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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
UK / England
Rank 255 284 227
Rank change year-on-year +29 -57  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 365 400 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.35% 2.17% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 291 310
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.88 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.17% +15.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% -16.27%  

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 15543 18436 18568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 37.91% 37.90% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10212 12185 11692
Median daily rate £465 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 468 445
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 -53 166 £406 +0.30% 56
South East +57 122 £425 +1.19% 25
Yorkshire +32 21 £350 - 2
North East +4 18 £318 +27.00%
East of England +1 15 £375 -13.04% 5
East Midlands +6 11 £161 -35.50% 1
South West -4 7 £340 +4.61% 3
West Midlands +14 6 £395 +44.95% 2
North West +22 3 £310 +12.72% 4
Publishing
UK

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 293 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (19.10%) HTML
3 146 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 132 (17.03%) Java
5 110 (14.19%) CSS
6 107 (13.81%) Scrum
6 107 (13.81%) User Experience
7 98 (12.65%) SQL
8 93 (12.00%) TDD
9 88 (11.35%) Finance
10 81 (10.45%) XML
11 79 (10.19%) QA
12 76 (9.81%) Migration
13 72 (9.29%) CMS
14 67 (8.65%) Microsoft
14 67 (8.65%) Analytics
15 65 (8.39%) Content Management
16 62 (8.00%) Marketing
16 62 (8.00%) DevOps
17 59 (7.61%) Legal
17 59 (7.61%) Project Management
18 58 (7.48%) Linux
18 58 (7.48%) Degree
19 57 (7.35%) Web Development
20 56 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (7.23%) JIRA
21 55 (7.10%) SQL Server
22 53 (6.84%) Web Services
23 52 (6.71%) Windows
23 52 (6.71%) MS Office

Publishing
Top Related 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 72 (9.29%) CMS
2 48 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.39%) Confluence
4 23 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.58%) JBoss
7 16 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (2.06%) WebSphere Process Server
8 14 (1.81%) WordPress
9 13 (1.68%) SAS
10 12 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (1.42%) Drupal
11 11 (1.42%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.29%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.16%) Apache Spark
13 9 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (1.03%) IIS
14 8 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (6.71%) MS Office
2 44 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.23%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.90%) MS Project
7 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.39%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (0.90%) Eloqua
2 7 (0.90%) FastStats
3 6 (0.77%) Magento
4 5 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.52%) Demantra
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.52%) SnowdropKCS
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.13%) Eikon
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.10%) Office 365
3 16 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.42%) GitHub
5 10 (1.29%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.90%) Heroku
7 6 (0.77%) IaaS
8 5 (0.65%) PaaS
9 4 (0.52%) Force.com
10 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.39%) SaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.26%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.26%) G Suite
11 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.26%) Slack
12 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.13%) Internet
2 28 (3.61%) Intranet
3 15 (1.94%) LTE
4 11 (1.42%) GSM
4 11 (1.42%) HSPA
4 11 (1.42%) HTTP
4 11 (1.42%) WCDMA
5 8 (1.03%) DNS
5 8 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.77%) DHCP
6 6 (0.77%) NetScaler
6 6 (0.77%) SAN
7 5 (0.65%) WAN
8 4 (0.52%) Extranet
8 4 (0.52%) Firewall
8 4 (0.52%) LAN
8 4 (0.52%) LDAP
8 4 (0.52%) NAS
8 4 (0.52%) Network Security
8 4 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.26%) MySQL
3 27 (3.48%) Oracle Database
4 26 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.32%) Big Data
7 14 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.03%) MarkLogic
12 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.03%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (0.90%) HBase
14 6 (0.77%) GIS
14 6 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 56 (7.23%) JIRA
2 51 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.77%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.52%) JUnit
5 28 (3.61%) Cucumber
6 27 (3.48%) Selenium
7 22 (2.84%) Android Studio
8 20 (2.58%) Maven
9 19 (2.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.19%) Xcode
12 15 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
13 14 (1.81%) Mockito
14 12 (1.55%) gulp
15 11 (1.42%) Grunt
16 8 (1.03%) NuGet
16 8 (1.03%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.90%) Gradle
17 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 88 (11.35%) Finance
2 62 (8.00%) Marketing
3 59 (7.61%) Legal
4 21 (2.71%) Retail
5 20 (2.58%) Banking
6 16 (2.06%) Games
6 16 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.68%) Advertising
7 13 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.16%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.77%) Back Office
10 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.65%) Electronics
12 3 (0.39%) Front Office
12 3 (0.39%) German Language
12 3 (0.39%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.39%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 244 (31.48%) Developer
2 123 (15.87%) Analyst
3 92 (11.87%) Designer
4 74 (9.55%) Content Designer
5 55 (7.10%) Architect
6 53 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 52 (6.71%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.90%) Project Manager
9 34 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (3.10%) Web Developer
11 23 (2.97%) Administrator
11 23 (2.97%) AWS Developer
11 23 (2.97%) HTML Developer
12 20 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (2.58%) Software Engineer
13 19 (2.45%) Agile Business Analyst
13 19 (2.45%) Consultant
14 18 (2.32%) Node.js Developer
14 18 (2.32%) Scrum Master
15 17 (2.19%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (19.10%) HTML
2 110 (14.19%) CSS
3 81 (10.45%) XML
4 53 (6.84%) Web Services
5 51 (6.58%) Node.js
6 47 (6.06%) .NET
7 46 (5.94%) Spring
8 41 (5.29%) RESTful
9 40 (5.16%) REST
10 39 (5.03%) React
11 34 (4.39%) HTML5
11 34 (4.39%) jQuery
12 32 (4.13%) JSON
13 27 (3.48%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.10%) Java EE
15 21 (2.71%) CSS3
15 21 (2.71%) Sass
16 19 (2.45%) J2EE
16 19 (2.45%) XSLT
17 18 (2.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.81%) User Experience
2 56 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.68%) Social Media
4 36 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 35 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 32 (4.13%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.81%) Linked Data
8 11 (1.42%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.16%) Graphic Design
10 8 (1.03%) Equities
10 8 (1.03%) W3C
11 7 (0.90%) Animation
11 7 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.65%) Blog
12 5 (0.65%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.65%) Online Games
12 5 (0.65%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.48%) Linux
2 52 (6.71%) Windows
3 39 (5.03%) Android
4 25 (3.23%) Unix
5 22 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.65%) HPUX
11 5 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (13.81%) Scrum
3 93 (12.00%) TDD
4 76 (9.81%) Migration
5 67 (8.65%) Analytics
6 65 (8.39%) Content Management
7 62 (8.00%) DevOps
8 59 (7.61%) Project Management
9 57 (7.35%) Web Development
10 50 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 47 (6.06%) SEO
13 46 (5.94%) Web Application Development
13 46 (5.94%) Workflow
14 44 (5.68%) Kanban
15 43 (5.55%) Mentoring
16 39 (5.03%) BDD
16 39 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (5.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 146 (18.84%) JavaScript
2 132 (17.03%) Java
3 98 (12.65%) SQL
4 44 (5.68%) Python
5 36 (4.65%) PHP
6 29 (3.74%) C#
7 19 (2.45%) Objective-C
7 19 (2.45%) Ruby
8 17 (2.19%) Apple Swift
8 17 (2.19%) C++
9 16 (2.06%) C
9 16 (2.06%) Scala
10 15 (1.94%) R
11 13 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.42%) ES6
13 10 (1.29%) XQuery
14 9 (1.16%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.03%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (7.48%) Degree
2 26 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.52%) PMP
6 2 (0.26%) APMP
6 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.26%) CBAP
6 2 (0.26%) CCA
6 2 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.26%) GISP
6 2 (0.26%) IIBA
6 2 (0.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.26%) MBA
6 2 (0.26%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (10.19%) QA
2 14 (1.81%) PMO
3 8 (1.03%) SLA
4 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) CDISC
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (3.48%) Docker
2 16 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.90%) XenApp
4 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.39%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) vCloud
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.16%) Mesos
1 9 (1.16%) Puppet
1 9 (1.16%) SCCM
1 9 (1.16%) Terraform
2 8 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.90%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.65%) Graphite
4 5 (0.65%) vRealize
5 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.52%) SCOM
6 3 (0.39%) Chronos
6 3 (0.39%) Kibana
6 3 (0.39%) Marathon
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.26%) Ansible
7 2 (0.26%) Consul
7 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.13%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 67 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.58%) Oracle
3 36 (4.65%) Adobe
4 21 (2.71%) Google
4 21 (2.71%) SAP
5 20 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.45%) Talend
7 18 (2.32%) VMware
8 17 (2.19%) Apple
9 11 (1.42%) Citrix
10 10 (1.29%) Tableau
11 8 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.90%) Apteco
13 6 (0.77%) ESRI
13 6 (0.77%) hybris
13 6 (0.77%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.65%) Apigee
14 5 (0.65%) NetApp
14 5 (0.65%) Reuters
14 5 (0.65%) Sitecore
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