Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 375 321 284
Rank change year-on-year -54 -37 +7
Contract jobs citing Publishing 564 714 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.03% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 535 574
England median daily rate £431 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +9.76% -0.61%
10th Percentile £305 £246 £250
90th Percentile £588 £633 £556
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 18
England median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.86% +9.38% -39.05%
10th Percentile £21.08 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £46.83 £34.20 £38.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +142.86% +9.38% -39.05%

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 30,973 35,115 32,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.64% 37.93% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,544 23,104 21,294
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £290 £277
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 798 806
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.45 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.43% +5.79% -8.05%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.03 £50.08 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £28.85 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.96% +4.00% -9.09%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 -48 311 £450 -8.63% 50
South East -36 105 £425 -2.86% 12
North of England +12 62 £388 +8.39% 2
Midlands +13 49 £375 +15.38% 2
West Midlands +12 43 £378 +16.15% 2
Yorkshire +30 27 £400 - 2
North East +5 21 £363 +5.07%
South West -29 19 £650 +52.94% 2
East of England +7 18 £425 +32.81% 1
North West -16 14 £363 -3.33%
East Midlands +12 6 £375 +19.05%
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 England region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 240 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (15.60%) User Experience
3 86 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 78 (13.83%) HTML
5 71 (12.59%) Windows
6 68 (12.06%) SQL
7 65 (11.52%) CSS
8 62 (10.99%) Microsoft
9 60 (10.64%) Analytics
10 57 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
10 57 (10.11%) Finance
11 52 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (9.04%) DevOps
13 50 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (8.87%) Python
14 48 (8.51%) Google
15 47 (8.33%) TDD
16 46 (8.16%) Java
17 45 (7.98%) PowerShell
18 44 (7.80%) Content Management
18 44 (7.80%) Scrum
19 42 (7.45%) Migration
20 40 (7.09%) Legal
21 39 (6.91%) Active Directory
21 39 (6.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 38 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
23 37 (6.56%) Degree
23 37 (6.56%) QA
24 36 (6.38%) SQL Server
25 35 (6.21%) Project Management

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 23 (4.08%) CMS
2 19 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.13%) Drupal
3 12 (2.13%) IIS
3 12 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.95%) Apache
5 10 (1.77%) NServiceBus
6 9 (1.60%) LiveCycle
6 9 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.24%) WordPress
9 6 (1.06%) Confluence
10 4 (0.71%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.71%) JBoss
11 3 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.53%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.66%) InDesign
4 10 (1.77%) Acrobat
5 6 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.35%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.71%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.18%) Shopify
5 1 (0.18%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.26%) Office 365
4 19 (3.37%) PaaS
4 19 (3.37%) SaaS
5 16 (2.84%) GitHub
6 13 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.13%) Google Analytics
8 10 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.24%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.06%) Google Play
12 5 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.89%) Serverless
13 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.71%) iTunes
13 4 (0.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.01%) SAN
2 14 (2.48%) Firewall
3 9 (1.60%) IP Telephony
4 8 (1.42%) NAS
5 5 (0.89%) Intranet
5 5 (0.89%) WAN
6 4 (0.71%) Internet
7 3 (0.53%) DNS
8 2 (0.35%) HTTP
8 2 (0.35%) PBX
8 2 (0.35%) Skype
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
9 1 (0.18%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.61%) MySQL
3 17 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.84%) Big Data
4 16 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.30%) Power BI
6 11 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.60%) Data Lake
8 9 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.42%) HBase
9 8 (1.42%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.24%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.24%) Redis
11 6 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 34 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.26%) JIRA
3 21 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.13%) webpack
6 11 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (1.95%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (1.95%) Rational Team Concert
7 6 (1.06%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.89%) gulp
9 3 (0.53%) GitLab
9 3 (0.53%) Grunt
9 3 (0.53%) MSI
9 3 (0.53%) MSTest
9 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.35%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.35%) JUnit
10 2 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 57 (10.11%) Finance
2 40 (7.09%) Legal
3 31 (5.50%) Marketing
4 13 (2.30%) Banking
5 11 (1.95%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.77%) Advertising
6 10 (1.77%) Back Office
7 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.06%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.06%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.06%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.71%) Games
10 4 (0.71%) Law
10 4 (0.71%) Retail
11 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (26.77%) Developer
2 100 (17.73%) Designer
3 93 (16.49%) Content Designer
4 72 (12.77%) Analyst
5 38 (6.74%) Architect
6 25 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (4.26%) Digital Content Designer
7 24 (4.26%) Digital Designer
8 23 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 22 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 21 (3.72%) React Developer
11 15 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (2.48%) Senior Content Designer
12 14 (2.48%) Senior Designer
13 13 (2.30%) Consultant
13 13 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (2.13%) Java Developer
14 12 (2.13%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.83%) HTML
2 65 (11.52%) CSS
3 34 (6.03%) React
4 33 (5.85%) .NET
4 33 (5.85%) Node.js
5 32 (5.67%) REST
6 31 (5.50%) jQuery
7 29 (5.14%) HTML5
8 28 (4.96%) XML
9 27 (4.79%) Web Services
10 25 (4.43%) RESTful
10 25 (4.43%) Sass
11 24 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 24 (4.26%) Redux
12 21 (3.72%) CSS3
13 18 (3.19%) SOAP
14 16 (2.84%) JSON
14 16 (2.84%) XSLT
15 15 (2.66%) Jest
16 14 (2.48%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.60%) User Experience
2 52 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.72%) Social Media
6 17 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.48%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.95%) TMS320
10 10 (1.77%) Blog
10 10 (1.77%) Life Science
11 7 (1.24%) Replication
12 6 (1.06%) Clustering
12 6 (1.06%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.89%) PKI
14 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.71%) Pharmacovigilance
15 3 (0.53%) Virtual Team
16 2 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.59%) Windows
2 30 (5.32%) Linux
3 22 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.55%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.13%) Android
6 11 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.06%) Unix
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Solaris
11 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (10.64%) Analytics
3 51 (9.04%) DevOps
4 47 (8.33%) TDD
5 44 (7.80%) Content Management
5 44 (7.80%) Scrum
6 42 (7.45%) Migration
7 39 (6.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 38 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (6.21%) Project Management
10 34 (6.03%) Data Analysis
11 33 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (5.85%) Microservices
12 32 (5.67%) Software Engineering
13 31 (5.50%) SEO
14 30 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (5.32%) Validation
15 29 (5.14%) Data Management
15 29 (5.14%) Web Application Development
16 28 (4.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (15.25%) JavaScript
2 68 (12.06%) SQL
3 50 (8.87%) Python
4 46 (8.16%) Java
5 45 (7.98%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.03%) C#
7 22 (3.90%) PHP
8 18 (3.19%) ES6
9 12 (2.13%) C
9 12 (2.13%) C++
10 11 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.95%) VBScript
11 9 (1.60%) Perl
11 9 (1.60%) R
12 8 (1.42%) Ruby
13 6 (1.06%) Scala
14 5 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.89%) ES7
14 5 (0.89%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (6.56%) Degree
2 22 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.95%) DBS Check
5 9 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB
7 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PMP
8 2 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.18%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.18%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.56%) QA
2 11 (1.95%) MISRA
2 11 (1.95%) MISRA C
3 9 (1.60%) WCAG
4 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.71%) PMO
7 3 (0.53%) COBIT
8 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.18%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.01%) Docker
3 15 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.95%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.77%) XenApp
6 5 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.53%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.35%) vCloud
9 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.18%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.43%) Ansible
2 23 (4.08%) SCCM
3 20 (3.55%) Puppet
4 12 (2.13%) Terraform
5 9 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.89%) Nagios
8 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.71%) SCOM
8 4 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.53%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.35%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) logstash
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.18%) Consul
Vendors
1 62 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.51%) Google
3 30 (5.32%) Adobe
4 29 (5.14%) Citrix
5 26 (4.61%) VMware
6 23 (4.08%) IBM
7 20 (3.55%) Oracle
8 15 (2.66%) HP
9 12 (2.13%) NetApp
9 12 (2.13%) SAP
10 11 (1.95%) Cisco
10 11 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.95%) Tableau
11 10 (1.77%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.60%) Blue Coat
12 9 (1.60%) Cloudera
13 8 (1.42%) Apple
13 8 (1.42%) EMC
14 7 (1.24%) Planview
14 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com