Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 326 339 362
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 -44
Contract jobs citing Publishing 244 424 617
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.94% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 303 493
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £606 £588 £636
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% -27.06% +143.83%
10th Percentile £15.16 £20.70 £28.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £50.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.53 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.10% -28.18% +143.83%

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 15,740 21,817 35,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.79% 36.59% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,714 14,617 23,973
Median daily rate £500 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £301 £278 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 685 900
Median hourly rate £24.40 £20.11 £20.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.33% -0.86% -6.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.45 £48.30
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% -4.76%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 -22 135 £450 -5.26% 55
South East +93 51 £438 -2.78% 4
South West +65 16 £538 +30.30% 11
North of England +38 16 £385 -3.75% 12
Midlands +49 9 £273 -41.08% 9
North West +34 7 £353 -9.62% 4
East Midlands +30 7 £400 -11.11% 2
North East +24 7 £400 +11.11% 5
East of England +47 4 £488 +21.88% 6
West Midlands +32 2 £145 -69.47% 7
Yorkshire +28 2 £448 +8.48% 3
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 90 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.59%) User Experience
3 45 (18.44%) Content Management
4 34 (13.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 33 (13.52%) Social Media
6 31 (12.70%) Public Sector
7 30 (12.30%) Finance
8 29 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (11.07%) Marketing
10 22 (9.02%) JavaScript
11 21 (8.61%) AWS
11 21 (8.61%) DevOps
11 21 (8.61%) Analytics
12 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (8.20%) Azure
12 20 (8.20%) SQL
12 20 (8.20%) Oracle
12 20 (8.20%) SAP
13 19 (7.79%) Adobe
14 17 (6.97%) Microsoft
14 17 (6.97%) Data Modelling
14 17 (6.97%) Migration
14 17 (6.97%) Content Strategy
15 16 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (6.56%) Python
15 16 (6.56%) Workflow
16 15 (6.15%) Degree
16 15 (6.15%) QA
17 14 (5.74%) Data Warehouse

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 13 (5.33%) CMS
2 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.64%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.23%) Apache
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.23%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.82%) Confluence
5 2 (0.82%) Moodle
5 2 (0.82%) nginx
5 2 (0.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) Documentum
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.64%) Sketch
5 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.23%) Camtasia
5 3 (1.23%) InDesign
5 3 (1.23%) InVision
5 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.82%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.41%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.41%) Figma
7 1 (0.41%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Magento
2 4 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.23%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.61%) AWS
2 20 (8.20%) Azure
3 9 (3.69%) SaaS
4 7 (2.87%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (2.46%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.64%) Serverless
8 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (1.23%) GCP
8 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.23%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.82%) GitHub
9 2 (0.82%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.82%) npm
9 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.41%) Algolia
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.05%) SAN
2 4 (1.64%) HTTP
2 4 (1.64%) VPN
2 4 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.23%) Firewall
3 3 (1.23%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) NFC
4 1 (0.41%) VLAN
4 1 (0.41%) VSAN
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.51%) Tableau
3 9 (3.69%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (3.69%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.46%) Power BI
5 5 (2.05%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.64%) GIS
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.64%) Tableau Desktop
7 3 (1.23%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.82%) Big Data
8 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (4.92%) JIRA
2 10 (4.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.64%) Selenium
5 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) fastlane
6 2 (0.82%) GitLab
6 2 (0.82%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.82%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.82%) Maven
6 2 (0.82%) Toad
7 1 (0.41%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.41%) Gatling
7 1 (0.41%) JMeter
7 1 (0.41%) MSI
7 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) webpack
General
1 31 (12.70%) Public Sector
2 30 (12.30%) Finance
3 27 (11.07%) Marketing
4 9 (3.69%) Retail
5 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.46%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.46%) Banking
6 6 (2.46%) Legal
7 5 (2.05%) Electronics
7 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.64%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Fire and Rescue
9 2 (0.82%) German Language
9 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Police
10 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (26.64%) Designer
2 40 (16.39%) Developer
3 36 (14.75%) Content Designer
4 30 (12.30%) Analyst
5 23 (9.43%) Architect
6 18 (7.38%) UX Designer
7 10 (4.10%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.10%) Consultant
7 10 (4.10%) Digital Designer
7 10 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.28%) Digital Content Designer
9 7 (2.87%) Data Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Data Engineer
9 7 (2.87%) Project Manager
9 7 (2.87%) React Developer
9 7 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Senior Content Designer
9 7 (2.87%) Senior Designer
9 7 (2.87%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.46%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.74%) CSS
1 14 (5.74%) HTML
2 8 (3.28%) React
2 8 (3.28%) RESTful
3 7 (2.87%) Node.js
4 5 (2.05%) JSON
4 5 (2.05%) XML
5 4 (1.64%) .NET
5 4 (1.64%) GraphQL
5 4 (1.64%) Spring
6 3 (1.23%) Jest
6 3 (1.23%) Web Services
7 2 (0.82%) Cocoa
7 2 (0.82%) Express
7 2 (0.82%) HTML5
7 2 (0.82%) Kafka
7 2 (0.82%) OAuth
7 2 (0.82%) OpenID
7 2 (0.82%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.82%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.59%) User Experience
2 33 (13.52%) Social Media
3 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.64%) Blog
6 4 (1.64%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.64%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.23%) Animation
7 3 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.23%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.23%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.23%) SCADA
8 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.74%) Windows
2 13 (5.33%) Linux
3 9 (3.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.87%) Android
5 5 (2.05%) Unix
6 4 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.44%) Content Management
3 34 (13.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 29 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (8.61%) Analytics
6 21 (8.61%) DevOps
7 17 (6.97%) Content Strategy
7 17 (6.97%) Data Modelling
7 17 (6.97%) Migration
8 16 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (6.56%) Workflow
9 12 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (4.92%) ETL
10 11 (4.51%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.51%) Decision-Making
10 11 (4.51%) Project Management
11 10 (4.10%) Requirements Gathering
11 10 (4.10%) Scrum
11 10 (4.10%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.02%) JavaScript
2 20 (8.20%) SQL
3 16 (6.56%) Python
4 14 (5.74%) Java
5 5 (2.05%) C#
5 5 (2.05%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.64%) Go
6 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.23%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.23%) ES6
8 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.82%) Ruby
8 2 (0.82%) Scala
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) R
9 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.15%) Degree
2 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) ISEB
5 3 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.82%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.41%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.15%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.46%) Docker
3 5 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.23%) NFS
6 2 (0.82%) Gluster
6 2 (0.82%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.82%) LXC
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) Ceph
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.46%) Ansible
3 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.64%) SCCM
3 4 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.64%) Terraform
4 2 (0.82%) Kibana
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (8.20%) Oracle
1 20 (8.20%) SAP
2 19 (7.79%) Adobe
3 17 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.92%) VMware
5 8 (3.28%) Google
6 6 (2.46%) Guidewire
6 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.46%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.05%) Citrix
7 5 (2.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.64%) Cisco
8 4 (1.64%) Dell
8 4 (1.64%) Samsung
8 4 (1.64%) Software AG
8 4 (1.64%) webMethods
9 3 (1.23%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.23%) ESRI
9 3 (1.23%) NetApp