The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 168 120 158
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +38
Contract jobs citing Publishing 89 153 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.63% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.96% 4.78% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 100 42
Average daily rate £425 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £7.14 £21.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.91% +23.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £18.19 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+174.83% +8.70%
Publishing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3006 3202 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.60% 34.02% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1644 1686 1532
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 88 147
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Oxfordshire +2 52 £428 -0.58% 4
Hampshire +6 19 £313 -3.84% 3
Berkshire +8 7 £425 +157.57% 2
Surrey -23 7 £275 -15.38% 4
West Sussex +8 4 £525 +40.00% 1
Sussex 0 1 £425 -
Kent -11 1 £425 +13.33%
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 98 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (32.70%) JavaScript
3 60 (28.44%) Node.js
4 56 (26.54%) Java
5 53 (25.12%) Amazon AWS
6 44 (20.85%) AngularJS
6 44 (20.85%) Data Analysis
7 43 (20.38%) Analytics
8 42 (19.91%) Degree
9 40 (18.96%) E-Commerce
9 40 (18.96%) NoSQL
10 36 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (16.11%) Waterfall
11 34 (16.11%) Data Modelling
12 32 (15.17%) Content Management
12 32 (15.17%) Scrum
13 30 (14.22%) Python
13 30 (14.22%) Big Data
13 30 (14.22%) Content Enrichment
14 29 (13.74%) Machine Learning
14 29 (13.74%) Natural Language Processing
14 29 (13.74%) Enterprise Architecture
15 28 (13.27%) J2EE
15 28 (13.27%) Selenium
16 27 (12.80%) MongoDB
16 27 (12.80%) Open Source
16 27 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (12.80%) Hadoop
16 27 (12.80%) Data Analytics
16 27 (12.80%) Algorithms

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (28.44%) Node.js
2 27 (12.80%) WebLogic
2 27 (12.80%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.79%) IIS
3 8 (3.79%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.84%) CMS
5 5 (2.37%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.42%) Drupal
8 2 (0.95%) SAS
8 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.74%) MS Office
3 6 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.37%) MS Project
5 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Primavera
2 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.12%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (5.69%) GitHub
4 8 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.32%) Google Analytics
6 5 (2.37%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.95%) AdWords
7 2 (0.95%) Office 365
8 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.58%) Internet
2 6 (2.84%) Firewall
2 6 (2.84%) Intranet
3 5 (2.37%) DNS
3 5 (2.37%) FTP
3 5 (2.37%) NetScaler
3 5 (2.37%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (2.37%) SSL
4 3 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.47%) Extranet
6 1 (0.47%) HTTP
6 1 (0.47%) Skype
6 1 (0.47%) VoIP
6 1 (0.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.96%) NoSQL
2 30 (14.22%) Big Data
3 27 (12.80%) Hadoop
3 27 (12.80%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.37%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.95%) HPCC
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (13.27%) Selenium
2 19 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.00%) Subversion
3 11 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.74%) Ant
4 10 (4.74%) Appium
4 10 (4.74%) Artifactory
4 10 (4.74%) Gradle
4 10 (4.74%) Maven
4 10 (4.74%) Mockito
4 10 (4.74%) Robotium
4 10 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.90%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.90%) JIRA
6 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.47%) QUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Sinon.JS
General
1 18 (8.53%) Marketing
2 9 (4.27%) Finance
3 5 (2.37%) Legal
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.42%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (34.60%) Developer
2 34 (16.11%) Architect
3 31 (14.69%) Analyst
3 31 (14.69%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (10.90%) Web Developer
5 21 (9.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (8.53%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.53%) Data Architect
6 18 (8.53%) Node.js Developer
7 16 (7.58%) Big Data Architect
7 16 (7.58%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.64%) Designer
8 14 (6.64%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.69%) Android Developer
9 12 (5.69%) Consultant
9 12 (5.69%) E-Commerce Developer
10 11 (5.21%) AWS Architect
11 10 (4.74%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.85%) AngularJS
2 29 (13.74%) Natural Language Processing
3 28 (13.27%) J2EE
4 23 (10.90%) HTML
5 19 (9.00%) CSS
6 18 (8.53%) Web Services
7 15 (7.11%) JSON
7 15 (7.11%) Sass
7 15 (7.11%) XML
8 13 (6.16%) Middleware
9 12 (5.69%) REST
9 12 (5.69%) Spring
10 11 (5.21%) HTML5
10 11 (5.21%) XSLT
11 10 (4.74%) Android SDK
11 10 (4.74%) RoboGuice
12 9 (4.27%) Cocoa
12 9 (4.27%) Cocoa Touch
12 9 (4.27%) LESS
12 9 (4.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.80%) Algorithms
3 17 (8.06%) User Experience
4 12 (5.69%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.42%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.95%) BBC
6 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.95%) BYOD
6 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.95%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.47%) Economics
7 1 (0.47%) New Media
7 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.95%) Windows
2 13 (6.16%) Android
3 12 (5.69%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.21%) Linux
5 8 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.95%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (20.85%) Data Analysis
3 43 (20.38%) Analytics
4 40 (18.96%) E-Commerce
5 34 (16.11%) Data Modelling
5 34 (16.11%) Waterfall
6 32 (15.17%) Content Management
6 32 (15.17%) Scrum
7 30 (14.22%) Content Enrichment
8 29 (13.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 29 (13.74%) Machine Learning
9 27 (12.80%) Data Analytics
9 27 (12.80%) Open Source
9 27 (12.80%) TOGAF
9 27 (12.80%) Zachman Framework
10 25 (11.85%) User Stories
11 23 (10.90%) TDD
12 22 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.00%) Web Application Development
14 16 (7.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (32.70%) JavaScript
2 56 (26.54%) Java
3 30 (14.22%) Python
4 22 (10.43%) PHP
5 9 (4.27%) Apple Swift
5 9 (4.27%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.90%) SQL
7 3 (1.42%) C
7 3 (1.42%) C++
7 3 (1.42%) Perl
8 2 (0.95%) ABAP
8 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.95%) C#
8 2 (0.95%) R
8 2 (0.95%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.95%) Scala
9 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (19.91%) Degree
2 11 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.37%) ISEB
5 2 (0.95%) CCA
5 2 (0.95%) CCNP
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.95%) MCSE
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.95%) PMP
5 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCIE
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.47%) MBCS
6 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) P3O
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) UAG
1 5 (2.37%) XenApp
2 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.42%) Docker
3 3 (1.42%) XenServer
4 2 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.58%) Google
3 10 (4.74%) Adobe
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle
4 8 (3.79%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.37%) Citrix
5 5 (2.37%) Siebel
6 3 (1.42%) Remedy
6 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco
7 2 (0.95%) Facebook
7 2 (0.95%) Marketo
7 2 (0.95%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.95%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.47%) Polycom
8 1 (0.47%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.47%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds
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