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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 243 280 201
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -79
Contract jobs citing Publishing 543 467 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.05% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 326 384
Median daily rate £432 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 35
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £27.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-47.74% +38.75%

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
19738 22818 20888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.55% 40.06% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13109 14617 12909
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 566 537
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.24 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +19 522 £434 +2.11% 131
London +44 365 £438 -2.77% 86
South East +7 88 £434 +5.21% 10
Oxfordshire -3 51 £475 +12.09% 5
City of London +45 41 £388 -13.88% 15
Oxford +3 35 £463 +8.82% 2
West Midlands -25 18 £306 -7.54% 6
North West -3 13 £400 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire -9 13 £403 +46.36% 7
West Yorkshire +1 12 £403 +88.14% 5
Leeds -1 12 £403 +214.80% 3
Scotland -4 12 £300 -34.06% 2
Berkshire +4 11 £373 -19.89% 3
Shropshire - 11 £269 -
East of England +12 10 £399 +10.00% 6
Hampshire +7 10 £300 -29.41%
Telford - 10 £350 -
Cheshire +8 9 £379 +144.35% 1
Edinburgh +3 8 - - 1
Kidlington +4 7 £475 +21.01% 1
South West -3 7 £325 - 4
Kent - 7 £350 -
Surrey -12 6 £265 -5.35% 1
Chessington - 6 - -
Reading +11 5 £300 -33.33% 1
Birmingham -18 5 £450 +38.46% 1
West Sussex - 5 £275 - 1
Southampton - 5 £300 -
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £438 +9.37% 3
Manchester -6 4 £400 -15.78% 3

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 400 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (19.55%) HTML
3 174 (17.63%) JavaScript
4 162 (16.41%) CSS
5 160 (16.21%) Scrum
6 150 (15.20%) User Experience
7 146 (14.79%) Java
8 135 (13.68%) Finance
9 114 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
10 113 (11.45%) Microsoft
11 112 (11.35%) TDD
12 101 (10.23%) Content Management
13 97 (9.83%) CMS
14 94 (9.52%) Linux
15 91 (9.22%) E-Commerce
16 85 (8.61%) SQL
17 83 (8.41%) Windows
18 80 (8.11%) Web Services
19 78 (7.90%) XML
19 78 (7.90%) Project Management
19 78 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
20 77 (7.80%) Git (software)
21 76 (7.70%) Migration
22 75 (7.60%) Marketing
23 71 (7.19%) HTML5
23 71 (7.19%) Social Media
23 71 (7.19%) Legal
23 71 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
24 70 (7.09%) Node.js
25 62 (6.28%) BDD

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 97 (9.83%) CMS
2 51 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.93%) Apache
5 19 (1.93%) Confluence
6 18 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.62%) IIS
8 14 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (1.01%) JBoss
12 9 (0.91%) Drupal
12 9 (0.91%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.91%) Mule
13 8 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.81%) WordPress
14 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.71%) nginx
14 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 61 (6.18%) MS Office
2 55 (5.57%) MS Excel
3 37 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.33%) Photoshop
5 18 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.52%) MS Project
7 11 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.41%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.41%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.10%) InDesign
11 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 19 (1.93%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.30%) FastStats
4 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.30%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.20%) Primavera
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Eikon
6 1 (0.10%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 114 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.33%) Office 365
4 20 (2.03%) Google Analytics
5 14 (1.42%) GitHub
6 12 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.11%) Yammer
8 10 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.61%) SaaS
11 4 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.41%) IaaS
11 4 (0.41%) PaaS
12 3 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.20%) Heroku
14 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.27%) Internet
2 32 (3.24%) Intranet
3 22 (2.23%) DNS
4 21 (2.13%) Firewall
5 14 (1.42%) SSL
6 12 (1.22%) VPN
7 11 (1.11%) HTTP
8 10 (1.01%) FTP
9 9 (0.91%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.81%) DHCP
11 6 (0.61%) SAN
12 5 (0.51%) MPLS
12 5 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.41%) BGP
13 4 (0.41%) EIGRP
13 4 (0.41%) NAS
13 4 (0.41%) OSPF
13 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.41%) VoIP
13 4 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.44%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.04%) MySQL
4 27 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.01%) Redis
9 8 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.81%) DB2
10 7 (0.71%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.61%) Big Data
12 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.51%) SAP HANA
13 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 77 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 51 (5.17%) JIRA
4 29 (2.94%) JUnit
5 27 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 23 (2.33%) Maven
6 23 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 21 (2.13%) Grunt
7 21 (2.13%) Hudson
8 20 (2.03%) Bitbucket
8 20 (2.03%) Selenium
9 18 (1.82%) gulp
10 15 (1.52%) Subversion
11 14 (1.42%) Xcode
12 12 (1.22%) Android Studio
12 12 (1.22%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.01%) Mockito
14 9 (0.91%) Gradle
14 9 (0.91%) MSI
15 8 (0.81%) Babel
General
1 135 (13.68%) Finance
2 75 (7.60%) Marketing
3 71 (7.19%) Legal
4 45 (4.56%) Banking
5 32 (3.24%) Retail
6 18 (1.82%) Back Office
6 18 (1.82%) Games
7 13 (1.32%) Advertising
7 13 (1.32%) Law
8 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.71%) Automotive
10 7 (0.71%) Billing
11 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Front Office
13 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.30%) Military
13 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (25.73%) Developer
2 116 (11.75%) Analyst
3 107 (10.84%) Designer
4 79 (8.00%) Content Designer
5 76 (7.70%) Architect
6 51 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 50 (5.07%) Java Developer
8 46 (4.66%) Project Manager
9 43 (4.36%) Business Analyst
10 39 (3.95%) Web Developer
11 37 (3.75%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 34 (3.44%) Agile Developer
14 31 (3.14%) PHP Developer
15 30 (3.04%) AWS Developer
16 28 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
17 27 (2.74%) Consultant
18 25 (2.53%) HTML Developer
19 24 (2.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (19.55%) HTML
2 162 (16.41%) CSS
3 80 (8.11%) Web Services
4 78 (7.90%) XML
5 71 (7.19%) HTML5
6 70 (7.09%) Node.js
7 59 (5.98%) AngularJS
8 55 (5.57%) JSON
9 49 (4.96%) .NET
10 48 (4.86%) CSS3
11 43 (4.36%) Sass
12 40 (4.05%) REST
13 39 (3.95%) RESTful
14 37 (3.75%) Spring
15 34 (3.44%) jQuery
16 25 (2.53%) J2EE
17 22 (2.23%) ASP.NET
18 19 (1.93%) SOAP
19 17 (1.72%) React
20 16 (1.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 150 (15.20%) User Experience
2 71 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.19%) Social Media
3 57 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 18 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.62%) Video on Demand
8 16 (1.62%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.01%) Reference Data
9 10 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.01%) Wiki
10 9 (0.91%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.91%) Taxonomies
11 8 (0.81%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.61%) Animation
12 6 (0.61%) iPad
12 6 (0.61%) iPhone
12 6 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 94 (9.52%) Linux
2 83 (8.41%) Windows
3 36 (3.65%) Android
4 33 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.03%) Unix
6 19 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.01%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.91%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.81%) CentOS
15 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.30%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.30%) Debian
16 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (16.21%) Scrum
3 112 (11.35%) TDD
4 101 (10.23%) Content Management
5 91 (9.22%) E-Commerce
6 78 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (7.90%) Project Management
7 76 (7.70%) Migration
8 62 (6.28%) BDD
9 61 (6.18%) Analytics
10 60 (6.08%) Web Development
11 56 (5.67%) Kanban
11 56 (5.67%) SEO
12 52 (5.27%) DevOps
13 46 (4.66%) ITIL
13 46 (4.66%) Software Engineering
14 43 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (4.36%) Workflow
15 42 (4.26%) OO
16 41 (4.15%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (17.63%) JavaScript
2 146 (14.79%) Java
3 85 (8.61%) SQL
4 56 (5.67%) PHP
5 42 (4.26%) C#
6 29 (2.94%) Python
7 22 (2.23%) C
8 20 (2.03%) Objective-C
8 20 (2.03%) Ruby
9 19 (1.93%) Perl
10 18 (1.82%) Scala
11 17 (1.72%) ES6
12 14 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.42%) C++
12 14 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.11%) Apple Swift
15 9 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.81%) ECMAScript
16 8 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (5.78%) Degree
2 48 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.61%) CGEIT
6 6 (0.61%) CRISC
7 5 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.51%) CCNA
7 5 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.41%) CCNP
8 4 (0.41%) CISSP
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.41%) MBA
9 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.76%) QA
2 10 (1.01%) WCAG
3 8 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.81%) SLA
4 7 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.61%) COBIT
6 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) GxP
8 2 (0.20%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.10%) SDET
9 1 (0.10%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.33%) Docker
3 19 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.82%) XenApp
5 12 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.71%) KVM
9 5 (0.51%) UAG
10 3 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.20%) Varnish
12 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.10%) Firmware
12 1 (0.10%) LXC
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.10%) vSphere
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
12 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (4.56%) Puppet
2 32 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.63%) Terraform
4 22 (2.23%) Ansible
5 19 (1.93%) SCCM
6 6 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.61%) RSA Archer
7 5 (0.51%) Packer
8 4 (0.41%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.30%) Consul
10 2 (0.20%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.20%) Kibana
10 2 (0.20%) logstash
10 2 (0.20%) MOM
10 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
11 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.26%) Adobe
3 39 (3.95%) Oracle
4 33 (3.34%) Google
5 27 (2.74%) VMware
6 23 (2.33%) Apple
6 23 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.23%) SAP
8 19 (1.93%) IBM
9 18 (1.82%) Citrix
10 12 (1.22%) Cisco
11 10 (1.01%) hybris
12 9 (0.91%) Tableau
12 9 (0.91%) Twitter
13 8 (0.81%) GoldenSource
13 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.71%) HP
14 7 (0.71%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.71%) Talend
15 6 (0.61%) Atlassian
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £625 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: Up to £500 per day or up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum £350-450
Posted: Yesterday
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £18.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day fantastic onsite facilities
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
TDA Group
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago