Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 417 350 379
Rank change year-on-year -67 +29 -41
Contract jobs citing Publishing 321 142 527
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.54% 0.64%
As % of the General category 0.94% 1.01% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 98 374
10th Percentile £256 £185 £213
25th Percentile £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £500 £515
90th Percentile £650 £638 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 18
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.96 £20.83
25th Percentile £14.75 £15.56 £29.44
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £35.45
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% -42.17% +20.89%
75th Percentile £30.33 £22.56 £43.75
90th Percentile £32.92 £23.22 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £17.67 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -15.86% -35.38% +10.83%

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 34,053 14,090 42,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.62% 53.49% 51.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,154 9,614 27,674
10th Percentile £308 £275 £265
25th Percentile £413 £384 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,222 494 1,361
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.66 £10.98
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.36
Median % change year-on-year -15.56% +16.22% +7.56%
75th Percentile £42.24 £43.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £59.69 £52.50 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.18
% change year-on-year -13.64% +14.70% +9.60%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Publishing in England.

Daily rate trend for Publishing in England

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Publishing in England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Publishing in England

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Publishing in England.

Hourly rate trend for Publishing in England

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Publishing in England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -64 206 £500 +11.11% 78
South East -76 36 £450 -1.10% 12
North of England -64 25 £350 -2.78% 19
North West -35 19 £350 -24.32% 8
East of England -34 11 £500 +17.65% 13
Midlands -72 9 £425 +6.25% 11
West Midlands -58 8 £345 -11.76% 9
South West -40 6 £200 -55.56% 7
Yorkshire -48 5 £575 +76.92% 8
North East -23 1 £300 -16.67% 3
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 109 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.87%) User Experience
3 66 (20.56%) Social Skills
4 58 (18.07%) Analytics
5 49 (15.26%) Python
6 44 (13.71%) HTML
6 44 (13.71%) JavaScript
6 44 (13.71%) SQL
6 44 (13.71%) CMS
7 43 (13.40%) DevOps
8 41 (12.77%) Marketing
9 40 (12.46%) Azure
9 40 (12.46%) Content Management
10 37 (11.53%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (11.21%) CSS
11 36 (11.21%) Finance
12 35 (10.90%) React
13 34 (10.59%) Public Sector
13 34 (10.59%) Project Management
13 34 (10.59%) Git (software)
14 32 (9.97%) Adobe
14 32 (9.97%) Java
14 32 (9.97%) Scrum
15 30 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (9.03%) Microsoft
16 29 (9.03%) Scala
16 29 (9.03%) Social Media
16 29 (9.03%) JIRA
17 28 (8.72%) Data Modelling
17 28 (8.72%) User Research

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 44 (13.71%) CMS
2 19 (5.92%) Confluence
3 15 (4.67%) Apache
3 15 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.43%) Apache Airflow
4 11 (3.43%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (3.12%) Drupal
5 10 (3.12%) Headless CMS
6 6 (1.87%) WordPress
7 5 (1.56%) Moodle
8 3 (0.93%) IIS
8 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.62%) JBoss
9 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.05%) Sketch
4 11 (3.43%) Figma
5 6 (1.87%) FrameMaker
5 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.56%) Camtasia
6 5 (1.56%) InVision
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.62%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.62%) InDesign
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.31%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.46%) Azure
2 23 (7.17%) AWS
3 19 (5.92%) GCP
4 17 (5.30%) npm
5 16 (4.98%) SaaS
6 15 (4.67%) Power Platform
7 14 (4.36%) GitHub
8 13 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 12 (3.74%) Microsoft 365
10 10 (3.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (3.12%) Serverless
11 7 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (2.18%) Google Analytics
12 5 (1.56%) dbt
12 5 (1.56%) Lucidchart
13 4 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.93%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (3.43%) HTTP
3 7 (2.18%) VPN
4 6 (1.87%) Intranet
5 5 (1.56%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.31%) ADSL
7 1 (0.31%) Broadband
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.36%) Power BI
3 13 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.74%) Data Lake
5 10 (3.12%) BigQuery
6 8 (2.49%) Metadata
7 7 (2.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.18%) Star Schema
8 5 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.56%) Big Data
8 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.25%) GIS
9 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.93%) HBase
10 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.93%) MySQL
10 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.93%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 34 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.03%) JIRA
3 14 (4.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.80%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (2.18%) Gradle
5 7 (2.18%) Subversion
6 5 (1.56%) Gerrit
7 4 (1.25%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.25%) MSTest
7 4 (1.25%) Selenium
7 4 (1.25%) Spinnaker
7 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.93%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.93%) ERwin
8 3 (0.93%) git-flow
8 3 (0.93%) JMeter
8 3 (0.93%) Maven
8 3 (0.93%) Mocha
8 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 66 (20.56%) Social Skills
2 41 (12.77%) Marketing
3 36 (11.21%) Finance
4 34 (10.59%) Public Sector
5 27 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (7.48%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.12%) Banking
9 9 (2.80%) Electronics
9 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.87%) Advertising
11 6 (1.87%) Legal
12 4 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.93%) Retail
14 2 (0.62%) Avionics
14 2 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.62%) German Language
14 2 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (19.94%) Developer
2 53 (16.51%) Designer
3 33 (10.28%) Analyst
4 20 (6.23%) Architect
4 20 (6.23%) Content Designer
5 18 (5.61%) Data Engineer
6 12 (3.74%) Business Analyst
6 12 (3.74%) Consultant
7 11 (3.43%) UX Designer
8 10 (3.12%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.12%) Technical Manager
9 9 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 9 (2.80%) Web Designer
10 8 (2.49%) Scala Developer
10 8 (2.49%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.18%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
11 7 (2.18%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 7 (2.18%) Product Manager
12 6 (1.87%) Java Developer
12 6 (1.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.71%) HTML
2 36 (11.21%) CSS
3 35 (10.90%) React
4 23 (7.17%) Node.js
5 16 (4.98%) AngularJS
5 16 (4.98%) RESTful
6 13 (4.05%) .NET
7 12 (3.74%) GraphQL
8 10 (3.12%) XML
9 8 (2.49%) Kafka
9 8 (2.49%) Sass
10 7 (2.18%) Android SDK
10 7 (2.18%) HTML5
10 7 (2.18%) React Native
11 6 (1.87%) CSS3
11 6 (1.87%) XSLT
12 5 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (1.56%) REST
12 5 (1.56%) Velocity
13 4 (1.25%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.87%) User Experience
2 29 (9.03%) Social Media
3 17 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.56%) Animation
6 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.56%) Learning Management System
6 5 (1.56%) NHS
7 4 (1.25%) Blog
7 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.25%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.93%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.62%) iPad
9 2 (0.62%) PMI
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
9 2 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.48%) Apple iOS
2 22 (6.85%) Android
3 20 (6.23%) Windows
4 13 (4.05%) Linux
5 7 (2.18%) Unix
5 7 (2.18%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.87%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.31%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.07%) Analytics
3 43 (13.40%) DevOps
4 40 (12.46%) Content Management
5 37 (11.53%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (10.59%) Project Management
7 32 (9.97%) Scrum
8 30 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (8.72%) Data Modelling
9 28 (8.72%) User Research
10 24 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (7.17%) Prototyping
12 21 (6.54%) TDD
13 20 (6.23%) Migration
14 19 (5.92%) Software Engineering
14 19 (5.92%) Wireframes
15 18 (5.61%) Decision-Making
16 17 (5.30%) Mentoring
17 16 (4.98%) Computer Science
17 16 (4.98%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.26%) Python
2 44 (13.71%) JavaScript
2 44 (13.71%) SQL
3 32 (9.97%) Java
4 29 (9.03%) Scala
5 17 (5.30%) TypeScript
6 11 (3.43%) C#
7 10 (3.12%) Apple Swift
7 10 (3.12%) Objective-C
8 9 (2.80%) C
8 9 (2.80%) C++
8 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.49%) ES6
9 8 (2.49%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.25%) Go
10 4 (1.25%) Perl
10 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.25%) VB
11 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (7.17%) Degree
2 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) PMP
5 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) MCSE
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.79%) Accessibility
2 15 (4.67%) QA
3 5 (1.56%) PMO
4 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.93%) GDPR
5 2 (0.62%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.62%) WCAG
6 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.31%) GxP
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.74%) Docker
3 2 (0.62%) HDFS
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (6.23%) Kubernetes
1 20 (6.23%) Terraform
2 8 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (2.18%) Ansible
3 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.25%) SCCM
5 3 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 32 (9.97%) Adobe
2 29 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.17%) Google
4 14 (4.36%) SAP
5 10 (3.12%) Oracle
5 10 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.49%) Databricks
7 7 (2.18%) Samsung
8 6 (1.87%) Apple
9 5 (1.56%) Blackboard
9 5 (1.56%) Citrix
9 5 (1.56%) ESRI
10 4 (1.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.93%) Cadence
11 3 (0.93%) UiPath
12 2 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.62%) Remedy
12 2 (0.62%) VMware