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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 187 181 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Publishing 556 534 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.92% 2.66% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 377 302
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £34.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19066 20058 23595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 43.05% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12069 12619 14383
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 560 680
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.97 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +10 386 £400 +14.28% 108
South East +1 85 £254 -27.50% 30
East of England -7 31 £275 -33.33% 14
West Midlands -7 18 £273 -17.79%
South West -24 11 £250 -11.11% 5
North West +8 8 £413 +37.50% 6
East Midlands -1 5 £275 +15.78%
Yorkshire 0 4 £343 +3.78% 3
North East - 4 £325 -
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 217 (20.75%) HTML
2 162 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (13.86%) XML
4 137 (13.10%) CSS
5 130 (12.43%) Project Management
6 128 (12.24%) Scrum
7 119 (11.38%) Microsoft
7 119 (11.38%) Finance
8 118 (11.28%) JavaScript
9 105 (10.04%) Content Management
10 98 (9.37%) MS Excel
10 98 (9.37%) SharePoint
11 90 (8.60%) Degree
12 89 (8.51%) CMS
13 87 (8.32%) Windows
14 84 (8.03%) QA
15 82 (7.84%) jQuery
15 82 (7.84%) HTML5
15 82 (7.84%) XSLT
16 79 (7.55%) .NET
17 76 (7.27%) SQL
18 73 (6.98%) Marketing
19 72 (6.88%) Java
20 67 (6.41%) MS Office
20 67 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
21 66 (6.31%) Migration
21 66 (6.31%) PRINCE2
22 65 (6.21%) CRM
23 63 (6.02%) E-Commerce
24 61 (5.83%) SQL Server

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 98 (9.37%) SharePoint
2 89 (8.51%) CMS
3 22 (2.10%) Apache
4 21 (2.01%) Drupal
5 19 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (1.63%) Node.js
7 14 (1.34%) WordPress
8 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.96%) IIS
10 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.57%) Confluence
13 6 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 98 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 67 (6.41%) MS Office
3 54 (5.16%) Photoshop
4 48 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (2.96%) MS Project
6 28 (2.68%) MS Visio
7 15 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.67%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.67%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.48%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.38%) InDesign
13 3 (0.29%) SPSS
13 3 (0.29%) CATIA
14 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.19%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 14 (1.34%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.57%) SiteCatalyst
2 6 (0.57%) assyst
3 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Summit
4 2 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.096%) Tridion
5 1 (0.096%) HFM
5 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.096%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.096%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.096%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.57%) Office 365
4 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
4 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.38%) IaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (0.29%) GitHub
5 3 (0.29%) SaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) Force.com
6 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.096%) Heroku
7 1 (0.096%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.45%) Intranet
2 45 (4.30%) Internet
3 19 (1.82%) Firewall
4 11 (1.05%) DNS
4 11 (1.05%) WAN
4 11 (1.05%) SAN
5 10 (0.96%) HTTP
6 8 (0.76%) NAS
7 7 (0.67%) LAN
7 7 (0.67%) Network Security
8 6 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.48%) SMTP
9 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.48%) Extranet
10 4 (0.38%) DMZ
10 4 (0.38%) VPN
10 4 (0.38%) FTP
10 4 (0.38%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.49%) MySQL
3 25 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.10%) QlikView
5 19 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.34%) Big Data
7 10 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.67%) OLAP
10 7 (0.67%) Data Mart
10 7 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.29%) JIRA
3 19 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.53%) JUnit
6 15 (1.43%) Selenium
7 14 (1.34%) Axure RP
7 14 (1.34%) Subversion
8 12 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
9 11 (1.05%) Xcode
9 11 (1.05%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
11 8 (0.76%) Calabash
12 7 (0.67%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.57%) PhoneGap
13 6 (0.57%) RSpec
13 6 (0.57%) XMLUnit
13 6 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 119 (11.38%) Finance
2 73 (6.98%) Marketing
3 59 (5.64%) Legal
4 38 (3.63%) Retail
5 30 (2.87%) Banking
6 25 (2.39%) Advertising
7 23 (2.20%) Games
8 18 (1.72%) Law
9 15 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.15%) Front Office
11 11 (1.05%) Multimedia
11 11 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.86%) Back Office
14 8 (0.76%) German Language
15 7 (0.67%) Billing
15 7 (0.67%) Automotive
16 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 234 (22.37%) Analyst
2 232 (22.18%) Developer
3 125 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 91 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 64 (6.12%) Designer
6 59 (5.64%) Architect
7 44 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
8 42 (4.02%) Consultant
9 37 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
10 34 (3.25%) Administrator
11 30 (2.87%) Web Developer
12 27 (2.58%) Content Editor
13 25 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 21 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (2.01%) ScrumMaster
15 19 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (1.82%) Agile Project Manager
16 17 (1.63%) Support Analyst
17 16 (1.53%) Author
18 15 (1.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (20.75%) HTML
2 145 (13.86%) XML
3 137 (13.10%) CSS
4 82 (7.84%) jQuery
4 82 (7.84%) HTML5
4 82 (7.84%) XSLT
5 79 (7.55%) .NET
6 59 (5.64%) Web Services
7 51 (4.88%) CSS3
8 30 (2.87%) JSON
9 27 (2.58%) XSD
9 27 (2.58%) RESTful
10 25 (2.39%) REST
11 24 (2.29%) XHTML
12 22 (2.10%) AngularJS
13 21 (2.01%) ASP.NET
14 20 (1.91%) Ajax
15 19 (1.82%) Spring
16 17 (1.63%) SOAP
16 17 (1.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.74%) Social Media
2 46 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.87%) Digital Media
5 28 (2.68%) Data Conversion
6 24 (2.29%) Graphic Design
7 23 (2.20%) Open Source
8 21 (2.01%) Kindle
9 20 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.82%) W3C
11 18 (1.72%) Data Integration
12 15 (1.43%) iPad
13 14 (1.34%) Copywriting
14 13 (1.24%) FMCG
14 13 (1.24%) New Media
14 13 (1.24%) Semantic Web
15 11 (1.05%) Wiki
16 10 (0.96%) Blog
17 9 (0.86%) iPhone
17 9 (0.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.32%) Windows
2 42 (4.02%) Linux
3 32 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 31 (2.96%) UNIX
5 30 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.49%) Android
7 14 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.38%) pSOS
10 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.29%) Debian
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (12.43%) Project Management
3 128 (12.24%) Scrum
4 105 (10.04%) Content Management
5 67 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (6.31%) Migration
6 66 (6.31%) PRINCE2
7 65 (6.21%) CRM
8 63 (6.02%) E-Commerce
9 59 (5.64%) Analytics
10 54 (5.16%) Business Analysis
11 53 (5.07%) Kanban
11 53 (5.07%) BDD
12 50 (4.78%) User Stories
13 49 (4.68%) TDD
14 41 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (3.92%) Workflow
15 40 (3.82%) SEO
15 40 (3.82%) ITIL
16 38 (3.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 118 (11.28%) JavaScript
2 76 (7.27%) SQL
3 72 (6.88%) Java
4 51 (4.88%) C#
5 48 (4.59%) Python
6 36 (3.44%) XQuery
7 27 (2.58%) PHP
8 23 (2.20%) Ruby
9 20 (1.91%) VBA
10 17 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.15%) SPARQL
11 12 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 10 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.96%) C
13 9 (0.86%) Perl
13 9 (0.86%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.57%) XPath
15 5 (0.48%) C++
15 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 90 (8.60%) Degree
2 39 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.72%) ISEB
5 11 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.67%) PMP
8 6 (0.57%) CISSP
8 6 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.57%) MCSE
9 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.38%) VCAP
10 4 (0.38%) VCDX
10 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.38%) CISM
10 4 (0.38%) CCA
10 4 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.03%) QA
2 22 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.15%) SLA
4 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.096%) EMIR
6 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.096%) GCP
6 1 (0.096%) GMP
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.096%) GxP
6 1 (0.096%) TickIT
6 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.096%) WAI
6 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.096%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.01%) XenApp
3 18 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.57%) Varnish
6 5 (0.48%) vCloud
7 4 (0.38%) vSphere
7 4 (0.38%) XenServer
8 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.19%) UAG
9 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.096%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (1.24%) Puppet
2 12 (1.15%) SCCM
3 8 (0.76%) Foglight
4 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.38%) SCOM
6 3 (0.29%) Salt
7 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.19%) MOM
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.096%) Ansible
8 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.096%) Nagios
8 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.78%) Adobe
3 41 (3.92%) Oracle
4 37 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (3.15%) Citrix
6 30 (2.87%) VMware
7 24 (2.29%) Google
8 18 (1.72%) SAP
8 18 (1.72%) Cisco
9 17 (1.63%) Siebel
10 15 (1.43%) IBM
11 13 (1.24%) Apple
11 13 (1.24%) Remedy
11 13 (1.24%) Business Objects
12 10 (0.96%) hybris
12 10 (0.96%) Omniture
12 10 (0.96%) NetApp
12 10 (0.96%) Cognos
13 9 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.76%) JBoss
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Steria
Rate: Up to £210 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £14.75 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £260 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £160.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 14 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 23 days ago