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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 160 156 161
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Publishing 94 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.96% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.74% 2.74% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 34
Average daily rate
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£412 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.83% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £14.49 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.14% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £15.97 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.49 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+48.42% -10.86%
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
3425 3250 3118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.43% 34.93% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1773 1715 1446
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 125 193
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Publishing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015. 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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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 +6 52 £450 +29.96% 9
Surrey +9 21 £270 -30.09% 18
Hampshire +7 9 £275 -8.33% 7
Berkshire -37 8 £331 +28.64% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £160 -46.66% 2
East Sussex -9 1 £330 -5.71% 3
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 74 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.76%) XML
3 49 (18.63%) XSLT
4 41 (15.59%) Java
4 41 (15.59%) Project Management
5 39 (14.83%) Degree
6 37 (14.07%) HTML
7 36 (13.69%) JavaScript
7 36 (13.69%) CSS
7 36 (13.69%) Internet
8 35 (13.31%) MS Excel
8 35 (13.31%) Content Management
9 34 (12.93%) Web Services
10 33 (12.55%) .NET
10 33 (12.55%) Finance
11 32 (12.17%) ASP.NET
11 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
12 31 (11.79%) XQuery
12 31 (11.79%) MS Office
13 30 (11.41%) Oracle
14 29 (11.03%) SQL
14 29 (11.03%) jQuery
14 29 (11.03%) Waterfall
15 26 (9.89%) Visual Studio
15 26 (9.89%) Ajax
16 25 (9.51%) MS PowerPoint
16 25 (9.51%) QA
16 25 (9.51%) CMS
17 24 (9.13%) PRINCE2
17 24 (9.13%) Python

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 25 (9.51%) CMS
2 21 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.32%) IIS
4 12 (4.56%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (3.04%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.66%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.28%) WordPress
9 4 (1.52%) Lync
9 4 (1.52%) JBoss
10 3 (1.14%) FileNet
10 3 (1.14%) Documentum
10 3 (1.14%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.14%) Drupal
10 3 (1.14%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.14%) Moodle
10 3 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.79%) MS Office
3 25 (9.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (6.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (4.18%) MS Project
6 10 (3.80%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.38%) InDesign
8 1 (0.38%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.14%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.76%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.69%) Internet
2 23 (8.75%) Intranet
3 6 (2.28%) Network Security
4 4 (1.52%) FTP
4 4 (1.52%) WebEx
5 2 (0.76%) NAS
5 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) HTTP
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) SMTP
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) DMZ
6 1 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.22%) MarkLogic
2 10 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.28%) MySQL
5 5 (1.90%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.14%) MS Access
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.76%) IDOL
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) BaseX
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.75%) JUnit
3 22 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.84%) Subversion
5 17 (6.46%) Maven
6 16 (6.08%) Ant
7 15 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (5.32%) Jenkins
9 13 (4.94%) Axure RP
9 13 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.42%) Mockito
10 9 (3.42%) Robotium
10 9 (3.42%) Artifactory
10 9 (3.42%) Appium
11 5 (1.90%) JIRA
12 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
14 1 (0.38%) Xcode
14 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 33 (12.55%) Finance
2 16 (6.08%) Legal
3 10 (3.80%) German Language
4 9 (3.42%) Advertising
5 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.66%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Law
7 3 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.14%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.76%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 78 (29.66%) Developer
2 44 (16.73%) Analyst
3 36 (13.69%) Project Manager
4 27 (10.27%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.08%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.70%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.18%) Architect
7 11 (4.18%) Android Developer
7 11 (4.18%) CMS Developer
8 10 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 9 (3.42%) Consultant
9 9 (3.42%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (3.42%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.42%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.04%) Content Editor
10 8 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.04%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.76%) XML
2 49 (18.63%) XSLT
3 37 (14.07%) HTML
4 36 (13.69%) CSS
5 34 (12.93%) Web Services
6 33 (12.55%) .NET
7 32 (12.17%) ASP.NET
8 29 (11.03%) jQuery
9 26 (9.89%) Ajax
10 19 (7.22%) REST
11 15 (5.70%) Android SDK
11 15 (5.70%) JSON
12 14 (5.32%) XHTML
13 13 (4.94%) XSD
13 13 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (4.94%) Android NDK
13 13 (4.94%) WCF
13 13 (4.94%) JNI
14 11 (4.18%) HTML5
14 11 (4.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.46%) User Experience
2 15 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.32%) W3C
4 13 (4.94%) Web 2.0
5 11 (4.18%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.42%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.04%) PKI
7 8 (3.04%) PMI
8 6 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.90%) Social Media
10 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.52%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.52%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.14%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.14%) Data Conversion
11 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.60%) Linux
2 18 (6.84%) Android
3 11 (4.18%) Windows
4 10 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.90%) UNIX
7 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.14%) Solaris
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.38%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.59%) Project Management
3 35 (13.31%) Content Management
4 29 (11.03%) Waterfall
5 24 (9.13%) PRINCE2
6 23 (8.75%) OOP
6 23 (8.75%) SOA
6 23 (8.75%) Business Analysis
7 22 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (7.60%) Project Planning
8 20 (7.60%) User Stories
8 20 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.22%) Workflow
10 18 (6.84%) Change Management
11 17 (6.46%) TDD
11 17 (6.46%) Web Development
12 16 (6.08%) OO
13 15 (5.70%) Unit Testing
14 13 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.59%) Java
2 36 (13.69%) JavaScript
3 31 (11.79%) XQuery
4 29 (11.03%) SQL
5 24 (9.13%) Python
6 16 (6.08%) C#
7 12 (4.56%) XPath
8 11 (4.18%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.42%) C
10 7 (2.66%) PHP
11 4 (1.52%) VBA
12 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
13 1 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) JPQL
13 1 (0.38%) HQL
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (14.83%) Degree
2 22 (8.37%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.98%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.18%) PMP
4 11 (4.18%) PMI Certification
4 11 (4.18%) ISEB
5 9 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.14%) HNC
7 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.51%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) Varnish
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.42%) Puppet
2 8 (3.04%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.41%) Oracle
3 21 (7.98%) Adobe
4 15 (5.70%) Google
5 13 (4.94%) OpenText
5 13 (4.94%) RedDot
6 10 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.80%) SAP
7 8 (3.04%) Capita
8 3 (1.14%) Intergraph
8 3 (1.14%) FatWire
8 3 (1.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.14%) Sun
8 3 (1.14%) HP
8 3 (1.14%) Lotus
8 3 (1.14%) Vignette
8 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.76%) Syclo
9 2 (0.76%) Siebel
9 2 (0.76%) Informatica
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £440 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 23 days ago