The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 205 158 205
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +47
Contract jobs citing Publishing 522 569 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.32% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.59% 3.07% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 399 293
Average daily rate £388 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 23
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.76 £23.28 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20153 18561 25230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 42.98% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12725 11531 15271
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 601 780
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.00 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Publishing
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 357 £400 +6.66% 109
South East -1 100 £318 -2.30% 27
South West -15 23 £388 +19.23% 4
East of England -56 19 £368 +17.60% 12
West Midlands -11 10 £270 - 2
Yorkshire -7 8 £363 -9.37% 7
North West -29 4 £325 +4.41% 5
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 204 (19.88%) HTML
2 153 (14.91%) XML
3 150 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (13.94%) CSS
5 139 (13.55%) JavaScript
6 127 (12.38%) Project Management
7 126 (12.28%) Scrum
8 112 (10.92%) Microsoft
9 110 (10.72%) Finance
10 100 (9.75%) SharePoint
11 98 (9.55%) Content Management
12 97 (9.45%) MS Excel
13 94 (9.16%) XSLT
14 93 (9.06%) jQuery
15 90 (8.77%) Java
16 87 (8.48%) MS Office
17 85 (8.28%) Degree
18 84 (8.19%) Migration
19 83 (8.09%) HTML5
20 80 (7.80%) PRINCE2
20 80 (7.80%) .NET
21 76 (7.41%) Web Services
21 76 (7.41%) QA
22 71 (6.92%) Windows
23 68 (6.63%) SQL Server
23 68 (6.63%) E-Commerce
24 64 (6.24%) SQL
25 62 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
26 60 (5.85%) CMS
26 60 (5.85%) C#

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 100 (9.75%) SharePoint
2 60 (5.85%) CMS
3 29 (2.83%) Apache
4 19 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (1.56%) Drupal
6 14 (1.36%) Node.js
7 13 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
7 13 (1.27%) IIS
8 12 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.78%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.58%) WordPress
11 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.39%) Confluence
12 4 (0.39%) Lync
12 4 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 97 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 87 (8.48%) MS Office
3 30 (2.92%) Photoshop
4 28 (2.73%) MS Project
5 27 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (2.05%) MS Visio
7 16 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
8 15 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.88%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.58%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.58%) CATIA
11 6 (0.58%) InDesign
12 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.19%) XMetaL
14 1 (0.097%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.097%) Vectorworks
14 1 (0.097%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.097%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.29%) Summit
2 3 (0.29%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP EBP
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.097%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.097%) Magento
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.097%) Tridion
4 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.88%) SaaS
3 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.39%) GitHub
5 3 (0.29%) IaaS
5 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.29%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.097%) Heroku
7 1 (0.097%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.097%) Office 365
7 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.097%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.31%) Intranet
2 25 (2.44%) Internet
3 6 (0.58%) DNS
4 5 (0.49%) SAN
5 4 (0.39%) HTTP
5 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.39%) SMS
5 4 (0.39%) Firewall
6 3 (0.29%) CTI
6 3 (0.29%) LDAP
6 3 (0.29%) NAS
7 2 (0.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.097%) Softphone
8 1 (0.097%) Extranet
8 1 (0.097%) MPLS
8 1 (0.097%) DSL
8 1 (0.097%) ATM
8 1 (0.097%) WAN
8 1 (0.097%) VPN
8 1 (0.097%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.87%) MySQL
3 28 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.97%) MarkLogic
7 10 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.68%) DB2
9 7 (0.68%) Triplestore
10 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 44 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.95%) Selenium
3 19 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.56%) Subversion
5 15 (1.46%) JIRA
5 15 (1.46%) JUnit
5 15 (1.46%) Xcode
6 14 (1.36%) Axure RP
6 14 (1.36%) RubyGems
7 12 (1.17%) Ant
7 12 (1.17%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
8 11 (1.07%) SpecFlow
9 9 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.58%) PhoneGap
12 5 (0.49%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 110 (10.72%) Finance
2 53 (5.17%) Marketing
3 46 (4.48%) Legal
4 34 (3.31%) Games
5 33 (3.22%) Banking
6 29 (2.83%) Retail
7 18 (1.75%) Front Office
7 18 (1.75%) Advertising
8 16 (1.56%) Law
8 16 (1.56%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.07%) Back Office
10 10 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.78%) Automotive
12 8 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.29%) Local Government
14 3 (0.29%) Billing
14 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (24.56%) Developer
2 195 (19.01%) Analyst
3 111 (10.82%) Business Analyst
4 101 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 80 (7.80%) Architect
6 65 (6.34%) Administrator
7 50 (4.87%) Consultant
8 32 (3.12%) Web Developer
8 32 (3.12%) Designer
9 31 (3.02%) Front-End Developer
10 30 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
11 24 (2.34%) ScrumMaster
12 20 (1.95%) PHP Developer
13 19 (1.85%) Java Developer
13 19 (1.85%) Author
13 19 (1.85%) Ruby Developer
14 18 (1.75%) SharePoint Developer
15 17 (1.66%) Tester
15 17 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (1.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (19.88%) HTML
2 153 (14.91%) XML
3 143 (13.94%) CSS
4 94 (9.16%) XSLT
5 93 (9.06%) jQuery
6 83 (8.09%) HTML5
7 80 (7.80%) .NET
8 76 (7.41%) Web Services
9 49 (4.78%) CSS3
10 41 (4.00%) XHTML
11 39 (3.80%) Spring
12 37 (3.61%) JSON
13 34 (3.31%) Ajax
14 33 (3.22%) REST
15 30 (2.92%) RESTful
16 25 (2.44%) SOAP
17 23 (2.24%) ASP.NET
18 21 (2.05%) XSD
18 21 (2.05%) Ruby on Rails
18 21 (2.05%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.70%) Data Conversion
1 38 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 36 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 36 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.53%) Open Source
5 25 (2.44%) Social Media
6 23 (2.24%) W3C
7 22 (2.14%) Semantic Web
8 15 (1.46%) New Media
9 14 (1.36%) Graphic Design
9 14 (1.36%) Taxonomies
10 13 (1.27%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.07%) iPhone
11 11 (1.07%) E-Learning
12 10 (0.97%) FMCG
13 9 (0.88%) Learning Management System
13 9 (0.88%) Ontologies
14 8 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 71 (6.92%) Windows
2 51 (4.97%) Linux
3 31 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.95%) Android
5 19 (1.85%) UNIX
6 18 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.39%) webOS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.29%) AIX
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (12.38%) Project Management
3 126 (12.28%) Scrum
4 98 (9.55%) Content Management
5 84 (8.19%) Migration
6 80 (7.80%) PRINCE2
7 68 (6.63%) E-Commerce
8 62 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (5.46%) TDD
10 52 (5.07%) Workflow
10 52 (5.07%) CRM
11 50 (4.87%) OO
11 50 (4.87%) Business Analysis
12 46 (4.48%) BDD
13 44 (4.29%) UML
14 39 (3.80%) Change Management
14 39 (3.80%) Validation
14 39 (3.80%) Analytics
15 37 (3.61%) SOA
16 36 (3.51%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (13.55%) JavaScript
2 90 (8.77%) Java
3 64 (6.24%) SQL
4 60 (5.85%) C#
5 49 (4.78%) Ruby
6 44 (4.29%) Python
7 34 (3.31%) PHP
8 33 (3.22%) XQuery
9 20 (1.95%) VBA
10 18 (1.75%) XPath
10 18 (1.75%) C
11 17 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 15 (1.46%) SPARQL
14 13 (1.27%) Perl
15 11 (1.07%) C++
16 10 (0.97%) PHP5
17 8 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.78%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 85 (8.28%) Degree
2 41 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.56%) ISEB
4 16 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.78%) PMP
6 8 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.58%) MCSE
9 5 (0.49%) CCA
9 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.39%) CISM
10 4 (0.39%) CIMA
10 4 (0.39%) ICAEW
10 4 (0.39%) CISSP
10 4 (0.39%) ACCA
11 3 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.41%) QA
2 11 (1.07%) SLA
3 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.097%) FATCA
6 1 (0.097%) EMIR
6 1 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.097%) TickIT
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.097%) WAI
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.95%) XenApp
3 15 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.46%) Varnish
4 11 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.68%) Squid
6 5 (0.49%) UAG
7 4 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.39%) XenServer
7 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.19%) vSphere
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.95%) ServiceCenter
2 19 (1.85%) SCCM
3 13 (1.27%) Puppet
4 11 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.97%) Foglight
6 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.19%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.097%) Nagios
8 1 (0.097%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.097%) SCOM
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.097%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 112 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.56%) Adobe
3 41 (4.00%) Oracle
4 33 (3.22%) HP
5 27 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (2.53%) Citrix
7 24 (2.34%) SAP
7 24 (2.34%) hybris
8 23 (2.24%) VMware
9 22 (2.14%) Siebel
10 20 (1.95%) Apple
11 16 (1.56%) IBM
11 16 (1.56%) Google
12 12 (1.17%) Elastic Path
12 12 (1.17%) ATG
13 9 (0.88%) AppSense
14 7 (0.68%) Progress
14 7 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (0.58%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.58%) Cisco
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nesta
Rate: £28-35K plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £25 - £30 per annum + 28 days holiday, onsite gym, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago