Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 350 383 344
Rank change year-on-year +33 -39 -48
Contract jobs citing Publishing 185 509 717
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.45% 1.56% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 367 533
Median daily rate £425 £432 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -4.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £185 £270 £250
90th Percentile £738 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £445
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +80.65% +29.17%
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.30 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.20 £35.75
UK median hourly rate £23.40 £35.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -33.14% +80.65% +29.17%

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 12,769 32,658 37,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.65% 39.32% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,249 21,363 24,983
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 862 965
Median hourly rate £31.39 £23.00 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +0.31% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.58 £22.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +34.40% +3.41% -

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 6 August 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 +32 110 £481 +6.94% 16
South East +129 30 £425 -1.16% 3
North of England +93 21 £355 -11.25% 27
Yorkshire +63 11 £365 -8.75% 9
South West +71 9 £50 -89.80% 11
Midlands +75 7 £382 +4.66% 12
West Midlands +53 6 £382 +4.66% 5
North East +34 6 £358 -2.05% 4
North West +71 4 £250 -56.04% 14
East of England +69 2 £433 +1.76% 3
East Midlands +62 1 - - 7
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 64 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.62%) User Experience
3 36 (19.46%) Content Management
4 32 (17.30%) Azure
4 32 (17.30%) Public Sector
5 28 (15.14%) Analytics
6 26 (14.05%) .NET
7 25 (13.51%) Data Science
8 22 (11.89%) Triplestore
9 21 (11.35%) Data Management
10 20 (10.81%) Ontologies
10 20 (10.81%) HTML
10 20 (10.81%) Technology Roadmap
11 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
11 19 (10.27%) SQL
11 19 (10.27%) Taxonomies
12 18 (9.73%) CSS
13 17 (9.19%) Java
13 17 (9.19%) Finance
13 17 (9.19%) Migration
13 17 (9.19%) CMS
13 17 (9.19%) SPARQL
13 17 (9.19%) .NET Core
14 16 (8.65%) Data Strategy
14 16 (8.65%) Scrum
14 16 (8.65%) Marketing
15 15 (8.11%) Apache Solr
15 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (8.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)

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 17 (9.19%) CMS
2 15 (8.11%) Apache Solr
3 12 (6.49%) Moodle
4 10 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.24%) Apache
5 6 (3.24%) WordPress
6 5 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.16%) Confluence
7 4 (2.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.54%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Documentum
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
8 1 (0.54%) FileNet
8 1 (0.54%) OnBase
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.78%) Camtasia
4 4 (2.16%) InVision
5 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.62%) Sketch
5 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.62%) Zeplin
6 2 (1.08%) LibreOffice
7 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.62%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.08%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.30%) Azure
2 13 (7.03%) AWS
3 7 (3.78%) Lucidchart
4 6 (3.24%) GitHub
5 5 (2.70%) Office 365
6 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.16%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.62%) Datadog
7 3 (1.62%) GCP
8 2 (1.08%) Google Docs
8 2 (1.08%) SaaS
8 2 (1.08%) Serverless
8 2 (1.08%) Slack
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.54%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.54%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Intranet
2 4 (2.16%) DNS
3 3 (1.62%) Internet
3 3 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.62%) WAN
4 2 (1.08%) DHCP
4 2 (1.08%) DMZ
4 2 (1.08%) Firewall
4 2 (1.08%) LAN
4 2 (1.08%) SAN
4 2 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.54%) HSRP
5 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.54%) OSPF
5 1 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.54%) VLAN
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.89%) Triplestore
2 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (2.16%) Power BI
6 3 (1.62%) DataStage
7 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.08%) Big Data
7 2 (1.08%) Looker
7 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.54%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) JIRA
1 5 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (2.70%) Rational Team Concert
1 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.16%) CircleCI
2 4 (2.16%) Jasmine
2 4 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (1.62%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.08%) Gatling
4 2 (1.08%) JMeter
5 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.54%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
5 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (17.30%) Public Sector
2 17 (9.19%) Finance
3 16 (8.65%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Games
4 5 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.16%) Advertising
6 3 (1.62%) Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Retail
6 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (20.54%) Designer
2 27 (14.59%) Content Designer
3 24 (12.97%) Developer
4 12 (6.49%) Digital Content Designer
4 12 (6.49%) Digital Designer
5 11 (5.95%) Analyst
6 10 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.32%) Instructional Designer
7 8 (4.32%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.24%) Architect
8 6 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (2.70%) Consultant
9 5 (2.70%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.70%) Data Scientist
10 4 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (2.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (2.16%) Head of Content
10 4 (2.16%) Head of Digital
11 3 (1.62%) Data Strategist
11 3 (1.62%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.05%) .NET
2 20 (10.81%) HTML
3 18 (9.73%) CSS
4 17 (9.19%) .NET Core
5 9 (4.86%) React
5 9 (4.86%) RESTful
6 7 (3.78%) Node.js
7 6 (3.24%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.70%) CSS3
8 5 (2.70%) HTML5
8 5 (2.70%) Redux
9 4 (2.16%) Django
9 4 (2.16%) GraphQL
9 4 (2.16%) NgRx
9 4 (2.16%) RxJS
9 4 (2.16%) Sass
10 3 (1.62%) Express
10 3 (1.62%) hapi
10 3 (1.62%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.62%) User Experience
2 19 (10.27%) Taxonomies
3 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.49%) Learning Management System
5 10 (5.41%) Social Media
6 6 (3.24%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.70%) TMS320
8 4 (2.16%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (2.16%) Blog
8 4 (2.16%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.62%) Wiki
10 2 (1.08%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.54%) Clustering
11 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.54%) Replication
11 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.49%) Windows
2 3 (1.62%) Android
2 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) HPUX
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.46%) Content Management
3 28 (15.14%) Analytics
4 25 (13.51%) Data Science
5 21 (11.35%) Data Management
6 20 (10.81%) Ontologies
6 20 (10.81%) Technology Roadmap
7 17 (9.19%) Migration
8 16 (8.65%) Data Strategy
8 16 (8.65%) Scrum
9 15 (8.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 13 (7.03%) RDF
11 12 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.95%) DevOps
12 11 (5.95%) Information Management
12 11 (5.95%) Project Delivery
12 11 (5.95%) Visualisation
13 10 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
1 19 (10.27%) SQL
2 17 (9.19%) Java
2 17 (9.19%) SPARQL
3 14 (7.57%) SHACL
4 9 (4.86%) C
5 6 (3.24%) C#
6 4 (2.16%) Scala
6 4 (2.16%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.62%) PHP
7 3 (1.62%) Python
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.32%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.08%) PhD
4 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) MISRA
1 5 (2.70%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.62%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) NIST
3 2 (1.08%) PMO
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) HL7
4 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.24%) Docker
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.62%) XenApp
5 2 (1.08%) UAG
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.70%) Terraform
2 4 (2.16%) SCCM
3 3 (1.62%) Ansible
3 3 (1.62%) Kibana
4 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.54%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.57%) Adobe
3 12 (6.49%) Blackboard
4 11 (5.95%) Google
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle
6 7 (3.78%) IBM
6 7 (3.78%) SAP
7 5 (2.70%) Tableau
7 5 (2.70%) VMware
8 4 (2.16%) Citrix
8 4 (2.16%) F5
9 3 (1.62%) HP
9 3 (1.62%) Informatica
10 2 (1.08%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp
11 1 (0.54%) Apple
11 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.54%) McAfee
11 1 (0.54%) OpenText
11 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com