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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 184 184 213
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Contract jobs citing Publishing 610 558 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the General category 3.01% 2.80% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 384 281
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £241 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +36.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £12.55 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.50 £31.56 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £25.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-27.72% +80.35%
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
20238 19906 20211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.80% 41.86% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13087 12906 12158
Average daily rate £438 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 513 700
Average hourly rate £23.38 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.02% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -16 317 £375 -6.25% 84
South East +58 182 £450 +28.57% 38
East of England -25 26 £324 -13.95% 8
North West -2 21 £350 - 1
South West -37 19 £208 -30.66% 2
West Midlands +2 17 £390 +129.41% 1
North East - 15 £250 -
Yorkshire -13 11 £338 -17.78% 4
East Midlands -6 1 - - 2
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 330 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (17.63%) HTML
3 163 (13.81%) XML
4 150 (12.71%) CSS
5 147 (12.46%) Scrum
6 132 (11.19%) Java
7 131 (11.10%) Project Management
8 130 (11.02%) Content Management
9 129 (10.93%) CMS
10 127 (10.76%) JavaScript
11 122 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 114 (9.66%) Finance
13 111 (9.41%) Social Media
14 107 (9.07%) Degree
15 96 (8.14%) MS Excel
16 93 (7.88%) SharePoint
17 88 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 87 (7.37%) XSLT
19 86 (7.29%) MS Office
20 84 (7.12%) Windows
21 82 (6.95%) Internet
22 79 (6.69%) Workflow
22 79 (6.69%) QA
23 77 (6.53%) Legal
23 77 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
24 76 (6.44%) jQuery
24 76 (6.44%) HTML5
25 75 (6.36%) Marketing
26 74 (6.27%) .NET
27 72 (6.10%) Oracle

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 129 (10.93%) CMS
2 93 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.88%) Apache
4 25 (2.12%) Drupal
5 22 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.53%) Node.js
8 15 (1.27%) IIS
9 12 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.02%) WordPress
10 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.93%) Lync
11 9 (0.76%) SAS
11 9 (0.76%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.59%) Liferay
Applications
1 96 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 86 (7.29%) MS Office
3 59 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (4.75%) Photoshop
5 39 (3.31%) MS Visio
6 27 (2.29%) MS Project
7 8 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.68%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.17%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.17%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.17%) FastStats
12 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (1.19%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.51%) SAP SD
3 6 (0.51%) assyst
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.085%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.085%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.085%) HFM
6 1 (0.085%) Tridion
6 1 (0.085%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.34%) GitHub
5 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.085%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.085%) IaaS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.95%) Internet
2 67 (5.68%) Intranet
3 15 (1.27%) DNS
4 12 (1.02%) Firewall
5 10 (0.85%) DHCP
6 9 (0.76%) SAN
7 8 (0.68%) FTP
7 8 (0.68%) LAN
7 8 (0.68%) WAN
8 7 (0.59%) Extranet
8 7 (0.59%) Network Security
8 7 (0.59%) NAS
9 5 (0.42%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.42%) VPN
9 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.42%) SMTP
9 5 (0.42%) HTTP
9 5 (0.42%) SMS
10 4 (0.34%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.34%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.29%) MySQL
4 23 (1.95%) QlikView
5 17 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.44%) Big Data
6 15 (1.27%) MarkLogic
6 15 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.68%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.42%) IDOL
15 5 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 39 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.86%) JIRA
3 21 (1.78%) JUnit
3 21 (1.78%) Dreamweaver
4 20 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.27%) Subversion
7 14 (1.19%) Maven
8 12 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.76%) Selenium
10 7 (0.59%) Axure RP
10 7 (0.59%) Xcode
10 7 (0.59%) Calabash
11 6 (0.51%) MSI
12 5 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
12 5 (0.42%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.34%) RSpec
13 4 (0.34%) Jasmine
General
1 114 (9.66%) Finance
2 77 (6.53%) Legal
3 75 (6.36%) Marketing
4 26 (2.20%) Banking
5 22 (1.86%) Retail
6 18 (1.53%) Law
7 15 (1.27%) Games
8 14 (1.19%) German Language
9 12 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.93%) Advertising
11 10 (0.85%) Billing
12 9 (0.76%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.42%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.42%) French Language
15 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.34%) Back Office
15 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.34%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 303 (25.68%) Developer
2 213 (18.05%) Analyst
3 126 (10.68%) Business Analyst
4 111 (9.41%) Project Manager
5 100 (8.47%) Designer
6 51 (4.32%) Java Developer
7 48 (4.07%) Consultant
8 44 (3.73%) Agile Business Analyst
8 44 (3.73%) Digital Content Designer
9 36 (3.05%) Architect
9 36 (3.05%) Content Editor
10 31 (2.63%) Web Developer
11 30 (2.54%) Author
12 25 (2.12%) Senior Developer
13 23 (1.95%) Front-End Developer
14 22 (1.86%) Technical Author
15 20 (1.69%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (1.61%) SharePoint Developer
16 19 (1.61%) Software Engineer
16 19 (1.61%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (17.63%) HTML
2 163 (13.81%) XML
3 150 (12.71%) CSS
4 87 (7.37%) XSLT
5 76 (6.44%) jQuery
5 76 (6.44%) HTML5
6 74 (6.27%) .NET
7 68 (5.76%) Web Services
8 60 (5.08%) CSS3
9 43 (3.64%) Spring
10 37 (3.14%) RESTful
11 32 (2.71%) REST
12 31 (2.63%) J2EE
13 29 (2.46%) Ajax
13 29 (2.46%) JSON
14 28 (2.37%) Hibernate
15 22 (1.86%) SOAP
16 21 (1.78%) AngularJS
17 20 (1.69%) ASP.NET
18 18 (1.53%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.41%) Social Media
2 77 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.02%) User Experience
4 38 (3.22%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.05%) Digital Media
7 27 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.95%) Data Conversion
9 21 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.61%) Kindle
10 19 (1.61%) Open Source
11 17 (1.44%) Graphic Design
12 15 (1.27%) E-Learning
13 14 (1.19%) Data Integration
13 14 (1.19%) Blog
14 12 (1.02%) W3C
15 11 (0.93%) Wiki
15 11 (0.93%) FMCG
16 10 (0.85%) iPad
16 10 (0.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.12%) Windows
2 47 (3.98%) Linux
3 41 (3.47%) Android
4 28 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.61%) UNIX
7 15 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.59%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.51%) CentOS
12 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.25%) Solaris
14 3 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (12.46%) Scrum
3 131 (11.10%) Project Management
4 130 (11.02%) Content Management
5 88 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (6.69%) Workflow
7 71 (6.02%) Migration
8 64 (5.42%) Business Analysis
9 58 (4.92%) User Stories
10 56 (4.75%) BDD
10 56 (4.75%) TDD
10 56 (4.75%) PRINCE2
11 54 (4.58%) Kanban
12 51 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (4.24%) Analytics
14 49 (4.15%) ITIL
15 47 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (3.64%) E-Commerce
17 41 (3.47%) SEO
18 38 (3.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 132 (11.19%) Java
2 127 (10.76%) JavaScript
3 72 (6.10%) SQL
3 72 (6.10%) Python
4 51 (4.32%) C#
5 49 (4.15%) XQuery
6 46 (3.90%) PHP
7 32 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 22 (1.86%) VBA
9 20 (1.69%) Ruby
10 16 (1.36%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.02%) Perl
12 11 (0.93%) C
12 11 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.59%) XPath
14 5 (0.42%) PHP5
14 5 (0.42%) R
14 5 (0.42%) C++
14 5 (0.42%) VBScript
15 4 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (9.07%) Degree
2 66 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.61%) ISEB
5 13 (1.10%) CISSP
6 10 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.76%) CISM
8 8 (0.68%) CCNA
9 7 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.59%) SAS Certification
10 5 (0.42%) CCSA
10 5 (0.42%) CISA
10 5 (0.42%) CRISC
11 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.34%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.25%) CCDP
12 3 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.69%) QA
2 17 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.02%) SLA
4 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.34%) WAI
5 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) WCAG
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.17%) FINREP
8 1 (0.085%) COBIT
8 1 (0.085%) GxP
8 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.085%) GCP
8 1 (0.085%) GMP
System Software
1 34 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.19%) XenApp
4 7 (0.59%) vCloud
5 6 (0.51%) vSphere
6 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.34%) UAG
8 3 (0.25%) Varnish
8 3 (0.25%) XenServer
8 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.25%) Xen
8 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.17%) Firmware
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (2.37%) Puppet
2 25 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.53%) SCCM
4 12 (1.02%) SCOM
5 8 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.25%) Nagios
8 3 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.25%) MOM
8 3 (0.25%) WSUS
8 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.25%) Salt
9 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.085%) Ansible
10 1 (0.085%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 122 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.10%) Oracle
3 51 (4.32%) Adobe
4 32 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (2.37%) Citrix
5 28 (2.37%) Google
6 25 (2.12%) VMware
7 24 (2.03%) SAP
8 14 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 11 (0.93%) Remedy
10 11 (0.93%) Open Text
11 10 (0.85%) RedDot
11 10 (0.85%) Zend
12 9 (0.76%) Cisco
13 8 (0.68%) IBM
13 8 (0.68%) BMC
14 7 (0.59%) Siebel
14 7 (0.59%) Apple
14 7 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Curve Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £251 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £420 - £440 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £245 - £265 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago