The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 261 268 215
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -53
Contract jobs citing Publishing 454 472 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.86% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.55% 2.20% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 347 420
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 16
Median hourly rate £19.46 £36.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.68% +82.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £20.15 £15.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.21 £138.25 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%

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
17807 21414 21732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.92% 38.85% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11794 13560 13936
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 578 511
Median hourly rate £22.84 £26.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +19.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.67 £47.69 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

Publishing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 423 £435 +2.59% 129
London -15 214 £425 - 68
South East +29 119 £450 - 20
Oxfordshire +2 75 £494 -5.04% 7
Oxford +3 57 £500 -3.84% 5
Surrey +34 22 £320 +16.36% 2
West Yorkshire +23 22 £400 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire +16 22 £400 +33.33% 5
Leeds +18 21 £383 +27.50% 2
West Midlands -15 20 £463 +42.30% 5
City of London -22 19 £506 +26.56% 14
North East -15 18 £338 +64.63% 1
Woking -2 16 £320 +16.36%
Scotland +20 15 £400 +45.45%
Wales - 13 £420 -
South Wales - 13 £420 -
East Midlands +2 10 £131 -71.00% 2
Shropshire -7 10 £450 +45.16%
Berkshire +1 9 £325 - 3
Telford -11 9 £450 +42.85%
Tyne and Wear -30 9 £325 +58.53%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 9 £325 +58.53%
Glasgow +11 7 £400 +128.57%
Durham - 7 £350 -
North West +5 6 £255 +13.33% 6
Reading +4 6 £300 -11.11%
East of England -8 6 £400 +1.26% 12
Cardiff - 6 £420 -
Edinburgh +22 5 £475 +63.79%
Manchester +2 5 £255 -55.65% 4

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Publishing.

1 457 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (21.80%) JavaScript
3 214 (20.74%) HTML
4 188 (18.22%) Java
5 178 (17.25%) CSS
6 158 (15.31%) User Experience
7 148 (14.34%) Scrum
8 140 (13.57%) TDD
9 127 (12.31%) SQL
10 120 (11.63%) Finance
11 115 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
12 112 (10.85%) XML
13 108 (10.47%) Microsoft
14 100 (9.69%) Linux
15 99 (9.59%) Web Services
16 93 (9.01%) Migration
17 88 (8.53%) Windows
18 85 (8.24%) Node.js
19 84 (8.14%) .NET
20 83 (8.04%) Legal
21 82 (7.95%) CMS
21 82 (7.95%) Analytics
21 82 (7.95%) QA
22 80 (7.75%) Web Development
22 80 (7.75%) Kanban
23 79 (7.66%) RESTful
23 79 (7.66%) Content Management
24 78 (7.56%) E-Commerce
25 77 (7.46%) Git (software)
25 77 (7.46%) JIRA

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (7.95%) CMS
2 50 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.26%) Confluence
4 34 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 23 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.84%) JBoss
9 16 (1.55%) Apache
10 15 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.26%) IIS
12 13 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.26%) WebSphere Process Server
13 9 (0.87%) WordPress
14 8 (0.78%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (4.46%) MS Excel
1 46 (4.46%) MS Office
2 25 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 23 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.68%) MS Project
7 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.39%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.39%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.19%) Stata
11 1 (0.097%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (1.45%) Magento
2 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.39%) Demantra
4 4 (0.39%) Epicor iScala
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 115 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.20%) GitHub
4 23 (2.23%) Office 365
5 20 (1.94%) Google Analytics
6 13 (1.26%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.07%) Heroku
8 8 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.48%) SaaS
11 4 (0.39%) IaaS
11 4 (0.39%) PaaS
12 3 (0.29%) Force.com
12 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.19%) G Suite
14 1 (0.097%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.097%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.20%) Internet
2 28 (2.71%) Intranet
3 18 (1.74%) DNS
4 16 (1.55%) HTTP
5 11 (1.07%) Firewall
6 10 (0.97%) NetScaler
6 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.78%) DHCP
8 6 (0.58%) NAS
8 6 (0.58%) Network Security
8 6 (0.58%) SAN
8 6 (0.58%) SSL
9 4 (0.39%) LDAP
9 4 (0.39%) VPN
10 3 (0.29%) ADSL
10 3 (0.29%) BGP
10 3 (0.29%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.29%) OSPF
10 3 (0.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 33 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 31 (3.00%) MongoDB
4 31 (3.00%) MySQL
5 19 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.26%) Couchbase
7 13 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.16%) Big Data
9 11 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.68%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (7.46%) Git (software)
1 77 (7.46%) JIRA
2 66 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.81%) Cucumber
4 52 (5.04%) JUnit
5 44 (4.26%) Selenium
6 41 (3.97%) Maven
7 26 (2.52%) Mockito
8 18 (1.74%) gulp
8 18 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
9 17 (1.65%) Gradle
9 17 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.45%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.36%) Spock
11 14 (1.36%) Subversion
11 14 (1.36%) Vagrant
12 13 (1.26%) Grunt
13 12 (1.16%) Hudson
14 10 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 120 (11.63%) Finance
2 83 (8.04%) Legal
3 72 (6.98%) Marketing
4 33 (3.20%) Banking
5 30 (2.91%) Retail
6 26 (2.52%) Back Office
7 14 (1.36%) Advertising
7 14 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.16%) Games
9 11 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.87%) Automotive
11 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.48%) Front Office
14 4 (0.39%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.097%) Law
Job Titles
1 312 (30.23%) Developer
2 137 (13.28%) Analyst
3 116 (11.24%) Designer
4 95 (9.21%) Content Designer
5 79 (7.66%) Java Developer
6 63 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 59 (5.72%) Architect
8 56 (5.43%) Business Analyst
9 52 (5.04%) Project Manager
10 51 (4.94%) AWS Developer
11 47 (4.55%) Agile Developer
12 41 (3.97%) Administrator
13 36 (3.49%) Consultant
14 34 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
15 33 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 33 (3.20%) HTML Developer
16 31 (3.00%) Software Engineer
17 29 (2.81%) Web Developer
18 28 (2.71%) Agile Java Developer
19 25 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (20.74%) HTML
2 178 (17.25%) CSS
3 112 (10.85%) XML
4 99 (9.59%) Web Services
5 85 (8.24%) Node.js
6 84 (8.14%) .NET
7 79 (7.66%) RESTful
8 77 (7.46%) HTML5
9 74 (7.17%) REST
10 71 (6.88%) AngularJS
11 63 (6.10%) JSON
12 59 (5.72%) Spring
13 56 (5.43%) CSS3
14 45 (4.36%) jQuery
15 44 (4.26%) React
16 43 (4.17%) Sass
17 31 (3.00%) J2EE
18 24 (2.33%) Express
19 22 (2.13%) ASP.NET
20 21 (2.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 158 (15.31%) User Experience
2 64 (6.20%) Social Media
3 54 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 49 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 46 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.26%) Equities
9 13 (1.26%) Linked Data
10 12 (1.16%) Informatics
11 11 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.97%) Reference Data
12 10 (0.97%) W3C
13 9 (0.87%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.68%) Copywriting
14 7 (0.68%) iPad
14 7 (0.68%) Social Network
14 7 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.69%) Linux
2 88 (8.53%) Windows
3 38 (3.68%) Android
4 30 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.74%) Unix
8 15 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.07%) CentOS
11 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.39%) HPUX
15 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.19%) Debian
16 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (14.34%) Scrum
3 140 (13.57%) TDD
4 93 (9.01%) Migration
5 82 (7.95%) Analytics
6 80 (7.75%) Kanban
6 80 (7.75%) Web Development
7 79 (7.66%) Content Management
8 78 (7.56%) E-Commerce
9 75 (7.27%) BDD
10 73 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (6.88%) SEO
12 66 (6.40%) Workflow
13 62 (6.01%) Web Application Development
14 60 (5.81%) DevOps
15 56 (5.43%) Software Engineering
16 49 (4.75%) Project Management
17 47 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (3.97%) Service Design
19 40 (3.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 225 (21.80%) JavaScript
2 188 (18.22%) Java
3 127 (12.31%) SQL
4 64 (6.20%) C#
5 59 (5.72%) PHP
6 42 (4.07%) Python
7 31 (3.00%) Ruby
8 24 (2.33%) C++
9 23 (2.23%) Scala
9 23 (2.23%) TypeScript
10 21 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.65%) Apple Swift
12 16 (1.55%) XQuery
13 15 (1.45%) C
13 15 (1.45%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.16%) SPARQL
16 11 (1.07%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.97%) ECMAScript
17 10 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (4.94%) Degree
2 46 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.87%) AWS Certification
4 9 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.58%) ISEB
7 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.39%) MBA
8 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.19%) CCIE
9 2 (0.19%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.19%) MCDST
9 2 (0.19%) MCP
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PhD
9 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.95%) QA
2 19 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.16%) SLA
4 10 (0.97%) WCAG
5 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.19%) GCP
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.097%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.097%) SDET
7 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 36 (3.49%) Docker
4 24 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.26%) XenApp
6 12 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.68%) KVM
9 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.097%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.097%) Varnish
11 1 (0.097%) vSphere
11 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (2.81%) Puppet
1 29 (2.81%) Terraform
2 23 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.13%) SCCM
4 12 (1.16%) Ansible
5 8 (0.78%) TeamSite
6 7 (0.68%) Mesos
6 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.29%) Chronos
8 3 (0.29%) Graphite
8 3 (0.29%) Kibana
8 3 (0.29%) Marathon
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.29%) Packer
8 3 (0.29%) ThinApp
8 3 (0.29%) vRealize
9 2 (0.19%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.52%) Oracle
3 47 (4.55%) VMware
4 39 (3.78%) Adobe
5 37 (3.59%) Google
6 23 (2.23%) Citrix
7 22 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.03%) SAP
9 19 (1.84%) Apple
10 18 (1.74%) Talend
11 17 (1.65%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.65%) Cisco
12 16 (1.55%) IBM
13 13 (1.26%) Sitecore
14 11 (1.07%) Dell
14 11 (1.07%) EMC
14 11 (1.07%) GoldenSource
14 11 (1.07%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.68%) hybris
15 7 (0.68%) Symantec
London
Venn Group
Rate: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ConSol Partners
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £290.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Music Sales Group
Salary: £30-45k pa or c£300/Day DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £460 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £180-£200
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 23 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago