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 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 248 264
Rank change year-on-year -54 +16  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 316 477 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.86% 2.65% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 357 296
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -1.25% +0.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -24.32%  
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 England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16974 18019 19637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.26% 36.44% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11203 12251 12926
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 443 488
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.10 £47.65
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 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
London -78 180 £425 - 57
South East +11 81 £450 +5.88% 28
West Midlands +33 24 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +16 10 £350 -36.93% 4
East of England -5 8 £350 -12.22% 6
North East +78 5 £305 -34.40% 1
South West -5 3 £500 +48.14% 3
East Midlands - 3 £363 -
North West +11 1 - - 2
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 270 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (16.91%) HTML
3 97 (14.02%) User Experience
4 96 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 90 (13.01%) Scrum
6 85 (12.28%) Finance
7 84 (12.14%) Java
8 80 (11.56%) CSS
9 73 (10.55%) SQL
10 71 (10.26%) Legal
11 69 (9.97%) Content Management
12 65 (9.39%) TDD
13 62 (8.96%) CMS
13 62 (8.96%) Project Management
14 60 (8.67%) Analytics
15 58 (8.38%) SEO
16 56 (8.09%) Marketing
16 56 (8.09%) Degree
17 55 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
18 54 (7.80%) XML
19 52 (7.51%) Social Media
20 51 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
21 50 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
21 50 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (6.79%) QA
23 46 (6.65%) Web Application Development
23 46 (6.65%) Microsoft
23 46 (6.65%) Oracle
24 45 (6.50%) Linux
25 44 (6.36%) Web Services

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 62 (8.96%) CMS
2 28 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.60%) WordPress
4 15 (2.17%) Confluence
5 14 (2.02%) SAS
6 11 (1.59%) Drupal
7 10 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.87%) Apache
8 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.87%) JBoss
8 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.58%) IIS
10 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.76%) Photoshop
4 18 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.58%) InDesign
9 3 (0.43%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.29%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.29%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Eloqua
2 8 (1.16%) FastStats
2 8 (1.16%) Magento
3 7 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.29%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.14%) BondVision
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Eikon
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.31%) Office 365
4 10 (1.45%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.87%) IaaS
6 5 (0.72%) PaaS
7 4 (0.58%) SaaS
8 3 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.43%) GitHub
8 3 (0.43%) Slack
9 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.29%) Force.com
9 2 (0.29%) G Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Google Play
9 2 (0.29%) Heroku
9 2 (0.29%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.31%) Internet
2 13 (1.88%) LTE
3 9 (1.30%) GSM
3 9 (1.30%) HSPA
3 9 (1.30%) WCDMA
4 8 (1.16%) Intranet
5 7 (1.01%) HTTP
5 7 (1.01%) LAN
5 7 (1.01%) SAN
6 5 (0.72%) DNS
6 5 (0.72%) VPN
7 4 (0.58%) Extranet
7 4 (0.58%) Network Security
7 4 (0.58%) WAN
8 3 (0.43%) DHCP
8 3 (0.43%) Firewall
8 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.43%) Skype
8 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.48%) MySQL
2 31 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.18%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.89%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.02%) Big Data
5 14 (2.02%) MarkLogic
6 13 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.16%) QlikView
8 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.87%) GIS
10 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (4.91%) JIRA
2 28 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.75%) Selenium
5 17 (2.46%) Android Studio
6 16 (2.31%) Xcode
7 15 (2.17%) JUnit
8 13 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.73%) Subversion
9 12 (1.73%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (1.30%) Mockito
11 9 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (1.01%) Maven
13 7 (1.01%) Mocha
14 6 (0.87%) Grunt
14 6 (0.87%) gulp
14 6 (0.87%) Jasmine
General
1 85 (12.28%) Finance
2 71 (10.26%) Legal
3 56 (8.09%) Marketing
4 18 (2.60%) Banking
5 16 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.17%) Retail
7 12 (1.73%) Advertising
8 10 (1.45%) Law
8 10 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.16%) Games
9 8 (1.16%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.72%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) Electronics
11 4 (0.58%) German Language
11 4 (0.58%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.43%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.43%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 184 (26.59%) Developer
2 115 (16.62%) Analyst
3 102 (14.74%) Designer
4 88 (12.72%) Content Designer
5 52 (7.51%) Project Manager
6 50 (7.23%) Business Analyst
7 43 (6.21%) Architect
8 37 (5.35%) Java Developer
9 24 (3.47%) Digital Designer
10 23 (3.32%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.18%) Digital Content Designer
12 17 (2.46%) Administrator
12 17 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (2.46%) Scrum Master
13 16 (2.31%) Full Stack Developer
14 15 (2.17%) HTML Developer
15 14 (2.02%) .NET Developer
15 14 (2.02%) Node.js Developer
15 14 (2.02%) Web Developer
16 13 (1.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (16.91%) HTML
2 80 (11.56%) CSS
3 54 (7.80%) XML
4 44 (6.36%) Web Services
5 37 (5.35%) HTML5
6 30 (4.34%) .NET
6 30 (4.34%) Node.js
7 29 (4.19%) Spring
8 28 (4.05%) REST
9 24 (3.47%) JSON
10 23 (3.32%) XSLT
11 22 (3.18%) CSS3
11 22 (3.18%) RESTful
11 22 (3.18%) Sass
12 21 (3.03%) jQuery
12 21 (3.03%) React
13 20 (2.89%) Hibernate
14 19 (2.75%) SOAP
15 17 (2.46%) AngularJS
16 16 (2.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.02%) User Experience
2 55 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (7.51%) Social Media
4 25 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.30%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.30%) W3C
9 8 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.16%) Linked Data
10 7 (1.01%) Blog
10 7 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.01%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.87%) Animation
11 6 (0.87%) New Media
11 6 (0.87%) PMI
11 6 (0.87%) Semantic Web
12 5 (0.72%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.72%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.50%) Linux
2 39 (5.64%) Windows
3 28 (4.05%) Android
4 18 (2.60%) Unix
5 11 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (13.01%) Scrum
3 69 (9.97%) Content Management
4 65 (9.39%) TDD
5 62 (8.96%) Project Management
6 60 (8.67%) Analytics
7 58 (8.38%) SEO
8 51 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 46 (6.65%) Web Application Development
11 44 (6.36%) Migration
12 43 (6.21%) DevOps
13 42 (6.07%) E-Commerce
14 41 (5.92%) Kanban
15 38 (5.49%) Web Development
16 37 (5.35%) Test Automation
17 36 (5.20%) Waterfall
18 33 (4.77%) User Stories
19 32 (4.62%) BDD
19 32 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (13.87%) JavaScript
2 84 (12.14%) Java
3 73 (10.55%) SQL
4 28 (4.05%) PHP
5 26 (3.76%) Python
6 24 (3.47%) C#
7 16 (2.31%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.02%) R
8 14 (2.02%) Ruby
9 13 (1.88%) Objective-C
9 13 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.73%) C
11 11 (1.59%) ES6
12 9 (1.30%) Apple Swift
12 9 (1.30%) Scala
12 9 (1.30%) VB
13 8 (1.16%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.16%) C++
14 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (8.09%) Degree
2 20 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.01%) CBAP
7 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.87%) PMP
8 5 (0.72%) IIBA
8 5 (0.72%) ISEB
9 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.29%) GISP
11 2 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.79%) QA
2 13 (1.88%) PMO
3 10 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.87%) SLA
5 4 (0.58%) WCAG
6 2 (0.29%) CDISC
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (2.17%) Docker
2 14 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.58%) XenApp
4 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) Varnish
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.31%) Terraform
2 13 (1.88%) Puppet
3 10 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.01%) SCCM
5 5 (0.72%) Ansible
6 4 (0.58%) Consul
6 4 (0.58%) SCOM
7 3 (0.43%) Nagios
7 3 (0.43%) Packer
8 2 (0.29%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.29%) Graphite
8 2 (0.29%) Mesos
8 2 (0.29%) MOM
8 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 46 (6.65%) Microsoft
1 46 (6.65%) Oracle
2 43 (6.21%) Adobe
3 18 (2.60%) Google
4 16 (2.31%) Apple
5 15 (2.17%) HP
5 15 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.17%) SAP
6 13 (1.88%) Tableau
7 9 (1.30%) Talend
8 8 (1.16%) Apteco
8 8 (1.16%) VMware
9 7 (1.01%) Splunk
10 6 (0.87%) ESRI
11 5 (0.72%) Cisco
11 5 (0.72%) Citrix
11 5 (0.72%) IBM
11 5 (0.72%) Reuters
11 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.58%) Palo Alto
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £480 - £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum Initial 6 Months - Likely Rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago