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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 247 202 187
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -15
Contract jobs citing Publishing 536 611 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.08% 1.14%
As % of the General category 2.25% 2.80% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 411 422
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+38.79% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £14.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £137.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%

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
23869 21807 22720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.28% 38.57% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15178 13391 14063
Average daily rate £438 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 531 603
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.58 £42.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -44 520 £438 +16.66% 165
London -44 316 £450 +12.50% 86
South East -3 112 £440 +53.04% 35
Oxfordshire +22 76 £440 -7.36% 9
City of London -18 49 £450 +20.00% 21
Oxford 0 42 £440 -16.19% 8
East of England +2 30 £370 +48.10% 18
Yorkshire -11 23 £325 -10.95% 1
West Yorkshire -9 22 £325 -5.10% 1
Leeds -9 19 £350 +9.37% 1
North West -22 14 £350 -22.22% 8
West Midlands +5 13 £320 +16.36% 7
Scotland -7 13 £358 +81.70% 3
Hertfordshire +12 10 £403 +61.00% 7
South West +1 10 £399 +32.83% 4
Birmingham +10 9 £325 +75.67% 7
Berkshire -12 9 £450 +63.63% 1
Glasgow +10 7 £358 +103.12%
Essex -10 7 £365 +8.14% 2
Manchester -19 7 £475 +22.58% 7
Surrey -32 7 £420 +110.00% 16
West Sussex - 7 - -
Hampshire +5 6 £475 - 8
Bristol +4 6 £450 +11.11% 2
Welwyn Garden City -3 6 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £363 +38.09% 9
Edinburgh -10 6 £381 +50.99% 1
Worthing - 6 - -
Cambridge 0 5 £400 +14.28% 8
Cheshire -10 5 £158 -

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 314 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (19.40%) JavaScript
3 168 (17.91%) HTML
4 144 (15.35%) CSS
5 131 (13.97%) Content Management
6 127 (13.54%) Finance
7 123 (13.11%) TDD
8 122 (13.01%) Java
9 109 (11.62%) E-Commerce
10 106 (11.30%) Scrum
11 103 (10.98%) Project Management
12 96 (10.23%) HTML5
13 93 (9.91%) CMS
13 93 (9.91%) User Experience
14 89 (9.49%) jQuery
15 88 (9.38%) AngularJS
16 80 (8.53%) Windows
17 79 (8.42%) Analytics
18 77 (8.21%) Oracle
19 76 (8.10%) Marketing
20 75 (8.00%) Degree
21 70 (7.46%) SQL
22 69 (7.36%) CSS3
22 69 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
23 66 (7.04%) Node.js
23 66 (7.04%) XML
24 65 (6.93%) SQL Server
25 63 (6.72%) Migration
25 63 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
26 61 (6.50%) Microsoft

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 93 (9.91%) CMS
2 66 (7.04%) Node.js
3 41 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 18 (1.92%) WordPress
6 17 (1.81%) Drupal
6 17 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.60%) Apache
8 11 (1.17%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.07%) IIS
9 10 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.85%) Confluence
12 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.75%) Lync
12 7 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 41 (4.37%) MS Office
2 39 (4.16%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.24%) Photoshop
5 18 (1.92%) MS Project
6 15 (1.60%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.75%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.53%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.53%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.43%) InDesign
10 2 (0.21%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Magento
2 7 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.53%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.43%) Eikon
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.32%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.32%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.21%) RMDS
7 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.11%) Primavera
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.45%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.81%) GitHub
4 14 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.28%) SaaS
6 8 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.64%) PaaS
8 5 (0.53%) Office 365
8 5 (0.53%) IaaS
9 3 (0.32%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.21%) Taleo
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.11%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.37%) Internet
2 27 (2.88%) HTTP
3 26 (2.77%) Intranet
4 13 (1.39%) VPN
5 12 (1.28%) DNS
6 11 (1.17%) WAN
7 10 (1.07%) Firewall
8 8 (0.85%) LAN
8 8 (0.85%) SAN
9 7 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.64%) SSL
10 6 (0.64%) Network Security
11 5 (0.53%) NAS
11 5 (0.53%) FTP
12 4 (0.43%) ADSL
12 4 (0.43%) WLAN
12 4 (0.43%) DHCP
12 4 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.32%) Skype
13 3 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.88%) Big Data
4 23 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.35%) MySQL
5 22 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.28%) MarkLogic
12 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.07%) QlikView
13 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.41%) Jasmine
3 26 (2.77%) Selenium
4 23 (2.45%) JIRA
5 20 (2.13%) Xcode
6 19 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.71%) Maven
8 16 (1.71%) JUnit
9 14 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.07%) QUnit
11 10 (1.07%) Sinon.JS
11 10 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (0.85%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.85%) Subversion
13 7 (0.75%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.64%) Grunt
15 5 (0.53%) Mocha
16 4 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (13.54%) Finance
2 76 (8.10%) Marketing
3 35 (3.73%) Legal
4 33 (3.52%) Retail
5 30 (3.20%) Banking
6 27 (2.88%) Advertising
7 24 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.81%) Games
9 12 (1.28%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.85%) Front Office
11 7 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.64%) Local Government
13 5 (0.53%) Automotive
14 4 (0.43%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) German Language
15 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 291 (31.02%) Developer
2 134 (14.29%) Analyst
3 98 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 84 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 62 (6.61%) Architect
6 51 (5.44%) Web Developer
7 47 (5.01%) Front-End Developer
8 41 (4.37%) Designer
9 35 (3.73%) Java Developer
10 33 (3.52%) Consultant
11 27 (2.88%) Agile Project Manager
11 27 (2.88%) iOS Developer
12 25 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (2.45%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.03%) Agile Business Analyst
16 16 (1.71%) Front-End Web Developer
17 15 (1.60%) Senior Manager
17 15 (1.60%) Administrator
17 15 (1.60%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (17.91%) HTML
2 144 (15.35%) CSS
3 96 (10.23%) HTML5
4 89 (9.49%) jQuery
5 88 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 69 (7.36%) CSS3
7 66 (7.04%) XML
8 59 (6.29%) Web Services
9 57 (6.08%) .NET
10 38 (4.05%) Sass
11 37 (3.94%) REST
11 37 (3.94%) ASP.NET
12 36 (3.84%) Spring
12 36 (3.84%) RESTful
13 35 (3.73%) J2EE
14 32 (3.41%) Backbone.js
15 31 (3.30%) XSLT
16 24 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (2.24%) Ember.js
17 21 (2.24%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.91%) User Experience
2 69 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.48%) Digital Media
4 34 (3.62%) Social Media
5 32 (3.41%) iPad
6 22 (2.35%) Copywriting
7 21 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.24%) iPhone
8 19 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 16 (1.71%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.60%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.49%) Wiki
12 12 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.17%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.96%) PKI
15 9 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 80 (8.53%) Windows
2 50 (5.33%) Linux
3 41 (4.37%) Apple iOS
4 29 (3.09%) Android
5 19 (2.03%) UNIX
6 13 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.32%) SUSE
13 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (13.97%) Content Management
3 123 (13.11%) TDD
4 109 (11.62%) E-Commerce
5 106 (11.30%) Scrum
6 103 (10.98%) Project Management
7 79 (8.42%) Analytics
8 63 (6.72%) Migration
8 63 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (6.08%) OO
10 55 (5.86%) Web Development
11 51 (5.44%) BDD
12 50 (5.33%) Kanban
13 48 (5.12%) ITIL
13 48 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (4.69%) Unit Testing
15 44 (4.69%) DevOps
16 41 (4.37%) Open Source
16 41 (4.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 182 (19.40%) JavaScript
2 122 (13.01%) Java
3 70 (7.46%) SQL
4 45 (4.80%) C#
5 38 (4.05%) Python
6 34 (3.62%) PHP
7 25 (2.67%) Objective-C
7 25 (2.67%) Ruby
8 19 (2.03%) Scala
8 19 (2.03%) C
9 17 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.07%) XQuery
12 9 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.64%) VBScript
14 4 (0.43%) ABAP
14 4 (0.43%) Perl
14 4 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (8.00%) Degree
2 31 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.92%) CISSP
4 15 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 15 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.49%) CISM
6 13 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.28%) PMP
8 10 (1.07%) Sun Certification
8 10 (1.07%) CCNA
9 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (0.96%) CCSA
10 8 (0.85%) CISA
11 7 (0.75%) CCNP
11 7 (0.75%) ISEB
12 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.64%) MCP
12 6 (0.64%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.43%) MCSA
13 4 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.44%) QA
2 18 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) P3O
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.39%) XenApp
3 11 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.75%) Docker
5 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.32%) UAG
5 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.32%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.17%) SCCM
2 10 (1.07%) Puppet
3 8 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.32%) Kibana
5 3 (0.32%) EdgeSight
5 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.21%) Mesos
6 2 (0.21%) Ansible
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 77 (8.21%) Oracle
2 61 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.86%) Adobe
4 39 (4.16%) Google
5 26 (2.77%) Apple
6 22 (2.35%) Cisco
7 20 (2.13%) Citrix
8 18 (1.92%) VMware
9 16 (1.71%) Tableau
10 15 (1.60%) HP
10 15 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.49%) SAP
12 10 (1.07%) Juniper
12 10 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.07%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.85%) Zend
13 8 (0.85%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.75%) McAfee
14 7 (0.75%) Cyber-Ark
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago