Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 298 278
Rank change year-on-year -43 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing Publishing 689 737 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.95% 2.14% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 562 671
England median daily rate £445 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £244 £238 £231
90th Percentile £613 £549 £575
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 25
England median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.03% -25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £39.38 £16.00 £26.88
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.03% -26.83% -6.82%

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 35,395 34,367 37,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.41% 39.31% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,371 22,638 25,323
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 821 832 908
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.10% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £48.40
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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -35 374 £475 +11.76% 104
South East -67 157 £413 -2.94% 38
North of England -12 67 £400 +29.03% 21
Midlands -20 48 £350 -6.67% 20
West Midlands -26 29 £350 -6.67% 13
Yorkshire -23 27 £430 +32.33% 4
North West -8 25 £400 +29.03% 16
East of England +9 22 £263 -30.00% 10
South West +21 21 £375 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +5 19 £353 +6.82% 7
North East +1 15 £340 +11.48% 1
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 262 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (16.11%) User Experience
3 91 (13.21%) Marketing
4 87 (12.63%) Finance
5 85 (12.34%) Java
6 77 (11.18%) CMS
6 77 (11.18%) Windows
6 77 (11.18%) Microsoft
7 76 (11.03%) HTML
7 76 (11.03%) Scrum
8 72 (10.45%) SQL
9 69 (10.01%) Content Management
10 65 (9.43%) Migration
11 62 (9.00%) TDD
12 60 (8.71%) Active Directory
13 59 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
14 56 (8.13%) JavaScript
14 56 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (7.84%) Social Media
16 52 (7.55%) Legal
17 50 (7.26%) Analytics
17 50 (7.26%) DevOps
18 49 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
19 47 (6.82%) Adobe
20 46 (6.68%) Project Management
21 45 (6.53%) Digital Marketing
22 44 (6.39%) CSS
22 44 (6.39%) Web Services
23 42 (6.10%) OO
24 40 (5.81%) SQL Server

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 77 (11.18%) CMS
2 31 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (1.89%) WordPress
5 10 (1.45%) Drupal
6 7 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
7 6 (0.87%) Confluence
7 6 (0.87%) Marvel
7 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.58%) IIS
9 4 (0.58%) JBoss
9 4 (0.58%) WildFly
10 3 (0.44%) Apache
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.05%) Photoshop
4 16 (2.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (1.89%) InDesign
7 10 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (1.31%) InVision
9 8 (1.16%) Acrobat
10 7 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.29%) SPSS
13 2 (0.29%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.15%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.29%) Global One
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.21%) Office 365
3 28 (4.06%) SaaS
4 27 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (2.61%) G Suite
6 8 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.02%) GitHub
8 6 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.87%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.87%) Serverless
9 5 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.58%) Datadog
10 4 (0.58%) Fastly
10 4 (0.58%) PaaS
10 4 (0.58%) Trello
10 4 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.90%) Internet
2 18 (2.61%) Intranet
3 9 (1.31%) VPN
4 8 (1.16%) Firewall
5 7 (1.02%) DNS
6 5 (0.73%) Network Security
6 5 (0.73%) SMS
7 4 (0.58%) DHCP
8 3 (0.44%) FTP
8 3 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.44%) SAN
8 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.29%) ADSL
9 2 (0.29%) BGP
9 2 (0.29%) Broadband
9 2 (0.29%) HTTP
9 2 (0.29%) LAN
9 2 (0.29%) NAS
9 2 (0.29%) Skype
9 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.47%) NoSQL
3 15 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.18%) MySQL
4 12 (1.74%) Power BI
4 12 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.16%) MarkLogic
6 7 (1.02%) Big Data
6 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.73%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (4.06%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.05%) Xcode
3 18 (2.61%) JIRA
4 14 (2.03%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.45%) JUnit
6 9 (1.31%) AdminStudio
6 9 (1.31%) MSI
7 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.87%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.87%) Mockito
8 6 (0.87%) Subversion
9 5 (0.73%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.73%) Maven
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.58%) GitLab
10 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (13.21%) Marketing
2 87 (12.63%) Finance
3 52 (7.55%) Legal
4 22 (3.19%) Advertising
4 22 (3.19%) Retail
5 12 (1.74%) Banking
6 11 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.87%) Back Office
7 6 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.58%) Automotive
8 4 (0.58%) Games
8 4 (0.58%) Law
8 4 (0.58%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) French Language
9 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (20.03%) Designer
2 119 (17.27%) Developer
3 93 (13.50%) Content Designer
4 83 (12.05%) Analyst
5 45 (6.53%) Architect
6 32 (4.64%) Project Manager
7 30 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.21%) Business Analyst
9 24 (3.48%) iOS Developer
10 22 (3.19%) Consultant
11 20 (2.90%) UX Designer
12 18 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.03%) Agile Business Analyst
14 13 (1.89%) Digital Designer
14 13 (1.89%) Graphic Designer
14 13 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (1.89%) Web Content Designer
14 13 (1.89%) Web Designer
15 12 (1.74%) Content Editor
15 12 (1.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (11.03%) HTML
2 44 (6.39%) CSS
2 44 (6.39%) Web Services
3 35 (5.08%) RESTful
4 29 (4.21%) HTML5
4 29 (4.21%) Node.js
5 23 (3.34%) XML
6 22 (3.19%) Cocoa
7 19 (2.76%) REST
8 17 (2.47%) AngularJS
9 16 (2.32%) .NET
9 16 (2.32%) CSS3
9 16 (2.32%) React
9 16 (2.32%) SOAP
10 15 (2.18%) Kafka
11 14 (2.03%) Django
11 14 (2.03%) jQuery
12 13 (1.89%) Sass
13 11 (1.60%) XSLT
14 10 (1.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 111 (16.11%) User Experience
2 54 (7.84%) Social Media
3 33 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.63%) Virtual Team
6 23 (3.34%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.76%) Graphic Design
7 19 (2.76%) iPad
7 19 (2.76%) iPhone
8 17 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.89%) NHS
11 12 (1.74%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.31%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.02%) PKI
14 6 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.73%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.18%) Windows
2 38 (5.52%) Linux
3 34 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 24 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.47%) Unix
7 15 (2.18%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.31%) Android
10 7 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (11.03%) Scrum
3 69 (10.01%) Content Management
4 65 (9.43%) Migration
5 62 (9.00%) TDD
6 59 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (7.26%) Analytics
8 50 (7.26%) DevOps
9 46 (6.68%) Project Management
10 45 (6.53%) Digital Marketing
11 42 (6.10%) OO
12 40 (5.81%) Web Application Development
13 37 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (4.64%) Data Modelling
14 32 (4.64%) SEO
15 31 (4.50%) BDD
15 31 (4.50%) Change Management
15 31 (4.50%) Unit Testing
16 29 (4.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 85 (12.34%) Java
2 72 (10.45%) SQL
3 56 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 35 (5.08%) Python
5 24 (3.48%) Objective-C
6 22 (3.19%) Apple Swift
6 22 (3.19%) Java 8
7 19 (2.76%) C#
7 19 (2.76%) VBScript
8 14 (2.03%) Scala
9 12 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.45%) Ruby
11 8 (1.16%) PHP
12 7 (1.02%) ES6
12 7 (1.02%) Groovy
13 6 (0.87%) Perl
13 6 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.87%) XQuery
14 5 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (5.81%) Degree
2 24 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.31%) CISSP
6 8 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.16%) CISM
6 8 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.02%) CCNA
7 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.02%) MCP
8 5 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.58%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.58%) PMP
10 2 (0.29%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) ECDL
10 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.77%) QA
2 24 (3.48%) GDPR
3 16 (2.32%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.89%) SLA
5 8 (1.16%) HL7
6 5 (0.73%) PMO
7 2 (0.29%) GCP
7 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 60 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.63%) Docker
3 23 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.76%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (1.60%) Varnish
7 10 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.45%) vSphere
7 10 (1.45%) XenApp
8 8 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.87%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.44%) etcd
11 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.15%) Firmware
13 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (4.35%) SCCM
2 26 (3.77%) Kubernetes
3 23 (3.34%) Puppet
4 19 (2.76%) Terraform
5 18 (2.61%) Ansible
6 10 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.31%) Kibana
8 8 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.87%) SCOM
11 5 (0.73%) Nagios
12 4 (0.58%) vRealize
12 4 (0.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.29%) logstash
14 2 (0.29%) Mesos
14 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 77 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.82%) Adobe
3 35 (5.08%) Oracle
4 32 (4.64%) Google
5 30 (4.35%) VMware
6 25 (3.63%) Citrix
7 23 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.32%) Facebook
8 16 (2.32%) Twitter
9 15 (2.18%) SAP
10 11 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.45%) HP
12 8 (1.16%) Apple
13 7 (1.02%) IBM
13 7 (1.02%) Tableau
14 6 (0.87%) Capita
14 6 (0.87%) CyberArk
14 6 (0.87%) ForgeRock
15 5 (0.73%) Cisco
15 5 (0.73%) Red Hat