The first 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 149 148 160
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Publishing 100 82 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.91% 2.60% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 55
Average daily rate £318 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £223 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.57%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3432 3156 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.37% 37.66% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1786 1465 1760
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 213
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Publishing
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 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
Berkshire +10 40 £258 -20.76% 3
Oxfordshire -5 23 £355 +9.23% 10
Surrey -14 15 £363 -6.45% 13
Hampshire +4 13 £300 -31.42%
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £300 -
Kent +5 1 - - 1
East Sussex -8 1 £350 -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 41 (22.40%) XML
2 33 (18.03%) HTML
2 33 (18.03%) Content Management
3 29 (15.85%) CSS
4 27 (14.75%) Project Management
5 26 (14.21%) PRINCE2
6 24 (13.11%) JavaScript
6 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 24 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (12.57%) HTML5
8 22 (12.02%) Scrum
8 22 (12.02%) XSLT
9 21 (11.48%) CMS
10 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
11 19 (10.38%) Time Management
12 18 (9.84%) C#
12 18 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.84%) Web Development
12 18 (9.84%) QA
13 17 (9.29%) .NET
13 17 (9.29%) Windows
13 17 (9.29%) jQuery
14 16 (8.74%) MS Office
14 16 (8.74%) Internet
15 15 (8.20%) Java
16 14 (7.65%) Python
16 14 (7.65%) Games
17 13 (7.10%) Workflow
17 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
17 13 (7.10%) SQL

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 21 (11.48%) CMS
2 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) Documentum
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Drupal
4 1 (0.55%) WordPress
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.55%) Lync
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.55%) Node.js
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.74%) MS Office
3 10 (5.46%) Photoshop
4 8 (4.37%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.73%) InDesign
7 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.09%) MS Project
7 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.74%) Internet
2 3 (1.64%) SMS
3 1 (0.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) MPLS
3 1 (0.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.55%) SQLite
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.83%) Subversion
2 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (2.19%) Selenium
4 4 (2.19%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (1.09%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.55%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) Xcode
7 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 14 (7.65%) Games
2 11 (6.01%) Legal
3 8 (4.37%) Retail
3 8 (4.37%) Marketing
4 7 (3.83%) Finance
5 5 (2.73%) Law
6 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (21.86%) Developer
2 26 (14.21%) Analyst
3 22 (12.02%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.10%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.37%) Test Analyst
6 7 (3.83%) Web Developer
6 7 (3.83%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (3.28%) Designer
7 6 (3.28%) Consultant
7 6 (3.28%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.28%) Release Manager
8 5 (2.73%) Change Manager
8 5 (2.73%) .NET Developer
8 5 (2.73%) C# Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Senior Manager
8 5 (2.73%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.73%) UI Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.40%) XML
2 33 (18.03%) HTML
3 29 (15.85%) CSS
4 23 (12.57%) HTML5
5 22 (12.02%) XSLT
6 17 (9.29%) .NET
6 17 (9.29%) jQuery
7 13 (7.10%) Web Services
8 12 (6.56%) Ajax
8 12 (6.56%) CSS3
9 10 (5.46%) SOAP
10 9 (4.92%) WPF
11 8 (4.37%) JSON
11 8 (4.37%) Spring
11 8 (4.37%) REST
12 7 (3.83%) WCF
12 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.28%) Struts
13 6 (3.28%) Sencha Touch
13 6 (3.28%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.73%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.19%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.19%) Animation
5 4 (2.19%) iPhone
5 4 (2.19%) Social Media
5 4 (2.19%) New Media
5 4 (2.19%) Xbox
6 3 (1.64%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.64%) Open Source
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Firmware
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.29%) Windows
2 11 (6.01%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.46%) Android
4 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.19%) webOS
4 4 (2.19%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.09%) Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.03%) Content Management
2 27 (14.75%) Project Management
3 26 (14.21%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.02%) Scrum
6 19 (10.38%) Time Management
7 18 (9.84%) Web Development
7 18 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.10%) Workflow
9 11 (6.01%) Migration
10 10 (5.46%) ITIL
10 10 (5.46%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.92%) Validation
12 8 (4.37%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.37%) BDD
12 8 (4.37%) iOS Development
13 7 (3.83%) Web Application Development
13 7 (3.83%) Analytics
13 7 (3.83%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.11%) JavaScript
2 18 (9.84%) C#
3 15 (8.20%) Java
4 14 (7.65%) Python
5 13 (7.10%) SQL
6 10 (5.46%) XQuery
7 5 (2.73%) XPath
8 4 (2.19%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.09%) PHP
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.09%) VBScript
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Lua
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) R
10 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.56%) Degree
3 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.73%) ISEB
6 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.64%) MCSE
7 3 (1.64%) CCA
7 3 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.09%) ACCA
8 2 (1.09%) CIMA
8 2 (1.09%) ICAEW
8 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.19%) XenApp
1 4 (2.19%) XenServer
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.09%) UAG
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle
3 7 (3.83%) Adobe
4 6 (3.28%) Citrix
4 6 (3.28%) Sencha
5 5 (2.73%) VMware
6 4 (2.19%) Apple
6 4 (2.19%) SAP
6 4 (2.19%) Alias
7 3 (1.64%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.09%) Cognos
8 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.09%) Quark
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) Mercator
9 1 (0.55%) AppSense
9 1 (0.55%) Google
9 1 (0.55%) DataFlux
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