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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 239 274 204
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -70
Contract jobs citing Publishing 552 492 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.86% 1.09%
As % of the General category 2.89% 2.15% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 336 416
Median daily rate £438 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £403 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +34.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.81 £43.10 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £26.25 £15.72
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +67.03%

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
19073 22831 22158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.64% 39.91% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12714 14457 13427
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 640 521
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +21 505 £438 +2.04% 109
London +24 309 £438 -0.84% 69
South East +25 120 £448 -0.55% 9
Oxfordshire -7 75 £450 - 2
Oxford -8 48 £450 -
West Midlands -8 27 £488 +52.34% 6
Shropshire -7 21 £450 +66.66% 2
Telford -10 21 £450 +66.66% 2
Yorkshire +1 19 £403 +23.84% 3
West Yorkshire -2 19 £403 +23.84% 3
South Wales - 19 £450 - 1
Wales - 19 £450 - 1
Leeds +3 18 £375 +7.14% 2
City of London -14 16 £425 -5.55% 18
Newport - 16 £450 -
West Sussex -1 15 £550 +22.90% 1
Scotland +13 14 £388 +25.00% 1
Worthing -16 14 £588 -
North West +22 13 £375 -3.22% 3
Kidlington - 11 £475 -
Glasgow +22 10 £350 -2.09% 1
Surrey +10 9 £344 -23.61%
Berkshire +9 8 £351 +112.87% 2
Hampshire +17 7 £300 -36.84%
Manchester -1 7 £400 -15.78% 3
Cheshire +12 6 £316 +16.58%
South West -7 5 £250 -35.27% 2
Edinburgh +12 4 £475 +43.93%
Bracknell -2 4 £345 +146.42%
Guildford - 4 £115 -

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 462 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (19.69%) JavaScript
3 205 (19.60%) HTML
4 173 (16.54%) User Experience
5 171 (16.35%) Java
6 161 (15.39%) CSS
7 158 (15.11%) Scrum
8 139 (13.29%) Finance
9 135 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
10 131 (12.52%) TDD
11 111 (10.61%) Linux
12 110 (10.52%) Microsoft
13 108 (10.33%) SQL
14 106 (10.13%) Web Services
15 99 (9.46%) XML
16 97 (9.27%) Legal
17 88 (8.41%) CMS
17 88 (8.41%) Content Management
17 88 (8.41%) HTML5
18 86 (8.22%) Social Media
19 85 (8.13%) Windows
20 83 (7.93%) SEO
21 82 (7.84%) E-Commerce
22 81 (7.74%) Node.js
23 77 (7.36%) BDD
23 77 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (7.27%) Analytics
25 74 (7.07%) AngularJS
25 74 (7.07%) Kanban
25 74 (7.07%) Marketing

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 88 (8.41%) CMS
2 42 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 39 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 37 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.87%) Confluence
6 27 (2.58%) Apache
7 24 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 19 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.43%) JBoss
10 14 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (1.15%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.05%) IIS
12 11 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.96%) nginx
14 9 (0.86%) Jetty
14 9 (0.86%) Mule
14 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.67%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.92%) MS Office
3 35 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.10%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.76%) MS Project
8 5 (0.48%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.38%) RoboHelp
10 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.19%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.19%) Stata
12 1 (0.096%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (1.72%) Magento
2 12 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.38%) Epicor iScala
4 4 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 135 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.49%) GitHub
4 24 (2.29%) Google Analytics
5 21 (2.01%) Office 365
6 16 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.86%) Heroku
11 6 (0.57%) SaaS
12 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.38%) IaaS
12 4 (0.38%) PaaS
12 4 (0.38%) Yammer
13 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.25%) Internet
2 24 (2.29%) Intranet
3 22 (2.10%) DNS
4 18 (1.72%) HTTP
5 13 (1.24%) Firewall
6 12 (1.15%) SSL
7 9 (0.86%) NetScaler
8 7 (0.67%) DHCP
8 7 (0.67%) VPN
9 6 (0.57%) LDAP
10 5 (0.48%) FTP
10 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.38%) NAS
11 4 (0.38%) SAN
12 3 (0.29%) ADSL
12 3 (0.29%) Network Security
12 3 (0.29%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.29%) VLAN
13 2 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.21%) NoSQL
2 38 (3.63%) MongoDB
3 32 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.29%) MySQL
5 22 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.24%) Couchbase
9 10 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.96%) Redis
10 9 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.67%) DB2
12 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.48%) Big Data
13 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.38%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 72 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 66 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 57 (5.45%) JIRA
4 46 (4.40%) Cucumber
5 42 (4.02%) JUnit
6 35 (3.35%) Maven
6 35 (3.35%) Selenium
7 22 (2.10%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.91%) Bitbucket
8 20 (1.91%) Hudson
9 17 (1.63%) Grunt
9 17 (1.63%) Mockito
9 17 (1.63%) Subversion
10 16 (1.53%) Gradle
10 16 (1.53%) gulp
11 14 (1.34%) Android Studio
11 14 (1.34%) Spock
12 13 (1.24%) Xcode
13 12 (1.15%) MSI
14 11 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 139 (13.29%) Finance
2 97 (9.27%) Legal
3 74 (7.07%) Marketing
4 38 (3.63%) Banking
5 30 (2.87%) Retail
6 25 (2.39%) Back Office
7 15 (1.43%) Games
8 13 (1.24%) Advertising
9 12 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.86%) Automotive
12 7 (0.67%) Billing
13 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.57%) Law
13 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.38%) Front Office
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 272 (26.00%) Developer
2 132 (12.62%) Analyst
3 126 (12.05%) Designer
4 107 (10.23%) Content Designer
5 72 (6.88%) Architect
6 67 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 64 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 56 (5.35%) Business Analyst
9 54 (5.16%) Project Manager
10 47 (4.49%) Agile Developer
11 44 (4.21%) AWS Developer
12 37 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
13 35 (3.35%) Consultant
14 33 (3.15%) Administrator
15 32 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
16 31 (2.96%) HTML Developer
16 31 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
17 29 (2.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 28 (2.68%) Agile Java Developer
18 28 (2.68%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (19.60%) HTML
2 161 (15.39%) CSS
3 106 (10.13%) Web Services
4 99 (9.46%) XML
5 88 (8.41%) HTML5
6 81 (7.74%) Node.js
7 74 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 70 (6.69%) .NET
9 66 (6.31%) JSON
9 66 (6.31%) REST
10 62 (5.93%) RESTful
11 59 (5.64%) CSS3
12 49 (4.68%) Spring
13 43 (4.11%) Sass
14 40 (3.82%) jQuery
15 30 (2.87%) React
16 28 (2.68%) J2EE
17 23 (2.20%) ASP.NET
18 22 (2.10%) SOAP
19 20 (1.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (16.54%) User Experience
2 86 (8.22%) Social Media
3 70 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (6.31%) Management Information System
5 48 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.05%) W3C
10 10 (0.96%) e-Learning
10 10 (0.96%) Reference Data
10 10 (0.96%) Video on Demand
11 9 (0.86%) Learning Management System
12 8 (0.76%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.76%) Social Network
13 7 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.67%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.57%) CMDB
14 6 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.61%) Linux
2 85 (8.13%) Windows
3 43 (4.11%) Android
4 33 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 23 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.43%) Unix
8 13 (1.24%) CentOS
9 11 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.67%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.48%) Debian
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (15.11%) Scrum
3 131 (12.52%) TDD
4 88 (8.41%) Content Management
5 83 (7.93%) SEO
6 82 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 77 (7.36%) BDD
7 77 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (7.27%) Analytics
9 74 (7.07%) Kanban
10 73 (6.98%) Migration
11 68 (6.50%) Web Development
12 67 (6.41%) Web Application Development
13 59 (5.64%) Project Management
14 54 (5.16%) Software Engineering
15 50 (4.78%) DevOps
16 47 (4.49%) Open Source
17 45 (4.30%) CRM
17 45 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (4.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 206 (19.69%) JavaScript
2 171 (16.35%) Java
3 108 (10.33%) SQL
4 56 (5.35%) C#
5 51 (4.88%) PHP
6 38 (3.63%) Python
7 28 (2.68%) Ruby
8 20 (1.91%) Objective-C
8 20 (1.91%) Scala
9 18 (1.72%) C
9 18 (1.72%) C++
10 17 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.63%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.53%) Apple Swift
12 14 (1.34%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.24%) ES6
13 13 (1.24%) Perl
14 10 (0.96%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.86%) ECMAScript
15 9 (0.86%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 62 (5.93%) Degree
2 39 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (0.86%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.57%) CGEIT
6 6 (0.57%) CRISC
6 6 (0.57%) ISEB
7 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.38%) MBA
8 4 (0.38%) MCP
8 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.29%) CISSP
10 2 (0.19%) CCIE
10 2 (0.19%) CCNA
10 2 (0.19%) MCDST
10 2 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.07%) QA
2 16 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.24%) SLA
4 10 (0.96%) WCAG
5 6 (0.57%) COBIT
5 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) GxP
8 2 (0.19%) GCP
9 1 (0.096%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.096%) SDET
9 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.58%) Docker
4 24 (2.29%) XenApp
5 19 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.86%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.76%) KVM
10 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.29%) Varnish
10 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.19%) Xen
12 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.096%) Firmware
12 1 (0.096%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.096%) vSphere
12 1 (0.096%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (4.11%) Puppet
2 29 (2.77%) Terraform
3 28 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (2.58%) SCCM
5 18 (1.72%) Ansible
6 7 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.57%) RSA Archer
8 5 (0.48%) Packer
8 5 (0.48%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.29%) Consul
9 3 (0.29%) MOM
9 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.29%) SCOM
9 3 (0.29%) ThinApp
10 2 (0.19%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.19%) Kibana
10 2 (0.19%) logstash
11 1 (0.096%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 110 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 47 (4.49%) Adobe
2 47 (4.49%) VMware
3 42 (4.02%) Google
3 42 (4.02%) Oracle
4 29 (2.77%) Citrix
5 26 (2.49%) SAP
6 23 (2.20%) Apple
7 20 (1.91%) IBM
8 19 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.34%) Cisco
10 13 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 12 (1.15%) Dell
11 12 (1.15%) EMC
12 11 (1.05%) GoldenSource
13 8 (0.76%) HP
13 8 (0.76%) hybris
13 8 (0.76%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.67%) Tableau
Telford, Shropshire
FDM Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £22,500 - 25,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £14.11 - £25.73 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £25.73 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 6 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 20 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 22 days ago