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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 189 177 216
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +39
Contract jobs citing Publishing 576 574 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.96% 2.80% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 404 309
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 £200 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.70 £22.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
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
19429 20527 23479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.59% 42.68% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12259 13045 14326
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
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 £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 538 677
Average hourly rate £21.23 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 394 £400 +9.58% 118
South East +14 98 £289 -20.89% 27
East of England -18 32 £250 -41.17% 18
West Midlands -1 14 £275 -17.04% 2
North West +2 11 £425 +41.66% 4
South West -41 8 £393 +30.83% 5
North East - 7 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £365 -3.94% 4
East Midlands -2 4 £294 +23.68% 3
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 223 (20.13%) HTML
2 168 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (13.09%) CSS
3 145 (13.09%) XML
4 142 (12.82%) Scrum
5 130 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 129 (11.64%) Project Management
7 124 (11.19%) Finance
8 107 (9.66%) Microsoft
9 105 (9.48%) Content Management
10 104 (9.39%) CMS
11 96 (8.66%) Java
12 91 (8.21%) Windows
13 90 (8.12%) HTML5
14 89 (8.03%) Degree
14 89 (8.03%) SharePoint
15 87 (7.85%) MS Excel
16 86 (7.76%) jQuery
17 84 (7.58%) QA
18 82 (7.40%) Marketing
19 81 (7.31%) Social Media
20 78 (7.04%) SQL
21 77 (6.95%) XSLT
22 71 (6.41%) .NET
23 70 (6.32%) Analytics
24 68 (6.14%) Web Services
25 65 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
26 63 (5.69%) BDD
27 62 (5.60%) Migration
28 61 (5.51%) Legal

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 104 (9.39%) CMS
2 89 (8.03%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.44%) Drupal
4 25 (2.26%) Apache
5 19 (1.71%) Node.js
6 17 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (1.53%) WordPress
7 15 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.72%) SAS
11 8 (0.72%) IIS
11 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.54%) Confluence
13 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 60 (5.42%) Photoshop
3 59 (5.32%) MS Office
4 52 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.53%) MS Project
6 26 (2.35%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.63%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.54%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.27%) InDesign
12 3 (0.27%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.27%) SPSS
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.18%) FastStats
14 1 (0.090%) Vectorworks
14 1 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (0.54%) assyst
4 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.18%) Agresso
6 2 (0.18%) Summit
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.090%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.090%) Documaker
7 1 (0.090%) HFM
7 1 (0.090%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.090%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.63%) Office 365
4 5 (0.45%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (0.36%) GitHub
5 4 (0.36%) IaaS
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
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.090%) Heroku
8 1 (0.090%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.42%) Internet
2 58 (5.23%) Intranet
3 20 (1.81%) Firewall
4 12 (1.08%) DNS
4 12 (1.08%) SAN
5 10 (0.90%) WAN
6 9 (0.81%) NAS
7 8 (0.72%) HTTP
7 8 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.63%) Network Security
9 6 (0.54%) Extranet
9 6 (0.54%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.54%) LAN
10 5 (0.45%) FTP
10 5 (0.45%) SMTP
10 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.45%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.36%) VPN
11 4 (0.36%) DMZ
12 3 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (2.53%) QlikView
3 25 (2.26%) MySQL
4 18 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.26%) Big Data
8 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.63%) Data Mart
9 7 (0.63%) OLAP
9 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.90%) JIRA
3 19 (1.71%) Subversion
4 16 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.44%) JUnit
4 16 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 15 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
6 14 (1.26%) Selenium
7 11 (0.99%) Xcode
7 11 (0.99%) Calabash
8 9 (0.81%) Axure RP
8 9 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.54%) RSpec
10 6 (0.54%) XMLUnit
10 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.54%) Capybara
11 5 (0.45%) Jasmine
General
1 124 (11.19%) Finance
2 82 (7.40%) Marketing
3 61 (5.51%) Legal
4 32 (2.89%) Retail
5 31 (2.80%) Banking
6 24 (2.17%) Advertising
7 19 (1.71%) Games
8 14 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.26%) Law
8 14 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.99%) Multimedia
10 10 (0.90%) Front Office
10 10 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.72%) Back Office
11 8 (0.72%) German Language
12 6 (0.54%) Billing
12 6 (0.54%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 274 (24.73%) Developer
2 221 (19.95%) Analyst
3 116 (10.47%) Business Analyst
4 98 (8.84%) Project Manager
5 69 (6.23%) Designer
6 46 (4.15%) Architect
7 44 (3.97%) Consultant
7 44 (3.97%) Agile Business Analyst
8 39 (3.52%) Front-End Developer
9 29 (2.62%) Content Editor
10 27 (2.44%) Web Developer
11 25 (2.26%) Administrator
12 24 (2.17%) Senior Developer
13 22 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (1.81%) Java Developer
15 19 (1.71%) Coordinator
15 19 (1.71%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (1.71%) ScrumMaster
16 18 (1.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
16 18 (1.62%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (20.13%) HTML
2 145 (13.09%) CSS
2 145 (13.09%) XML
3 90 (8.12%) HTML5
4 86 (7.76%) jQuery
5 77 (6.95%) XSLT
6 71 (6.41%) .NET
7 68 (6.14%) Web Services
8 59 (5.32%) CSS3
9 34 (3.07%) RESTful
10 31 (2.80%) JSON
11 28 (2.53%) XSD
11 28 (2.53%) REST
12 26 (2.35%) AngularJS
12 26 (2.35%) Spring
13 25 (2.26%) Ajax
14 21 (1.90%) J2EE
15 19 (1.71%) Visualforce
16 18 (1.62%) ASP.NET
16 18 (1.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.31%) Social Media
2 46 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 25 (2.26%) Kindle
5 25 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.17%) Open Source
7 19 (1.71%) iPad
7 19 (1.71%) Graphic Design
7 19 (1.71%) Data Conversion
7 19 (1.71%) Data Integration
8 17 (1.53%) W3C
9 15 (1.35%) Blog
10 14 (1.26%) Copywriting
10 14 (1.26%) New Media
11 11 (0.99%) iPhone
11 11 (0.99%) Wiki
12 10 (0.90%) E-Learning
12 10 (0.90%) Statistics
13 9 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 91 (8.21%) Windows
2 50 (4.51%) Linux
3 37 (3.34%) Apple iOS
4 36 (3.25%) Android
5 35 (3.16%) UNIX
6 30 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.36%) pSOS
13 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
14 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.18%) Solaris
15 1 (0.090%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (12.82%) Scrum
3 129 (11.64%) Project Management
4 105 (9.48%) Content Management
5 70 (6.32%) Analytics
6 65 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (5.69%) BDD
8 62 (5.60%) Migration
9 59 (5.32%) Kanban
10 58 (5.23%) CRM
11 55 (4.96%) TDD
11 55 (4.96%) User Stories
12 54 (4.87%) PRINCE2
13 52 (4.69%) E-Commerce
13 52 (4.69%) Workflow
14 48 (4.33%) ITIL
15 47 (4.24%) Business Analysis
16 44 (3.97%) OO
16 44 (3.97%) SEO
17 41 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 130 (11.73%) JavaScript
2 96 (8.66%) Java
3 78 (7.04%) SQL
4 54 (4.87%) C#
5 51 (4.60%) Python
6 40 (3.61%) XQuery
7 29 (2.62%) PHP
8 28 (2.53%) Ruby
9 21 (1.90%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.62%) Apex Code
11 15 (1.35%) VBA
12 13 (1.17%) C
12 13 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.81%) SPARQL
13 9 (0.81%) Perl
14 8 (0.72%) C++
15 7 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.54%) Groovy
17 5 (0.45%) PHP5
17 5 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (8.03%) Degree
2 44 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.62%) ISEB
5 13 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.99%) CISSP
6 11 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.90%) CCNA
8 7 (0.63%) CISM
8 7 (0.63%) CCSA
9 6 (0.54%) JNCIA
9 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.54%) PMP
10 5 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.36%) CCA
11 4 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.36%) VCDX
11 4 (0.36%) VCAP
12 3 (0.27%) MCSE
12 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.58%) QA
2 26 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.44%) SLA
4 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.090%) GxP
6 1 (0.090%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.090%) GCP
6 1 (0.090%) GMP
6 1 (0.090%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.090%) WAI
6 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.090%) FATCA
6 1 (0.090%) EMIR
6 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 31 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.81%) XenApp
4 8 (0.72%) vCloud
5 6 (0.54%) Varnish
6 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.45%) vSphere
7 3 (0.27%) UAG
7 3 (0.27%) XenServer
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 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.81%) Puppet
3 8 (0.72%) SCCM
4 5 (0.45%) SCOM
4 5 (0.45%) Foglight
5 4 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.27%) MOM
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%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.090%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.090%) Nagios
8 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.14%) Oracle
3 55 (4.96%) Adobe
4 46 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (3.25%) Citrix
6 34 (3.07%) VMware
7 28 (2.53%) Google
8 22 (1.99%) SAP
9 17 (1.53%) Business Objects
9 17 (1.53%) Cisco
10 14 (1.26%) Apple
11 12 (1.08%) IBM
12 11 (0.99%) Remedy
13 10 (0.90%) Omniture
13 10 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (0.90%) Cognos
14 9 (0.81%) JBoss
14 9 (0.81%) NetApp
15 8 (0.72%) Siebel
16 7 (0.63%) HP
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: negotiable day rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £15 to £18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: £32,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago