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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Publishing
Rank 210 186 194
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 501 532 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.09% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.67% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 362 286
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £168 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.26% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 22
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £8.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.54 £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%

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
19729 19939 17976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 40.93% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12421 10672
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 588 683
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -24 479 £375 - 162
London -37 241 £375 -6.25% 81
South East +46 173 £410 +10.81% 32
Oxfordshire +18 64 £475 +28.37% 9
City of London -2 48 £365 +2.09% 21
Oxford +12 44 £495 +33.78% 5
Surrey +6 33 £338 +1.88% 11
East Sussex - 24 £325 - 1
Brighton - 24 £325 - 1
Hampshire -11 22 £325 +4.83% 3
North West 0 15 £336 +3.46% 4
West Midlands +10 13 £390 +129.41% 6
East of England -2 12 £430 +27.40% 18
Berkshire -12 12 £150 -61.29% 5
Manchester +2 11 £288 -11.53% 3
Yorkshire -7 11 £270 -22.85% 6
Woking +9 9 £255 -39.71% 2
West Yorkshire 0 9 £270 -22.85% 6
Cambridgeshire -15 7 £450 +50.00% 5
Scotland -18 7 £409 +20.14% 2
Bradford +3 6 £250 -16.66% 1
South West -41 6 £361 +19.17% 11
Kent - 6 - - 3
Cambridge -2 5 £450 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £275 +10.00%
Edinburgh -14 5 £650 +62.50% 1
Wales - 5 £293 -
Bristol -5 4 £361 +31.09% 4
South Wales - 4 £293 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £235 -

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 303 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (16.90%) HTML
3 181 (15.52%) XML
4 159 (13.64%) CSS
5 158 (13.55%) Java
6 157 (13.46%) Content Management
7 146 (12.52%) JavaScript
8 130 (11.15%) CMS
9 128 (10.98%) Project Management
10 121 (10.38%) Scrum
11 114 (9.78%) Microsoft
12 105 (9.01%) XSLT
13 102 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
14 99 (8.49%) Degree
15 96 (8.23%) MS Office
16 95 (8.15%) Finance
17 93 (7.98%) MS Excel
18 92 (7.89%) SQL
18 92 (7.89%) Workflow
19 90 (7.72%) .NET
20 89 (7.63%) Windows
21 86 (7.38%) Social Media
22 82 (7.03%) QA
23 81 (6.95%) Web Services
23 81 (6.95%) Python
24 80 (6.86%) SharePoint
24 80 (6.86%) jQuery
25 79 (6.78%) HTML5
26 77 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
27 75 (6.43%) Security Cleared

Publishing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 130 (11.15%) CMS
2 80 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.00%) Apache
4 31 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.57%) IIS
6 26 (2.23%) Drupal
7 25 (2.14%) Node.js
8 22 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.11%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.03%) SAS
13 11 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.94%) WordPress
14 10 (0.86%) Lync
14 10 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
15 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.77%) Alfresco
Applications
1 96 (8.23%) MS Office
2 93 (7.98%) MS Excel
3 52 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (3.69%) Photoshop
5 36 (3.09%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.54%) MS Project
7 14 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 11 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.86%) InDesign
11 9 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
11 9 (0.77%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.17%) FastStats
15 1 (0.086%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.60%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.17%) SmartPlant
9 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.17%) assyst
9 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.086%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.086%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.086%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.086%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.51%) IaaS
3 6 (0.51%) Office 365
4 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.34%) GitHub
5 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.086%) SaaS
7 1 (0.086%) Force.com
7 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.26%) Intranet
2 70 (6.00%) Internet
3 17 (1.46%) DNS
3 17 (1.46%) SAN
4 12 (1.03%) NAS
5 11 (0.94%) FTP
6 10 (0.86%) DHCP
7 8 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.51%) HTTP
8 6 (0.51%) LAN
8 6 (0.51%) SMS
9 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.43%) Firewall
9 5 (0.43%) LDAP
10 4 (0.34%) Network Security
11 3 (0.26%) VPN
11 3 (0.26%) MPLS
11 3 (0.26%) Extranet
11 3 (0.26%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.97%) MySQL
4 20 (1.72%) MarkLogic
5 17 (1.46%) Big Data
5 17 (1.46%) QlikView
5 17 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.60%) IDOL
11 7 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (4.89%) Git (software)
2 34 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 32 (2.74%) Subversion
4 31 (2.66%) Maven
5 28 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 22 (1.89%) JUnit
7 21 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
8 19 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (1.46%) Ant
10 15 (1.29%) Axure RP
10 15 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.20%) JIRA
12 11 (0.94%) Mockito
13 10 (0.86%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.77%) Robotium
14 9 (0.77%) Artifactory
14 9 (0.77%) Appium
15 8 (0.69%) Selenium
16 7 (0.60%) Xcode
17 6 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 95 (8.15%) Finance
2 71 (6.09%) Legal
3 67 (5.75%) Marketing
4 28 (2.40%) Banking
5 19 (1.63%) Law
6 18 (1.54%) Advertising
7 17 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.37%) German Language
9 15 (1.29%) Games
10 14 (1.20%) Retail
11 8 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.60%) Billing
13 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.43%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.34%) French Language
15 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.26%) Back Office
16 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Local Government
16 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 310 (26.59%) Developer
2 205 (17.58%) Analyst
3 111 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 96 (8.23%) Project Manager
5 73 (6.26%) Designer
6 68 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 52 (4.46%) Consultant
8 42 (3.60%) Architect
9 35 (3.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 33 (2.83%) Content Editor
10 33 (2.83%) Digital Content Designer
11 30 (2.57%) Author
12 27 (2.32%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.14%) Software Engineer
14 24 (2.06%) Senior Developer
15 22 (1.89%) SharePoint Developer
15 22 (1.89%) Technical Author
16 21 (1.80%) DevOps Engineer
17 20 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
18 18 (1.54%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (16.90%) HTML
2 181 (15.52%) XML
3 159 (13.64%) CSS
4 105 (9.01%) XSLT
5 90 (7.72%) .NET
6 81 (6.95%) Web Services
7 80 (6.86%) jQuery
8 79 (6.78%) HTML5
9 60 (5.15%) CSS3
10 55 (4.72%) Ajax
11 52 (4.46%) Spring
12 45 (3.86%) ASP.NET
13 42 (3.60%) REST
14 35 (3.00%) RESTful
15 34 (2.92%) JSON
16 28 (2.40%) J2EE
16 28 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (2.23%) Hibernate
17 26 (2.23%) AngularJS
18 23 (1.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (7.38%) Social Media
3 68 (5.83%) User Experience
4 37 (3.17%) Digital Media
5 36 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.66%) E-Learning
8 30 (2.57%) Computer Science
9 24 (2.06%) Data Conversion
10 20 (1.72%) Open Source
10 20 (1.72%) W3C
11 16 (1.37%) Blog
11 16 (1.37%) Web 2.0
11 16 (1.37%) Statistics
11 16 (1.37%) Learning Management System
12 15 (1.29%) Kindle
13 13 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.03%) PKI
14 12 (1.03%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.63%) Windows
2 60 (5.15%) Linux
3 40 (3.43%) Android
4 27 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.63%) UNIX
7 17 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.69%) Solaris
12 8 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.51%) CentOS
14 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
15 4 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.26%) AIX
17 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (13.46%) Content Management
3 128 (10.98%) Project Management
4 121 (10.38%) Scrum
5 92 (7.89%) Workflow
6 77 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (5.92%) TDD
8 65 (5.57%) Migration
9 63 (5.40%) Business Analysis
10 61 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (4.72%) BDD
11 55 (4.72%) User Stories
12 52 (4.46%) PRINCE2
13 50 (4.29%) OO
14 48 (4.12%) ITIL
15 47 (4.03%) Analytics
16 45 (3.86%) Web Development
17 43 (3.69%) SOA
18 42 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
19 40 (3.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 158 (13.55%) Java
2 146 (12.52%) JavaScript
3 92 (7.89%) SQL
4 81 (6.95%) Python
5 57 (4.89%) C#
6 46 (3.95%) PHP
7 43 (3.69%) XQuery
8 33 (2.83%) PowerShell
9 29 (2.49%) VBA
10 27 (2.32%) Ruby
11 16 (1.37%) XPath
11 16 (1.37%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.03%) C
12 12 (1.03%) Perl
13 11 (0.94%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.69%) Groovy
14 8 (0.69%) R
15 5 (0.43%) VBScript
15 5 (0.43%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.34%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 99 (8.49%) Degree
2 75 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.89%) ISEB
5 16 (1.37%) CISSP
6 10 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.77%) CISM
7 9 (0.77%) CCNA
8 7 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.60%) SAS Certification
8 7 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.51%) VCAP
9 6 (0.51%) VCDX
9 6 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.43%) CCSA
10 5 (0.43%) CISA
10 5 (0.43%) CRISC
11 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.03%) QA
2 15 (1.29%) SLA
2 15 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.34%) WAI
5 2 (0.17%) FINREP
5 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.086%) FATCA
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
6 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.086%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.11%) XenApp
3 13 (1.11%) vCloud
4 12 (1.03%) vSphere
5 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.43%) UAG
6 5 (0.43%) Varnish
6 5 (0.43%) Xen
6 5 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.26%) XenServer
7 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.086%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (3.17%) Puppet
2 30 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.80%) SCCM
4 13 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 13 (1.11%) SCOM
5 5 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.34%) WSUS
6 4 (0.34%) Nagios
7 3 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.26%) MOM
7 3 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.17%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.086%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.086%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.086%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 114 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.83%) Oracle
3 61 (5.23%) Adobe
4 42 (3.60%) Google
5 38 (3.26%) SAP
6 37 (3.17%) VMware
7 33 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (2.32%) Citrix
9 25 (2.14%) RedDot
9 25 (2.14%) Open Text
10 16 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.11%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.11%) Remedy
12 9 (0.77%) Twitter
13 8 (0.69%) Zend
13 8 (0.69%) Capita
13 8 (0.69%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.69%) Apple
13 8 (0.69%) BMC
13 8 (0.69%) Cisco
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £310 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 36k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £370 - £375 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
NewsInternationalsjpw4
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago