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 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 96 154 187
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +33
Contract jobs citing Publishing 182 84 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 0.99% 0.62%
As % of the General category 5.52% 2.81% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 48 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £229 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.53% +51.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £20.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £19.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £25.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-27.72% +80.35%
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
3298 2988 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.61% 35.13% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1797 1564 1394
Average daily rate £378 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 105 178
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.23 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £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 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 21 November 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 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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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 +24 94 £490 +45.18% 5
Surrey +10 33 £255 -29.65% 10
Berkshire -5 19 £475 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £295 -9.23% 2
Hampshire -27 8 £300 -31.42% 2
East Sussex - 7 £385 - 4
Kent +1 5 - - 5
West Sussex 0 3 £388 -8.82% 2
Middlesex +1 1 £450 +28.57% 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 71 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (25.93%) XML
3 50 (18.52%) XSLT
4 39 (14.44%) Oracle
4 39 (14.44%) Scrum
5 35 (12.96%) Java
5 35 (12.96%) Internet
6 34 (12.59%) Project Management
6 34 (12.59%) XQuery
6 34 (12.59%) Python
7 32 (11.85%) HTML
8 31 (11.48%) CMS
9 30 (11.11%) Degree
10 27 (10.00%) Workflow
10 27 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 27 (10.00%) CSS
11 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
12 25 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (8.89%) User Stories
13 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (8.52%) Security Cleared
15 22 (8.15%) Content Management
16 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
16 21 (7.78%) Kanban
17 20 (7.41%) SC Cleared
17 20 (7.41%) MS Office
18 19 (7.04%) QA
19 18 (6.67%) HTML5
19 18 (6.67%) .NET
19 18 (6.67%) SharePoint

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (11.48%) CMS
2 18 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.33%) Apache
3 9 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.33%) Alfresco
4 7 (2.59%) Lync
4 7 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.48%) Liferay
6 4 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.48%) Documentum
7 3 (1.11%) IIS
7 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.74%) Drupal
8 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) FileNet
9 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.41%) MS Office
3 16 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.96%) MS Project
5 7 (2.59%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.85%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.96%) Internet
2 6 (2.22%) Intranet
3 3 (1.11%) DMZ
3 3 (1.11%) SMTP
4 2 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.44%) QlikView
3 10 (3.70%) MySQL
4 9 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.59%) MarkLogic
6 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.85%) IDOL
8 4 (1.48%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.48%) Big Data
9 3 (1.11%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.37%) OLAP
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Maven
2 9 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.96%) JIRA
3 8 (2.96%) JUnit
4 7 (2.59%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.48%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.37%) Ant
7 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 12 (4.44%) Finance
1 12 (4.44%) Legal
2 9 (3.33%) German Language
3 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.59%) Marketing
4 4 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Law
5 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.74%) Back Office
5 2 (0.74%) Dutch Language
5 2 (0.74%) French Language
5 2 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.37%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (25.93%) Developer
2 48 (17.78%) Analyst
3 35 (12.96%) Business Analyst
4 34 (12.59%) Project Manager
5 22 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 14 (5.19%) Architect
6 14 (5.19%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (4.44%) Content Editor
7 12 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.07%) Designer
9 10 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (3.70%) QlikView Developer
10 9 (3.33%) Lead Developer
11 8 (2.96%) Consultant
11 8 (2.96%) Technical Editor
12 7 (2.59%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (2.59%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (2.59%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.59%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.93%) XML
2 50 (18.52%) XSLT
3 32 (11.85%) HTML
4 27 (10.00%) CSS
5 18 (6.67%) .NET
5 18 (6.67%) HTML5
6 16 (5.93%) Spring
7 14 (5.19%) CSS3
8 12 (4.44%) Web Services
9 11 (4.07%) J2EE
9 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.70%) Middleware
10 10 (3.70%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.33%) JSON
11 9 (3.33%) EJB
11 9 (3.33%) SOAP
11 9 (3.33%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (3.33%) RESTful
12 8 (2.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 10 (3.70%) PKI
3 9 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 8 (2.96%) User Experience
5 7 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.48%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.48%) Social Media
9 3 (1.11%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.11%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.11%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.11%) Open Source
9 3 (1.11%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.11%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.56%) Windows
2 8 (2.96%) Linux
2 8 (2.96%) Android
3 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.44%) Scrum
3 34 (12.59%) Project Management
4 27 (10.00%) Workflow
4 27 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 25 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (8.89%) User Stories
7 22 (8.15%) Content Management
8 21 (7.78%) Kanban
9 18 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.93%) Data Modelling
10 16 (5.93%) SOA
10 16 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.19%) TDD
12 13 (4.81%) Process Management
12 13 (4.81%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.96%) Java
2 34 (12.59%) Python
2 34 (12.59%) XQuery
3 17 (6.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.07%) SQL
5 8 (2.96%) C#
5 8 (2.96%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.59%) XPath
7 4 (1.48%) PHP
8 2 (0.74%) VC++
8 2 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) C
9 1 (0.37%) VBScript
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 30 (11.11%) Degree
2 23 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.22%) ISEB
4 6 (2.22%) CISSP
4 6 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.85%) CISA
5 5 (1.85%) CISM
5 5 (1.85%) CRISC
6 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.04%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.74%) Varnish
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenServer
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (14.44%) Oracle
2 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.70%) Adobe
4 6 (2.22%) SAP
4 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.48%) Syclo
6 3 (1.11%) VMware
7 2 (0.74%) Unica
7 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
7 2 (0.74%) Lotus
7 2 (0.74%) Vignette
7 2 (0.74%) HP
7 2 (0.74%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix
8 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.37%) CA
8 1 (0.37%) Unisys
8 1 (0.37%) FatWire
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hudson - London
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £245 - £265 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Amsys
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
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