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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 181 183 216
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +33
Contract jobs citing Publishing 610 565 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.17% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.96% 2.74% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 384 315
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £318
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.27 £20.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -5.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.00 £31.56 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £18.03 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +56.78%
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
20612 20583 23662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 42.66% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12788 13176 14278
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 545 694
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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 +4 396 £376 +3.08% 87
South East +32 111 £290 -21.62% 46
East of England -10 36 £263 -33.12% 12
North East - 16 £325 -
South West -29 15 £225 -27.92% 4
North West -6 13 £363 +20.83% 8
West Midlands -14 13 £350 +11.82% 5
Yorkshire -9 7 £358 -31.90% 5
East Midlands +4 2 £294 -16.07% 2
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 318 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (18.06%) HTML
3 135 (12.01%) XML
3 135 (12.01%) Scrum
4 127 (11.30%) Project Management
5 126 (11.21%) CSS
6 123 (10.94%) Finance
7 114 (10.14%) Microsoft
8 112 (9.96%) Social Media
9 108 (9.61%) JavaScript
10 104 (9.25%) Content Management
11 103 (9.16%) Java
12 101 (8.99%) CMS
13 97 (8.63%) Windows
14 94 (8.36%) User Experience
15 91 (8.10%) MS Excel
16 89 (7.92%) SQL
17 83 (7.38%) SharePoint
18 82 (7.30%) Legal
18 82 (7.30%) Degree
19 81 (7.21%) Marketing
20 75 (6.67%) QA
20 75 (6.67%) XSLT
21 72 (6.41%) MS Office
21 72 (6.41%) Intranet
22 70 (6.23%) .NET
22 70 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
22 70 (6.23%) jQuery
23 69 (6.14%) HTML5
24 66 (5.87%) Photoshop

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 101 (8.99%) CMS
2 83 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.67%) Drupal
4 24 (2.14%) Apache
5 19 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.33%) Node.js
7 14 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.25%) WordPress
8 13 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.07%) SAS
10 11 (0.98%) IIS
10 11 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 91 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.41%) MS Office
3 66 (5.87%) Photoshop
4 54 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (3.38%) MS Visio
6 29 (2.58%) MS Project
7 9 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.62%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.44%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.27%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.27%) SPSS
13 2 (0.18%) FastStats
13 2 (0.18%) InDesign
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.71%) assyst
2 8 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.44%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) Agresso
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.089%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.089%) HFM
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.089%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.089%) Documaker
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.62%) Office 365
4 5 (0.44%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.36%) IaaS
5 4 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (0.27%) SaaS
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) Force.com
7 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.089%) Heroku
8 1 (0.089%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.41%) Intranet
2 64 (5.69%) Internet
3 20 (1.78%) Firewall
4 17 (1.51%) DNS
5 13 (1.16%) SAN
6 10 (0.89%) WAN
6 10 (0.89%) NAS
7 9 (0.80%) FTP
8 8 (0.71%) DHCP
8 8 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.62%) Network Security
9 7 (0.62%) HTTP
9 7 (0.62%) LAN
9 7 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.53%) Extranet
11 5 (0.44%) VPN
11 5 (0.44%) SMTP
12 4 (0.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (2.85%) QlikView
3 23 (2.05%) MySQL
4 20 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.16%) Big Data
9 12 (1.07%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.53%) OLAP
13 6 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (3.02%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
3 18 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.42%) Subversion
4 16 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.42%) JIRA
5 15 (1.33%) JUnit
6 14 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.98%) Calabash
7 11 (0.98%) Selenium
8 8 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.62%) Xcode
10 6 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (0.53%) RSpec
10 6 (0.53%) XMLUnit
10 6 (0.53%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.53%) Capybara
10 6 (0.53%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 123 (10.94%) Finance
2 82 (7.30%) Legal
3 81 (7.21%) Marketing
4 34 (3.02%) Banking
5 30 (2.67%) Retail
6 19 (1.69%) Advertising
7 17 (1.51%) Law
7 17 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.98%) Games
9 11 (0.98%) Multimedia
9 11 (0.98%) Billing
10 8 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.71%) German Language
11 7 (0.62%) Front Office
12 5 (0.44%) Back Office
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.36%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 281 (25.00%) Developer
2 216 (19.22%) Analyst
3 114 (10.14%) Business Analyst
4 101 (8.99%) Designer
5 89 (7.92%) Project Manager
6 43 (3.83%) Consultant
7 41 (3.65%) Architect
8 40 (3.56%) Agile Business Analyst
9 35 (3.11%) Content Editor
10 31 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
11 30 (2.67%) Web Developer
12 29 (2.58%) Author
13 25 (2.22%) Administrator
14 23 (2.05%) Senior Developer
14 23 (2.05%) Java Developer
15 21 (1.87%) Support Analyst
15 21 (1.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
16 20 (1.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 19 (1.69%) Coordinator
18 18 (1.60%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (18.06%) HTML
2 135 (12.01%) XML
3 126 (11.21%) CSS
4 75 (6.67%) XSLT
5 70 (6.23%) .NET
5 70 (6.23%) jQuery
6 69 (6.14%) HTML5
7 64 (5.69%) Web Services
8 49 (4.36%) CSS3
9 32 (2.85%) RESTful
10 30 (2.67%) Spring
11 28 (2.49%) XSD
12 23 (2.05%) J2EE
12 23 (2.05%) Visualforce
13 21 (1.87%) REST
13 21 (1.87%) Ajax
13 21 (1.87%) JSON
14 20 (1.78%) AngularJS
15 19 (1.69%) Hibernate
16 15 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.96%) Social Media
2 94 (8.36%) User Experience
3 57 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.31%) Kindle
7 25 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 25 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 24 (2.14%) Open Source
9 23 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.60%) Graphic Design
11 18 (1.60%) iPad
12 16 (1.42%) W3C
13 13 (1.16%) E-Learning
14 11 (0.98%) Video Editing
14 11 (0.98%) New Media
14 11 (0.98%) Wiki
14 11 (0.98%) Blog
15 10 (0.89%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.63%) Windows
2 53 (4.72%) Linux
3 37 (3.29%) Android
4 33 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.58%) UNIX
6 15 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.44%) Solaris
9 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.36%) CentOS
10 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) pSOS
10 3 (0.27%) AIX
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (12.01%) Scrum
3 127 (11.30%) Project Management
4 104 (9.25%) Content Management
5 70 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (5.87%) Analytics
7 61 (5.43%) BDD
7 61 (5.43%) Migration
8 60 (5.34%) Kanban
9 57 (5.07%) SEO
9 57 (5.07%) CRM
10 56 (4.98%) ITIL
10 56 (4.98%) Workflow
11 51 (4.54%) E-Commerce
12 50 (4.45%) Business Analysis
13 49 (4.36%) User Stories
14 48 (4.27%) TDD
15 47 (4.18%) PRINCE2
16 42 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (9.61%) JavaScript
2 103 (9.16%) Java
3 89 (7.92%) SQL
4 52 (4.63%) Python
4 52 (4.63%) C#
5 39 (3.47%) XQuery
6 35 (3.11%) PHP
7 23 (2.05%) Ruby
8 21 (1.87%) Apex Code
9 19 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 11 (0.98%) C
12 10 (0.89%) Perl
13 9 (0.80%) C++
14 8 (0.71%) VBA
15 7 (0.62%) SPARQL
16 6 (0.53%) Groovy
16 6 (0.53%) R
16 6 (0.53%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (7.30%) Degree
2 48 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.60%) ISEB
5 12 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.80%) CISSP
7 9 (0.80%) CCNA
8 7 (0.62%) SAS Certification
8 7 (0.62%) CCSA
9 6 (0.53%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.44%) PMP
11 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.36%) CISM
11 4 (0.36%) VCDX
11 4 (0.36%) VCAP
11 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.67%) QA
2 27 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.51%) SLA
4 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.089%) WAI
7 1 (0.089%) COBIT
7 1 (0.089%) GxP
7 1 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.089%) GCP
7 1 (0.089%) GMP
System Software
1 35 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.69%) XenApp
4 10 (0.89%) vCloud
5 8 (0.71%) vSphere
6 5 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.27%) UAG
7 3 (0.27%) Varnish
7 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.18%) XenServer
8 2 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.089%) Xen
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.05%) Puppet
3 10 (0.89%) SCCM
4 9 (0.80%) SCOM
5 4 (0.36%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.27%) MOM
6 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.27%) Foglight
6 3 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.27%) Salt
7 2 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.089%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 114 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.25%) Oracle
3 53 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
4 46 (4.09%) Adobe
5 37 (3.29%) Citrix
6 36 (3.20%) VMware
7 31 (2.76%) Google
8 23 (2.05%) SAP
9 15 (1.33%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.33%) Cisco
10 13 (1.16%) IBM
10 13 (1.16%) Remedy
11 10 (0.89%) Cognos
11 10 (0.89%) Apple
12 8 (0.71%) NetApp
12 8 (0.71%) BMC
12 8 (0.71%) JBoss
12 8 (0.71%) HP
12 8 (0.71%) Omniture
13 7 (0.62%) FatWire
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