Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Publishing
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 262 260
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 -57
Contract jobs citing Publishing 852 984 985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.29% 2.75% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 717 707
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £259 £285 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 20
England median hourly rate £17.43 £19.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.26% -16.48% +19.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £18.80
90th Percentile £30.00 £29.50 £43.23
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £19.46 £22.75
% change year-on-year -10.43% -14.46% +13.75%

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 37271 35824 41577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.70% 36.50% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24988 24110 27133
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £635
UK median daily rate £467 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 881 1120
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%
10th Percentile £12.07 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.72
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -73 468 £475 +9.20% 41
South East +3 236 £450 - 10
Midlands +31 60 £375 -16.67% 3
West Midlands +33 44 £390 -13.33% 1
North of England +42 39 £344 -14.06% 5
East of England +9 38 £350 - 3
East Midlands +16 17 £307 -22.16% 2
North West +24 15 £388 -4.91% 3
Yorkshire -1 15 £375 -3.23% 1
South West +14 11 £450 +43.43% 1
North East +70 9 £275 -21.43% 1
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 347 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (16.55%) Scrum
3 131 (15.38%) TDD
4 116 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
5 115 (13.50%) JavaScript
6 112 (13.15%) Finance
6 112 (13.15%) User Experience
7 111 (13.03%) HTML
8 104 (12.21%) SQL
9 102 (11.97%) Content Management
10 96 (11.27%) Java
11 90 (10.56%) Python
12 89 (10.45%) Microsoft
13 86 (10.09%) CMS
14 84 (9.86%) CSS
15 82 (9.62%) Windows
16 77 (9.04%) Degree
17 76 (8.92%) BDD
18 73 (8.57%) DevOps
19 72 (8.45%) Analytics
20 70 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
21 69 (8.10%) QA
22 65 (7.63%) RESTful
23 60 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (6.92%) Docker
24 59 (6.92%) Web Services
25 58 (6.81%) OO
25 58 (6.81%) Project Management
25 58 (6.81%) Apple iOS
26 56 (6.57%) JIRA

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 86 (10.09%) CMS
2 33 (3.87%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.58%) Drupal
5 19 (2.23%) Apache
6 17 (2.00%) Confluence
7 11 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.94%) IIS
9 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.94%) WordPress
10 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.59%) JBoss
11 5 (0.59%) Moodle
11 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.47%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.47%) SAS
12 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.35%) InDesign
8 3 (0.35%) SPSS
9 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) InVision
10 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.12%) Stata
10 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.59%) Magento
2 5 (0.59%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.47%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.23%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 116 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.17%) GitHub
2 27 (3.17%) Office 365
3 22 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (1.88%) Google Analytics
7 14 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.41%) SaaS
9 11 (1.29%) Google Play
10 9 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.59%) Fastly
12 5 (0.59%) Serverless
12 5 (0.59%) Slack
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.81%) Internet
2 19 (2.23%) DNS
3 13 (1.53%) LAN
3 13 (1.53%) WAN
4 11 (1.29%) Intranet
5 10 (1.17%) DHCP
5 10 (1.17%) HTTP
5 10 (1.17%) LTE
6 9 (1.06%) Kerberos
6 9 (1.06%) LDAP
7 8 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (0.94%) SSL
7 8 (0.94%) VoLTE
8 7 (0.82%) GSM
8 7 (0.82%) HSPA
8 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.82%) VoWiFi
8 7 (0.82%) WCDMA
9 6 (0.70%) SMS
9 6 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.22%) NoSQL
2 35 (4.11%) Big Data
2 35 (4.11%) MySQL
3 31 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.52%) SQL Server
5 28 (3.29%) Hadoop
6 25 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.58%) MarkLogic
8 20 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.88%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.53%) Power BI
12 11 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.29%) Redis
13 10 (1.17%) Neo4j
13 10 (1.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (6.57%) JIRA
2 51 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 47 (5.52%) Xcode
4 40 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.99%) JUnit
6 33 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (3.05%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.05%) Selenium
8 17 (2.00%) Maven
9 15 (1.76%) Subversion
10 13 (1.53%) Android Studio
10 13 (1.53%) Mockito
11 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.06%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.94%) Ant
13 8 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
14 7 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.82%) Gradle
14 7 (0.82%) Hudson
14 7 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 112 (13.15%) Finance
2 56 (6.57%) Marketing
3 50 (5.87%) Legal
4 28 (3.29%) Banking
5 16 (1.88%) Retail
6 13 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.29%) Law
8 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.94%) Advertising
9 8 (0.94%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Automotive
11 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) German Language
12 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.35%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 256 (30.05%) Developer
2 120 (14.08%) Analyst
3 95 (11.15%) Designer
4 79 (9.27%) Content Designer
5 46 (5.40%) Architect
6 44 (5.16%) Project Manager
7 38 (4.46%) iOS Developer
8 37 (4.34%) Business Analyst
9 32 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (3.29%) Consultant
10 28 (3.29%) Java Developer
11 26 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 22 (2.58%) Senior Developer
13 21 (2.46%) AWS Developer
13 21 (2.46%) Test Analyst
14 20 (2.35%) AWS Engineer
14 20 (2.35%) Digital Designer
15 18 (2.11%) Administrator
15 18 (2.11%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (13.03%) HTML
2 84 (9.86%) CSS
3 65 (7.63%) RESTful
4 59 (6.92%) Web Services
5 50 (5.87%) XML
6 37 (4.34%) React
7 36 (4.23%) .NET
7 36 (4.23%) Cocoa
8 35 (4.11%) Node.js
9 34 (3.99%) jQuery
10 31 (3.64%) CSS3
10 31 (3.64%) HTML5
10 31 (3.64%) REST
11 30 (3.52%) XSLT
12 29 (3.40%) Spring
13 28 (3.29%) SOAP
14 24 (2.82%) JSON
15 22 (2.58%) Sass
16 19 (2.23%) AngularJS
16 19 (2.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.15%) User Experience
2 60 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.99%) Social Media
5 32 (3.76%) iPad
5 32 (3.76%) iPhone
6 29 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.64%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.53%) Fintech
10 12 (1.41%) Blog
11 11 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.29%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.17%) NHS
12 10 (1.17%) Semantic Web
12 10 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.06%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.62%) Windows
2 58 (6.81%) Apple iOS
3 50 (5.87%) Linux
4 31 (3.64%) Android
5 23 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 20 (2.35%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.76%) Unix
8 14 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.59%) HPUX
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (16.55%) Scrum
3 131 (15.38%) TDD
4 102 (11.97%) Content Management
5 76 (8.92%) BDD
6 73 (8.57%) DevOps
7 72 (8.45%) Analytics
8 70 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (6.81%) OO
9 58 (6.81%) Project Management
10 55 (6.46%) Kanban
11 53 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (6.10%) Migration
13 49 (5.75%) Software Delivery
14 46 (5.40%) Software Engineering
14 46 (5.40%) Unit Testing
15 44 (5.16%) Acceptance Criteria
16 43 (5.05%) ITIL
17 41 (4.81%) iOS Development
18 40 (4.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 115 (13.50%) JavaScript
2 104 (12.21%) SQL
3 96 (11.27%) Java
4 90 (10.56%) Python
5 50 (5.87%) Objective-C
6 39 (4.58%) Apple Swift
7 31 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.52%) Scala
9 29 (3.40%) PHP
10 25 (2.93%) C#
11 18 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.88%) XQuery
13 15 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.64%) ES6
15 13 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.53%) R
16 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.06%) C
17 9 (1.06%) Ruby
18 6 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (9.04%) Degree
2 35 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.88%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.17%) ISEB
8 10 (1.17%) PMP
9 9 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.70%) MCP
12 4 (0.47%) CISSP
13 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.35%) CISM
13 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.10%) QA
2 17 (2.00%) PMO
3 11 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.17%) SLA
5 6 (0.70%) HL7
6 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 59 (6.92%) Docker
2 40 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.53%) XenApp
5 12 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.94%) BitLocker
6 8 (0.94%) vSphere
7 6 (0.70%) Varnish
7 6 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (3.64%) Puppet
2 23 (2.70%) Terraform
3 20 (2.35%) Ansible
4 15 (1.76%) SCCM
5 14 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.64%) Mesos
6 13 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (1.41%) SCOM
8 6 (0.70%) EdgeSight
8 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.70%) PowerCLI
9 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.59%) Packer
10 3 (0.35%) Kibana
10 3 (0.35%) logstash
10 3 (0.35%) Nagios
11 2 (0.23%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 89 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.99%) Apple
3 45 (5.28%) Oracle
4 33 (3.87%) Adobe
5 31 (3.64%) Google
5 31 (3.64%) HP
6 24 (2.82%) Citrix
6 24 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.82%) VMware
7 21 (2.46%) Tableau
8 17 (2.00%) SAP
9 14 (1.64%) Splunk
10 8 (0.94%) AppSense
10 8 (0.94%) CyberArk
10 8 (0.94%) IBM
10 8 (0.94%) Samsung
10 8 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.94%) Talend
11 5 (0.59%) Cisco
11 5 (0.59%) Temenos