The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 120 132
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 8 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.17% 1.38% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Median daily rate £350 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £139 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £605 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £396
% change year-on-year -1.84% +2.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -3.22% -53.03%  

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 684 872 899
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.23% 34.33% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 444 501
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 95 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.77% -31.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.80 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the East of England

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the East of England

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the East of England

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Norfolk +2 4 £375 +4.16% 2
Hertfordshire -3 3 £170 -72.80% 1
Essex -14 1 £375 +167.85%
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) SAP
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) Java EE
5 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) MarkLogic
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) XSLT
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.04%) Android Development
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (13.04%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SLA
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.70%) S-PLUS
2 1 (4.35%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MarkLogic
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Mockito
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Gradle
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Android Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Support
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Support Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Java EE
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) XSLT
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) JMS
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.70%) WebKit
4 2 (8.70%) XForms
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (17.39%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
2 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
2 4 (17.39%) User Stories
2 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.04%) Android Development
3 3 (13.04%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) BDD
4 2 (8.70%) Biometrics
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
3 2 (8.70%) R
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software