Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 411 357 369
Rank change year-on-year -54 +12 -30
Contract jobs citing Publishing 383 198 430
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.01% 1.09% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 141 307
10th Percentile £263 £300 £258
25th Percentile £406 £350 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £435
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.30% -3.33%
75th Percentile £608 £530 £525
90th Percentile £650 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £428
% change year-on-year +17.65% -0.58% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
10th Percentile £18.28 £14.93 £17.45
25th Percentile £29.70 £15.46 £20.38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +77.14% -33.96% -31.61%
75th Percentile £44.75 £23.63 £35.21
90th Percentile £51.15 £32.25 £37.40
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +63.16% -35.04% -16.43%

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 38,039 18,231 32,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 54.45% 52.21% 49.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,451 12,476 21,499
10th Percentile £310 £275 £250
25th Percentile £425 £379 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,236 737 1,283
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.33 £12.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.47 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -14.78% +25.51% +1.08%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £34.01
90th Percentile £56.63 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.72
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.21% +1.19%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -17 265 £518 +21.76% 69
South East -83 32 £468 +10.00% 21
North of England -48 29 £361 -1.83% 21
North West -33 15 £306 -17.23% 10
East of England -38 12 £500 +2.56% 15
Midlands -65 11 £450 +9.09% 11
South West -56 9 £450 -18.18% 5
North East -3 8 £400 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -52 7 £450 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire -32 6 £363 -14.45% 8
East Midlands -32 3 £300 -25.00% 4
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 146 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.80%) Social Skills
3 67 (17.49%) AWS
4 65 (16.97%) Analytics
5 64 (16.71%) User Experience
5 64 (16.71%) SQL
6 54 (14.10%) Azure
6 54 (14.10%) HTML
7 53 (13.84%) Scrum
8 52 (13.58%) Microsoft
9 51 (13.32%) JavaScript
9 51 (13.32%) Python
10 48 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (12.53%) DevOps
11 47 (12.27%) Data Modelling
12 46 (12.01%) React
13 44 (11.49%) Marketing
14 43 (11.23%) Java
15 42 (10.97%) User Research
16 41 (10.70%) Project Management
17 39 (10.18%) Adobe
17 39 (10.18%) CMS
18 38 (9.92%) JIRA
19 37 (9.66%) UX Design
20 35 (9.14%) Visualisation
20 35 (9.14%) Accessibility
21 34 (8.88%) Node.js
21 34 (8.88%) Software Engineering
21 34 (8.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 34 (8.88%) CSS

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 39 (10.18%) CMS
2 22 (5.74%) Confluence
3 18 (4.70%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.66%) Moodle
5 11 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.61%) Apache
7 9 (2.35%) Headless CMS
8 7 (1.83%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.31%) IIS
9 5 (1.31%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.04%) Jupyter
10 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.04%) WordPress
11 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.78%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (8.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (4.44%) Photoshop
3 15 (3.92%) Adobe Captivate
4 14 (3.66%) Adobe After Effects
4 14 (3.66%) Adobe Premiere
4 14 (3.66%) Camtasia
4 14 (3.66%) InDesign
4 14 (3.66%) Snagit
5 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (2.09%) MS Visio
7 8 (2.09%) Sketch
8 6 (1.57%) FrameMaker
8 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.78%) InVision
11 2 (0.52%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.26%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.49%) AWS
2 54 (14.10%) Azure
3 22 (5.74%) GitHub
3 22 (5.74%) SaaS
4 21 (5.48%) npm
5 19 (4.96%) Power Platform
6 18 (4.70%) GCP
7 13 (3.39%) Google Analytics
8 12 (3.13%) Serverless
9 11 (2.87%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (2.35%) Snowflake
11 7 (1.83%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.57%) Amazon EKS
13 5 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (1.31%) dbt
13 5 (1.31%) Power Automate
14 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (1.04%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.92%) HTTP
2 7 (1.83%) Firewall
2 7 (1.83%) Internet
3 6 (1.57%) DNS
4 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.04%) Intranet
5 4 (1.04%) SSL
6 3 (0.78%) DMZ
6 3 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.78%) Skype
6 3 (0.78%) VLAN
7 2 (0.52%) FTP
8 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.26%) LAN
8 1 (0.26%) MPLS
8 1 (0.26%) RIP
8 1 (0.26%) SDH
8 1 (0.26%) SNMP
8 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.36%) Metadata
2 30 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.96%) Power BI
4 15 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (2.61%) Data Lake
7 8 (2.09%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.09%) Big Data
7 8 (2.09%) BigQuery
7 8 (2.09%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.09%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.83%) GIS
8 7 (1.83%) Tableau
9 6 (1.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.57%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.31%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (9.92%) JIRA
2 31 (8.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.31%) ER Studio
4 5 (1.31%) ERwin
4 5 (1.31%) Gerrit
5 4 (1.04%) Cypress.io
5 4 (1.04%) Spinnaker
6 3 (0.78%) Grunt
6 3 (0.78%) Mocha
6 3 (0.78%) Subversion
7 2 (0.52%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.52%) Storybook
7 2 (0.52%) webpack
8 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.26%) Applitools
8 1 (0.26%) git-flow
8 1 (0.26%) gulp
8 1 (0.26%) rollup.js
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 95 (24.80%) Social Skills
2 44 (11.49%) Marketing
3 33 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.09%) Finance
5 29 (7.57%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.18%) Presentation Skills
7 15 (3.92%) Legal
8 10 (2.61%) Banking
9 7 (1.83%) Advertising
10 6 (1.57%) Law
11 5 (1.31%) Retail
12 4 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.04%) Local Government
12 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.04%) Multimedia
12 4 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (17.75%) Developer
2 62 (16.19%) Designer
3 39 (10.18%) Content Designer
4 30 (7.83%) Architect
5 29 (7.57%) Analyst
6 28 (7.31%) Data Engineer
7 17 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 15 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.13%) Java Developer
10 11 (2.87%) Senior Designer
10 11 (2.87%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.61%) Product Manager
11 10 (2.61%) Product Owner
11 10 (2.61%) Web Manager
12 9 (2.35%) Instructional Designer
12 9 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.35%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.09%) Administrator
13 8 (2.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.10%) HTML
2 46 (12.01%) React
3 34 (8.88%) CSS
3 34 (8.88%) Node.js
4 25 (6.53%) RESTful
5 16 (4.18%) GraphQL
5 16 (4.18%) HTML5
6 14 (3.66%) AngularJS
7 12 (3.13%) CSS3
7 12 (3.13%) Kafka
7 12 (3.13%) XML
8 9 (2.35%) Pandas
8 9 (2.35%) Sass
9 8 (2.09%) Web Services
10 7 (1.83%) .NET
10 7 (1.83%) Open Graph
10 7 (1.83%) pytest
11 6 (1.57%) Lambda Expressions
11 6 (1.57%) Next.js
12 5 (1.31%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.71%) User Experience
2 20 (5.22%) Social Media
3 16 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.66%) Learning Management System
4 14 (3.66%) SCORM
4 14 (3.66%) Video Editing
5 10 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (2.09%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.83%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.31%) NHS
10 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.04%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.52%) Motion Graphics
12 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.70%) Unix
2 16 (4.18%) Linux
3 15 (3.92%) Windows
4 11 (2.87%) Android
4 11 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (16.97%) Analytics
3 53 (13.84%) Scrum
4 48 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (12.53%) DevOps
5 47 (12.27%) Data Modelling
6 42 (10.97%) User Research
7 41 (10.70%) Project Management
8 37 (9.66%) UX Design
9 35 (9.14%) Visualisation
10 34 (8.88%) Software Engineering
11 33 (8.62%) Content Management
12 30 (7.83%) CI/CD
12 30 (7.83%) TDD
13 27 (7.05%) Computer Science
13 27 (7.05%) Migration
14 25 (6.53%) Data Management
15 24 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (6.27%) SEO
16 23 (6.01%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.71%) SQL
2 51 (13.32%) JavaScript
2 51 (13.32%) Python
3 43 (11.23%) Java
4 33 (8.62%) TypeScript
5 25 (6.53%) Scala
6 10 (2.61%) ES6
7 9 (2.35%) C
8 8 (2.09%) C#
8 8 (2.09%) Kotlin
9 6 (1.57%) R
9 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.31%) C++
10 5 (1.31%) Go
11 4 (1.04%) Java 8
11 4 (1.04%) VB
12 3 (0.78%) Perl
12 3 (0.78%) PHP
12 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (8.09%) Degree
2 12 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.52%) MCSE
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCSA
7 1 (0.26%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.14%) Accessibility
2 15 (3.92%) QA
3 11 (2.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.52%) GRC
4 2 (0.52%) NIST
4 2 (0.52%) PMO
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (3.92%) Docker
2 10 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.31%) HDFS
4 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) IAG
6 1 (0.26%) iptables
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (4.96%) Terraform
2 17 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.57%) Ansible
4 3 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.78%) SCCM
5 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.18%) Adobe
3 19 (4.96%) Google
4 14 (3.66%) Avid
5 13 (3.39%) Oracle
6 12 (3.13%) SAP
7 11 (2.87%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.61%) Databricks
8 10 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.35%) Citrix
10 6 (1.57%) F5
11 5 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.31%) Pardot
12 4 (1.04%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.78%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.78%) Ensighten
13 3 (0.78%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.78%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.78%) Talend