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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 266 239 197
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -42
Contract jobs citing Publishing 431 483 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.95% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.17% 2.45% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 336 345
Average daily rate £413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.79 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% +7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.44 £14.72 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £28.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.58 £16.74
% change year-on-year
+131.69% +28.95%

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
19880 19712 19675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.65% 38.91% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12778 12566 12172
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 436 604
Average hourly rate £33.00 £22.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.43% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 410 £413 +10.00% 161
London -16 236 £425 +13.33% 96
South East -56 92 £425 +6.25% 22
Oxfordshire -1 50 £480 +6.66% 10
City of London +23 37 £475 +32.86% 18
Oxford -1 32 £520 +15.55% 4
Hampshire +3 21 £313 -3.84% 1
West Midlands -2 21 £300 -33.70% 7
Southampton +17 15 £313 -3.84%
South West +12 15 £325 -9.84% 2
Shropshire - 12 £270 -
East of England +2 10 £375 -6.25% 16
Scotland 0 10 £450 +169.46% 2
North East -20 10 £255 +2.00% 1
Bristol +3 9 £325 -9.84%
Yorkshire -11 9 £300 +9.09% 5
Berkshire 0 8 £363 +119.69% 3
Reading -6 8 £363 +3.57% 2
North West -21 8 £275 -11.64% 10
Surrey -27 7 £275 -9.83% 7
Tyne and Wear -29 7 £200 -20.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 7 £200 -20.00% 1
Telford - 7 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £415 - 4
West Yorkshire -8 6 £300 +9.09% 5
Glasgow +12 5 £175 +4.79% 2
West Sussex +9 5 £525 +40.00% 1
Woking +2 5 £275 +7.84%
Cheshire -1 5 £275 - 5
Leeds -15 5 £300 -6.25% 3

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 399 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (20.02%) JavaScript
3 154 (16.58%) HTML
4 150 (16.15%) Content Management
5 133 (14.32%) Scrum
6 123 (13.24%) Project Management
6 123 (13.24%) CSS
7 120 (12.92%) CMS
7 120 (12.92%) User Experience
8 119 (12.81%) Analytics
9 110 (11.84%) Java
10 101 (10.87%) TDD
11 100 (10.76%) Node.js
12 99 (10.66%) AngularJS
13 95 (10.23%) Finance
14 91 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
15 89 (9.58%) Degree
16 84 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
17 77 (8.29%) E-Commerce
18 72 (7.75%) Microsoft
19 66 (7.10%) jQuery
20 65 (7.00%) Marketing
20 65 (7.00%) HTML5
21 61 (6.57%) Selenium
22 60 (6.46%) Waterfall
22 60 (6.46%) User Stories
22 60 (6.46%) PHP
23 57 (6.14%) .NET
23 57 (6.14%) Web Application Development
24 55 (5.92%) Git (software)

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 120 (12.92%) CMS
2 100 (10.76%) Node.js
3 33 (3.55%) WordPress
4 28 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 28 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.94%) Drupal
6 16 (1.72%) IIS
7 12 (1.29%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.97%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.75%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.65%) Confluence
12 6 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 53 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.74%) MS Office
3 21 (2.26%) Photoshop
4 20 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.94%) MS Project
7 10 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.75%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.43%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.22%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.11%) InDesign
12 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) Magento
2 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.32%) Primavera
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) HFM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 91 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.01%) Google Analytics
4 27 (2.91%) GitHub
5 14 (1.51%) Adobe Analytics
6 12 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.75%) SaaS
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
8 6 (0.65%) Office 365
9 5 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.43%) PaaS
11 3 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.32%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.22%) AdWords
12 2 (0.22%) IaaS
12 2 (0.22%) Yammer
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.98%) Intranet
2 32 (3.44%) Internet
3 16 (1.72%) DNS
3 16 (1.72%) HTTP
4 13 (1.40%) Firewall
5 6 (0.65%) SAN
6 5 (0.54%) FTP
6 5 (0.54%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (0.54%) SSL
6 5 (0.54%) WebEx
7 4 (0.43%) DHCP
7 4 (0.43%) MPLS
8 3 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.32%) VPN
8 3 (0.32%) WAN
9 2 (0.22%) Extranet
9 2 (0.22%) LAN
9 2 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.27%) NoSQL
2 48 (5.17%) Big Data
3 45 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 44 (4.74%) SQL Server
5 37 (3.98%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.80%) MySQL
7 22 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (0.65%) OLAP
13 6 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 61 (6.57%) Selenium
2 55 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.91%) JIRA
4 21 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.26%) Subversion
5 20 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.72%) Jasmine
8 15 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 15 (1.61%) Maven
9 14 (1.51%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.40%) Ant
11 12 (1.29%) QUnit
11 12 (1.29%) Sinon.JS
12 11 (1.18%) Appium
12 11 (1.18%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.18%) Xcode
13 10 (1.08%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.08%) Gradle
13 10 (1.08%) Robotium
General
1 95 (10.23%) Finance
2 65 (7.00%) Marketing
3 50 (5.38%) Legal
4 34 (3.66%) Advertising
5 29 (3.12%) Retail
6 24 (2.58%) Banking
7 21 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.61%) Games
10 9 (0.97%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.75%) Law
12 4 (0.43%) Local Government
12 4 (0.43%) Military
13 3 (0.32%) Back Office
13 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.32%) Front Office
13 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 256 (27.56%) Developer
2 134 (14.42%) Analyst
3 95 (10.23%) Project Manager
4 86 (9.26%) Designer
5 85 (9.15%) Architect
6 73 (7.86%) Business Analyst
7 60 (6.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 51 (5.49%) Web Developer
9 50 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 34 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.55%) Consultant
13 28 (3.01%) Java Developer
13 28 (3.01%) Web Manager
14 27 (2.91%) Digital Project Manager
15 24 (2.58%) iOS Developer
15 24 (2.58%) Web Analyst
16 23 (2.48%) HTML Developer
16 23 (2.48%) Node.js Developer
17 22 (2.37%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (16.58%) HTML
2 123 (13.24%) CSS
3 99 (10.66%) AngularJS
4 66 (7.10%) jQuery
5 65 (7.00%) HTML5
6 57 (6.14%) .NET
7 49 (5.27%) Web Services
8 42 (4.52%) J2EE
9 40 (4.31%) Sass
9 40 (4.31%) XML
10 39 (4.20%) RESTful
11 37 (3.98%) REST
12 34 (3.66%) CSS3
12 34 (3.66%) JSON
13 32 (3.44%) Spring
14 30 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
15 27 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (2.80%) ASP.NET
17 25 (2.69%) Backbone.js
18 21 (2.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 120 (12.92%) User Experience
2 84 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.95%) Social Media
4 29 (3.12%) Algorithms
5 27 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.83%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.72%) iPad
10 14 (1.51%) iPhone
11 12 (1.29%) Blog
12 9 (0.97%) Copywriting
12 9 (0.97%) PMI
13 7 (0.75%) BBC
13 7 (0.75%) Semantic Web
14 6 (0.65%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.65%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.54%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.54%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.95%) Windows
2 42 (4.52%) Linux
3 32 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.15%) Android
6 13 (1.40%) Unix
7 10 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.22%) NetWare
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (16.15%) Content Management
3 133 (14.32%) Scrum
4 123 (13.24%) Project Management
5 119 (12.81%) Analytics
6 101 (10.87%) TDD
7 77 (8.29%) E-Commerce
8 60 (6.46%) User Stories
8 60 (6.46%) Waterfall
9 57 (6.14%) Web Application Development
10 55 (5.92%) Data Analysis
10 55 (5.92%) SEO
11 54 (5.81%) Data Modelling
12 53 (5.71%) PRINCE2
13 52 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (5.60%) MVC
14 49 (5.27%) BDD
14 49 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 46 (4.95%) Kanban
16 44 (4.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 186 (20.02%) JavaScript
2 110 (11.84%) Java
3 60 (6.46%) PHP
4 55 (5.92%) SQL
5 47 (5.06%) C#
6 45 (4.84%) Python
7 28 (3.01%) Scala
8 23 (2.48%) Objective-C
9 15 (1.61%) C
9 15 (1.61%) Ruby
10 13 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.18%) C++
12 9 (0.97%) Apple Swift
12 9 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.75%) ABAP
14 7 (0.75%) Perl
15 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.43%) SAPscript
17 3 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (9.58%) Degree
2 52 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.51%) ISEB
6 13 (1.40%) PMP
7 11 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.65%) CISSP
11 5 (0.54%) CCNP
12 4 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.32%) CCNA
13 3 (0.32%) CCSA
13 3 (0.32%) CISM
13 3 (0.32%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.58%) QA
2 14 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.43%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.32%) Dublin Core
5 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) P3O
6 2 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.83%) Docker
3 14 (1.51%) XenApp
4 10 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.65%) XenServer
7 5 (0.54%) UAG
7 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.43%) vSphere
9 3 (0.32%) NFS
9 3 (0.32%) vCloud
10 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.22%) NDS
11 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.40%) Puppet
3 9 (0.97%) Ansible
4 6 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.54%) SCCM
6 3 (0.32%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.22%) Mesos
7 2 (0.22%) Novell Identity Manager
7 2 (0.22%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.84%) Google
3 40 (4.31%) Oracle
4 38 (4.09%) Adobe
5 24 (2.58%) SAP
6 17 (1.83%) Citrix
6 17 (1.83%) IBM
6 17 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.72%) Twitter
7 16 (1.72%) VMware
8 13 (1.40%) Apple
9 11 (1.18%) Rally
10 9 (0.97%) Cisco
11 8 (0.86%) Facebook
12 7 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.75%) Remedy
12 7 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.65%) HP
13 6 (0.65%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.65%) Siebel
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 49k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £70k - 75k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £475 - 490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £21.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
University of Warwick
Rate: £25,023-£28,143 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Rate: To £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £17.30 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago