The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Publishing
Rank 205 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing Publishing 575 570 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.10% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.72% 2.69% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 386 303
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £211 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Average hourly rate £20.79 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £11.82 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.33 £31.56 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21157 21159 20450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 41.00% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13773 13366 12040
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 570 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Publishing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Publishing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Publishing within the UK.

Publishing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Publishing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Publishing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Publishing within the UK.

Publishing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Publishing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Publishing
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -16 553 £375 - 128
London -24 277 £365 -8.75% 71
South East +57 191 £450 +29.49% 29
Oxfordshire +27 96 £489 +35.76% 7
Oxford +18 68 £495 +33.78% 7
City of London -6 53 £358 +2.21% 18
Surrey +3 29 £350 -3.44% 6
South West -26 19 £208 -30.66% 4
Berkshire -9 18 £475 +31.03% 6
North West -5 17 £344 -8.33% 5
East Sussex - 16 £194 - 6
Brighton - 16 £194 - 6
West Midlands -2 14 £390 +129.41% 3
Yorkshire -10 14 £331 -16.35% 4
Hampshire -16 14 £333 -2.91%
Manchester -2 12 £311 -17.00% 5
East of England -37 12 £400 +14.28% 12
Reading +11 11 £475 +31.03% 1
Swindon -2 10 £183 -42.51%
Wiltshire -7 10 £183 -42.51%
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £321 +7.00% 4
Woking +8 7 £255 -32.00%
Scotland -15 7 £409 +15.07% 2
West Yorkshire -16 7 £265 -33.08% 4
Cambridge +3 6 £450 +23.28% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £421 -
Milton Keynes -13 5 £288 +21.05%
Buckinghamshire -15 5 £288 - 1
Edinburgh -16 5 £650 +83.09% 2
Kent - 5 - - 2

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 316 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (17.60%) HTML
3 169 (14.30%) XML
4 165 (13.96%) CSS
5 151 (12.77%) Content Management
6 145 (12.27%) Java
7 141 (11.93%) JavaScript
8 137 (11.59%) Scrum
9 136 (11.51%) Project Management
10 132 (11.17%) CMS
11 119 (10.07%) Microsoft
12 105 (8.88%) Degree
13 101 (8.54%) Social Media
14 99 (8.38%) XSLT
14 99 (8.38%) Finance
15 94 (7.95%) Windows
16 91 (7.70%) MS Excel
17 90 (7.61%) SQL
18 88 (7.45%) MS Office
19 87 (7.36%) SharePoint
20 85 (7.19%) Workflow
20 85 (7.19%) jQuery
21 82 (6.94%) .NET
21 82 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
22 81 (6.85%) Oracle
23 80 (6.77%) Internet
23 80 (6.77%) QA
24 79 (6.68%) HTML5
25 78 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
26 76 (6.43%) Legal

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 132 (11.17%) CMS
2 87 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.05%) Apache
4 25 (2.12%) IIS
4 25 (2.12%) Drupal
5 24 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.52%) Node.js
9 16 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (1.10%) Adobe CQ
11 12 (1.02%) Lync
11 12 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.85%) WordPress
14 9 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.76%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.76%) SAS
15 8 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 91 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 88 (7.45%) MS Office
3 54 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (4.15%) Photoshop
5 33 (2.79%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.95%) MS Project
7 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.76%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.59%) InDesign
12 6 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
13 5 (0.42%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.17%) FastStats
15 1 (0.085%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.51%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
6 4 (0.34%) assyst
7 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.17%) SmartPlant
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.085%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.085%) Tridion
9 1 (0.085%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.34%) GitHub
4 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.085%) Force.com
6 1 (0.085%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.085%) SaaS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.77%) Internet
2 69 (5.84%) Intranet
3 16 (1.35%) DNS
4 12 (1.02%) SAN
4 12 (1.02%) FTP
5 10 (0.85%) DHCP
6 9 (0.76%) NAS
7 8 (0.68%) Firewall
7 8 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (0.68%) LAN
8 7 (0.59%) Extranet
9 6 (0.51%) SMS
9 6 (0.51%) Network Security
10 5 (0.42%) LDAP
10 5 (0.42%) WAN
10 5 (0.42%) HTTP
10 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.34%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.34%) SMTP
11 4 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.03%) MySQL
4 23 (1.95%) QlikView
5 20 (1.69%) Big Data
6 17 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.44%) MarkLogic
7 15 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 7 (0.59%) IDOL
13 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.12%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.95%) Maven
4 23 (1.95%) Dreamweaver
5 22 (1.86%) JUnit
5 22 (1.86%) Subversion
6 19 (1.61%) JIRA
7 18 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.93%) Selenium
9 10 (0.85%) Axure RP
10 8 (0.68%) Xcode
10 8 (0.68%) Ant
11 7 (0.59%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.51%) MSI
12 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.42%) Mockito
13 5 (0.42%) PHPUnit
13 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (8.38%) Finance
2 76 (6.43%) Legal
3 74 (6.26%) Marketing
4 25 (2.12%) Banking
5 22 (1.86%) Retail
6 18 (1.52%) Games
6 18 (1.52%) Law
7 17 (1.44%) German Language
8 16 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.93%) Advertising
10 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.51%) Billing
11 6 (0.51%) French Language
12 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.42%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.34%) Back Office
13 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 307 (25.97%) Developer
2 203 (17.17%) Analyst
3 114 (9.64%) Project Manager
3 114 (9.64%) Business Analyst
4 89 (7.53%) Designer
5 60 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 52 (4.40%) Consultant
7 41 (3.47%) Content Editor
8 40 (3.38%) Agile Business Analyst
9 39 (3.30%) Digital Content Designer
10 36 (3.05%) Architect
11 35 (2.96%) Web Developer
12 27 (2.28%) Author
13 25 (2.12%) Front-End Developer
14 23 (1.95%) Software Engineer
15 21 (1.78%) Technical Author
16 20 (1.69%) Senior Developer
17 19 (1.61%) SharePoint Developer
17 19 (1.61%) Administrator
18 18 (1.52%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (17.60%) HTML
2 169 (14.30%) XML
3 165 (13.96%) CSS
4 99 (8.38%) XSLT
5 85 (7.19%) jQuery
6 82 (6.94%) .NET
7 79 (6.68%) HTML5
8 70 (5.92%) Web Services
9 61 (5.16%) CSS3
10 47 (3.98%) Spring
11 44 (3.72%) Ajax
12 35 (2.96%) ASP.NET
13 33 (2.79%) J2EE
14 32 (2.71%) RESTful
15 28 (2.37%) REST
16 27 (2.28%) JSON
17 26 (2.20%) Hibernate
18 22 (1.86%) SOAP
19 20 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (1.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.54%) Social Media
2 82 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.50%) User Experience
4 45 (3.81%) Digital Media
5 34 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.62%) Computer Science
8 25 (2.12%) Data Conversion
9 22 (1.86%) E-Learning
10 18 (1.52%) W3C
10 18 (1.52%) Blog
10 18 (1.52%) Kindle
10 18 (1.52%) Open Source
11 17 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.44%) Taxonomies
12 14 (1.18%) PKI
13 13 (1.10%) Data Integration
14 12 (1.02%) Copywriting
15 11 (0.93%) Statistics
15 11 (0.93%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.95%) Windows
2 54 (4.57%) Linux
3 38 (3.21%) Android
4 30 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.61%) UNIX
7 16 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.51%) Solaris
12 6 (0.51%) CentOS
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (12.77%) Content Management
3 137 (11.59%) Scrum
4 136 (11.51%) Project Management
5 85 (7.19%) Workflow
6 78 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (5.92%) Migration
8 61 (5.16%) TDD
9 60 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 57 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (4.31%) PRINCE2
12 49 (4.15%) ITIL
12 49 (4.15%) Kanban
12 49 (4.15%) BDD
13 48 (4.06%) Analytics
13 48 (4.06%) User Stories
14 45 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (3.72%) OO
15 44 (3.72%) E-Commerce
16 41 (3.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 145 (12.27%) Java
2 141 (11.93%) JavaScript
3 90 (7.61%) SQL
4 73 (6.18%) Python
5 52 (4.40%) C#
6 48 (4.06%) XQuery
7 47 (3.98%) PHP
8 34 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.28%) VBA
10 20 (1.69%) Ruby
11 16 (1.35%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.02%) Perl
12 12 (1.02%) XPath
13 10 (0.85%) C
14 5 (0.42%) R
14 5 (0.42%) C++
14 5 (0.42%) VBScript
15 4 (0.34%) Groovy
15 4 (0.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 105 (8.88%) Degree
2 72 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.52%) ISEB
5 13 (1.10%) CISSP
6 11 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.76%) CCNA
7 9 (0.76%) CISM
8 7 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.59%) SAS Certification
8 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.42%) CRISC
9 5 (0.42%) CCSA
9 5 (0.42%) CISA
10 4 (0.34%) CCDP
10 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.34%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.77%) QA
2 16 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.27%) SLA
4 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.34%) WAI
6 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.17%) FINREP
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.17%) WCAG
7 1 (0.085%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.02%) XenApp
4 10 (0.85%) vCloud
5 9 (0.76%) vSphere
6 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.42%) UAG
8 4 (0.34%) Varnish
8 4 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.34%) Xen
9 3 (0.25%) XenServer
9 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.085%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (2.79%) Puppet
2 27 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.69%) SCCM
4 14 (1.18%) SCOM
5 13 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.34%) WSUS
8 3 (0.25%) Nagios
8 3 (0.25%) MOM
8 3 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.25%) Salt
9 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.085%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.085%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 119 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.85%) Oracle
3 58 (4.91%) Adobe
4 35 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (2.88%) Google
6 32 (2.71%) VMware
6 32 (2.71%) SAP
7 29 (2.45%) Citrix
8 21 (1.78%) Open Text
9 18 (1.52%) RedDot
10 17 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.18%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.18%) Remedy
12 10 (0.85%) Twitter
12 10 (0.85%) Zend
13 9 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.76%) IBM
13 9 (0.76%) BMC
14 7 (0.59%) Akamai
14 7 (0.59%) Cisco
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Posted: Just now
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
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London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: From £300 to £360 per day Long term ongoing projects - 3 month rolling
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £570 - £600 per day
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
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Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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