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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 147 175 187
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Contract jobs citing Publishing 102 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.80% 0.68%
As % of the General category 3.30% 2.16% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 44
Average daily rate
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£275 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.45 £20.00 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.81%
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
3093 3238 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 36.94% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1698 1649 1610
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 103 130
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 September 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
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Surrey +26 31 £243 -33.10% 16
Oxfordshire +9 25 £500 +47.05% 10
Berkshire +4 20 £275 -25.67% 4
Hampshire -11 11 £300 -26.47% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £290 -1.27% 1
East Sussex -6 4 £300 - 1
Middlesex +3 1 £290 +0.86%
Kent -4 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 44 (24.18%) XML
2 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.88%) XSLT
4 32 (17.58%) Project Management
5 30 (16.48%) Python
6 28 (15.38%) Scrum
7 24 (13.19%) XQuery
7 24 (13.19%) Internet
8 22 (12.09%) SQL
9 21 (11.54%) QlikView
10 20 (10.99%) Degree
11 19 (10.44%) HTML
12 18 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (9.34%) CMS
13 17 (9.34%) Content Management
13 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
14 16 (8.79%) Kanban
15 15 (8.24%) Oracle
15 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
16 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
16 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
16 14 (7.69%) QA
17 13 (7.14%) Java
17 13 (7.14%) User Experience
18 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
18 12 (6.59%) .NET
18 12 (6.59%) MS Office
18 12 (6.59%) Finance
19 11 (6.04%) Business Analysis
19 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (9.34%) CMS
2 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.65%) Liferay
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.10%) Lync
4 2 (1.10%) Documentum
4 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
5 1 (0.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.59%) MS Office
3 9 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.40%) MS Project
5 6 (3.30%) Photoshop
6 4 (2.20%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.55%) InDesign
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.19%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) Intranet
3 3 (1.65%) SMTP
3 3 (1.65%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.54%) QlikView
2 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.30%) Big Data
6 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) SSDT
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.20%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.65%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.55%) Ant
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
2 11 (6.04%) Legal
3 10 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (4.95%) Games
5 7 (3.85%) Marketing
6 3 (1.65%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (22.53%) Developer
2 39 (21.43%) Analyst
3 21 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 17 (9.34%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.59%) Content Editor
6 11 (6.04%) QlikView Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.95%) Designer
9 8 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Architect
10 7 (3.85%) Technical Editor
10 7 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.75%) Administrator
11 5 (2.75%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.75%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.20%) User Experience Designer
12 4 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.20%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.18%) XML
2 38 (20.88%) XSLT
3 19 (10.44%) HTML
4 12 (6.59%) .NET
5 9 (4.95%) Web Services
6 8 (4.40%) HTML5
6 8 (4.40%) CSS
7 7 (3.85%) J2EE
8 6 (3.30%) WCF
8 6 (3.30%) WPF
9 5 (2.75%) Spring
10 4 (2.20%) jQuery
10 4 (2.20%) LINQ
10 4 (2.20%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.65%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.65%) Flash
11 3 (1.65%) Ajax
12 2 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) User Experience
2 10 (5.49%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.40%) iPad
3 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.75%) PKI
5 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.65%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.65%) New Media
6 3 (1.65%) Xbox
7 2 (1.10%) Social Media
7 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.10%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.55%) Animation
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.95%) Windows
2 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.65%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.58%) Project Management
3 28 (15.38%) Scrum
4 18 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (9.34%) Content Management
6 16 (8.79%) Kanban
7 11 (6.04%) Business Analysis
7 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.04%) CRM
7 11 (6.04%) BDD
8 9 (4.95%) Workflow
8 9 (4.95%) ITIL
8 9 (4.95%) Document Management
8 9 (4.95%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.40%) Time Management
9 8 (4.40%) User Stories
9 8 (4.40%) Web Development
9 8 (4.40%) Data Management
9 8 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.48%) Python
2 24 (13.19%) XQuery
3 22 (12.09%) SQL
4 13 (7.14%) Java
5 9 (4.95%) C#
6 6 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.10%) XPath
8 1 (0.55%) Perl
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.55%) Lua
8 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.55%) R
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) Degree
2 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) CCA
5 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Terminal Services
1 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) 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 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.24%) Oracle
3 11 (6.04%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.40%) Cognos
5 7 (3.85%) Adobe
5 7 (3.85%) SAP
6 4 (2.20%) Alias
7 3 (1.65%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) hybris
8 2 (1.10%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) CA
9 1 (0.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Unisys
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) HP
9 1 (0.55%) FatWire
9 1 (0.55%) Nintex
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