (5.52%) Photoshop
4 54 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (3.14%) MS Visio
6 28 (2.38%) MS Project
7 8 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.51%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.25%) RoboHelp
10 3 (0.25%) SPSS
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.17%) FastStats
11 2 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.085%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (1.53%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.68%) assyst
2 8 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.085%) Agresso
7 1 (0.085%) Tridion
7 1 (0.085%) HFM
7 1 (0.085%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.085%) Documaker
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.085%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.51%) Office 365
4 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.25%) IaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.085%) Heroku
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.085%) Force.com
6 1 (0.085%) GitHub
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.37%) Internet
2 72 (6.11%) Intranet
3 19 (1.61%) Firewall
4 17 (1.44%) DNS
5 15 (1.27%) SAN
6 11 (0.93%) NAS
7 10 (0.85%) WAN
8 8 (0.68%) Network Security
8 8 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.68%) DHCP
8 8 (0.68%) HTTP
8 8 (0.68%) LAN
9 7 (0.59%) FTP
9 7 (0.59%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.51%) Extranet
10 6 (0.51%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.42%) SMS
11 5 (0.42%) VPN
11 5 (0.42%) SMTP
12 4 (0.34%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.80%) QlikView
4 27 (2.29%) MySQL
5 20 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.53%) Big Data
7 17 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.59%) OLAP
11 7 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
3 21 (1.78%) JIRA
4 19 (1.61%) Subversion
5 15 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 15 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.19%) JUnit
7 13 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.93%) Calabash
10 9 (0.76%) Selenium
10 9 (0.76%) Maven
11 7 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.59%) Axure RP
12 6 (0.51%) Capybara
12 6 (0.51%) XMLUnit
12 6 (0.51%) RSpec
12 6 (0.51%) Xcode
12 6 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 118 (10.02%) Finance
2 81 (6.88%) Legal
3 73 (6.20%) Marketing
4 29 (2.46%) Retail
5 26 (2.21%) Banking
6 18 (1.53%) Law
7 16 (1.36%) Advertising
8 13 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.02%) Games
9 12 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.93%) Billing
11 10 (0.85%) German Language
12 8 (0.68%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.42%) Dutch Language
13 5 (0.42%) French Language
14 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.34%) Front Office
15 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (24.70%) Developer
2 231 (19.61%) Analyst
3 127 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 106 (9.00%) Designer
5 100 (8.49%) Project Manager
6 50 (4.24%) Agile Business Analyst
7 46 (3.90%) Consultant
8 43 (3.65%) Architect
8 43 (3.65%) Digital Content Designer
9 35 (2.97%) Java Developer
10 34 (2.89%) Content Editor
11 29 (2.46%) Web Developer
12 28 (2.38%) Author
13 26 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
14 23 (1.95%) Senior Developer
15 21 (1.78%) Administrator
16 20 (1.70%) Android Developer
17 19 (1.61%) Coordinator
17 19 (1.61%) Support Analyst
17 19 (1.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (17.57%) HTML
2 143 (12.14%) XML
3 136 (11.54%) CSS
4 77 (6.54%) XSLT
5 70 (5.94%) jQuery
5 70 (5.94%) HTML5
6 66 (5.60%) Web Services
7 62 (5.26%) .NET
8 50 (4.24%) CSS3
9 40 (3.40%) RESTful
10 37 (3.14%) Spring
11 28 (2.38%) REST
12 26 (2.21%) JSON
13 24 (2.04%) J2EE
14 23 (1.95%) Hibernate
15 22 (1.87%) AngularJS
15 22 (1.87%) Ajax
16 20 (1.70%) Visualforce
16 20 (1.70%) SOAP
16 20 (1.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.85%) Social Media
2 86 (7.30%) User Experience
3 65 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 27 (2.29%) Kindle
8 26 (2.21%) Data Integration
9 24 (2.04%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.95%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.87%) Open Source
12 18 (1.53%) iPad
12 18 (1.53%) Graphic Design
13 16 (1.36%) Blog
13 16 (1.36%) W3C
14 13 (1.10%) E-Learning
15 12 (1.02%) Data Conversion
16 11 (0.93%) Wiki
16 11 (0.93%) Video Editing
16 11 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.06%) Windows
2 51 (4.33%) Linux
3 41 (3.48%) Android
4 36 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.29%) UNIX
7 17 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.51%) CentOS
12 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.25%) Solaris
14 3 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) pSOS
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (12.82%) Scrum
3 140 (11.88%) Project Management
4 122 (10.36%) Content Management
5 76 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (5.86%) BDD
7 66 (5.60%) Analytics
8 64 (5.43%) Kanban
9 62 (5.26%) Migration
10 60 (5.09%) Business Analysis
11 58 (4.92%) Workflow
11 58 (4.92%) TDD
12 57 (4.84%) ITIL
13 55 (4.67%) User Stories
14 54 (4.58%) SEO
15 53 (4.50%) PRINCE2
15 53 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (4.41%) CRM
17 44 (3.74%) E-Commerce
18 42 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (9.42%) JavaScript
2 109 (9.25%) Java
3 86 (7.30%) SQL
4 58 (4.92%) Python
5 46 (3.90%) C#
6 44 (3.74%) PHP
7 42 (3.57%) XQuery
8 22 (1.87%) Ruby
8 22 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.53%) Apex Code
11 13 (1.10%) VBA
12 10 (0.85%) C
12 10 (0.85%) Perl
13 7 (0.59%) SPARQL
14 6 (0.51%) Groovy
14 6 (0.51%) C++
14 6 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 89 (7.56%) Degree
2 61 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.61%) ISEB
5 12 (1.02%) CISSP
5 12 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.76%) CCNA
8 7 (0.59%) SAS Certification
8 7 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.59%) CCSA
8 7 (0.59%) CISM
9 6 (0.51%) JNCIA
10 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.34%) PMP
10 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.25%) CCNP
11 3 (0.25%) CISA
11 3 (0.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.71%) QA
2 28 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.53%) SLA
4 10 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.34%) WAI
5 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) WCAG
7 1 (0.085%) GxP
7 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.085%) GCP
7 1 (0.085%) GMP
7 1 (0.085%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.44%) XenApp
4 10 (0.85%) vCloud
5 8 (0.68%) vSphere
6 5 (0.42%) UAG
7 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.17%) XenServer
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) Varnish
9 2 (0.17%) Xen
9 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (2.12%) Puppet
3 15 (1.27%) SCCM
4 12 (1.02%) SCOM
5 5 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (0.42%) MOM
5 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.25%) Nagios
7 3 (0.25%) WSUS
7 3 (0.25%) Salt
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.17%) Ansible
8 2 (0.17%) Foglight
8 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 115 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.18%) Oracle
3 44 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
3 44 (3.74%) Adobe
4 35 (2.97%) VMware
5 34 (2.89%) Citrix
6 33 (2.80%) Google
7 21 (1.78%) SAP
8 18 (1.53%) Remedy
9 13 (1.10%) Cisco
10 12 (1.02%) Open Text
10 12 (1.02%) Business Objects
11 10 (0.85%) Zend
11 10 (0.85%) RedDot
11 10 (0.85%) Cognos
12 9 (0.76%) IBM
12 9 (0.76%) Apple
13 8 (0.68%) Omniture
13 8 (0.68%) BMC
13 8 (0.68%) Red Hat
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Networking People
Rate: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £270 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £560 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £545 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RedCat Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 440 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 Month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £15 to £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago