Period
to 17 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 17 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 263 264
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 -61
Contract jobs citing Publishing 855 984 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.28% 2.74% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 717 708
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £260 £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 37541 35882 41575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.72% 36.46% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25161 24152 27134
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 880 1123
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.78 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%

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 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 17 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 17 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 -68 470 £475 +9.20% 43
South East +8 237 £450 +1.12% 13
Midlands +33 60 £375 -16.67% 3
West Midlands +20 44 £390 -13.33% 1
North of England +38 39 £344 -14.06% 5
East of England +5 38 £350 -6.67% 5
East Midlands +12 17 £307 -22.16% 2
North West +20 15 £388 -4.91% 3
Yorkshire +8 15 £375 -3.23% 1
South West +5 11 £450 +43.43% 2
North East +69 9 £275 -30.38% 1
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 348 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (16.37%) Scrum
3 131 (15.32%) TDD
4 116 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 116 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
5 112 (13.10%) HTML
5 112 (13.10%) Finance
5 112 (13.10%) User Experience
6 104 (12.16%) SQL
7 101 (11.81%) Content Management
8 96 (11.23%) Java
9 90 (10.53%) Python
10 89 (10.41%) Microsoft
11 85 (9.94%) CSS
11 85 (9.94%) CMS
12 82 (9.59%) Windows
13 77 (9.01%) Degree
14 76 (8.89%) BDD
15 73 (8.54%) DevOps
16 72 (8.42%) Analytics
17 70 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 69 (8.07%) QA
19 64 (7.49%) RESTful
20 60 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
21 59 (6.90%) Docker
21 59 (6.90%) Web Services
22 58 (6.78%) OO
22 58 (6.78%) Project Management
23 57 (6.67%) Apple iOS
24 56 (6.55%) 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 85 (9.94%) CMS
2 33 (3.86%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.57%) Drupal
5 20 (2.34%) Apache
6 17 (1.99%) Confluence
7 11 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.05%) WordPress
10 8 (0.94%) IIS
10 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.58%) JBoss
12 5 (0.58%) Moodle
12 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.47%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.47%) SAS
13 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.69%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.58%) 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 (0.58%) Magento
2 5 (0.58%) 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%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 116 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.16%) GitHub
2 27 (3.16%) Office 365
3 22 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (1.87%) Google Analytics
7 14 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.40%) SaaS
9 11 (1.29%) Google Play
10 9 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.58%) Fastly
12 5 (0.58%) Serverless
12 5 (0.58%) Slack
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.80%) Internet
2 19 (2.22%) DNS
3 13 (1.52%) LAN
3 13 (1.52%) WAN
4 11 (1.29%) Intranet
5 10 (1.17%) DHCP
5 10 (1.17%) HTTP
5 10 (1.17%) LTE
6 9 (1.05%) Kerberos
6 9 (1.05%) 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 54 (6.32%) NoSQL
2 36 (4.21%) MySQL
3 35 (4.09%) Big Data
4 31 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 30 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 28 (3.27%) Hadoop
7 25 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (2.57%) MarkLogic
9 20 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.52%) Power BI
14 11 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.29%) Redis
15 10 (1.17%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (6.55%) JIRA
2 51 (5.96%) Git (software)
3 46 (5.38%) Xcode
4 40 (4.68%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.98%) JUnit
6 33 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (3.04%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.04%) Selenium
8 17 (1.99%) Maven
9 15 (1.75%) Subversion
10 13 (1.52%) Android Studio
10 13 (1.52%) Mockito
11 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.05%) 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%) gulp
14 7 (0.82%) HP UFT
General
1 112 (13.10%) Finance
2 56 (6.55%) Marketing
3 51 (5.96%) Legal
4 28 (3.27%) Banking
5 16 (1.87%) Retail
6 13 (1.52%) 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 (29.94%) Developer
2 120 (14.04%) Analyst
3 97 (11.35%) Designer
4 81 (9.47%) Content Designer
5 46 (5.38%) Architect
6 44 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 37 (4.33%) Business Analyst
7 37 (4.33%) iOS Developer
8 32 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 28 (3.27%) Consultant
9 28 (3.27%) Java Developer
10 26 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (2.69%) Senior Developer
12 22 (2.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 21 (2.46%) AWS Developer
13 21 (2.46%) Test Analyst
14 20 (2.34%) AWS Engineer
14 20 (2.34%) Digital Designer
15 18 (2.11%) Digital Analyst
15 18 (2.11%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (13.10%) HTML
2 85 (9.94%) CSS
3 64 (7.49%) RESTful
4 59 (6.90%) Web Services
5 50 (5.85%) XML
6 37 (4.33%) React
7 36 (4.21%) .NET
8 35 (4.09%) Cocoa
8 35 (4.09%) Node.js
9 34 (3.98%) jQuery
10 31 (3.63%) CSS3
10 31 (3.63%) HTML5
10 31 (3.63%) REST
11 30 (3.51%) XSLT
12 29 (3.39%) Spring
13 28 (3.27%) SOAP
14 24 (2.81%) JSON
15 22 (2.57%) Sass
16 19 (2.22%) AngularJS
16 19 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.10%) User Experience
2 60 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.98%) Social Media
5 31 (3.63%) iPad
5 31 (3.63%) iPhone
6 28 (3.27%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.64%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.52%) Fintech
10 12 (1.40%) Blog
10 12 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.29%) Algorithms
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 (1.05%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.59%) Windows
2 57 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 51 (5.96%) Linux
4 31 (3.63%) Android
5 23 (2.69%) Windows Server
6 20 (2.34%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.75%) Unix
8 14 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.58%) 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
1 348 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (16.37%) Scrum
3 131 (15.32%) TDD
4 101 (11.81%) Content Management
5 76 (8.89%) BDD
6 73 (8.54%) DevOps
7 72 (8.42%) Analytics
8 70 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (6.78%) OO
9 58 (6.78%) Project Management
10 55 (6.43%) Kanban
11 53 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (6.08%) Migration
13 49 (5.73%) Software Delivery
14 46 (5.38%) Software Engineering
15 45 (5.26%) Unit Testing
16 43 (5.03%) Acceptance Criteria
16 43 (5.03%) ITIL
17 40 (4.68%) iOS Development
17 40 (4.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 116 (13.57%) JavaScript
2 104 (12.16%) SQL
3 96 (11.23%) Java
4 90 (10.53%) Python
5 49 (5.73%) Objective-C
6 38 (4.44%) Apple Swift
7 31 (3.63%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.51%) PHP
8 30 (3.51%) Scala
9 25 (2.92%) C#
10 18 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.87%) XQuery
12 15 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.64%) ES6
14 13 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.52%) R
15 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.05%) C
16 9 (1.05%) Ruby
17 6 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 77 (9.01%) Degree
2 35 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.87%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.17%) ISEB
8 10 (1.17%) PMP
9 9 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (1.05%) 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 (8.07%) QA
2 17 (1.99%) PMO
3 11 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.17%) SLA
5 6 (0.70%) HL7
6 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
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 (6.90%) Docker
2 41 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.52%) XenApp
5 12 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.05%) vSphere
7 8 (0.94%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.70%) Varnish
8 6 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.12%) HDFS
12 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (3.63%) Puppet
2 23 (2.69%) Terraform
3 20 (2.34%) Ansible
4 16 (1.87%) SCCM
5 14 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.64%) Mesos
6 13 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (1.40%) SCOM
8 6 (0.70%) EdgeSight
8 6 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.70%) PowerCLI
9 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.58%) 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 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.96%) Apple
3 45 (5.26%) Oracle
4 33 (3.86%) Adobe
5 32 (3.74%) HP
6 31 (3.63%) Google
7 25 (2.92%) VMware
8 24 (2.81%) Citrix
8 24 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (2.46%) Tableau
10 17 (1.99%) SAP
11 14 (1.64%) Splunk
12 8 (0.94%) AppSense
12 8 (0.94%) CyberArk
12 8 (0.94%) IBM
12 8 (0.94%) Samsung
12 8 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.94%) Talend
13 6 (0.70%) Cisco
14 5 (0.58%) Temenos