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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
UK
Rank 256 275 254
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Publishing 403 424 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.39% 2.15% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 316 311
Median daily rate £388 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Median hourly rate £16.75 £34.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.73% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.58 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.25 £50.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £20.29
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +5.96%

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
16848 19741 20056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.59% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11055 12710 12655
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 504 432
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +14 382 £388 -7.73% 128
London -38 170 £411 -3.23% 72
South East +48 120 £438 +2.94% 19
Oxfordshire 0 53 £475 +11.11% 6
North East +3 29 £338 +32.35%
Oxford 0 27 £500 +6.38% 5
Berkshire +35 24 £372 -7.06% 2
Yorkshire +25 22 £450 -35.71% 5
City of London -16 20 £360 -20.00% 16
West Yorkshire +31 17 £450 - 1
Leeds +19 16 £450 - 1
West Sussex +1 15 £325 -30.66%
Surrey +23 14 £292 +6.09% 5
Durham +9 14 £350 +16.66%
East of England +9 14 £350 -16.41% 6
Tyne and Wear -7 14 £318 +58.75%
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 14 £318 +58.75%
East Midlands +15 13 £145 -31.76% 1
Worthing -4 13 £325 -
Derbyshire - 11 £145 -
Scotland +17 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Reading +12 9 £275 -35.29%
Glasgow +5 9 £400 +128.57%
North West +20 7 £255 -7.27% 7
Manchester +16 7 £255 - 4
Hampshire 0 7 £425 +36.00% 2
Woking -3 7 £265 -3.63%
Alfreton - 7 £145 -
South Wales +23 6 - - 2
Wales +14 6 - - 2

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 356 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 159 (17.95%) HTML
4 141 (15.91%) Java
5 131 (14.79%) CSS
6 128 (14.45%) User Experience
7 116 (13.09%) Finance
7 116 (13.09%) Scrum
8 110 (12.42%) SQL
9 109 (12.30%) TDD
10 105 (11.85%) XML
11 85 (9.59%) QA
12 84 (9.48%) Microsoft
12 84 (9.48%) CMS
13 80 (9.03%) Migration
14 77 (8.69%) Content Management
15 74 (8.35%) Web Services
16 71 (8.01%) Analytics
17 70 (7.90%) Legal
18 67 (7.56%) Windows
18 67 (7.56%) Linux
18 67 (7.56%) Web Development
19 65 (7.34%) Marketing
20 62 (7.00%) JIRA
20 62 (7.00%) .NET
21 61 (6.88%) Project Management
22 59 (6.66%) RESTful
22 59 (6.66%) REST
23 58 (6.55%) Workflow
23 58 (6.55%) Analytical Skills

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 84 (9.48%) CMS
2 50 (5.64%) SharePoint
3 38 (4.29%) Confluence
4 26 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 23 (2.60%) JBoss
7 20 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (1.81%) WebSphere Process Server
10 15 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (1.58%) WordPress
12 13 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.35%) Apache
14 10 (1.13%) Alfresco
14 10 (1.13%) IIS
14 10 (1.13%) SAS
15 9 (1.02%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.90%) Drupal
16 8 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (5.98%) MS Office
2 45 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.48%) Photoshop
4 15 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.79%) MS Project
7 5 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.34%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.23%) InDesign
9 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (0.79%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.45%) Demantra
5 4 (0.45%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.45%) Epicor iScala
5 4 (0.45%) FastStats
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.45%) SnowdropKCS
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) Magento
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.34%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.26%) Office 365
3 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.58%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.35%) GitHub
6 7 (0.79%) Heroku
7 6 (0.68%) IaaS
8 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.56%) PaaS
9 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.45%) Force.com
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.34%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.23%) G Suite
11 2 (0.23%) SaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.27%) Internet
2 28 (3.16%) Intranet
3 21 (2.37%) HTTP
4 15 (1.69%) LTE
5 11 (1.24%) GSM
5 11 (1.24%) HSPA
5 11 (1.24%) NetScaler
5 11 (1.24%) WCDMA
6 9 (1.02%) DNS
7 8 (0.90%) DHCP
7 8 (0.90%) Firewall
7 8 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.56%) SAN
9 4 (0.45%) LAN
9 4 (0.45%) NAS
9 4 (0.45%) Network Security
9 4 (0.45%) WAN
10 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.34%) LDAP
11 2 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.95%) MySQL
3 29 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 27 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.81%) Big Data
7 13 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.90%) Snowflake Schema
12 7 (0.79%) MarkLogic
13 6 (0.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 62 (7.00%) JIRA
2 56 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.18%) JUnit
4 35 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 35 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 35 (3.95%) Selenium
5 22 (2.48%) Android Studio
6 21 (2.37%) Maven
7 20 (2.26%) Xcode
8 17 (1.92%) gulp
8 17 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
8 17 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (1.69%) Grunt
9 15 (1.69%) Mockito
10 11 (1.24%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.13%) Gradle
11 10 (1.13%) Subversion
12 8 (0.90%) Bower
12 8 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (0.90%) NuGet
General
1 116 (13.09%) Finance
2 70 (7.90%) Legal
3 65 (7.34%) Marketing
4 25 (2.82%) Banking
4 25 (2.82%) Retail
5 16 (1.81%) Games
5 16 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.13%) Back Office
9 8 (0.90%) Advertising
10 7 (0.79%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.56%) Automotive
13 4 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.34%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 265 (29.91%) Developer
2 127 (14.33%) Analyst
3 104 (11.74%) Designer
4 86 (9.71%) Content Designer
5 69 (7.79%) Architect
6 58 (6.55%) Business Analyst
6 58 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 51 (5.76%) Project Manager
8 38 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (3.84%) Consultant
10 29 (3.27%) Software Engineer
11 28 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 27 (3.05%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.82%) Administrator
13 25 (2.82%) AWS Developer
14 23 (2.60%) HTML Developer
15 22 (2.48%) Java Engineer
16 20 (2.26%) Agile Business Analyst
16 20 (2.26%) Java Software Developer
17 19 (2.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (17.95%) HTML
2 131 (14.79%) CSS
3 105 (11.85%) XML
4 74 (8.35%) Web Services
5 62 (7.00%) .NET
6 59 (6.66%) REST
6 59 (6.66%) RESTful
7 57 (6.43%) Node.js
8 54 (6.09%) HTML5
8 54 (6.09%) Spring
9 45 (5.08%) React
10 44 (4.97%) jQuery
11 36 (4.06%) JSON
12 34 (3.84%) AngularJS
12 34 (3.84%) CSS3
13 22 (2.48%) Java EE
13 22 (2.48%) Sass
14 21 (2.37%) ASP.NET
15 20 (2.26%) Express
15 20 (2.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 128 (14.45%) User Experience
2 58 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.53%) Social Media
4 46 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 38 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.84%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.03%) Linked Data
8 15 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.35%) e-Learning
10 11 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.13%) iPad
12 9 (1.02%) Equities
13 8 (0.90%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.90%) W3C
14 7 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.79%) Social Network
15 6 (0.68%) Animation
15 6 (0.68%) iPhone
15 6 (0.68%) Learning Management System
15 6 (0.68%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.56%) Linux
1 67 (7.56%) Windows
2 39 (4.40%) Android
3 26 (2.93%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.60%) Unix
5 15 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.24%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.13%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.56%) HPUX
12 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (13.09%) Scrum
3 109 (12.30%) TDD
4 80 (9.03%) Migration
5 77 (8.69%) Content Management
6 71 (8.01%) Analytics
7 67 (7.56%) Web Development
8 61 (6.88%) Project Management
9 58 (6.55%) Workflow
10 57 (6.43%) DevOps
11 56 (6.32%) SEO
12 53 (5.98%) BDD
13 52 (5.87%) Kanban
13 52 (5.87%) Web Application Development
14 51 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (5.53%) Software Engineering
16 44 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
17 43 (4.85%) E-Commerce
17 43 (4.85%) Mentoring
18 42 (4.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 175 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 141 (15.91%) Java
3 110 (12.42%) SQL
4 50 (5.64%) C#
5 45 (5.08%) Python
6 41 (4.63%) PHP
7 23 (2.60%) Ruby
8 21 (2.37%) Apple Swift
8 21 (2.37%) Objective-C
9 20 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.03%) Scala
11 17 (1.92%) C++
12 15 (1.69%) C
12 15 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.69%) XQuery
13 14 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.35%) R
15 11 (1.24%) SPARQL
16 10 (1.13%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (6.43%) Degree
2 36 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.68%) ISEB
4 6 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.45%) PMP
7 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.23%) APMP
8 2 (0.23%) CCA
8 2 (0.23%) CISSP
8 2 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.23%) GISP
8 2 (0.23%) MBA
8 2 (0.23%) MCDST
8 2 (0.23%) MCP
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.59%) QA
2 12 (1.35%) SLA
3 10 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) CDISC
6 1 (0.11%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.93%) Docker
3 15 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.69%) XenApp
4 9 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.23%) vSphere
7 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.11%) Varnish
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.26%) SCCM
2 9 (1.02%) Mesos
2 9 (1.02%) Puppet
3 8 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.90%) TeamSite
4 7 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.68%) Terraform
6 5 (0.56%) Graphite
6 5 (0.56%) vRealize
7 3 (0.34%) Chronos
7 3 (0.34%) Kibana
7 3 (0.34%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.34%) Marathon
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.34%) Nagios
7 3 (0.34%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.23%) Ansible
8 2 (0.23%) Consul
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.30%) Oracle
3 34 (3.84%) Adobe
4 28 (3.16%) VMware
5 26 (2.93%) Google
6 24 (2.71%) Citrix
7 22 (2.48%) SAP
8 21 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (2.26%) Apple
10 17 (1.92%) Talend
11 13 (1.47%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.13%) Tableau
13 8 (0.90%) hybris
13 8 (0.90%) Symantec
14 5 (0.56%) Apigee
14 5 (0.56%) Cisco
14 5 (0.56%) ESRI
14 5 (0.56%) Red Hat
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 8 to 12 month day rate contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Henlow Recruitment Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Rate: Salary negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Rate: £18,173-£24,597
Posted: 21 days ago