Period
to 9 December 2019

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 6 months to 9 December 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 178 189
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 +10
Contract jobs citing Publishing 51 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 1.18% 0.94%
As % of the General category 1.97% 2.24% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 59
City of London median daily rate £450 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £343 £355 £289
90th Percentile £638 £650 £628
Central London median daily rate £450 £518 £450
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Publishing is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,594 3,748 4,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.70% 52.86% 56.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,960 2,899 3,249
City of London median daily rate £523 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £318 £302 £319
90th Percentile £700 £688 £706
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -2.38% +0.96% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 58 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -10.00% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.09 £34.03
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% -10.59% +6.25%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Publishing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) Degree
4 9 (17.65%) AWS
4 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Azure
5 8 (15.69%) Machine Learning
5 8 (15.69%) GitHub
5 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.69%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (13.73%) DevOps
6 7 (13.73%) Analytics
6 7 (13.73%) Office 365
6 7 (13.73%) REST
6 7 (13.73%) Marketing
6 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
6 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
6 7 (13.73%) Finance
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) XML
7 6 (11.76%) Windows
7 6 (11.76%) Java
7 6 (11.76%) SAP
7 6 (11.76%) Google
7 6 (11.76%) Social Media
7 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (9.80%) SaaS
8 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
8 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing

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 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Jupyter
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Drupal
4 1 (1.96%) Headless CMS
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) InDesign
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Azure
2 8 (15.69%) GitHub
3 7 (13.73%) Office 365
4 5 (9.80%) SaaS
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (5.88%) Route 53
7 2 (3.92%) GCP
7 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.92%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.96%) Boomi
8 1 (1.96%) G Suite
8 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.96%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) VPN
2 4 (7.84%) SAN
2 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.88%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) HBase
2 2 (3.92%) Power BI
2 2 (3.92%) Presto
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) Spark SQL
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Looker
3 1 (1.96%) Lumira
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) CircleCI
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) MSI
4 1 (1.96%) MSTest
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Law
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Data Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (3.92%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) REST
2 6 (11.76%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) RESTful
4 4 (7.84%) JSON
4 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 4 (7.84%) TensorFlow
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) Apache Sling
5 3 (5.88%) J2SE
5 3 (5.88%) JSON Schema
5 3 (5.88%) Lucene
5 3 (5.88%) Node.js
5 3 (5.88%) OSGi
5 3 (5.88%) SAML
5 3 (5.88%) Swagger
5 3 (5.88%) XSLT
6 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.92%) Kafka
6 2 (3.92%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Social Media
2 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Blog
4 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Android
2 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.69%) Machine Learning
3 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.73%) Analytics
4 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.73%) DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Content Development
6 4 (7.84%) Content Writing
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (7.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.84%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Python
2 6 (11.76%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) PHP
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) R
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISACA
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Matomo
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Google
2 6 (11.76%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) Samsung
5 3 (5.88%) Adobe
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
5 3 (5.88%) Okta
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas
7 1 (1.96%) arcserve
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (1.96%) Sophos