Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 387 326 296
Rank change year-on-year -61 -30 -24
Contract jobs citing Publishing 513 744 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.74% 2.12% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 542 555
England median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £261
90th Percentile £600 £625 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 16
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.65% +29.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £8.15 £13.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.48 £35.75 £20.46
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £19.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +66.45% +29.17% -25.93%

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 29,556 35,053 35,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.54% 37.25% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,311 23,178 23,244
England median daily rate £500 £475 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.71% +3.78%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £287
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 790 766
England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -1.96% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.61 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.47 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.91% +8.58%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -21 324 £444 -8.97% 63
South East -63 68 £430 +1.18% 24
North of England +5 45 £408 +1.88% 49
South West -6 31 £450 +20.00% 14
Yorkshire +12 25 £400 -11.11% 14
Midlands +12 24 £365 +1.39% 24
West Midlands +17 22 £365 +1.81% 11
East of England +10 19 £425 +88.89% 3
North East +15 11 £356 +4.56% 10
North West -1 9 £550 +37.50% 25
East Midlands +9 2 - - 13
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 161 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (17.54%) Finance
3 80 (15.59%) JavaScript
4 79 (15.40%) Microsoft
5 71 (13.84%) Windows
6 68 (13.26%) SQL
7 63 (12.28%) HTML
8 61 (11.89%) User Experience
9 58 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
10 57 (11.11%) Marketing
11 55 (10.72%) DevOps
12 52 (10.14%) Analytics
13 51 (9.94%) Python
14 50 (9.75%) Java
15 48 (9.36%) CSS
16 47 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (8.77%) TDD
18 44 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (8.19%) Google
20 41 (7.99%) VMware
21 40 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
21 40 (7.80%) AngularJS
22 39 (7.60%) Citrix
23 38 (7.41%) Migration
23 38 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
24 37 (7.21%) SQL Server
24 37 (7.21%) Content Management
24 37 (7.21%) Degree
24 37 (7.21%) PowerShell
24 37 (7.21%) RESTful

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 33 (6.43%) CMS
2 20 (3.90%) IIS
2 20 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.92%) Apache
4 15 (2.92%) WordPress
5 12 (2.34%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.75%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.17%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.17%) Confluence
7 6 (1.17%) Drupal
7 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.97%) JBoss
9 4 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.78%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.78%) nginx
9 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) InDesign
6 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.39%) Sketch
9 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.78%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle iSupplier
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.19%) Shopify
6 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.04%) GitHub
4 27 (5.26%) Power Platform
5 26 (5.07%) Office 365
6 16 (3.12%) SaaS
7 13 (2.53%) Smartsheet
8 11 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (2.14%) Google Sheets
9 10 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.95%) Serverless
10 9 (1.75%) Google Analytics
11 8 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.97%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.97%) PaaS
14 4 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.68%) SAN
2 20 (3.90%) Firewall
3 17 (3.31%) NAS
4 14 (2.73%) LAN
5 12 (2.34%) VPN
6 11 (2.14%) WAN
7 8 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (1.36%) IP Telephony
8 7 (1.36%) SMTP
9 5 (0.97%) DNS
9 5 (0.97%) PBX
9 5 (0.97%) Skype
10 4 (0.78%) VLAN
10 4 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.58%) BGP
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.58%) DHCP
11 3 (0.58%) OSPF
11 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.26%) Power BI
3 22 (4.29%) MySQL
4 16 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.14%) Big Data
7 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 9 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.75%) DB2
9 8 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (1.56%) Data Lake
9 8 (1.56%) HBase
9 8 (1.56%) Presto
9 8 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.56%) Spark SQL
9 8 (1.56%) Sqoop
10 7 (1.36%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (6.43%) Jenkins
2 29 (5.65%) JIRA
3 25 (4.87%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (1.36%) Rational Team Concert
5 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.97%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (0.97%) MSTest
6 5 (0.97%) Subversion
6 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.97%) webpack
7 4 (0.78%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.78%) JUnit
7 4 (0.78%) Maven
7 4 (0.78%) MSI
7 4 (0.78%) Protractor
8 3 (0.58%) gulp
8 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 90 (17.54%) Finance
2 57 (11.11%) Marketing
3 27 (5.26%) Banking
4 16 (3.12%) Legal
5 14 (2.73%) Advertising
5 14 (2.73%) Back Office
6 11 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.95%) Law
8 9 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.36%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.36%) Games
10 7 (1.36%) Retail
11 6 (1.17%) Electronics
11 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.97%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.39%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (23.39%) Developer
2 65 (12.67%) Analyst
3 54 (10.53%) Designer
4 40 (7.80%) Content Designer
5 32 (6.24%) Architect
6 27 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 20 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 20 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.12%) Consultant
9 15 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (2.92%) Java Developer
9 15 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (2.73%) AWS Developer
10 14 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (2.73%) React Developer
11 13 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (2.34%) Angular Developer
13 11 (2.14%) Digital Designer
14 10 (1.95%) AWS Engineer
14 10 (1.95%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.28%) HTML
2 48 (9.36%) CSS
3 40 (7.80%) AngularJS
4 37 (7.21%) RESTful
5 34 (6.63%) .NET
6 32 (6.24%) React
7 28 (5.46%) REST
8 26 (5.07%) Web Services
9 23 (4.48%) Node.js
10 21 (4.09%) Sass
11 18 (3.51%) HTML5
11 18 (3.51%) Swagger
12 17 (3.31%) jQuery
13 12 (2.34%) Redux
14 11 (2.14%) JSON
14 11 (2.14%) Kafka
14 11 (2.14%) XML
15 10 (1.95%) CSS3
16 9 (1.75%) .NET Core
16 9 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.89%) User Experience
2 44 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (4.29%) Social Media
5 19 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.70%) Replication
6 17 (3.31%) Blog
7 14 (2.73%) Clustering
7 14 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.36%) TMS320
11 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.97%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.84%) Windows
2 33 (6.43%) Linux
3 27 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 23 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.53%) Unix
7 11 (2.14%) Solaris
8 10 (1.95%) Android
9 9 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.17%) HPUX
12 5 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.39%) VMS
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (10.72%) DevOps
3 52 (10.14%) Analytics
4 45 (8.77%) TDD
5 40 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (7.41%) Migration
6 38 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (7.21%) Content Management
8 34 (6.63%) Configuration Management
8 34 (6.63%) Scrum
8 34 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (6.04%) ETL
10 30 (5.85%) SDLC
11 29 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 29 (5.65%) Microservices
12 28 (5.46%) Data Modelling
13 26 (5.07%) Data Management
13 26 (5.07%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.07%) Visualisation
14 25 (4.87%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.59%) JavaScript
2 68 (13.26%) SQL
3 51 (9.94%) Python
4 50 (9.75%) Java
5 37 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.29%) C#
7 18 (3.51%) PHP
8 15 (2.92%) Perl
9 10 (1.95%) Scala
10 9 (1.75%) ES6
11 7 (1.36%) C
11 7 (1.36%) VBScript
12 6 (1.17%) ES7
12 6 (1.17%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.97%) R
13 5 (0.97%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (7.21%) Degree
2 26 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.97%) CCNA
6 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.39%) HND
9 2 (0.39%) PMP
10 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CCIE
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.51%) PMO
2 14 (2.73%) QA
3 7 (1.36%) MISRA
3 7 (1.36%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.58%) GDPR
5 3 (0.58%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.48%) Docker
4 17 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.34%) XenApp
7 10 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.78%) Gluster
11 4 (0.78%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.78%) LXC
11 4 (0.78%) NFS
11 4 (0.78%) vCloud
12 3 (0.58%) Firmware
12 3 (0.58%) vSphere
13 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (6.43%) Ansible
2 21 (4.09%) Puppet
2 21 (4.09%) SCCM
3 14 (2.73%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.34%) Terraform
5 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
9 3 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.39%) Consul
10 2 (0.39%) Kibana
10 2 (0.39%) logstash
10 2 (0.39%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 79 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.19%) Google
3 41 (7.99%) VMware
4 39 (7.60%) Citrix
5 35 (6.82%) Oracle
6 27 (5.26%) IBM
7 25 (4.87%) Cisco
8 22 (4.29%) Adobe
8 22 (4.29%) HP
9 18 (3.51%) EMC
10 15 (2.92%) Tableau
11 11 (2.14%) NetApp
11 11 (2.14%) SAP
12 10 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.75%) Apple
13 9 (1.75%) McAfee
14 8 (1.56%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.36%) Blue Coat
16 6 (1.17%) ESRI
16 6 (1.17%) Sybase