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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 232 262 211
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -51
Contract jobs citing Publishing 573 520 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the General category 2.90% 2.21% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 356 396
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 28
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.87% +26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £21.55 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £42.00 £66.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £26.75 £17.88
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +49.65%

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
19757 23515 21812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.52% 40.26% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13117 14980 13401
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £624 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 638 531
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £48.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +13 532 £438 +2.94% 116
London +14 350 £438 -2.77% 76
South East +23 111 £438 +2.94% 11
Oxfordshire -5 69 £450 +5.88% 4
Oxford +2 45 £450 +2.27% 2
City of London +5 30 £425 -5.55% 12
West Midlands -16 22 £450 +50.00% 8
Yorkshire -5 20 £430 +22.85% 5
Wales - 20 £450 -
South Wales - 20 £450 -
West Yorkshire +4 19 £430 +22.85% 2
Leeds -3 18 £403 +7.33% 1
Newport - 17 £450 -
North West +14 15 £408 +0.30% 1
Shropshire -17 13 £188 -30.55% 2
Scotland +14 12 £394 +10.13% 4
Telford -14 12 - - 2
Hampshire +11 10 £300 -29.41% 3
Kidlington +5 10 £463 +17.83% 1
Cheshire +18 9 £415 +163.49%
Glasgow +12 8 £394 +10.13% 3
Berkshire +2 8 £351 -21.94% 2
West Sussex +1 8 £350 - 1
Surrey +8 7 £226 -41.98% 1
Worthing -7 7 £425 -
Manchester -1 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Kent - 6 £350 -
East of England -7 5 £245 -32.87% 8
Birmingham -13 5 £450 +50.00%
South West +2 4 £250 -4.76% 3

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 451 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (19.49%) HTML
3 199 (18.83%) JavaScript
4 171 (16.18%) CSS
5 167 (15.80%) User Experience
6 165 (15.61%) Scrum
7 164 (15.52%) Java
8 139 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
9 138 (13.06%) Finance
10 123 (11.64%) TDD
11 119 (11.26%) Microsoft
12 109 (10.31%) Linux
13 104 (9.84%) SQL
14 101 (9.56%) CMS
15 98 (9.27%) Web Services
16 96 (9.08%) Content Management
17 89 (8.42%) XML
18 87 (8.23%) Legal
19 86 (8.14%) Windows
19 86 (8.14%) E-Commerce
20 84 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
21 82 (7.76%) Social Media
22 81 (7.66%) Migration
23 80 (7.57%) Node.js
24 78 (7.38%) HTML5
25 76 (7.19%) BDD
26 75 (7.10%) Git (software)
27 74 (7.00%) SEO
27 74 (7.00%) Analytics
28 73 (6.91%) AngularJS

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
1 101 (9.56%) CMS
2 53 (5.01%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 33 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.46%) Apache
6 24 (2.27%) Confluence
7 21 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.23%) IIS
10 12 (1.14%) JBoss
10 12 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.85%) Mule
12 9 (0.85%) nginx
12 9 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.85%) WordPress
13 8 (0.76%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.66%) Drupal
14 7 (0.66%) Jetty
Applications
1 54 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.01%) MS Office
3 37 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.32%) MS Project
7 12 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.47%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.38%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.19%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.19%) Stata
13 1 (0.095%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.095%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (1.99%) Magento
2 12 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.19%) FastStats
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.095%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 139 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.55%) GitHub
4 22 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 22 (2.08%) Office 365
5 14 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.76%) Heroku
11 6 (0.57%) SaaS
11 6 (0.57%) Yammer
12 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.38%) IaaS
12 4 (0.38%) PaaS
13 3 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.78%) Internet
2 28 (2.65%) Intranet
3 26 (2.46%) DNS
4 20 (1.89%) Firewall
5 15 (1.42%) SSL
6 12 (1.14%) HTTP
6 12 (1.14%) VPN
7 11 (1.04%) NetScaler
8 9 (0.85%) DHCP
9 8 (0.76%) FTP
10 6 (0.57%) LDAP
10 6 (0.57%) SAN
11 5 (0.47%) MPLS
12 4 (0.38%) BGP
12 4 (0.38%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.38%) NAS
12 4 (0.38%) OSPF
12 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.38%) WAN
13 3 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.69%) NoSQL
2 38 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.50%) MongoDB
4 28 (2.65%) MySQL
5 18 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.23%) Couchbase
8 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.85%) Redis
10 8 (0.76%) DB2
10 8 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.47%) Big Data
13 5 (0.47%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 75 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 56 (5.30%) JIRA
4 47 (4.45%) Cucumber
5 40 (3.78%) JUnit
6 32 (3.03%) Selenium
7 31 (2.93%) Maven
8 23 (2.18%) Visual Studio
9 22 (2.08%) Hudson
10 21 (1.99%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.61%) Grunt
11 17 (1.61%) Mockito
12 15 (1.42%) Android Studio
13 14 (1.32%) gulp
13 14 (1.32%) Spock
14 13 (1.23%) Xcode
15 12 (1.14%) Gradle
15 12 (1.14%) MSI
15 12 (1.14%) Subversion
15 12 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (13.06%) Finance
2 87 (8.23%) Legal
3 69 (6.53%) Marketing
4 41 (3.88%) Banking
5 31 (2.93%) Retail
6 23 (2.18%) Back Office
7 16 (1.51%) Games
8 13 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.14%) Advertising
10 10 (0.95%) Law
10 10 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.66%) Automotive
11 7 (0.66%) Billing
12 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Front Office
13 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.28%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 274 (25.92%) Developer
2 128 (12.11%) Analyst
3 118 (11.16%) Designer
4 91 (8.61%) Content Designer
5 79 (7.47%) Architect
6 61 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 58 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 52 (4.92%) Project Manager
9 48 (4.54%) Business Analyst
10 45 (4.26%) Agile Developer
11 41 (3.88%) AWS Developer
12 39 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
13 35 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
14 34 (3.22%) Administrator
14 34 (3.22%) PHP Developer
15 33 (3.12%) Consultant
16 32 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.93%) HTML Developer
17 31 (2.93%) Web Developer
18 30 (2.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (19.49%) HTML
2 171 (16.18%) CSS
3 98 (9.27%) Web Services
4 89 (8.42%) XML
5 80 (7.57%) Node.js
6 78 (7.38%) HTML5
7 73 (6.91%) AngularJS
8 66 (6.24%) JSON
9 60 (5.68%) .NET
10 55 (5.20%) CSS3
11 54 (5.11%) REST
12 51 (4.82%) RESTful
13 46 (4.35%) Sass
14 43 (4.07%) Spring
15 37 (3.50%) jQuery
16 30 (2.84%) J2EE
17 26 (2.46%) React
18 22 (2.08%) ASP.NET
19 21 (1.99%) SOAP
20 20 (1.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 167 (15.80%) User Experience
2 82 (7.76%) Social Media
3 69 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.80%) Video on Demand
9 18 (1.70%) Digital Media
9 18 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.95%) e-Learning
10 10 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.85%) Learning Management System
11 9 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.66%) Statistics
12 7 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.66%) W3C
12 7 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 109 (10.31%) Linux
2 86 (8.14%) Windows
3 43 (4.07%) Android
4 30 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 23 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.80%) Unix
8 17 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.23%) CentOS
11 12 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.04%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.47%) Debian
16 3 (0.28%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.095%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (15.61%) Scrum
3 123 (11.64%) TDD
4 96 (9.08%) Content Management
5 86 (8.14%) E-Commerce
6 84 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (7.66%) Migration
8 76 (7.19%) BDD
9 74 (7.00%) Analytics
9 74 (7.00%) SEO
10 72 (6.81%) Project Management
11 71 (6.72%) Kanban
12 69 (6.53%) Web Development
13 59 (5.58%) Web Application Development
14 58 (5.49%) DevOps
15 56 (5.30%) Software Engineering
16 49 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (4.64%) Workflow
17 47 (4.45%) Open Source
18 43 (4.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 199 (18.83%) JavaScript
2 164 (15.52%) Java
3 104 (9.84%) SQL
4 60 (5.68%) PHP
5 48 (4.54%) C#
6 38 (3.60%) Python
7 26 (2.46%) Ruby
8 20 (1.89%) C
8 20 (1.89%) Perl
9 19 (1.80%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.70%) Scala
11 16 (1.51%) ES6
11 16 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.32%) C++
13 14 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.23%) Apple Swift
15 9 (0.85%) ECMAScript
16 8 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (5.87%) Degree
2 41 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.57%) CGEIT
7 6 (0.57%) CRISC
7 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.47%) CCNA
8 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.38%) CCNP
9 4 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.38%) MBA
10 3 (0.28%) CISSP
10 3 (0.28%) MCP
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.92%) QA
2 15 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.95%) WCAG
4 9 (0.85%) SLA
5 8 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.57%) COBIT
7 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.28%) GxP
9 2 (0.19%) GCP
10 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.095%) SDET
10 1 (0.095%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.74%) Docker
4 24 (2.27%) XenApp
5 18 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.76%) KVM
10 3 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.28%) UAG
10 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.19%) Varnish
11 2 (0.19%) Xen
12 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.095%) Firmware
12 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.095%) vSphere
12 1 (0.095%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (4.45%) Puppet
2 30 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.65%) Terraform
4 25 (2.37%) SCCM
5 19 (1.80%) Ansible
6 7 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.57%) RSA Archer
8 5 (0.47%) Packer
8 5 (0.47%) TeamSite
9 4 (0.38%) Nagios
10 3 (0.28%) Consul
10 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.28%) SCOM
10 3 (0.28%) ThinApp
11 2 (0.19%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.19%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.19%) Kibana
11 2 (0.19%) logstash
11 2 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 119 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.35%) VMware
3 45 (4.26%) Adobe
4 39 (3.69%) Oracle
5 38 (3.60%) Google
6 25 (2.37%) SAP
7 24 (2.27%) Citrix
7 24 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.08%) Apple
9 19 (1.80%) IBM
10 18 (1.70%) Cisco
11 11 (1.04%) Dell
11 11 (1.04%) EMC
12 10 (0.95%) GoldenSource
13 9 (0.85%) Tableau
14 8 (0.76%) HP
14 8 (0.76%) hybris
15 7 (0.66%) Sitecore
15 7 (0.66%) Talend
16 6 (0.57%) Twitter
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 450-550pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bangor, County Down
Research Councils UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £508 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day, Benefits + expenses - travel, hotel, meals
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago