Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 375 337 407
Rank change year-on-year -38 +70 -62
Contract jobs citing Publishing 283 273 496
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.37% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 176 362
10th Percentile £292 £216 £275
25th Percentile £363 £352 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £445 £425
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -4.49%
75th Percentile £538 £563 £509
90th Percentile £613 £738 £587
UK median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 21
10th Percentile £14.04 £15.75 £20.69
25th Percentile £15.64 £20.56 £30.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.18 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.72% -36.06% +143.83%
75th Percentile £31.68 £50.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £39.75 " £46.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.30 £42.50
% change year-on-year -21.81% -42.82% +143.83%

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 26,134 19,978 43,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.31% 51.22% 52.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,608 13,243 28,525
10th Percentile £306 £263 £290
25th Percentile £403 £382 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.70%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £581
90th Percentile £700 £694 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 988 769 1,261
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.34 £10.75
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £19.32
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +3.52% +4.40%
75th Percentile £41.85 £38.75 £39.00
90th Percentile £55.25 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.40 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +6.98% +6.67% +4.17%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 -54 190 £450 -10.00% 49
South East +1 34 £413 -2.94% 10
North of England -11 15 £350 -13.58% 7
South West +8 9 £444 +4.41% 6
North West +6 9 £335 +18.86% 4
West Midlands -9 8 £238 -44.12% 5
Midlands -12 8 £238 -45.71% 5
North East +12 3 £513 +42.36%
East of England +9 3 - - 4
Yorkshire -10 3 £575 +39.39% 3
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 109 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.03%) User Experience
3 60 (21.20%) Social Skills
4 43 (15.19%) Marketing
5 38 (13.43%) Finance
5 38 (13.43%) Public Sector
6 36 (12.72%) Social Media
6 36 (12.72%) Analytics
7 31 (10.95%) Azure
7 31 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (10.60%) Adobe
9 29 (10.25%) JavaScript
10 28 (9.89%) SQL
10 28 (9.89%) Python
10 28 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (9.89%) Microsoft
10 28 (9.89%) DevOps
11 27 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (9.54%) Content Management
12 26 (9.19%) Scrum
12 26 (9.19%) HTML
13 24 (8.48%) Degree
14 23 (8.13%) Project Management
14 23 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (7.77%) CMS
15 22 (7.77%) JIRA
15 22 (7.77%) Apple iOS
16 20 (7.07%) Java
16 20 (7.07%) Mentoring
17 19 (6.71%) 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 22 (7.77%) CMS
2 14 (4.95%) Confluence
3 12 (4.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (2.83%) Moodle
5 6 (2.12%) Apache
6 4 (1.41%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.06%) Headless CMS
7 3 (1.06%) IIS
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.06%) SugarCRM
7 3 (1.06%) WordPress
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.71%) nginx
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (6.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (4.24%) Sketch
3 11 (3.89%) Figma
4 9 (3.18%) Camtasia
5 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (2.83%) Photoshop
6 7 (2.47%) InVision
7 5 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.77%) InDesign
8 3 (1.06%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.71%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.35%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Magento
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.95%) Azure
2 19 (6.71%) SaaS
3 18 (6.36%) AWS
4 12 (4.24%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (4.24%) npm
5 11 (3.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.53%) Serverless
7 9 (3.18%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.83%) Lucidchart
9 7 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (2.47%) GitHub
10 6 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.77%) GCP
11 5 (1.77%) Google Analytics
12 4 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.41%) Snowflake
13 3 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.06%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (3.89%) VPN
3 5 (1.77%) Intranet
4 3 (1.06%) HTTP
4 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.71%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) Broadband
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.35%) NAS
6 1 (0.35%) NFC
6 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) VSAN
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.18%) Power BI
2 9 (3.18%) Tableau
3 7 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.41%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.41%) Star Schema
5 3 (1.06%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.06%) Tableau Desktop
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (7.77%) JIRA
2 13 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.47%) Selenium
5 5 (1.77%) Maven
6 4 (1.41%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.41%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.41%) MSTest
6 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.06%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.06%) ERwin
7 3 (1.06%) Gatling
7 3 (1.06%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.06%) JMeter
7 3 (1.06%) Subversion
7 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.06%) webpack
8 2 (0.71%) fastlane
8 2 (0.71%) GitLab
General
1 60 (21.20%) Social Skills
2 43 (15.19%) Marketing
3 38 (13.43%) Finance
3 38 (13.43%) Public Sector
4 31 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.30%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.59%) Manufacturing
7 12 (4.24%) Electronics
7 12 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
8 8 (2.83%) Banking
9 6 (2.12%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.77%) Advertising
10 5 (1.77%) Legal
11 4 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.06%) German Language
12 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
12 3 (1.06%) Retail
13 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (21.55%) Designer
2 54 (19.08%) Developer
3 39 (13.78%) Analyst
4 23 (8.13%) Architect
5 22 (7.77%) Content Designer
6 17 (6.01%) UX Designer
7 15 (5.30%) Consultant
8 14 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.89%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
9 11 (3.89%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 9 (3.18%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.18%) React Developer
11 8 (2.83%) Digital Designer
11 8 (2.83%) Instructional Designer
11 8 (2.83%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (2.47%) Senior Designer
12 7 (2.47%) UI Designer
13 6 (2.12%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.19%) HTML
2 19 (6.71%) CSS
3 17 (6.01%) Node.js
4 16 (5.65%) React
5 12 (4.24%) .NET
6 11 (3.89%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.53%) GraphQL
7 10 (3.53%) RESTful
8 7 (2.47%) HTML5
8 7 (2.47%) Spring
8 7 (2.47%) XML
9 6 (2.12%) Jest
9 6 (2.12%) JSON
9 6 (2.12%) React Native
9 6 (2.12%) REST
9 6 (2.12%) Sass
10 5 (1.77%) CSS3
10 5 (1.77%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 68 (24.03%) User Experience
2 36 (12.72%) Social Media
3 16 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.18%) Animation
4 9 (3.18%) Learning Management System
5 7 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.12%) Blog
7 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.77%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.41%) NHS
8 4 (1.41%) Replication
9 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.71%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) PMI
10 2 (0.71%) SCADA
10 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.77%) Apple iOS
2 17 (6.01%) Android
2 17 (6.01%) Windows
3 11 (3.89%) Windows Mobile
4 9 (3.18%) Linux
5 3 (1.06%) Unix
6 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.72%) Analytics
3 28 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (9.89%) DevOps
4 27 (9.54%) Content Management
4 27 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (9.19%) Scrum
6 23 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (8.13%) Project Management
7 20 (7.07%) Mentoring
8 18 (6.36%) Migration
9 16 (5.65%) Content Strategy
9 16 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (5.65%) Project Delivery
10 15 (5.30%) A/B Testing
10 15 (5.30%) Data Modelling
10 15 (5.30%) Test Automation
10 15 (5.30%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 14 (4.95%) SEO
11 14 (4.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.25%) JavaScript
2 28 (9.89%) Python
2 28 (9.89%) SQL
3 20 (7.07%) Java
4 15 (5.30%) TypeScript
5 11 (3.89%) C#
6 10 (3.53%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.18%) ES6
8 8 (2.83%) Apple Swift
9 7 (2.47%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.47%) Scala
10 6 (2.12%) C++
11 5 (1.77%) C
11 5 (1.77%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.06%) Perl
13 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.06%) VB
13 3 (1.06%) VBA
14 2 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (8.48%) Degree
2 10 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.12%) PMP
4 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.06%) ISEB
5 3 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.35%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.36%) QA
2 7 (2.47%) Accessibility
3 6 (2.12%) PMO
4 5 (1.77%) GDPR
5 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.35%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.35%) GxP
6 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.83%) Docker
3 6 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.06%) NFS
5 2 (0.71%) Gluster
5 2 (0.71%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.71%) HDFS
5 2 (0.71%) LXC
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) Ceph
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.24%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (3.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 11 (3.89%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (2.83%) Terraform
4 4 (1.41%) Ansible
5 2 (0.71%) Kibana
5 2 (0.71%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.35%) logstash
6 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (10.60%) Adobe
2 28 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.01%) SAP
4 12 (4.24%) Oracle
5 11 (3.89%) Samsung
6 10 (3.53%) Google
7 9 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.83%) Blackboard
9 7 (2.47%) VMware
10 6 (2.12%) Citrix
10 6 (2.12%) Databricks
11 3 (1.06%) Apple
11 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.06%) UiPath
12 2 (0.71%) Cisco
12 2 (0.71%) Dell
12 2 (0.71%) ESRI
12 2 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.71%) Software AG
12 2 (0.71%) webMethods