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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Publishing
Rank 267 282 223
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -59
Contract jobs citing Publishing 489 439 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.78% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.50% 1.97% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 305 358
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 31
Median hourly rate £20.50 £27.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.12% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £18.10 £16.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £40.00 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.03% +65.00%

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
19582 22251 20805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.62% 39.64% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13016 14278 13016
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 537 571
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +27 473 £425 - 151
London +28 315 £425 -2.85% 86
South East +9 94 £425 - 20
City of London +41 49 £388 -13.88% 16
Oxfordshire -3 43 £450 +5.88% 8
Oxford +2 28 £475 +11.76% 4
Berkshire +14 20 £373 -22.39% 2
West Midlands -11 17 £350 -1.75% 8
West Sussex - 14 £275 - 1
North West -9 13 £425 +17.24% 12
East of England +5 12 £399 +7.66% 10
Scotland -24 11 £300 -7.69%
Reading +2 10 £300 -33.33%
Worthing - 10 £230 -
Yorkshire +1 9 £313 +13.63% 3
Shropshire - 9 £350 -
Edinburgh +5 8 - -
West Yorkshire +5 8 £313 +144.41% 2
Leeds -1 8 £313 +144.41% 1
Cheshire -3 8 £450 +190.32% 3
Surrey -6 8 £273 -0.90%
Telford - 8 £350 -
South West +4 7 £325 +8.33% 3
Kent - 7 £434 - 1
Hampshire +5 6 £425 +21.86% 3
Maidenhead - 6 £373 -
Chessington - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £438 +9.37% 6
Kidlington +6 5 £450 +14.64% 1
Birmingham -4 5 £450 +33.33% 7

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 382 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (18.72%) HTML
3 156 (16.68%) JavaScript
4 154 (16.47%) Scrum
5 145 (15.51%) User Experience
6 142 (15.19%) CSS
7 122 (13.05%) Finance
8 120 (12.83%) Java
9 117 (12.51%) Content Management
10 108 (11.55%) CMS
11 105 (11.23%) TDD
12 96 (10.27%) Microsoft
13 93 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
14 87 (9.30%) Project Management
15 81 (8.66%) E-Commerce
15 81 (8.66%) Linux
16 75 (8.02%) Web Services
17 74 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (7.17%) Marketing
20 65 (6.95%) Git (software)
21 64 (6.84%) XML
21 64 (6.84%) SQL
22 63 (6.74%) Web Development
22 63 (6.74%) HTML5
22 63 (6.74%) BDD
23 60 (6.42%) Social Media
24 59 (6.31%) Degree
24 59 (6.31%) Windows
25 57 (6.10%) Node.js

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
1 108 (11.55%) CMS
2 52 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.93%) Apache
6 16 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (1.60%) IIS
7 15 (1.60%) WordPress
8 14 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (1.28%) Confluence
10 11 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.07%) Drupal
12 9 (0.96%) JBoss
12 9 (0.96%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.96%) Mule
13 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 55 (5.88%) MS Office
2 52 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.35%) Photoshop
5 20 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.93%) MS Project
7 8 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.75%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.43%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.43%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (1.82%) Magento
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) FastStats
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.32%) Primavera
2 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.32%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.32%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.21%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.93%) Google Analytics
2 18 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.60%) Office 365
4 11 (1.18%) Yammer
5 9 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.96%) GitHub
6 7 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.32%) SaaS
9 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.21%) Heroku
9 2 (0.21%) IaaS
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
10 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.92%) Internet
2 40 (4.28%) Intranet
3 24 (2.57%) DNS
4 21 (2.25%) Firewall
5 16 (1.71%) SSL
6 12 (1.28%) FTP
7 11 (1.18%) NetScaler
7 11 (1.18%) VPN
8 9 (0.96%) DHCP
8 9 (0.96%) HTTP
9 7 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.64%) MPLS
11 5 (0.53%) LDAP
12 4 (0.43%) BGP
12 4 (0.43%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.43%) OSPF
12 4 (0.43%) SAN
12 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.43%) VoIP
12 4 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.32%) MySQL
3 25 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 21 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.07%) Redis
8 8 (0.86%) Big Data
8 8 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.86%) DB2
9 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.53%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.43%) Power BI
10 4 (0.43%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 65 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.03%) JIRA
3 43 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.57%) Grunt
5 21 (2.25%) JUnit
6 18 (1.93%) Bitbucket
7 17 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.82%) gulp
8 16 (1.71%) Hudson
8 16 (1.71%) Selenium
9 14 (1.50%) Subversion
10 13 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.39%) Xcode
11 12 (1.28%) Android Studio
12 10 (1.07%) Maven
12 10 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.96%) MSI
14 8 (0.86%) Babel
14 8 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.64%) Mocha
General
1 122 (13.05%) Finance
2 67 (7.17%) Marketing
3 56 (5.99%) Legal
4 43 (4.60%) Banking
5 31 (3.32%) Retail
6 22 (2.35%) Games
7 14 (1.50%) Law
7 14 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.28%) Advertising
9 10 (1.07%) Back Office
10 9 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.86%) Automotive
12 7 (0.75%) Billing
13 3 (0.32%) Military
13 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 235 (25.13%) Developer
2 119 (12.73%) Analyst
3 99 (10.59%) Designer
4 77 (8.24%) Content Designer
5 65 (6.95%) Architect
6 48 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 47 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 44 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 43 (4.60%) Java Developer
10 39 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 38 (4.06%) Web Developer
12 37 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (2.99%) PHP Developer
15 27 (2.89%) Agile Developer
15 27 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
16 26 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 25 (2.67%) Product Manager
18 24 (2.57%) Consultant
19 23 (2.46%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (18.72%) HTML
2 142 (15.19%) CSS
3 75 (8.02%) Web Services
4 64 (6.84%) XML
5 63 (6.74%) HTML5
6 57 (6.10%) Node.js
7 53 (5.67%) AngularJS
8 45 (4.81%) CSS3
9 39 (4.17%) JSON
9 39 (4.17%) Sass
10 36 (3.85%) jQuery
10 36 (3.85%) REST
11 33 (3.53%) Spring
12 32 (3.42%) RESTful
13 31 (3.32%) .NET
14 18 (1.93%) ASP.NET
15 17 (1.82%) J2EE
15 17 (1.82%) SOAP
16 15 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (1.50%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 145 (15.51%) User Experience
2 70 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.42%) Social Media
4 51 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.03%) Digital Media
8 16 (1.71%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.07%) Wiki
12 8 (0.86%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.75%) e-Learning
13 7 (0.75%) iPad
13 7 (0.75%) iPhone
13 7 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.75%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.64%) Animation
14 6 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 81 (8.66%) Linux
2 59 (6.31%) Windows
3 33 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.46%) Android
5 17 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 16 (1.71%) Unix
6 16 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.43%) CentOS
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.32%) Debian
13 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (16.47%) Scrum
3 117 (12.51%) Content Management
4 105 (11.23%) TDD
5 87 (9.30%) Project Management
6 81 (8.66%) E-Commerce
7 74 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (6.74%) BDD
8 63 (6.74%) Web Development
9 56 (5.99%) Analytics
10 51 (5.45%) Migration
11 49 (5.24%) ITIL
12 48 (5.13%) Workflow
13 47 (5.03%) Software Engineering
14 46 (4.92%) DevOps
15 45 (4.81%) Kanban
15 45 (4.81%) SEO
15 45 (4.81%) User Stories
16 43 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (4.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 156 (16.68%) JavaScript
2 120 (12.83%) Java
3 64 (6.84%) SQL
4 49 (5.24%) PHP
5 34 (3.64%) Python
6 26 (2.78%) C#
7 22 (2.35%) Ruby
8 21 (2.25%) C
9 20 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.93%) Perl
11 15 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.60%) ES6
12 12 (1.28%) C++
13 10 (1.07%) Apple Swift
13 10 (1.07%) Scala
14 8 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.64%) ABAP
15 6 (0.64%) R
16 5 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (6.31%) Degree
2 38 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.64%) CCNP
6 6 (0.64%) CGEIT
6 6 (0.64%) CRISC
7 5 (0.53%) CCNA
7 5 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.53%) PMP
7 5 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.43%) MBA
9 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.32%) CISSP
9 3 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.39%) QA
2 10 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.86%) SLA
4 6 (0.64%) COBIT
4 6 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.53%) WCAG
6 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.32%) GxP
7 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.21%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.11%) GCP
9 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.35%) XenApp
3 17 (1.82%) Docker
4 13 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 11 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.75%) UAG
8 4 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.32%) Varnish
10 2 (0.21%) XenServer
11 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.11%) KVM
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (3.74%) Puppet
2 24 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.93%) Ansible
4 17 (1.82%) SCCM
5 12 (1.28%) Terraform
6 6 (0.64%) RSA Archer
7 5 (0.53%) Nagios
8 4 (0.43%) Packer
8 4 (0.43%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.21%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.21%) Consul
10 2 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.21%) Kibana
10 2 (0.21%) logstash
10 2 (0.21%) MOM
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.21%) SCOM
11 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 96 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 37 (3.96%) Adobe
3 26 (2.78%) Google
4 25 (2.67%) Oracle
5 22 (2.35%) Citrix
6 21 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.14%) SAP
8 18 (1.93%) VMware
9 16 (1.71%) Twitter
10 15 (1.60%) Apple
11 12 (1.28%) IBM
12 11 (1.18%) Cisco
13 9 (0.96%) hybris
14 8 (0.86%) Rally
14 8 (0.86%) Tableau
14 8 (0.86%) Talend
15 7 (0.75%) Facebook
15 7 (0.75%) HP
15 7 (0.75%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.64%) Sitecore
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: Up to £500 per day or up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary £20,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £750 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Posted: 25 days ago