Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 356 303 284
Rank change year-on-year -53 -19 -17
Contract jobs citing Publishing 513 819 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.76% 2.16% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 623 618
England median daily rate £432 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% - +3.69%
10th Percentile £271 £257 £262
90th Percentile £593 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £431 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.28% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 25
England median hourly rate £22.95 £29.33 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.76% +68.24% -8.26%
10th Percentile £7.00 £13.30 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.47 £49.95 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £29.33 £17.43
% change year-on-year -16.45% +68.24% -10.43%

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 29,105 37,949 41,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.86% 39.78% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,969 25,201 27,482
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £294 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 1,002 997
England median hourly rate £21.98 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.09% -1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.32 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.10% -1.09% +7.32%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -5 323 £450 -5.26% 70
North of England +4 60 £400 -2.47% 44
South East -41 57 £450 - 21
South West +36 39 £450 +15.52% 12
North West +13 32 £413 +13.79% 19
North East +13 20 £360 -11.93% 4
East of England -7 17 £400 +81.82% 12
Midlands +15 14 £400 +4.92% 14
West Midlands +14 12 £425 +16.44% 9
Yorkshire -5 8 £425 -2.86% 21
East Midlands +12 2 £344 -19.18% 5
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 145 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.40%) Finance
3 77 (15.01%) JavaScript
4 72 (14.04%) SQL
4 72 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 69 (13.45%) HTML
6 67 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (12.48%) User Experience
8 62 (12.09%) Analytics
9 60 (11.70%) Degree
10 54 (10.53%) DevOps
11 53 (10.33%) Azure
12 51 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (9.94%) Marketing
13 48 (9.36%) Python
14 47 (9.16%) Java
15 46 (8.97%) Windows
15 46 (8.97%) AWS
16 44 (8.58%) .NET
16 44 (8.58%) Google
17 43 (8.38%) TDD
18 39 (7.60%) Web Services
19 37 (7.21%) CSS
19 37 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 36 (7.02%) Content Management
21 35 (6.82%) Oracle
22 34 (6.63%) SQL Server
22 34 (6.63%) C#
22 34 (6.63%) Data Modelling
22 34 (6.63%) Power BI

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 27 (5.26%) CMS
2 22 (4.29%) Apache
3 18 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.92%) Jupyter
5 12 (2.34%) IIS
5 12 (2.34%) nginx
6 10 (1.95%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.75%) WordPress
8 7 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.17%) Confluence
10 5 (0.97%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.78%) JBoss
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.58%) SAS
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.12%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.95%) InDesign
5 8 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.58%) Stata
11 2 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.39%) SPSS
12 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.19%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (0.78%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.33%) Azure
2 46 (8.97%) AWS
3 34 (6.63%) Power Platform
4 27 (5.26%) GitHub
5 23 (4.48%) Office 365
6 20 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.31%) Smartsheet
8 13 (2.53%) Google Analytics
9 12 (2.34%) OpenShift
10 11 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.14%) GCP
11 9 (1.75%) SaaS
12 7 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.36%) Serverless
13 6 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.17%) Google Sheets
13 6 (1.17%) Route 53
14 5 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.97%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.90%) LAN
2 17 (3.31%) Firewall
3 16 (3.12%) WAN
4 11 (2.14%) SAN
5 9 (1.75%) VPN
6 8 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.36%) NAS
7 7 (1.36%) SMTP
8 6 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.17%) DNS
8 6 (1.17%) VLAN
8 6 (1.17%) WLAN
9 5 (0.97%) BGP
9 5 (0.97%) HSRP
9 5 (0.97%) OSPF
9 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.78%) PBX
10 4 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.63%) Power BI
1 34 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.12%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.53%) MySQL
7 11 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.56%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.56%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.36%) Big Data
10 7 (1.36%) HBase
10 7 (1.36%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.36%) Presto
10 7 (1.36%) Spark SQL
10 7 (1.36%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.17%) DB2
11 6 (1.17%) GIS
12 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.26%) JIRA
3 23 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.53%) NUnit
5 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.17%) webpack
7 5 (0.97%) Jasmine
7 5 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.97%) MSTest
7 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.78%) CircleCI
8 4 (0.78%) JUnit
8 4 (0.78%) Maven
8 4 (0.78%) Protractor
8 4 (0.78%) Subversion
8 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.78%) Xcode
9 3 (0.58%) MSI
9 3 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 79 (15.40%) Finance
2 51 (9.94%) Marketing
3 27 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 22 (4.29%) Banking
5 16 (3.12%) Legal
6 15 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.73%) Advertising
8 12 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.95%) Back Office
9 10 (1.95%) Law
10 8 (1.56%) Local Government
10 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.56%) Retail
11 6 (1.17%) Electronics
12 4 (0.78%) Games
12 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.58%) Front Office
13 3 (0.58%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (25.34%) Developer
2 60 (11.70%) Designer
3 59 (11.50%) Analyst
4 43 (8.38%) Content Designer
5 24 (4.68%) Project Manager
6 23 (4.48%) Architect
7 18 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (2.92%) .NET Developer
8 15 (2.92%) Consultant
9 14 (2.73%) Senior Developer
10 13 (2.53%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (2.34%) Coordinator
11 12 (2.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (2.34%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.34%) React Developer
12 11 (2.14%) AWS Developer
12 11 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (1.95%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.45%) HTML
2 44 (8.58%) .NET
3 39 (7.60%) Web Services
4 37 (7.21%) CSS
5 28 (5.46%) AngularJS
5 28 (5.46%) React
6 27 (5.26%) REST
7 26 (5.07%) RESTful
8 25 (4.87%) XML
9 23 (4.48%) Node.js
10 17 (3.31%) HTML5
11 16 (3.12%) TensorFlow
12 13 (2.53%) JSON
13 12 (2.34%) Sass
13 12 (2.34%) Swagger
14 11 (2.14%) YAML
15 10 (1.95%) jQuery
15 10 (1.95%) Kafka
15 10 (1.95%) Redux
16 8 (1.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (12.48%) User Experience
3 21 (4.09%) Social Media
4 17 (3.31%) Replication
5 16 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.95%) Blog
9 10 (1.95%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.17%) Life Science
12 5 (0.97%) Clustering
12 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.97%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.78%) Chromecast
13 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.97%) Windows
2 32 (6.24%) Linux
3 21 (4.09%) Windows 10
4 14 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.14%) Unix
7 10 (1.95%) Android
7 10 (1.95%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.56%) Solaris
8 8 (1.56%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.36%) HPUX
10 4 (0.78%) VMS
10 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (12.09%) Analytics
3 54 (10.53%) DevOps
4 51 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (8.38%) TDD
6 37 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (7.02%) Content Management
8 34 (6.63%) Data Modelling
9 33 (6.43%) Visualisation
10 32 (6.24%) Scrum
11 30 (5.85%) ETL
11 30 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 29 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (5.26%) SEO
14 26 (5.07%) Computer Science
14 26 (5.07%) Mathematics
15 25 (4.87%) Microservices
15 25 (4.87%) Migration
15 25 (4.87%) Test Automation
16 24 (4.68%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.01%) JavaScript
2 72 (14.04%) SQL
3 48 (9.36%) Python
4 47 (9.16%) Java
5 34 (6.63%) C#
6 19 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.12%) PHP
7 16 (3.12%) VBA
8 9 (1.75%) C
8 9 (1.75%) Kotlin
8 9 (1.75%) Scala
9 8 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (1.56%) R
9 8 (1.56%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.17%) Perl
11 5 (0.97%) ES6
12 4 (0.78%) Java 8
13 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (11.70%) Degree
2 31 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.36%) DBS Check
6 7 (1.36%) PMP
7 6 (1.17%) CCNA
7 6 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.78%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.39%) ISACA
9 2 (0.39%) ISEB
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) PhD
9 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.70%) QA
2 18 (3.51%) PMO
3 9 (1.75%) GDPR
4 5 (0.97%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) SEPA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 29 (5.65%) Docker
2 21 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.34%) Gluster
3 12 (2.34%) GlusterFS
3 12 (2.34%) LXC
3 12 (2.34%) NFS
3 12 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.97%) XenApp
6 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) Firmware
8 2 (0.39%) vCloud
8 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (4.29%) Ansible
2 21 (4.09%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (2.14%) Terraform
5 8 (1.56%) SCCM
6 7 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.78%) Puppet
8 3 (0.58%) Matomo
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.19%) logstash
10 1 (0.19%) Nagios
10 1 (0.19%) Netcool
10 1 (0.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.19%) OpenView
10 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.58%) Google
3 35 (6.82%) Oracle
4 29 (5.65%) VMware
5 21 (4.09%) Adobe
6 20 (3.90%) Cisco
7 18 (3.51%) SAP
8 17 (3.31%) Citrix
9 14 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.73%) Tableau
10 13 (2.53%) McAfee
11 9 (1.75%) Apple
12 8 (1.56%) EMC
12 8 (1.56%) F5
13 7 (1.36%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.36%) Databricks
13 7 (1.36%) HP
13 7 (1.36%) MuleSoft
13 7 (1.36%) Nimble Storage
14 6 (1.17%) IBM