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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 274 264 226
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -38
Contract jobs citing Publishing 424 417 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.82% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.23% 2.14% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 278 317
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £23.88 £19.50 £14.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.43% +30.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.96 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £30.45 £21.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £15.97
% change year-on-year
- +34.62%
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
18996 19481 19434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.09% 38.49% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12769 12296 12296
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 479 539
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 270 £425 +3.03% 96
South East -13 99 £400 -0.62% 26
North West -6 12 £268 -64.33% 5
East of England +7 11 £400 - 8
South West +5 9 £250 -41.17% 5
Yorkshire -2 8 £578 +44.37% 4
West Midlands -12 7 £350 -12.50% 6
North East -27 5 £300 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £214 -28.75% 2
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 359 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (18.71%) HTML
3 150 (17.88%) Scrum
4 148 (17.64%) JavaScript
5 125 (14.90%) CSS
6 120 (14.30%) User Experience
7 114 (13.59%) Content Management
8 100 (11.92%) Java
9 95 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
10 94 (11.20%) CMS
11 87 (10.37%) Project Management
12 85 (10.13%) TDD
13 80 (9.54%) Finance
14 79 (9.42%) Microsoft
15 76 (9.06%) E-Commerce
16 69 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (7.99%) Linux
18 66 (7.87%) Web Development
19 65 (7.75%) Git (software)
19 65 (7.75%) Node.js
20 63 (7.51%) AngularJS
21 58 (6.91%) PHP
22 57 (6.79%) Analytics
22 57 (6.79%) Degree
23 56 (6.67%) Web Services
24 55 (6.56%) Windows
25 54 (6.44%) PRINCE2
25 54 (6.44%) MS Office
26 52 (6.20%) Legal
26 52 (6.20%) HTML5

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 94 (11.20%) CMS
2 65 (7.75%) Node.js
3 47 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.62%) WordPress
5 19 (2.26%) IIS
6 18 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.55%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.31%) Confluence
10 11 (1.31%) Drupal
10 11 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.19%) Apache
11 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.07%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.95%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (6.44%) MS Office
2 49 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.50%) Photoshop
5 19 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 17 (2.03%) MS Project
7 8 (0.95%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.36%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (1.67%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Primavera
3 3 (0.36%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.24%) FastStats
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Eikon
5 1 (0.12%) HFM
5 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 95 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.15%) GitHub
3 17 (2.03%) Google Analytics
4 15 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.67%) Office 365
6 10 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.07%) Yammer
8 5 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.60%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.48%) SaaS
10 3 (0.36%) PaaS
11 2 (0.24%) AdWords
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.12%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.12%) IaaS
12 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.24%) Intranet
2 38 (4.53%) Internet
3 25 (2.98%) DNS
4 15 (1.79%) Firewall
5 13 (1.55%) HTTP
6 12 (1.43%) FTP
7 9 (1.07%) DHCP
7 9 (1.07%) NetScaler
7 9 (1.07%) SSL
7 9 (1.07%) VPN
8 8 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.48%) MPLS
10 3 (0.36%) BGP
10 3 (0.36%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.36%) LDAP
10 3 (0.36%) OSPF
10 3 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.36%) SAN
10 3 (0.36%) VoIP
10 3 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.53%) NoSQL
2 37 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 35 (4.17%) MySQL
3 35 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.86%) Big Data
5 19 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.95%) Redis
8 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
9 6 (0.72%) Siebel EIM
10 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.60%) HBase
11 4 (0.48%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.48%) OLAP
11 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.24%) JIRA
3 36 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.10%) Selenium
5 23 (2.74%) Subversion
6 15 (1.79%) Maven
7 14 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.67%) Grunt
8 13 (1.55%) Ant
9 12 (1.43%) Travis CI
10 11 (1.31%) Appium
10 11 (1.31%) gulp
10 11 (1.31%) Mockito
11 10 (1.19%) Artifactory
11 10 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.19%) Gradle
11 10 (1.19%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.19%) Robotium
11 10 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (9.54%) Finance
2 52 (6.20%) Legal
3 50 (5.96%) Marketing
4 26 (3.10%) Banking
5 23 (2.74%) Retail
6 21 (2.50%) Advertising
7 18 (2.15%) Games
8 16 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.79%) Law
10 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.72%) Back Office
11 6 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.60%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Front Office
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 207 (24.67%) Developer
2 120 (14.30%) Analyst
3 92 (10.97%) Designer
4 74 (8.82%) Content Designer
5 59 (7.03%) Architect
6 56 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 54 (6.44%) Project Manager
8 48 (5.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 41 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 40 (4.77%) Web Developer
11 36 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.58%) Java Developer
13 29 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
13 29 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 24 (2.86%) HTML Developer
15 24 (2.86%) PHP Developer
16 20 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
17 19 (2.26%) HTML CSS Developer
18 17 (2.03%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (18.71%) HTML
2 125 (14.90%) CSS
3 63 (7.51%) AngularJS
4 56 (6.67%) Web Services
5 52 (6.20%) HTML5
6 50 (5.96%) XML
7 49 (5.84%) jQuery
8 37 (4.41%) JSON
9 35 (4.17%) REST
9 35 (4.17%) RESTful
10 33 (3.93%) Spring
11 29 (3.46%) Sass
12 27 (3.22%) CSS3
13 24 (2.86%) .NET
13 24 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (2.74%) J2EE
15 20 (2.38%) Middleware
16 18 (2.15%) Ajax
17 15 (1.79%) XSLT
18 14 (1.67%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.30%) User Experience
2 49 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.84%) Social Media
3 45 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.74%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.91%) Video on Demand
7 13 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.07%) iPad
8 9 (1.07%) iPhone
8 9 (1.07%) Wiki
9 8 (0.95%) BBC
10 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.83%) e-Learning
10 7 (0.83%) Graphic Design
10 7 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.83%) Semantic Web
11 6 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.99%) Linux
2 55 (6.56%) Windows
3 24 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.38%) Android
6 17 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.43%) Unix
7 12 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.24%) Debian
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.88%) Scrum
3 114 (13.59%) Content Management
4 87 (10.37%) Project Management
5 85 (10.13%) TDD
6 76 (9.06%) E-Commerce
7 69 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (7.87%) Web Development
9 57 (6.79%) Analytics
10 54 (6.44%) PRINCE2
11 51 (6.08%) DevOps
12 50 (5.96%) Migration
12 50 (5.96%) User Stories
13 46 (5.48%) BDD
14 41 (4.89%) ITIL
15 40 (4.77%) SEO
16 38 (4.53%) Kanban
16 38 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (4.41%) Waterfall
17 37 (4.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (17.64%) JavaScript
2 100 (11.92%) Java
3 58 (6.91%) PHP
4 49 (5.84%) SQL
5 38 (4.53%) Python
6 26 (3.10%) Scala
7 24 (2.86%) Ruby
8 19 (2.26%) C#
9 18 (2.15%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 13 (1.55%) C
11 13 (1.55%) Perl
12 8 (0.95%) ES6
13 7 (0.83%) C++
14 6 (0.72%) R
14 6 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.48%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.48%) VBA
17 3 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (6.79%) Degree
2 40 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (1.07%) ISEB
6 8 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.95%) PMP
7 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.60%) CCNP
8 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.36%) CCNA
10 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.24%) MCSA
11 2 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.46%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.48%) SLA
5 3 (0.36%) Dublin Core
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) TickIT
7 1 (0.12%) P3O
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 32 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.22%) Docker
3 15 (1.79%) XenApp
4 8 (0.95%) UAG
5 5 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.36%) Varnish
7 3 (0.36%) XenServer
8 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) LXC
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (3.58%) Puppet
3 18 (2.15%) Ansible
4 6 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.72%) SCCM
5 3 (0.36%) Nagios
5 3 (0.36%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.24%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.24%) Packer
6 2 (0.24%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.24%) Terraform
7 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.12%) Graphite
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
7 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.58%) Adobe
3 24 (2.86%) Google
3 24 (2.86%) Oracle
4 18 (2.15%) Twitter
5 16 (1.91%) Citrix
6 14 (1.67%) Apple
7 13 (1.55%) Rally
8 12 (1.43%) hybris
8 12 (1.43%) SAP
8 12 (1.43%) VMware
9 11 (1.31%) IBM
9 11 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.19%) HP
10 10 (1.19%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.07%) Cisco
12 8 (0.95%) Facebook
13 7 (0.83%) Siebel
14 6 (0.72%) Talend
15 5 (0.60%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £380 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, London - UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £285 per day for 9 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Norwich
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + 12 month term
Posted: 14 days ago