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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 260 213 168
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -45
Contract jobs citing Publishing 408 481 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.97% 1.28%
As % of the General category 2.09% 2.47% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 317 383
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £23.47 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -20.00%
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
19537 19473 18358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 39.17% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12345 12381 11352
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 545 609
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.70 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -29 263 £418 +1.21% 94
South East -17 94 £400 +19.40% 46
East of England +19 16 £370 -0.23% 13
Yorkshire -14 11 £400 +6.66% 4
North West -11 8 £750 +130.76% 5
East Midlands - 7 £300 - 1
South West -8 5 £375 -4.27% 5
West Midlands -19 4 £400 +48.14% 12
North East - 2 £475 -
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 226 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (16.53%) HTML
3 136 (15.40%) JavaScript
4 133 (15.06%) Java
5 128 (14.50%) XML
6 127 (14.38%) Content Management
7 122 (13.82%) CSS
8 101 (11.44%) Finance
9 90 (10.19%) Project Management
10 86 (9.74%) TDD
11 85 (9.63%) .NET
12 79 (8.95%) XSLT
12 79 (8.95%) CMS
13 76 (8.61%) Python
13 76 (8.61%) Microsoft
14 73 (8.27%) SQL
14 73 (8.27%) Degree
15 72 (8.15%) jQuery
16 70 (7.93%) MS Excel
17 69 (7.81%) Internet
17 69 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
18 68 (7.70%) MS Office
18 68 (7.70%) Marketing
19 64 (7.25%) HTML5
19 64 (7.25%) Web Services
19 64 (7.25%) Adobe
20 63 (7.13%) Scrum
21 60 (6.80%) E-Commerce
22 59 (6.68%) QA
23 57 (6.46%) User Experience

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 79 (8.95%) CMS
2 46 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.96%) Node.js
4 23 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.60%) IIS
5 22 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (2.15%) WordPress
7 18 (2.04%) Drupal
8 17 (1.93%) Apache
9 15 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.13%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.68%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.57%) SAS
16 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 70 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 68 (7.70%) MS Office
3 36 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (2.38%) MS Project
5 18 (2.04%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.93%) MS Visio
7 13 (1.47%) InDesign
8 12 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.79%) Final Cut Pro
10 7 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.57%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.34%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.79%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.34%) Eikon
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.23%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP EBP
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.15%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.79%) GitHub
5 7 (0.79%) IaaS
6 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.57%) Office 365
7 4 (0.45%) Force.com
7 4 (0.45%) SaaS
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) Heroku
10 1 (0.11%) Taleo
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.81%) Internet
2 40 (4.53%) Intranet
3 12 (1.36%) SAN
4 11 (1.25%) HTTP
5 8 (0.91%) FTP
5 8 (0.91%) DNS
5 8 (0.91%) NAS
6 6 (0.68%) Network Security
6 6 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.57%) MPLS
8 4 (0.45%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (0.45%) CTI
8 4 (0.45%) VPN
8 4 (0.45%) LAN
9 3 (0.34%) LDAP
9 3 (0.34%) DHCP
9 3 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.34%) BGP
9 3 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.06%) MarkLogic
4 26 (2.94%) MySQL
5 16 (1.81%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.81%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.81%) Big Data
5 16 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (0.91%) Triplestore
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.57%) QlikView
12 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.62%) Visual Studio
2 32 (3.62%) Maven
3 29 (3.28%) JUnit
4 24 (2.72%) Subversion
5 23 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.38%) JIRA
7 20 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.93%) Ant
9 15 (1.70%) Axure RP
10 14 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.47%) Selenium
12 12 (1.36%) Mockito
13 10 (1.13%) Xcode
14 9 (1.02%) Robotium
14 9 (1.02%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.02%) Appium
15 7 (0.79%) Grunt
16 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 101 (11.44%) Finance
2 68 (7.70%) Marketing
3 42 (4.76%) Legal
4 30 (3.40%) Advertising
5 28 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.38%) Retail
7 18 (2.04%) Banking
8 14 (1.59%) Games
9 13 (1.47%) German Language
10 9 (1.02%) Law
11 8 (0.91%) Front Office
11 8 (0.91%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.45%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Back Office
13 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Automotive
13 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 252 (28.54%) Developer
2 143 (16.19%) Analyst
3 86 (9.74%) Project Manager
4 70 (7.93%) Business Analyst
5 68 (7.70%) Architect
6 55 (6.23%) Java Developer
7 32 (3.62%) Designer
8 28 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 23 (2.60%) Consultant
10 22 (2.49%) Web Developer
10 22 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (2.27%) Content Editor
12 19 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (2.04%) Agile Business Analyst
14 16 (1.81%) Senior Manager
14 16 (1.81%) Agile Project Manager
15 14 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
15 14 (1.59%) Digital Project Manager
15 14 (1.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (16.53%) HTML
2 128 (14.50%) XML
3 122 (13.82%) CSS
4 85 (9.63%) .NET
5 79 (8.95%) XSLT
6 72 (8.15%) jQuery
7 64 (7.25%) Web Services
7 64 (7.25%) HTML5
8 51 (5.78%) CSS3
9 50 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 41 (4.64%) Ajax
11 39 (4.42%) REST
12 35 (3.96%) Spring
13 32 (3.62%) AngularJS
14 27 (3.06%) JSON
15 24 (2.72%) J2EE
16 23 (2.60%) RESTful
17 19 (2.15%) Sass
17 19 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (2.04%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.46%) User Experience
3 35 (3.96%) Digital Media
4 27 (3.06%) Social Media
5 26 (2.94%) Open Source
6 24 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.38%) E-Learning
8 20 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.27%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.93%) Data Conversion
9 17 (1.93%) W3C
10 15 (1.70%) iPad
11 14 (1.59%) Web 2.0
11 14 (1.59%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.47%) PKI
12 13 (1.47%) New Media
12 13 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.25%) Statistics
14 10 (1.13%) Copywriting
14 10 (1.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.00%) Windows
2 51 (5.78%) Linux
3 27 (3.06%) Android
4 24 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.59%) UNIX
6 13 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.57%) Solaris
10 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.11%) webOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (14.38%) Content Management
3 90 (10.19%) Project Management
4 86 (9.74%) TDD
5 63 (7.13%) Scrum
6 60 (6.80%) E-Commerce
7 55 (6.23%) Analytics
8 51 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (5.66%) Workflow
10 46 (5.21%) Migration
11 44 (4.98%) Data Analysis
11 44 (4.98%) Business Analysis
11 44 (4.98%) OO
12 42 (4.76%) BDD
13 41 (4.64%) Project Planning
14 40 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (4.42%) PRINCE2
15 39 (4.42%) Web Development
16 38 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 38 (4.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 136 (15.40%) JavaScript
2 133 (15.06%) Java
3 76 (8.61%) Python
4 73 (8.27%) SQL
5 50 (5.66%) C#
6 35 (3.96%) PHP
7 34 (3.85%) XQuery
8 33 (3.74%) Ruby
9 21 (2.38%) VBA
10 19 (2.15%) C
11 14 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.36%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.36%) XPath
13 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.91%) VBScript
15 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.79%) R
16 6 (0.68%) SPARQL
16 6 (0.68%) Groovy
17 5 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (8.27%) Degree
2 38 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.36%) PMP
4 12 (1.36%) PMI Certification
4 12 (1.36%) ISEB
5 9 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.79%) CISSP
7 6 (0.68%) VCAP
7 6 (0.68%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.68%) VCDX
8 5 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.45%) CCNP
10 3 (0.34%) HNC
10 3 (0.34%) PhD
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.34%) CISA
10 3 (0.34%) CISM
10 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.68%) QA
2 5 (0.57%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) FATCA
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 23 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.25%) XenApp
4 7 (0.79%) vSphere
4 7 (0.79%) vCloud
5 4 (0.45%) UAG
5 4 (0.45%) Varnish
6 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.34%) Xen
6 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (3.40%) Puppet
2 15 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.47%) SCCM
4 8 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.45%) SCOM
6 3 (0.34%) Kibana
6 3 (0.34%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.11%) Ansible
8 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.11%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.25%) Adobe
3 53 (6.00%) Oracle
4 45 (5.10%) Google
5 23 (2.60%) SAP
6 19 (2.15%) VMware
6 19 (2.15%) Tableau
7 18 (2.04%) Apple
8 17 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.93%) OpenText
9 16 (1.81%) RedDot
9 16 (1.81%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.81%) Citrix
10 12 (1.36%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.02%) Cisco
11 9 (1.02%) Siebel
12 8 (0.91%) Capita
13 7 (0.79%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.79%) Eloqua
14 6 (0.68%) Netezza
Bristol, Avon
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £181 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Hospitals
Rate: Competitive, according to experience and skills
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £440 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 8 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Rate: From £29,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago