The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Publishing
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 122 164
Rank change year-on-year -9 +42  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 24 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 1.26% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.45% 2.38% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 29
Median daily rate £413 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +3.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £528 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -3.94% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.68% -9.76%  

Publishing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1652 1851 2889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.75% 53.05% 52.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1545 2244
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.49 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.35% +9.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.52 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Publishing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the City of London

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Publishing in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the City of London

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the City of London

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) Marketing
5 8 (19.51%) QA
5 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) CMS
5 8 (19.51%) BDD
6 7 (17.07%) Photoshop
7 6 (14.63%) SAP
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) SAP CRM
8 5 (12.20%) Statistics
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) CRM
8 5 (12.20%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (12.20%) Java
8 5 (12.20%) hybris
8 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (12.20%) User Stories
8 5 (12.20%) Email Marketing
8 5 (12.20%) WordPress
8 5 (12.20%) Marketing Management
8 5 (12.20%) User Experience
8 5 (12.20%) SAP Hybris

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (19.51%) CMS
2 5 (12.20%) WordPress
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.88%) Drupal
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.88%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP CRM
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) NAS
1 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MarkLogic
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
1 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Mockito
3 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) RSpec
4 1 (2.44%) Sahi
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) WATIR
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 4 (9.76%) Designer
2 4 (9.76%) Email Developer
2 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
3 3 (7.32%) HTML Email Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
3 3 (7.32%) UX Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Content Editor
4 2 (4.88%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Junior
4 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Drupal Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Web Editor
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Re-Platforming Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) XML
4 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.76%) Java EE
4 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) XSLT
5 3 (7.32%) REST
6 2 (4.88%) .NET
6 2 (4.88%) Behat
6 2 (4.88%) JMS
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js
6 2 (4.88%) React
6 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Symfony
6 2 (4.88%) WPF
6 2 (4.88%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Animation
2 2 (4.88%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) SCORM
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) BDD
2 8 (19.51%) TDD
3 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 5 (12.20%) Email Marketing
4 5 (12.20%) Marketing Management
4 5 (12.20%) SDLC
4 5 (12.20%) Statistics
4 5 (12.20%) User Stories
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.32%) Quantitative Research
6 3 (7.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) SAP
2 5 (12.20%) hybris
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
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