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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 186 175 218
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Contract jobs citing Publishing 586 556 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.15% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.87% 2.71% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 386 307
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 18
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.03 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +12.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £30.00 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.81%
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
20395 20511 23819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.88% 42.51% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12651 13083 14394
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 542 703
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -3 389 £400 +8.84% 87
South East +25 102 £288 -21.23% 41
East of England -16 37 £263 -30.23% 11
North East - 14 £325 -
North West -3 12 £363 +20.83% 9
West Midlands -8 12 £343 +9.42% 5
South West -40 10 £300 - 7
Yorkshire +1 6 £365 -30.47% 2
East Midlands -2 3 £275 +15.78%
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 325 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (18.68%) HTML
3 143 (12.78%) Scrum
4 136 (12.15%) XML
5 130 (11.62%) CSS
6 119 (10.63%) Project Management
7 118 (10.55%) Finance
8 112 (10.01%) JavaScript
9 110 (9.83%) Microsoft
10 107 (9.56%) Social Media
11 103 (9.20%) Java
12 102 (9.12%) CMS
13 98 (8.76%) Content Management
13 98 (8.76%) User Experience
14 92 (8.22%) MS Excel
15 91 (8.13%) Windows
16 85 (7.60%) SQL
17 83 (7.42%) Degree
18 82 (7.33%) Marketing
19 80 (7.15%) SharePoint
20 77 (6.88%) XSLT
21 76 (6.79%) HTML5
22 75 (6.70%) Legal
23 74 (6.61%) jQuery
24 73 (6.52%) MS Office
25 72 (6.43%) QA
26 69 (6.17%) Intranet
27 68 (6.08%) .NET
28 66 (5.90%) Analytics
29 65 (5.81%) BDD

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 102 (9.12%) CMS
2 80 (7.15%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.68%) Drupal
4 25 (2.23%) Apache
5 17 (1.52%) Node.js
6 16 (1.43%) WordPress
7 14 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (1.07%) SAS
9 11 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.89%) IIS
11 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.54%) Liferay
Applications
1 92 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 73 (6.52%) MS Office
3 64 (5.72%) Photoshop
4 53 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 31 (2.77%) MS Project
7 9 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.63%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.45%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.27%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.27%) SPSS
12 2 (0.18%) FastStats
12 2 (0.18%) InDesign
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 17 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.63%) assyst
3 6 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
4 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) Agresso
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.089%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.089%) Documaker
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.089%) HFM
7 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.089%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.63%) Office 365
4 5 (0.45%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.36%) IaaS
5 4 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) Force.com
7 2 (0.18%) SaaS
7 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.089%) Heroku
8 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 69 (6.17%) Intranet
2 62 (5.54%) Internet
3 20 (1.79%) Firewall
4 16 (1.43%) DNS
5 13 (1.16%) SAN
6 10 (0.89%) WAN
6 10 (0.89%) NAS
7 8 (0.71%) FTP
7 8 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.63%) Network Security
8 7 (0.63%) HTTP
8 7 (0.63%) DHCP
9 6 (0.54%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.54%) LAN
9 6 (0.54%) Extranet
9 6 (0.54%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.45%) SMTP
10 5 (0.45%) VPN
11 4 (0.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (2.86%) QlikView
3 23 (2.06%) MySQL
4 17 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.16%) Big Data
7 13 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.54%) OLAP
12 5 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.36%) DB2
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (3.04%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
3 18 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.61%) JIRA
4 16 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.43%) JUnit
5 15 (1.34%) Subversion
6 14 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 12 (1.07%) Selenium
8 11 (0.98%) Calabash
9 8 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.71%) Xcode
10 7 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
10 7 (0.63%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.54%) Capybara
11 6 (0.54%) RSpec
11 6 (0.54%) XMLUnit
12 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.45%) Jasmine
General
1 118 (10.55%) Finance
2 82 (7.33%) Marketing
3 75 (6.70%) Legal
4 31 (2.77%) Banking
5 30 (2.68%) Retail
6 19 (1.70%) Advertising
7 16 (1.43%) Law
8 15 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.16%) Games
10 12 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.98%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.89%) Billing
13 8 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.71%) German Language
14 7 (0.63%) Front Office
15 4 (0.36%) Back Office
15 4 (0.36%) Automotive
15 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.36%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 285 (25.47%) Developer
2 215 (19.21%) Analyst
3 117 (10.46%) Business Analyst
4 93 (8.31%) Project Manager
5 91 (8.13%) Designer
6 48 (4.29%) Consultant
7 45 (4.02%) Agile Business Analyst
8 42 (3.75%) Architect
9 34 (3.04%) Content Editor
10 33 (2.95%) Front-End Developer
11 29 (2.59%) Web Developer
12 26 (2.32%) Author
13 25 (2.23%) Administrator
14 23 (2.06%) Senior Developer
14 23 (2.06%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 21 (1.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (1.88%) Java Developer
16 18 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (1.61%) Support Analyst
16 18 (1.61%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (18.68%) HTML
2 136 (12.15%) XML
3 130 (11.62%) CSS
4 77 (6.88%) XSLT
5 76 (6.79%) HTML5
6 74 (6.61%) jQuery
7 68 (6.08%) .NET
8 62 (5.54%) Web Services
9 53 (4.74%) CSS3
10 30 (2.68%) RESTful
11 29 (2.59%) Spring
12 27 (2.41%) XSD
13 25 (2.23%) Visualforce
14 24 (2.14%) J2EE
15 23 (2.06%) REST
15 23 (2.06%) AngularJS
16 22 (1.97%) JSON
17 20 (1.79%) Ajax
18 19 (1.70%) Hibernate
19 15 (1.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.56%) Social Media
2 98 (8.76%) User Experience
3 55 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.59%) Digital Media
7 25 (2.23%) Data Integration
7 25 (2.23%) Kindle
8 24 (2.14%) Open Source
9 20 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.70%) iPad
11 17 (1.52%) Graphic Design
11 17 (1.52%) W3C
12 13 (1.16%) Blog
12 13 (1.16%) Data Conversion
13 11 (0.98%) Wiki
13 11 (0.98%) New Media
13 11 (0.98%) E-Learning
14 10 (0.89%) iPhone
14 10 (0.89%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 91 (8.13%) Windows
2 52 (4.65%) Linux
3 37 (3.31%) Android
4 34 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.59%) UNIX
6 27 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) pSOS
10 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.36%) Solaris
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.27%) CentOS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (12.78%) Scrum
3 119 (10.63%) Project Management
4 98 (8.76%) Content Management
5 66 (5.90%) Analytics
6 65 (5.81%) BDD
7 61 (5.45%) Migration
7 61 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (5.45%) Kanban
8 56 (5.00%) SEO
8 56 (5.00%) CRM
9 53 (4.74%) ITIL
9 53 (4.74%) User Stories
10 52 (4.65%) Workflow
10 52 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 51 (4.56%) TDD
12 49 (4.38%) PRINCE2
12 49 (4.38%) E-Commerce
13 42 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 112 (10.01%) JavaScript
2 103 (9.20%) Java
3 85 (7.60%) SQL
4 52 (4.65%) Python
5 50 (4.47%) C#
6 42 (3.75%) XQuery
7 35 (3.13%) PHP
8 23 (2.06%) Apex Code
9 22 (1.97%) Ruby
10 20 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 14 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.16%) C
13 9 (0.80%) C++
13 9 (0.80%) VBA
14 8 (0.71%) Perl
14 8 (0.71%) SPARQL
15 6 (0.54%) R
15 6 (0.54%) Groovy
15 6 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (7.42%) Degree
2 49 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.70%) ISEB
5 13 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.80%) CISSP
7 9 (0.80%) CCNA
8 7 (0.63%) SAS Certification
8 7 (0.63%) PMP
8 7 (0.63%) CCSA
9 6 (0.54%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.36%) CISM
11 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.36%) VCDX
11 4 (0.36%) VCAP
11 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.43%) QA
2 26 (2.32%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.43%) SLA
4 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.089%) WAI
7 1 (0.089%) COBIT
7 1 (0.089%) GxP
7 1 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.089%) GCP
7 1 (0.089%) GMP
System Software
1 31 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.70%) XenApp
3 9 (0.80%) vCloud
4 7 (0.63%) vSphere
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.36%) Varnish
7 3 (0.27%) UAG
7 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.089%) XenServer
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (1.88%) Puppet
3 11 (0.98%) SCCM
4 8 (0.71%) SCOM
5 4 (0.36%) Foglight
6 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.27%) MOM
6 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.27%) Salt
7 2 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.089%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 110 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.27%) Oracle
3 54 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
4 46 (4.11%) Adobe
5 35 (3.13%) Citrix
6 34 (3.04%) VMware
7 31 (2.77%) Google
8 23 (2.06%) SAP
9 16 (1.43%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.43%) Cisco
10 14 (1.25%) Remedy
11 12 (1.07%) IBM
12 11 (0.98%) Apple
13 10 (0.89%) Cognos
14 8 (0.71%) JBoss
14 8 (0.71%) NetApp
14 8 (0.71%) BMC
14 8 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.71%) Omniture
15 7 (0.63%) FatWire
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £320 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £216 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £216 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Arras People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 3 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Networking People
Rate: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago