Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 332 361 308
Rank change year-on-year +29 -53 +2
Contract jobs citing Publishing 158 522 809
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.68% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.37% 1.76% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 375 613
Median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £198 £241 £250
90th Percentile £588 £589 £624
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £445
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.95 £29.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.84% -21.76% +68.24%
10th Percentile £15.45 £7.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.60 £45.29 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £24.30 £24.50 £29.33
% change year-on-year -0.82% -16.45% +68.24%

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 11,521 29,665 37,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.92% 38.38% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,519 19,326 25,065
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +1.06%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 891 1,020
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £29.95 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +36.11% +4.76% -6.67%

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 80 £449 +2.57% 40
South East +153 37 £431 -4.17% 6
Midlands +83 15 £400 +6.67% 4
North of England +82 15 £360 -10.00% 21
North East +28 9 £360 +2.86% 6
East Midlands +59 8 £400 +16.45% 1
West Midlands +67 7 £400 +6.67% 3
East of England +81 5 £481 +22.22% 16
Yorkshire +66 4 £440 +10.00% 7
North West +63 2 £463 +8.82% 8
South West +83 1 - - 10
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) Content Management
3 44 (27.85%) User Experience
4 31 (19.62%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 22 (13.92%) Public Sector
6 20 (12.66%) Social Media
7 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.13%) Finance
8 16 (10.13%) Migration
9 14 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.86%) CMS
9 14 (8.86%) Windows
10 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
10 12 (7.59%) Marketing
10 12 (7.59%) Learning Management System
10 12 (7.59%) Moodle
10 12 (7.59%) Blackboard
11 11 (6.96%) Azure
11 11 (6.96%) AWS
11 11 (6.96%) Analytics
11 11 (6.96%) Google
11 11 (6.96%) Degree
11 11 (6.96%) ITIL
11 11 (6.96%) Workflow
12 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
12 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
13 9 (5.70%) Adobe
13 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (5.70%) Scrum
14 8 (5.06%) Management Information System

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 14 (8.86%) CMS
2 12 (7.59%) Moodle
3 3 (1.90%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.90%) WordPress
4 2 (1.27%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.27%) Confluence
4 2 (1.27%) Documentum
4 2 (1.27%) Drupal
4 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.63%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (0.63%) FileNet
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) OnBase
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.43%) Camtasia
4 3 (1.90%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.63%) LibreOffice
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) AWS
1 11 (6.96%) Azure
2 7 (4.43%) Lucidchart
3 4 (2.53%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.53%) Office 365
4 3 (1.90%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 2 (1.27%) Google Docs
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.63%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.63%) Google Play
6 1 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
6 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) SAN
2 2 (1.27%) DHCP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) VPN
2 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.63%) DMZ
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.90%) Power BI
2 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.90%) Triplestore
3 2 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.63%) Essbase
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) JIRA
2 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) MSI
2 2 (1.27%) Selenium
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.63%) Gatling
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) JMeter
3 1 (0.63%) Postman
3 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (13.92%) Public Sector
2 16 (10.13%) Finance
3 12 (7.59%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.53%) Legal
5 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.27%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Games
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (33.54%) Designer
2 36 (22.78%) Content Designer
3 15 (9.49%) Developer
4 11 (6.96%) Digital Content Designer
4 11 (6.96%) Digital Designer
5 10 (6.33%) UX Designer
6 9 (5.70%) Analyst
6 9 (5.70%) Architect
7 7 (4.43%) Content Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Instructional Designer
7 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.16%) Consultant
8 5 (3.16%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Applications Packager
9 4 (2.53%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Head of Content
9 4 (2.53%) Head of Digital
9 4 (2.53%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.53%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) HTML
2 7 (4.43%) CSS
3 5 (3.16%) .NET
4 4 (2.53%) RESTful
5 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.90%) Node.js
5 3 (1.90%) React
5 3 (1.90%) Web Services
6 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.27%) Django
6 2 (1.27%) JSON
6 2 (1.27%) MDX
6 2 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.63%) Flash
7 1 (0.63%) HTML5
7 1 (0.63%) LDAP
7 1 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.85%) User Experience
2 20 (12.66%) Social Media
3 12 (7.59%) Learning Management System
4 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.80%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.53%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.63%) Animation
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.63%) VLE
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Windows
2 5 (3.16%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.53%) Android
3 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) Content Management
3 31 (19.62%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 16 (10.13%) Migration
5 14 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.96%) Analytics
6 11 (6.96%) ITIL
6 11 (6.96%) Workflow
7 9 (5.70%) Scrum
8 8 (5.06%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.06%) Decision-Making
8 8 (5.06%) Instructional Design
8 8 (5.06%) Service Design
8 8 (5.06%) Visualisation
9 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.43%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.43%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.80%) ETL
10 6 (3.80%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.43%) Java
3 6 (3.80%) C#
3 6 (3.80%) Python
3 6 (3.80%) SQL
4 5 (3.16%) R
5 3 (1.90%) Go
5 3 (1.90%) SPARQL
6 2 (1.27%) PHP
6 2 (1.27%) SHACL
7 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.63%) Groovy
7 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) Scala
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.63%) NIST
2 1 (0.63%) PMO
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.16%) XenApp
4 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) UAG
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) SCCM
2 3 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.27%) SCOM
3 2 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Blackboard
3 11 (6.96%) Google
4 9 (5.70%) Adobe
5 7 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.43%) VMware
6 6 (3.80%) Citrix
6 6 (3.80%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.16%) Oracle
8 4 (2.53%) SAP
9 3 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (1.27%) Apple
10 2 (1.27%) Capita
10 2 (1.27%) Dell
10 2 (1.27%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.27%) HP
10 2 (1.27%) IBM
10 2 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.27%) Software AG
10 2 (1.27%) webMethods