Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 303 269
Rank change year-on-year +1 -34 +6
Contract jobs citing Publishing 795 774 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.85% 1.00%
As % of the General category 2.30% 2.12% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 565 720
England median daily rate £450 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +1.18%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £575 £566
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
England median hourly rate £29.33 £17.43 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.24% -8.26% -16.48%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £30.23 £29.28
UK median hourly rate £29.33 £17.43 £19.46
% change year-on-year +68.24% -10.43% -14.46%

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 34,522 36,447 35,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.91% 39.89% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,976 24,458 24,074
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 793 912
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.44 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.12% +11.49% +3.11%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.20 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.42 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.02% +11.24% -4.43%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +7 453 £475 +5.56% 85
South East -64 159 £425 -5.56% 35
North of England +20 81 £413 +22.22% 43
East of England +24 44 £220 -37.14% 15
Yorkshire +8 43 £438 +16.67% 12
Midlands -41 36 £375 - 11
South West -11 22 £377 -16.22% 11
West Midlands -39 22 £360 -7.69% 6
North West -6 21 £363 -6.45% 25
North East +13 17 £413 +57.14% 6
East Midlands +8 14 £406 +32.54% 5
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 271 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (14.72%) User Experience
3 110 (13.84%) Java
4 100 (12.58%) Microsoft
5 95 (11.95%) Windows
6 86 (10.82%) Finance
7 83 (10.44%) SQL
7 83 (10.44%) Content Management
8 82 (10.31%) CMS
9 81 (10.19%) HTML
10 79 (9.94%) Scrum
11 77 (9.69%) Analytics
12 76 (9.56%) Migration
13 73 (9.18%) DevOps
14 70 (8.81%) JavaScript
14 70 (8.81%) Linux
15 66 (8.30%) Marketing
16 65 (8.18%) TDD
17 63 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
17 63 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
18 62 (7.80%) Active Directory
19 61 (7.67%) SQL Server
20 57 (7.17%) Degree
20 57 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
21 56 (7.04%) Google
21 56 (7.04%) CSS
22 55 (6.92%) Python
23 52 (6.54%) Web Services
24 51 (6.42%) Project Management
25 49 (6.16%) .NET

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 82 (10.31%) CMS
2 39 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (3.02%) WordPress
5 21 (2.64%) Drupal
6 16 (2.01%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.64%) Apache
7 13 (1.64%) Confluence
8 12 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.01%) JBoss
9 8 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.50%) IIS
12 4 (0.50%) Marvel
12 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.50%) WildFly
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.88%) InDesign
8 6 (0.75%) InVision
8 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.38%) SPSS
10 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Global One
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.13%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.28%) Office 365
4 23 (2.89%) GitHub
5 16 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.01%) SaaS
6 12 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.13%) G Suite
9 8 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.01%) Serverless
10 7 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.88%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.75%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.50%) Datadog
13 4 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.26%) Internet
2 11 (1.38%) Intranet
3 10 (1.26%) DNS
4 7 (0.88%) Firewall
5 6 (0.75%) LAN
6 5 (0.63%) Skype
6 5 (0.63%) WAN
7 4 (0.50%) HTTP
7 4 (0.50%) SSL
7 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.38%) DHCP
8 3 (0.38%) Network Security
8 3 (0.38%) SAN
8 3 (0.38%) SMS
8 3 (0.38%) VoIP
8 3 (0.38%) VPN
9 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.25%) ICMP
9 2 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.16%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (2.89%) Big Data
4 23 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 21 (2.64%) Apache Hive
6 20 (2.52%) MySQL
7 19 (2.39%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.26%) Power BI
9 17 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.64%) HBase
11 12 (1.51%) Presto
12 9 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (1.01%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.88%) Spark SQL
14 7 (0.88%) Sqoop
15 6 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 43 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.65%) JIRA
4 12 (1.51%) AdminStudio
5 11 (1.38%) Xcode
6 10 (1.26%) MSI
6 10 (1.26%) webpack
7 9 (1.13%) GitLab
8 6 (0.75%) JUnit
8 6 (0.75%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.75%) Mockito
8 6 (0.75%) Subversion
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.63%) WebStorm
10 4 (0.50%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.50%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.50%) Maven
10 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (10.82%) Finance
2 66 (8.30%) Marketing
3 34 (4.28%) Legal
4 24 (3.02%) Banking
5 21 (2.64%) Retail
6 18 (2.26%) Advertising
7 17 (2.14%) Back Office
7 17 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.38%) General Ledger
9 10 (1.26%) Games
9 10 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.75%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.63%) Billing
13 4 (0.50%) Law
14 3 (0.38%) Electronics
14 3 (0.38%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (18.36%) Developer
2 128 (16.10%) Designer
3 112 (14.09%) Analyst
4 94 (11.82%) Content Designer
5 40 (5.03%) Business Analyst
6 37 (4.65%) Architect
7 36 (4.53%) Consultant
8 28 (3.52%) Java Developer
9 27 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (2.77%) Digital Designer
11 20 (2.52%) Project Manager
12 19 (2.39%) Technical Writer
13 17 (2.14%) Digital Content Designer
13 17 (2.14%) UX Designer
14 16 (2.01%) Data Engineer
14 16 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (1.89%) Data Analyst
15 15 (1.89%) Support Engineer
16 14 (1.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 13 (1.64%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (10.19%) HTML
2 56 (7.04%) CSS
3 52 (6.54%) Web Services
4 49 (6.16%) .NET
5 33 (4.15%) REST
5 33 (4.15%) RESTful
6 32 (4.03%) Kafka
7 31 (3.90%) Node.js
8 22 (2.77%) React
9 20 (2.52%) XML
10 18 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 18 (2.26%) AngularJS
10 18 (2.26%) HTML5
10 18 (2.26%) SOAP
11 17 (2.14%) jQuery
12 15 (1.89%) CSS3
13 14 (1.76%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (1.51%) Cocoa
14 12 (1.51%) Sass
14 12 (1.51%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 117 (14.72%) User Experience
2 63 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.91%) Social Media
4 35 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.77%) Graphic Design
8 18 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.01%) NHS
9 16 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.89%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.51%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.26%) Blog
12 10 (1.26%) iPad
12 10 (1.26%) iPhone
12 10 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.26%) Wiki
13 9 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.88%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.95%) Windows
2 70 (8.81%) Linux
3 37 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 30 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 28 (3.52%) Unix
6 27 (3.40%) Android
7 23 (2.89%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.64%) Windows Server
9 17 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.38%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.38%) CentOS
14 3 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (10.44%) Content Management
3 79 (9.94%) Scrum
4 77 (9.69%) Analytics
5 76 (9.56%) Migration
6 73 (9.18%) DevOps
7 65 (8.18%) TDD
8 63 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
9 51 (6.42%) Project Management
10 49 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (6.04%) Visualisation
11 48 (6.04%) Web Application Development
12 46 (5.79%) ETL
13 44 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (5.03%) OO
15 38 (4.78%) Kanban
15 38 (4.78%) Workflow
16 37 (4.65%) Data Modelling
17 36 (4.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 110 (13.84%) Java
2 83 (10.44%) SQL
3 70 (8.81%) JavaScript
4 55 (6.92%) Python
5 48 (6.04%) PowerShell
6 27 (3.40%) C#
7 26 (3.27%) Scala
8 24 (3.02%) Kotlin
9 18 (2.26%) VBScript
10 16 (2.01%) PHP
11 14 (1.76%) C++
12 13 (1.64%) Objective-C
13 12 (1.51%) Apple Swift
13 12 (1.51%) Java 8
14 10 (1.26%) ES6
14 10 (1.26%) Perl
14 10 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.01%) Go
15 8 (1.01%) Groovy
15 8 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (7.17%) Degree
2 31 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.13%) CCNA
5 9 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.13%) CISSP
6 8 (1.01%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.88%) CISM
8 6 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.38%) ISEB
11 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.38%) MCP
11 3 (0.38%) PhD
11 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.41%) QA
2 17 (2.14%) GDPR
3 13 (1.64%) SLA
4 11 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.38%) HL7
5 4 (0.50%) PMO
6 2 (0.25%) GCP
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.40%) Docker
3 20 (2.52%) XenDesktop
4 19 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.76%) XenApp
6 12 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.13%) vSphere
9 7 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.13%) Firmware
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (4.28%) Ansible
2 27 (3.40%) Puppet
3 23 (2.89%) Kubernetes
3 23 (2.89%) Terraform
4 22 (2.77%) SCCM
5 16 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
7 12 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.38%) Kibana
8 11 (1.38%) logstash
9 7 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.63%) Nagios
10 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.63%) vRealize
10 5 (0.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (0.50%) SCOM
12 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.38%) Grafana
12 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 100 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.04%) Google
3 39 (4.91%) Oracle
3 39 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (4.03%) Adobe
5 27 (3.40%) VMware
6 26 (3.27%) Citrix
7 20 (2.52%) Samsung
8 19 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 17 (2.14%) SAP
9 17 (2.14%) SOTI
10 16 (2.01%) Tableau
11 14 (1.76%) Talend
12 12 (1.51%) HP
13 10 (1.26%) IBM
14 9 (1.13%) Facebook
15 8 (1.01%) Apple
15 8 (1.01%) Twitter
16 7 (0.88%) CyberArk
17 6 (0.75%) New Relic