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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
UK
Rank 259 270 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -54
Contract jobs citing Publishing 399 441 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.88% 1.03%
As % of the General category 2.43% 2.29% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 331 364
Median daily rate £425 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Median hourly rate £19.98 £43.00 £20.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.54% +106.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £17.59 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.25 £115.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £50.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
-66.50% +140.50%

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
16410 19254 19570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.68% 38.60% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10773 12210 12741
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 504 451
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.31 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -19 379 £438 +4.16% 119
London -48 173 £438 +3.24% 78
South East +40 128 £450 +5.88% 12
Oxfordshire +6 67 £510 - 9
Oxford +3 48 £510 -1.92% 7
North East 0 28 £338 +12.50% 1
Surrey +30 22 £320 +16.36% 1
Berkshire +17 20 £300 -29.41%
West Yorkshire +21 17 £500 +66.66% 3
Yorkshire +18 17 £500 +66.66% 3
Leeds +13 17 £500 +66.66%
City of London -29 17 £388 -13.88% 15
Woking -3 16 £320 +16.36%
Durham +15 14 £350 +16.66%
Tyne and Wear -13 12 £325 +54.76% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 12 £325 +54.76% 1
Scotland +27 11 £400 -11.11% 2
Reading +14 11 £300 -29.41%
East Midlands +14 9 £136 -9.33% 1
East of England -3 9 £400 +6.66% 8
Glasgow +13 8 £400 +128.57% 1
West Midlands -23 8 £450 +12.50% 1
West Sussex +4 7 £320 -39.04%
Derbyshire - 7 £136 - 1
Wales - 7 £420 -
South Wales - 7 £420 -
Worthing - 6 £325 -
North West +20 5 £255 +13.33% 4
Manchester +14 5 £255 -55.65% 3
Hampshire +3 5 £375 +1.35%

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 398 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (21.91%) JavaScript
3 179 (19.41%) HTML
4 162 (17.57%) Java
5 155 (16.81%) CSS
6 138 (14.97%) User Experience
7 127 (13.77%) Scrum
8 124 (13.45%) SQL
9 123 (13.34%) TDD
10 107 (11.61%) Finance
11 102 (11.06%) XML
12 89 (9.65%) Web Services
13 87 (9.44%) Microsoft
14 86 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
15 83 (9.00%) QA
15 83 (9.00%) Migration
15 83 (9.00%) CMS
16 78 (8.46%) Legal
16 78 (8.46%) Web Development
17 77 (8.35%) Content Management
18 76 (8.24%) Linux
19 74 (8.03%) Windows
19 74 (8.03%) Node.js
20 72 (7.81%) RESTful
21 70 (7.59%) Kanban
22 69 (7.48%) Analytics
23 68 (7.38%) REST
23 68 (7.38%) JIRA
23 68 (7.38%) .NET
24 67 (7.27%) SEO

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 83 (9.00%) CMS
2 45 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 42 (4.56%) Confluence
4 30 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 28 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.28%) JBoss
7 21 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (1.74%) WebSphere Process Server
9 15 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (1.63%) Apache
10 14 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.19%) Alfresco
12 11 (1.19%) WordPress
13 10 (1.08%) IIS
14 9 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.87%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.87%) nginx
16 7 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (4.23%) MS Excel
1 39 (4.23%) MS Office
2 26 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 20 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.87%) MS Project
7 4 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.43%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.22%) InDesign
9 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.22%) Stata
10 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Magento
2 10 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.43%) Demantra
6 4 (0.43%) Epicor iScala
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.43%) SAP hybris
7 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.33%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.11%) Maximo
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.47%) GitHub
3 23 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.84%) Office 365
5 16 (1.74%) Google Analytics
6 11 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.19%) Heroku
7 8 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.33%) Force.com
11 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.22%) G Suite
11 2 (0.22%) SaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.04%) Intranet
2 25 (2.71%) Internet
3 17 (1.84%) DNS
3 17 (1.84%) HTTP
4 11 (1.19%) Firewall
5 10 (1.08%) NetScaler
6 9 (0.98%) DHCP
6 9 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.87%) LTE
8 7 (0.76%) Network Security
9 6 (0.65%) SAN
10 5 (0.54%) GSM
10 5 (0.54%) HSPA
10 5 (0.54%) LDAP
10 5 (0.54%) NAS
10 5 (0.54%) WCDMA
11 4 (0.43%) SSL
12 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.33%) VLAN
13 2 (0.22%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.25%) MySQL
3 28 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.30%) Big Data
10 11 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.08%) Couchbase
12 9 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.87%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
13 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 68 (7.38%) JIRA
2 58 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 57 (6.18%) Cucumber
4 48 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 48 (5.21%) JUnit
5 42 (4.56%) Selenium
6 32 (3.47%) Maven
7 26 (2.82%) Mockito
8 17 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
9 16 (1.74%) Android Studio
10 15 (1.63%) gulp
10 15 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.63%) Xcode
11 14 (1.52%) Vagrant
12 13 (1.41%) Gradle
13 12 (1.30%) Grunt
14 11 (1.19%) Spock
14 11 (1.19%) Subversion
15 10 (1.08%) Bower
General
1 107 (11.61%) Finance
2 78 (8.46%) Legal
3 58 (6.29%) Marketing
4 30 (3.25%) Retail
5 25 (2.71%) Banking
6 18 (1.95%) Back Office
7 15 (1.63%) Games
8 12 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.08%) Advertising
10 10 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.98%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.65%) Automotive
13 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.43%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Electronics
16 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 283 (30.69%) Developer
2 133 (14.43%) Analyst
3 103 (11.17%) Designer
4 86 (9.33%) Content Designer
5 70 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 58 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 55 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 52 (5.64%) Architect
9 48 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 44 (4.77%) AWS Developer
11 39 (4.23%) Agile Developer
11 39 (4.23%) Consultant
12 36 (3.90%) Administrator
13 35 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 31 (3.36%) HTML Developer
15 30 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 29 (3.15%) Web Developer
17 27 (2.93%) Java Engineer
18 26 (2.82%) AWS Engineer
18 26 (2.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (19.41%) HTML
2 155 (16.81%) CSS
3 102 (11.06%) XML
4 89 (9.65%) Web Services
5 74 (8.03%) Node.js
6 72 (7.81%) RESTful
7 68 (7.38%) .NET
7 68 (7.38%) REST
8 62 (6.72%) Spring
9 60 (6.51%) HTML5
10 59 (6.40%) AngularJS
11 55 (5.97%) JSON
12 49 (5.31%) React
13 47 (5.10%) jQuery
14 45 (4.88%) CSS3
15 34 (3.69%) Sass
16 27 (2.93%) J2EE
17 24 (2.60%) Express
18 23 (2.49%) Java EE
19 18 (1.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 138 (14.97%) User Experience
2 59 (6.40%) Social Media
3 52 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 47 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.56%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.74%) Linked Data
8 15 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.52%) Informatics
10 11 (1.19%) Statistics
11 10 (1.08%) Copywriting
11 10 (1.08%) Equities
11 10 (1.08%) W3C
12 9 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.98%) e-Learning
12 9 (0.98%) iPad
13 8 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.76%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 76 (8.24%) Linux
2 74 (8.03%) Windows
3 38 (4.12%) Android
4 27 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.74%) Unix
7 14 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.08%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.87%) CentOS
12 5 (0.54%) HPUX
13 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (13.77%) Scrum
3 123 (13.34%) TDD
4 83 (9.00%) Migration
5 78 (8.46%) Web Development
6 77 (8.35%) Content Management
7 70 (7.59%) Kanban
8 69 (7.48%) Analytics
9 67 (7.27%) SEO
10 65 (7.05%) BDD
11 63 (6.83%) Workflow
12 61 (6.62%) Web Application Development
13 60 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (6.07%) E-Commerce
14 56 (6.07%) Project Management
15 55 (5.97%) Software Engineering
16 54 (5.86%) DevOps
17 49 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (4.56%) Business Analysis
19 39 (4.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 202 (21.91%) JavaScript
2 162 (17.57%) Java
3 124 (13.45%) SQL
4 54 (5.86%) PHP
5 52 (5.64%) C#
6 43 (4.66%) Python
7 31 (3.36%) Ruby
8 20 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.06%) C++
10 18 (1.95%) Scala
11 17 (1.84%) Apple Swift
11 17 (1.84%) Objective-C
12 14 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.41%) XQuery
14 12 (1.30%) C
14 12 (1.30%) SPARQL
15 11 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.98%) VBScript
18 7 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (4.88%) Degree
2 33 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.54%) ISEB
7 4 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.22%) APMP
9 2 (0.22%) CCA
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.22%) MBA
9 2 (0.22%) MCDST
9 2 (0.22%) MCP
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) PhD
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.00%) QA
2 17 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.30%) SLA
4 8 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 38 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.36%) Docker
3 30 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.52%) XenApp
6 12 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) KVM
9 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.11%) Varnish
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (2.71%) SCCM
2 14 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.52%) Puppet
3 11 (1.19%) Terraform
4 8 (0.87%) TeamSite
5 7 (0.76%) Mesos
5 7 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.54%) Ansible
6 5 (0.54%) vRealize
7 4 (0.43%) Graphite
8 3 (0.33%) Chronos
8 3 (0.33%) Kibana
8 3 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.33%) Marathon
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.33%) SCOM
8 3 (0.33%) ThinApp
9 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 87 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.31%) Oracle
3 40 (4.34%) VMware
4 37 (4.01%) Adobe
5 32 (3.47%) Google
6 23 (2.49%) Citrix
7 22 (2.39%) SAP
8 19 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.84%) Talend
10 16 (1.74%) Apple
11 14 (1.52%) Cisco
12 13 (1.41%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.08%) hybris
13 10 (1.08%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.98%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.87%) Dell
15 8 (0.87%) EMC
15 8 (0.87%) Symantec
16 7 (0.76%) GoldenSource
17 6 (0.65%) Tableau
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6 months contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-425 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £225 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, long term programme
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £140 - £150 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £195 - £205 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £16 - £19500 per annum + iPhone, Gym Memebership, Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago