The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 16 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 143 107 169
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +62
Contract jobs citing Publishing 373 407 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.85% 1.13%
As % of the General category 3.27% 3.62% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 318 195
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £206 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -27.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £19.13 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11404 11230 14889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.07% 51.09% 53.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8017 7992 10082
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 126 242
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Publishing
England

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing across the London region.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in London

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing across the London region.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the London region over the 3 months to 16 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
City of London -14 70 £400 +23.07% 32
Canary Wharf +23 1 - -
Uxbridge -6 1 £350 +6.06%
Ealing - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Upminster - - - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 151 (22.11%) HTML
2 122 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (16.54%) XML
4 104 (15.23%) CSS
5 100 (14.64%) JavaScript
6 98 (14.35%) Scrum
7 82 (12.01%) Project Management
7 82 (12.01%) Finance
8 70 (10.25%) Java
9 68 (9.96%) XSLT
10 62 (9.08%) Degree
11 61 (8.93%) jQuery
12 58 (8.49%) E-Commerce
13 57 (8.35%) HTML5
14 53 (7.76%) Content Management
14 53 (7.76%) Migration
15 52 (7.61%) TDD
16 51 (7.47%) CRM
16 51 (7.47%) Web Services
17 50 (7.32%) PRINCE2
17 50 (7.32%) QA
18 49 (7.17%) Ruby
19 44 (6.44%) .NET
19 44 (6.44%) Data Conversion
20 42 (6.15%) OO
21 41 (6.00%) SQL
22 40 (5.86%) UML
22 40 (5.86%) Git (software)
23 39 (5.71%) Linux
23 39 (5.71%) Business Analysis

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.12%) CMS
3 20 (2.93%) Apache
4 12 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.76%) Node.js
5 11 (1.61%) Drupal
6 8 (1.17%) Alfresco
6 8 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.88%) WordPress
8 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (0.59%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.44%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.37%) MS Office
3 17 (2.49%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.49%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.20%) MS Project
5 11 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.02%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.59%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.15%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.15%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.15%) XMetaL
11 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.29%) Summit
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) Tridion
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.02%) SaaS
3 4 (0.59%) GitHub
4 3 (0.44%) IaaS
4 3 (0.44%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) Heroku
6 1 (0.15%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.93%) Intranet
2 9 (1.32%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) DNS
4 4 (0.59%) SAN
4 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.44%) HTTP
5 3 (0.44%) LDAP
5 3 (0.44%) CTI
5 3 (0.44%) NAS
6 2 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) WAN
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
7 1 (0.15%) DMZ
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.81%) MySQL
3 17 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.02%) DB2
6 7 (1.02%) MarkLogic
7 6 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.73%) Triplestore
8 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.73%) Data Mart
8 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.59%) QlikView
9 4 (0.59%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (0.59%) Big Data
9 4 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.20%) Selenium
3 14 (2.05%) RubyGems
3 14 (2.05%) Xcode
4 13 (1.90%) JIRA
4 13 (1.90%) JUnit
5 12 (1.76%) Axure RP
6 11 (1.61%) Ant
6 11 (1.61%) PowerDesigner
7 10 (1.46%) Subversion
8 7 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.02%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.73%) PhoneGap
10 5 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.59%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 82 (12.01%) Finance
2 38 (5.56%) Marketing
3 30 (4.39%) Legal
4 29 (4.25%) Banking
5 19 (2.78%) Games
6 18 (2.64%) Front Office
7 17 (2.49%) Advertising
8 15 (2.20%) Retail
9 12 (1.76%) Back Office
10 11 (1.61%) Law
11 8 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.88%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.44%) Billing
16 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.29%) Automotive
16 2 (0.29%) German Language
16 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.15%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 176 (25.77%) Developer
2 144 (21.08%) Analyst
3 95 (13.91%) Business Analyst
4 78 (11.42%) Architect
5 71 (10.40%) Project Manager
6 34 (4.98%) Consultant
7 28 (4.10%) Agile Business Analyst
8 24 (3.51%) Designer
9 23 (3.37%) Web Developer
10 22 (3.22%) Front-End Developer
11 20 (2.93%) Administrator
12 19 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
13 17 (2.49%) ScrumMaster
13 17 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.34%) Tester
14 16 (2.34%) Author
15 14 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (1.90%) Java Developer
17 12 (1.76%) Technical Author
18 11 (1.61%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (22.11%) HTML
2 113 (16.54%) XML
3 104 (15.23%) CSS
4 68 (9.96%) XSLT
5 61 (8.93%) jQuery
6 57 (8.35%) HTML5
7 51 (7.47%) Web Services
8 44 (6.44%) .NET
9 38 (5.56%) CSS3
10 35 (5.12%) XHTML
11 28 (4.10%) RESTful
11 28 (4.10%) Spring
11 28 (4.10%) JSON
12 26 (3.81%) XSD
13 25 (3.66%) REST
14 20 (2.93%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (2.78%) Backbone.js
16 16 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
17 15 (2.20%) SOAP
18 14 (2.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.44%) Data Conversion
2 28 (4.10%) Digital Media
3 27 (3.95%) W3C
4 23 (3.37%) Semantic Web
5 22 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.07%) Open Source
7 19 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.49%) Social Media
10 12 (1.76%) Taxonomies
11 10 (1.46%) FMCG
12 9 (1.32%) Learning Management System
12 9 (1.32%) Graphic Design
13 8 (1.17%) Ontologies
13 8 (1.17%) Copywriting
14 7 (1.02%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.02%) iPhone
14 7 (1.02%) New Media
15 6 (0.88%) iPad
15 6 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.71%) Linux
2 32 (4.69%) Windows
3 19 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.05%) UNIX
5 9 (1.32%) Android
5 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.29%) Solaris
10 2 (0.29%) Debian
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.29%) CentOS
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (14.35%) Scrum
3 82 (12.01%) Project Management
4 58 (8.49%) E-Commerce
5 53 (7.76%) Migration
5 53 (7.76%) Content Management
6 52 (7.61%) TDD
7 51 (7.47%) CRM
8 50 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 42 (6.15%) OO
10 40 (5.86%) UML
11 39 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 38 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (4.98%) BDD
14 33 (4.83%) SOA
15 32 (4.69%) Kanban
16 31 (4.54%) B2B
16 31 (4.54%) Workflow
17 29 (4.25%) Validation
17 29 (4.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 100 (14.64%) JavaScript
2 70 (10.25%) Java
3 49 (7.17%) Ruby
4 41 (6.00%) SQL
5 34 (4.98%) Python
6 28 (4.10%) C#
7 26 (3.81%) XQuery
8 20 (2.93%) PHP
9 19 (2.78%) VBA
9 19 (2.78%) SPARQL
10 17 (2.49%) C
11 13 (1.90%) XPath
12 12 (1.76%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.76%) Perl
13 10 (1.46%) C++
14 7 (1.02%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.73%) Golang
16 5 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (9.08%) Degree
2 10 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (1.17%) ISEB
5 7 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.88%) PMP
6 6 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.59%) CISM
7 4 (0.59%) CISSP
8 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.44%) MAPM
8 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.44%) CISA
9 2 (0.29%) VCAP
9 2 (0.29%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) CIMA
9 2 (0.29%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) SLA
3 6 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) WAI
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
5 1 (0.15%) EMIR
5 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (2.20%) Varnish
2 13 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.32%) XenApp
4 5 (0.73%) Squid
5 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.44%) UAG
6 2 (0.29%) vCloud
6 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.90%) Puppet
2 10 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.73%) SCCM
4 4 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.44%) Foglight
6 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (5.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.69%) Adobe
3 30 (4.39%) Oracle
4 25 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (3.37%) hybris
6 22 (3.22%) Siebel
7 16 (2.34%) Apple
8 14 (2.05%) VMware
8 14 (2.05%) Google
9 13 (1.90%) SAP
9 13 (1.90%) Citrix
10 12 (1.76%) Elastic Path
11 11 (1.61%) ATG
12 9 (1.32%) IBM
13 8 (1.17%) HP
14 7 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (1.02%) CA
15 5 (0.73%) Murex
16 4 (0.59%) Business Objects
16 4 (0.59%) Cisco
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nesta
Rate: £28-35K plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Macmillan Science and Education
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Macmillan Science and Education
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Macmillan Science and Education
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago