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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 221 200 155
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -45
Contract jobs citing Publishing 439 474 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.05% 1.31%
As % of the General category 2.43% 2.65% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 311 341
Average daily rate
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£375 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 14
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.75 £18.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.55 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.80 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -1.07%
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
18053 17916 17184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.03% 39.87% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11446 11117 10726
Average daily rate £440 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 560 557
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -29 256 £375 -8.53% 83
South East +30 131 £388 +3.33% 28
North West -15 13 £350 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire -1 11 £360 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +1 9 £453 +0.55% 3
East of England +6 8 £313 -14.96% 8
South West -24 6 £361 +0.48% 8
East Midlands -9 4 £331 +409.61% 5
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 263 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (15.85%) HTML
3 157 (15.45%) XML
4 150 (14.76%) Content Management
5 136 (13.39%) Java
6 134 (13.19%) CSS
7 132 (12.99%) JavaScript
8 113 (11.12%) Project Management
8 113 (11.12%) CMS
9 106 (10.43%) Microsoft
10 97 (9.55%) Finance
11 95 (9.35%) .NET
11 95 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
12 93 (9.15%) XSLT
13 91 (8.96%) MS Office
14 87 (8.56%) Degree
15 86 (8.46%) MS Excel
16 84 (8.27%) Scrum
17 78 (7.68%) Python
18 77 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 73 (7.19%) Workflow
19 73 (7.19%) Windows
20 69 (6.79%) SQL
20 69 (6.79%) SharePoint
20 69 (6.79%) jQuery
21 68 (6.69%) Internet
22 67 (6.59%) HTML5
22 67 (6.59%) QA
23 66 (6.50%) TDD
24 65 (6.40%) Intranet

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 113 (11.12%) CMS
2 69 (6.79%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.76%) IIS
3 28 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.76%) Node.js
4 23 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (2.26%) Apache
5 18 (1.77%) Drupal
6 15 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
7 13 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 12 (1.18%) WordPress
9 11 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.89%) Alfresco
11 9 (0.89%) SAS
11 9 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.89%) Lync
12 8 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 91 (8.96%) MS Office
2 86 (8.46%) MS Excel
3 40 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 26 (2.56%) Photoshop
6 18 (1.77%) MS Project
7 17 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 10 (0.98%) InDesign
11 9 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.89%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.69%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.098%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (1.57%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.20%) SmartPlant
8 2 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.098%) Tridion
9 1 (0.098%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.098%) SAP EBP
9 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.098%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.59%) GitHub
3 6 (0.59%) IaaS
3 6 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.39%) Force.com
4 4 (0.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.098%) Trello
7 1 (0.098%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.69%) Internet
2 65 (6.40%) Intranet
3 15 (1.48%) SAN
3 15 (1.48%) DNS
4 12 (1.18%) FTP
5 10 (0.98%) NAS
6 8 (0.79%) Network Security
6 8 (0.79%) HTTP
6 8 (0.79%) DHCP
7 6 (0.59%) LAN
7 6 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.49%) SMS
9 4 (0.39%) LDAP
9 4 (0.39%) VPN
9 4 (0.39%) CTI
9 4 (0.39%) MPLS
9 4 (0.39%) Firewall
10 2 (0.20%) VLAN
10 2 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.25%) SQL Server
1 33 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.36%) MySQL
3 17 (1.67%) MarkLogic
4 15 (1.48%) Big Data
4 15 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 12 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.98%) QlikView
8 9 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.69%) IDOL
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.39%) Triplestore
12 4 (0.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 52 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.44%) Maven
2 35 (3.44%) Visual Studio
3 29 (2.85%) Subversion
3 29 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.87%) JUnit
4 19 (1.87%) JIRA
5 18 (1.77%) Dreamweaver
6 17 (1.67%) Ant
6 17 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.48%) Axure RP
8 14 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.98%) Mockito
10 9 (0.89%) Selenium
10 9 (0.89%) Robotium
10 9 (0.89%) Artifactory
10 9 (0.89%) Appium
11 7 (0.69%) Xcode
12 6 (0.59%) MSI
13 5 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (9.55%) Finance
2 64 (6.30%) Legal
3 55 (5.41%) Marketing
4 24 (2.36%) Banking
5 23 (2.26%) Advertising
6 20 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.67%) Law
8 16 (1.57%) Retail
9 15 (1.48%) German Language
10 10 (0.98%) Games
11 7 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.69%) Billing
12 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.39%) Back Office
13 4 (0.39%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 263 (25.89%) Developer
2 174 (17.13%) Analyst
3 89 (8.76%) Project Manager
4 87 (8.56%) Business Analyst
5 69 (6.79%) Designer
6 64 (6.30%) Java Developer
7 62 (6.10%) Architect
8 36 (3.54%) Digital Content Designer
9 32 (3.15%) Consultant
10 29 (2.85%) Senior Developer
11 27 (2.66%) Author
12 25 (2.46%) Web Developer
12 25 (2.46%) Content Editor
12 25 (2.46%) Agile Business Analyst
13 24 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (2.26%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (1.97%) Senior Designer
15 20 (1.97%) Technical Author
16 18 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (1.77%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (15.85%) HTML
2 157 (15.45%) XML
3 134 (13.19%) CSS
4 95 (9.35%) .NET
5 93 (9.15%) XSLT
6 69 (6.79%) jQuery
7 67 (6.59%) HTML5
8 65 (6.40%) Web Services
9 52 (5.12%) CSS3
10 48 (4.72%) ASP.NET
11 44 (4.33%) Ajax
12 39 (3.84%) REST
13 38 (3.74%) Spring
14 34 (3.35%) JSON
15 29 (2.85%) AngularJS
16 27 (2.66%) RESTful
17 25 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (2.07%) XHTML
19 19 (1.87%) .NET Framework
20 18 (1.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.30%) Social Media
3 61 (6.00%) User Experience
4 36 (3.54%) Digital Media
5 29 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.36%) E-Learning
8 23 (2.26%) Data Conversion
9 22 (2.17%) Open Source
9 22 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.77%) W3C
12 16 (1.57%) Learning Management System
13 15 (1.48%) Web 2.0
14 13 (1.28%) Statistics
15 10 (0.98%) FMCG
15 10 (0.98%) New Media
16 9 (0.89%) Kindle
16 9 (0.89%) Blog
16 9 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.19%) Windows
2 50 (4.92%) Linux
3 28 (2.76%) Android
4 25 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.98%) UNIX
9 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.69%) Solaris
10 7 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.39%) CentOS
11 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.20%) AIX
13 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (14.76%) Content Management
3 113 (11.12%) Project Management
4 84 (8.27%) Scrum
5 77 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (7.19%) Workflow
7 66 (6.50%) TDD
8 63 (6.20%) Migration
9 56 (5.51%) Analytics
10 55 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 55 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (4.92%) Data Analysis
12 49 (4.82%) PRINCE2
13 47 (4.63%) User Stories
14 46 (4.53%) ITIL
14 46 (4.53%) SEO
15 45 (4.43%) E-Commerce
16 43 (4.23%) Web Development
16 43 (4.23%) BDD
17 39 (3.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 136 (13.39%) Java
2 132 (12.99%) JavaScript
3 78 (7.68%) Python
4 69 (6.79%) SQL
5 52 (5.12%) C#
6 47 (4.63%) PHP
7 33 (3.25%) XQuery
8 31 (3.05%) Ruby
9 29 (2.85%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.76%) VBA
11 16 (1.57%) C
12 15 (1.48%) XPath
13 8 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.79%) Perl
14 7 (0.69%) R
15 6 (0.59%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.59%) VBScript
16 5 (0.49%) VB
16 5 (0.49%) Groovy
17 4 (0.39%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 87 (8.56%) Degree
2 60 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.67%) ISEB
5 16 (1.57%) VCP4
6 10 (0.98%) CISSP
6 10 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.89%) PMP
7 9 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.59%) CISA
9 6 (0.59%) CISM
9 6 (0.59%) VCDX
9 6 (0.59%) VCAP
10 5 (0.49%) CRISC
10 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.59%) QA
2 9 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.89%) SLA
3 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.39%) WAI
5 2 (0.20%) WCAG
5 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.20%) FINREP
6 1 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.098%) COBIT
6 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.098%) FATCA
6 1 (0.098%) EMIR
System Software
1 34 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.28%) XenApp
4 11 (1.08%) vSphere
5 10 (0.98%) vCloud
6 5 (0.49%) Varnish
6 5 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.49%) Xen
6 5 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.39%) UAG
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.20%) XenServer
10 1 (0.098%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.098%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (3.44%) Puppet
2 21 (2.07%) SCCM
3 19 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 11 (1.08%) SCOM
6 4 (0.39%) Nagios
7 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.30%) WSUS
7 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.30%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.20%) MOM
9 1 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.098%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.098%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.098%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.098%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 106 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.81%) Adobe
3 51 (5.02%) Oracle
4 43 (4.23%) Google
5 30 (2.95%) VMware
6 28 (2.76%) SAP
7 24 (2.36%) Open Text
8 22 (2.17%) RedDot
8 22 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.97%) Citrix
10 17 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.28%) Tableau
12 10 (0.98%) Apple
12 10 (0.98%) Remedy
12 10 (0.98%) Cisco
12 10 (0.98%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.89%) Twitter
14 8 (0.79%) Capita
14 8 (0.79%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.79%) Siebel
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £570 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £387 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £570 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £240 - £260 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £423 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago