Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 281 262
Rank change year-on-year -30 -19 +8
Contract jobs citing Publishing 792 873 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.93% 1.00%
As % of the General category 2.28% 2.34% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 635 692
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £276
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 26
England median hourly rate £29.33 £17.43 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.24% -10.43% -13.51%
10th Percentile £14.55 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.43 £30.00 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £17.43 £19.92
% change year-on-year +72.12% -12.50% -13.39%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,804 37,257 34,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.21% 39.50% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,285 24,938 23,406
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 811 855
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.44 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +8.18% -2.24%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.30 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.25 £45.57
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.00%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 468 £475 - 92
South East -82 136 £450 - 29
North of England +24 79 £405 +17.82% 57
East of England -3 45 £220 -37.14% 15
Midlands -22 45 £425 +13.33% 22
West Midlands -26 33 £433 +15.33% 10
Yorkshire +5 30 £425 +6.25% 14
North East +7 28 £405 +47.27% 7
North West -7 21 £375 - 36
South West -24 19 £400 -11.11% 7
East Midlands +4 12 £400 +30.51% 12
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 303 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (13.26%) User Experience
3 102 (12.88%) Java
4 100 (12.63%) Windows
5 98 (12.37%) Microsoft
6 92 (11.62%) SQL
7 89 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 89 (11.24%) Analytics
8 87 (10.98%) HTML
9 83 (10.48%) Finance
10 80 (10.10%) Scrum
10 80 (10.10%) Content Management
11 78 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
12 74 (9.34%) DevOps
13 72 (9.09%) CMS
13 72 (9.09%) CSS
14 71 (8.96%) Linux
14 71 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
15 70 (8.84%) SQL Server
15 70 (8.84%) Google
16 69 (8.71%) TDD
17 67 (8.46%) Migration
18 66 (8.33%) Python
19 63 (7.95%) Active Directory
19 63 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
20 59 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
21 58 (7.32%) .NET
22 57 (7.20%) Degree
23 56 (7.07%) QA
24 53 (6.69%) Business Intelligence

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 72 (9.09%) CMS
2 30 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.03%) Drupal
4 22 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.40%) Apache
6 18 (2.27%) WordPress
7 15 (1.89%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.77%) Confluence
8 14 (1.77%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.76%) JBoss
10 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.51%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.38%) InDesign
8 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.25%) InVision
8 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Global One
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.30%) Office 365
4 25 (3.16%) GitHub
5 19 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (2.27%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.26%) SaaS
10 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (1.01%) G Suite
11 7 (0.88%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.88%) PaaS
11 7 (0.88%) Serverless
11 7 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.89%) Internet
2 12 (1.52%) DNS
2 12 (1.52%) Firewall
3 8 (1.01%) WAN
4 7 (0.88%) HTTP
4 7 (0.88%) Intranet
4 7 (0.88%) LAN
5 6 (0.76%) SAN
6 5 (0.63%) Skype
6 5 (0.63%) SSL
7 4 (0.51%) VoIP
8 3 (0.38%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.38%) Network Security
8 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.25%) DHCP
9 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.25%) ICMP
9 2 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 37 (4.67%) MySQL
4 31 (3.91%) Big Data
5 30 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 28 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 20 (2.53%) NoSQL
10 19 (2.40%) Power BI
11 18 (2.27%) HBase
12 13 (1.64%) Presto
12 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.52%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.39%) Redis
15 10 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
17 8 (1.01%) Data Lake
17 8 (1.01%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 42 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.80%) JIRA
3 33 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.15%) webpack
5 10 (1.26%) GitLab
6 9 (1.14%) AdminStudio
6 9 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.88%) MSI
8 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.63%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.63%) JUnit
9 5 (0.63%) Mockito
9 5 (0.63%) WebStorm
9 5 (0.63%) Xcode
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.51%) Selenium
11 3 (0.38%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 83 (10.48%) Finance
2 44 (5.56%) Marketing
3 40 (5.05%) Legal
4 23 (2.90%) Banking
5 20 (2.53%) Back Office
6 17 (2.15%) Advertising
7 16 (2.02%) General Ledger
7 16 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.52%) Retail
9 10 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.14%) Games
11 8 (1.01%) Billing
11 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.88%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.76%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (22.35%) Developer
2 117 (14.77%) Analyst
3 109 (13.76%) Designer
4 97 (12.25%) Content Designer
5 39 (4.92%) Architect
6 38 (4.80%) Business Analyst
7 32 (4.04%) Consultant
8 30 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 27 (3.41%) Digital Designer
10 25 (3.16%) Data Analyst
10 25 (3.16%) Digital Content Designer
11 24 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (2.90%) Java Developer
12 23 (2.90%) Project Manager
13 19 (2.40%) Node.js Developer
13 19 (2.40%) Technical Writer
14 18 (2.27%) Data Engineer
15 17 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (2.02%) Support Engineer
17 15 (1.89%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (10.98%) HTML
2 72 (9.09%) CSS
3 58 (7.32%) .NET
4 45 (5.68%) Node.js
5 44 (5.56%) Web Services
6 40 (5.05%) REST
7 32 (4.04%) React
7 32 (4.04%) RESTful
8 31 (3.91%) XML
9 30 (3.79%) Kafka
10 26 (3.28%) jQuery
11 25 (3.16%) Redux
12 22 (2.78%) .NET Framework
13 21 (2.65%) CSS3
13 21 (2.65%) Sass
14 20 (2.53%) HTML5
14 20 (2.53%) SOAP
15 19 (2.40%) AngularJS
16 16 (2.02%) GraphQL
17 14 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 105 (13.26%) User Experience
2 78 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.04%) Social Media
4 29 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.27%) Graphic Design
8 17 (2.15%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.52%) Life Science
11 11 (1.39%) Blog
12 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.26%) NHS
12 10 (1.26%) Wiki
13 8 (1.01%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.88%) iPad
14 7 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.76%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.63%) iPhone
17 4 (0.51%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 100 (12.63%) Windows
2 71 (8.96%) Linux
3 38 (4.80%) Windows 10
4 31 (3.91%) Android
4 31 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 26 (3.28%) Unix
6 24 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 17 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.77%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.63%) CentOS
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.25%) Android TV
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (11.24%) Analytics
3 80 (10.10%) Content Management
3 80 (10.10%) Scrum
4 74 (9.34%) DevOps
5 69 (8.71%) TDD
6 67 (8.46%) Migration
7 63 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (6.69%) Project Management
9 51 (6.44%) ETL
10 49 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (5.68%) Web Application Development
12 43 (5.43%) Data Modelling
13 40 (5.05%) Workflow
14 39 (4.92%) SEO
15 38 (4.80%) Change Management
16 37 (4.67%) Microservices
17 36 (4.55%) Computer Science
17 36 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.88%) Java
2 92 (11.62%) SQL
3 89 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 66 (8.33%) Python
5 48 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 34 (4.29%) C#
7 25 (3.16%) PHP
8 22 (2.78%) Kotlin
8 22 (2.78%) Scala
9 19 (2.40%) ES6
10 16 (2.02%) VBScript
11 12 (1.52%) C++
12 11 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.26%) R
14 9 (1.14%) Go
15 8 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.88%) Ruby
16 7 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (7.20%) Degree
2 29 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.14%) DBS Check
5 6 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.63%) CCNA
6 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.51%) CISSP
7 4 (0.51%) ISEB
7 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.38%) CISM
8 3 (0.38%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) CCNP
9 2 (0.25%) PMP
9 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.07%) QA
2 13 (1.64%) SLA
3 11 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.26%) GDPR
5 6 (0.76%) HL7
6 3 (0.38%) PMO
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 63 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.66%) Docker
3 19 (2.40%) XenDesktop
4 16 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.52%) XenApp
6 10 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (1.26%) vSphere
7 8 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (4.67%) Ansible
2 24 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 20 (2.53%) SCCM
4 19 (2.40%) Terraform
5 18 (2.27%) Puppet
6 14 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
7 13 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (1.39%) Kibana
8 11 (1.39%) logstash
9 8 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.76%) Nagios
11 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.63%) SCOM
12 3 (0.38%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.38%) Grafana
12 3 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.38%) vMotion
12 3 (0.38%) vRealize
12 3 (0.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 98 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.84%) Google
3 36 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (3.91%) Oracle
5 28 (3.54%) Adobe
5 28 (3.54%) Citrix
6 27 (3.41%) VMware
7 24 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.53%) Samsung
8 20 (2.53%) SOTI
9 18 (2.27%) Tableau
10 16 (2.02%) Talend
11 14 (1.77%) SAP
12 12 (1.52%) IBM
13 11 (1.39%) HP
14 9 (1.14%) Cisco
15 8 (1.01%) NetApp
16 7 (0.88%) Okta
16 7 (0.88%) Planview
17 6 (0.76%) hybris