Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 332 377 338
Rank change year-on-year +45 -39 -64
Contract jobs citing Publishing 382 596 715
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.87% 1.70% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 468 547
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £261
90th Percentile £610 £594 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 27
Median hourly rate £22.25 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.65% +142.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £15.10 £21.02 £14.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £73.15 £30.76
UK median hourly rate £22.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -47.65% +142.86% +9.38%

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 20,415 35,019 38,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.84% 39.51% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,048 23,306 25,442
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £285
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £480 £484 £475
% change year-on-year -0.83% +1.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 927 991
Median hourly rate £23.94 £22.92 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +2.21% +4.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.50 £21.90
% change year-on-year +8.22% +2.74% +1.86%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 5 April 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 +61 226 £486 +8.06% 30
South East +42 53 £450 +5.88% 16
North of England +58 48 £400 +6.67% 32
South West +38 29 £328 -18.13% 3
Yorkshire +58 22 £413 +10.00% 11
East of England +21 15 £420 +27.27% 8
North West +27 14 £400 +23.08% 16
North East +22 12 £361 -1.23% 5
Midlands +17 3 £463 +14.91% 7
West Midlands +20 2 £475 +11.76% 4
East Midlands +23 1 £450 +20.00% 3
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 111 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (15.71%) HTML
3 51 (13.35%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.09%) Microsoft
5 49 (12.83%) User Experience
6 47 (12.30%) Analytics
7 45 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (11.26%) SQL
9 42 (10.99%) Marketing
10 40 (10.47%) DevOps
11 39 (10.21%) Azure
11 39 (10.21%) Finance
12 36 (9.42%) .NET
12 36 (9.42%) CSS
12 36 (9.42%) Content Management
13 34 (8.90%) Public Sector
14 33 (8.64%) Degree
14 33 (8.64%) Web Services
14 33 (8.64%) XML
14 33 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (8.12%) AWS
15 31 (8.12%) Security Cleared
16 27 (7.07%) Java
17 25 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
18 24 (6.28%) SC Cleared
18 24 (6.28%) Docker
18 24 (6.28%) Machine Learning
19 23 (6.02%) Content Writing
19 23 (6.02%) Social Media
19 23 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management

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 21 (5.50%) CMS
2 20 (5.24%) Jupyter
3 19 (4.97%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.09%) Apache
6 7 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.83%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.57%) nginx
7 6 (1.57%) WordPress
8 5 (1.31%) Confluence
8 5 (1.31%) IIS
9 4 (1.05%) Moodle
9 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.26%) Appian
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.26%) JBoss
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.40%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.36%) InDesign
6 7 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.83%) InVision
6 7 (1.83%) Sketch
7 4 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.79%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.52%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.26%) SPSS
10 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.79%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.21%) Azure
2 31 (8.12%) AWS
3 25 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (4.97%) Power Platform
5 11 (2.88%) GCP
6 9 (2.36%) GitHub
7 8 (2.09%) Office 365
8 7 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.83%) SaaS
9 6 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.05%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.05%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (0.79%) Datadog
12 3 (0.79%) Route 53
12 3 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.14%) Firewall
2 10 (2.62%) WAN
3 9 (2.36%) LAN
4 6 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (1.57%) Intranet
5 5 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.31%) DNS
5 5 (1.31%) WLAN
6 4 (1.05%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (1.05%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.79%) HTTP
7 3 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.79%) SAN
7 3 (0.79%) VLAN
7 3 (0.79%) VoIP
7 3 (0.79%) VPN
7 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.52%) Internet
8 2 (0.52%) OSPF
8 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.45%) Power BI
2 13 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.14%) Triplestore
4 11 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.09%) BigQuery
6 8 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.05%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.79%) Big Data
9 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.79%) DataStage
9 3 (0.79%) Looker
9 3 (0.79%) QlikView
10 2 (0.52%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (3.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.88%) CircleCI
2 11 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.09%) JIRA
4 7 (1.83%) NUnit
5 6 (1.57%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.57%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (1.57%) Rational Team Concert
6 5 (1.31%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.31%) webpack
7 4 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.79%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.79%) Selenium
9 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) Mocha
General
1 42 (10.99%) Marketing
2 39 (10.21%) Finance
3 34 (8.90%) Public Sector
4 18 (4.71%) Legal
5 13 (3.40%) Banking
6 12 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.09%) Games
7 8 (2.09%) Law
8 7 (1.83%) Advertising
9 6 (1.57%) Local Government
10 5 (1.31%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.31%) Retail
11 4 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.52%) Back Office
13 2 (0.52%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (21.20%) Developer
2 70 (18.32%) Designer
3 52 (13.61%) Content Designer
4 33 (8.64%) Analyst
5 17 (4.45%) Architect
5 17 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (3.40%) Digital Content Designer
7 13 (3.40%) Digital Designer
8 12 (3.14%) Consultant
9 10 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (2.36%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.36%) Project Manager
10 9 (2.36%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.09%) Azure Specialist
11 8 (2.09%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.09%) Information Specialist
12 7 (1.83%) Data Analyst
12 7 (1.83%) Data Engineer
12 7 (1.83%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.71%) HTML
2 36 (9.42%) .NET
2 36 (9.42%) CSS
3 33 (8.64%) Web Services
3 33 (8.64%) XML
4 20 (5.24%) Node.js
4 20 (5.24%) TensorFlow
5 15 (3.93%) React
6 14 (3.66%) RESTful
7 12 (3.14%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.14%) HTML5
8 10 (2.62%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.62%) Redux
9 9 (2.36%) REST
9 9 (2.36%) Sass
10 8 (2.09%) GraphQL
11 7 (1.83%) CSS3
11 7 (1.83%) jQuery
12 6 (1.57%) Jest
12 6 (1.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.83%) User Experience
2 45 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.02%) Social Media
4 14 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.14%) Taxonomies
6 9 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.57%) TMS320
9 5 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.31%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.05%) Blog
10 4 (1.05%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.05%) Life Science
10 4 (1.05%) Replication
11 3 (0.79%) Animation
11 3 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.79%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.97%) Windows
2 9 (2.36%) Linux
3 8 (2.09%) Android
4 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.31%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.79%) VMS
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Unix
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (12.30%) Analytics
3 40 (10.47%) DevOps
4 36 (9.42%) Content Management
5 33 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (6.28%) Machine Learning
7 23 (6.02%) Content Writing
7 23 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (5.76%) Scrum
9 21 (5.50%) Migration
9 21 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (5.24%) Mathematics
10 20 (5.24%) Project Management
10 20 (5.24%) Visualisation
11 19 (4.97%) Content Strategy
11 19 (4.97%) Data Science
11 19 (4.97%) Software Engineering
11 19 (4.97%) TDD
12 18 (4.71%) Microservices
13 17 (4.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.35%) JavaScript
2 43 (11.26%) SQL
3 27 (7.07%) Java
4 20 (5.24%) Python
5 16 (4.19%) C#
6 15 (3.93%) C
7 12 (3.14%) PHP
8 11 (2.88%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.09%) SHACL
9 8 (2.09%) SPARQL
10 7 (1.83%) VBA
11 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.57%) Scala
12 5 (1.31%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.79%) ES6
13 3 (0.79%) Ruby
14 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.52%) Java 8
14 2 (0.52%) R
15 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 33 (8.64%) Degree
2 31 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.31%) CCNA
5 5 (1.31%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.52%) ISACA
8 2 (0.52%) PhD
8 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 1 (0.26%) CCIE
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.26%) CCSE
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) GDPR
2 8 (2.09%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) MISRA
3 6 (1.57%) MISRA C
4 3 (0.79%) PMO
4 3 (0.79%) WCAG
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.52%) SEPA
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 24 (6.28%) Docker
2 13 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.05%) Gluster
5 4 (1.05%) GlusterFS
5 4 (1.05%) LXC
5 4 (1.05%) NFS
6 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.52%) Firmware
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.24%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.66%) Terraform
3 8 (2.09%) Ansible
3 8 (2.09%) SCCM
4 6 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.05%) Puppet
6 3 (0.79%) Kibana
6 3 (0.79%) Nagios
6 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.52%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.26%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.26%) Istio
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.50%) Adobe
2 21 (5.50%) Google
3 13 (3.40%) VMware
4 12 (3.14%) Oracle
4 12 (3.14%) Tableau
5 10 (2.62%) Cisco
6 8 (2.09%) F5
7 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.83%) SAP
8 6 (1.57%) Citrix
8 6 (1.57%) IBM
8 6 (1.57%) McAfee
9 5 (1.31%) New Relic
9 5 (1.31%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.05%) Databricks
10 4 (1.05%) Facebook
10 4 (1.05%) Okta
10 4 (1.05%) Twitter