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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 172 180 212
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +32
Contract jobs citing Publishing 658 546 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the General category 3.21% 2.75% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 376 298
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 £230 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Average hourly rate £16.40 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £31.56 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £30.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-45.70% +130.76%
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
20503 19849 21789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.64% 41.99% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 12889 13236
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 514 678
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £44.90 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +4 384 £375 -1.83% 80
South East +52 157 £450 +23.28% 42
East of England -20 34 £263 -28.57% 15
South West -29 20 £208 -30.66% 4
West Midlands +5 18 £390 - 2
North West -12 18 £356 +14.00% 5
North East - 13 £325 -
Yorkshire -11 12 £350 -17.64% 6
East Midlands +1 1 £313 -10.71% 1
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 347 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (17.96%) HTML
3 153 (12.60%) Scrum
4 150 (12.36%) XML
5 147 (12.11%) Project Management
6 145 (11.94%) CSS
7 130 (10.71%) CMS
8 124 (10.21%) Microsoft
9 123 (10.13%) Finance
10 122 (10.05%) Content Management
11 120 (9.88%) JavaScript
12 119 (9.80%) Java
13 115 (9.47%) Social Media
14 96 (7.91%) Windows
14 96 (7.91%) Degree
15 95 (7.83%) MS Excel
16 89 (7.33%) SQL
17 87 (7.17%) SharePoint
17 87 (7.17%) User Experience
18 82 (6.75%) QA
19 81 (6.67%) MS Office
19 81 (6.67%) Legal
19 81 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 79 (6.51%) XSLT
21 74 (6.10%) Marketing
21 74 (6.10%) HTML5
22 73 (6.01%) jQuery
22 73 (6.01%) Intranet
22 73 (6.01%) Internet
22 73 (6.01%) Analytical Skills

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 130 (10.71%) CMS
2 87 (7.17%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.88%) Apache
4 27 (2.22%) Drupal
5 23 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.48%) Node.js
8 16 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (1.15%) WordPress
11 12 (0.99%) IIS
11 12 (0.99%) SAS
12 11 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.82%) Lync
13 10 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 95 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 81 (6.67%) MS Office
3 66 (5.44%) Photoshop
4 53 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 29 (2.39%) MS Project
7 8 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.49%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.49%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.25%) SPSS
10 3 (0.25%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.16%) FastStats
11 2 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.66%) assyst
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.082%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.082%) HFM
7 1 (0.082%) Tridion
7 1 (0.082%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.58%) Office 365
4 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.25%) IaaS
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.082%) Heroku
6 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.082%) Force.com
6 1 (0.082%) GitHub
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.01%) Intranet
1 73 (6.01%) Internet
2 18 (1.48%) Firewall
3 17 (1.40%) DNS
4 15 (1.24%) SAN
5 11 (0.91%) NAS
6 10 (0.82%) WAN
7 9 (0.74%) Network Security
8 8 (0.66%) LAN
8 8 (0.66%) DHCP
8 8 (0.66%) HTTP
8 8 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.58%) FTP
9 7 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.49%) Extranet
11 5 (0.41%) SMS
11 5 (0.41%) SMTP
11 5 (0.41%) VPN
12 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (2.80%) QlikView
4 29 (2.39%) MySQL
5 21 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.57%) Big Data
7 18 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.07%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.74%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.66%) OLAP
14 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 6 (0.49%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
3 22 (1.81%) JIRA
4 20 (1.65%) Subversion
5 15 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 15 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.24%) Cucumber
5 15 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.07%) JUnit
7 12 (0.99%) Maven
8 11 (0.91%) Calabash
9 9 (0.74%) Selenium
10 7 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.58%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.49%) Capybara
11 6 (0.49%) XMLUnit
11 6 (0.49%) RSpec
11 6 (0.49%) MSI
11 6 (0.49%) Xcode
12 5 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
General
1 123 (10.13%) Finance
2 81 (6.67%) Legal
3 74 (6.10%) Marketing
4 29 (2.39%) Retail
5 28 (2.31%) Banking
6 17 (1.40%) Law
7 16 (1.32%) Advertising
8 15 (1.24%) Games
9 12 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.91%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.91%) Billing
10 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.82%) German Language
11 10 (0.82%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.41%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.41%) French Language
13 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.33%) Automotive
14 3 (0.25%) Front Office
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 303 (24.96%) Developer
2 232 (19.11%) Analyst
3 125 (10.30%) Business Analyst
4 106 (8.73%) Designer
4 106 (8.73%) Project Manager
5 46 (3.79%) Agile Business Analyst
6 45 (3.71%) Consultant
7 43 (3.54%) Architect
7 43 (3.54%) Java Developer
7 43 (3.54%) Digital Content Designer
8 34 (2.80%) Content Editor
9 32 (2.64%) Web Developer
10 29 (2.39%) Author
11 26 (2.14%) Front-End Developer
12 23 (1.89%) Senior Developer
13 20 (1.65%) Android Developer
13 20 (1.65%) Administrator
13 20 (1.65%) Support Analyst
14 19 (1.57%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (1.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (17.96%) HTML
2 150 (12.36%) XML
3 145 (11.94%) CSS
4 79 (6.51%) XSLT
5 74 (6.10%) HTML5
6 73 (6.01%) jQuery
7 64 (5.27%) .NET
7 64 (5.27%) Web Services
8 55 (4.53%) CSS3
9 43 (3.54%) RESTful
10 41 (3.38%) Spring
11 29 (2.39%) REST
11 29 (2.39%) JSON
12 26 (2.14%) J2EE
12 26 (2.14%) Hibernate
13 23 (1.89%) Ajax
13 23 (1.89%) SOAP
13 23 (1.89%) AngularJS
14 20 (1.65%) Visualforce
15 19 (1.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.47%) Social Media
2 87 (7.17%) User Experience
3 73 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.72%) Digital Media
7 30 (2.47%) Kindle
8 27 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 26 (2.14%) Data Integration
10 24 (1.98%) Open Source
11 23 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.57%) iPad
13 18 (1.48%) Graphic Design
14 16 (1.32%) Blog
15 15 (1.24%) E-Learning
15 15 (1.24%) W3C
16 11 (0.91%) Statistics
16 11 (0.91%) Wiki
16 11 (0.91%) Video Editing
16 11 (0.91%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.91%) Windows
2 51 (4.20%) Linux
3 42 (3.46%) Android
4 35 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.06%) UNIX
6 17 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.49%) CentOS
11 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) pSOS
13 3 (0.25%) Solaris
13 3 (0.25%) AIX
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (12.60%) Scrum
3 147 (12.11%) Project Management
4 122 (10.05%) Content Management
5 81 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (5.52%) Migration
6 67 (5.52%) Analytics
7 66 (5.44%) Workflow
8 63 (5.19%) BDD
9 61 (5.02%) Kanban
10 60 (4.94%) Business Analysis
11 59 (4.86%) ITIL
11 59 (4.86%) TDD
12 57 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (4.70%) PRINCE2
13 55 (4.53%) SEO
13 55 (4.53%) User Stories
14 52 (4.28%) CRM
15 43 (3.54%) E-Commerce
16 42 (3.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (9.88%) JavaScript
2 119 (9.80%) Java
3 89 (7.33%) SQL
4 58 (4.78%) Python
5 47 (3.87%) PHP
6 46 (3.79%) C#
7 43 (3.54%) XQuery
8 25 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 23 (1.89%) Ruby
10 18 (1.48%) Apex Code
10 18 (1.48%) Objective-C
11 13 (1.07%) VBA
12 12 (0.99%) C
13 11 (0.91%) Perl
14 6 (0.49%) SPARQL
14 6 (0.49%) Groovy
14 6 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.41%) VBScript
15 5 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 96 (7.91%) Degree
2 67 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.48%) ISEB
5 13 (1.07%) CISSP
6 12 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.82%) CCNA
8 9 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.66%) CISM
10 7 (0.58%) CCSA
10 7 (0.58%) SAS Certification
11 6 (0.49%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.33%) CRISC
13 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.33%) PMP
13 4 (0.33%) CISA
14 3 (0.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.75%) QA
2 31 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.48%) SLA
4 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.33%) WAI
6 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.16%) FINREP
7 2 (0.16%) WCAG
8 1 (0.082%) GxP
8 1 (0.082%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.082%) GCP
8 1 (0.082%) GMP
8 1 (0.082%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.32%) XenApp
4 10 (0.82%) vCloud
5 8 (0.66%) vSphere
6 6 (0.49%) UAG
7 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.25%) Varnish
8 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.16%) Xen
9 2 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.14%) Puppet
3 15 (1.24%) SCCM
4 12 (0.99%) SCOM
5 5 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (0.41%) MOM
5 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.25%) Nagios
7 3 (0.25%) WSUS
7 3 (0.25%) Salt
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.16%) Foglight
8 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.082%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.082%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 124 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.68%) Oracle
3 48 (3.95%) Adobe
4 44 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (2.88%) VMware
6 33 (2.72%) Google
6 33 (2.72%) Citrix
7 25 (2.06%) SAP
8 18 (1.48%) Remedy
9 13 (1.07%) Cisco
10 12 (0.99%) Business Objects
11 11 (0.91%) Open Text
12 10 (0.82%) Zend
12 10 (0.82%) Cognos
12 10 (0.82%) RedDot
13 9 (0.74%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.74%) IBM
14 8 (0.66%) Omniture
14 8 (0.66%) BMC
14 8 (0.66%) Apple
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £485 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £510 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vitamin T
Rate: From £26,000 to £27,000 per annum £26K - £27K + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 49k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 7 days ago