Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 263 263
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 -45
Contract jobs citing Publishing 807 864 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.96% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.24% 2.60% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 638 678
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £594 £575 £552
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 19
England median hourly rate £17.47 £19.96 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -35.61% +87.88%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.35 £16.19
90th Percentile £30.06 £36.42 £62.95
UK median hourly rate £17.47 £20.00 £33.82
% change year-on-year -12.68% -40.86% +104.97%

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 35,999 33,201 38,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.97% 36.71% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,180 22,243 24,867
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £265 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 809 832 1,058
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.64
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.14% +18.38%

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 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -21 467 £475 +11.76% 135
South East -38 207 £450 - 31
North of England +10 46 £350 -1.75% 23
East of England +6 43 £350 -12.50% 9
Midlands -7 37 £345 -1.43% 12
North West +25 24 £200 -37.01% 10
West Midlands -11 23 £375 -21.05% 11
East Midlands +1 13 £227 +56.26% 1
Yorkshire -8 13 £400 -5.88% 12
North East +34 9 £288 -14.81% 1
South West +6 9 £375 +9.09% 5
Publishing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 334 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (15.37%) Scrum
3 123 (15.24%) TDD
4 111 (13.75%) Finance
4 111 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 110 (13.63%) Amazon AWS
6 109 (13.51%) Java
7 97 (12.02%) Python
8 94 (11.65%) HTML
9 93 (11.52%) Windows
10 91 (11.28%) SQL
11 88 (10.90%) DevOps
12 86 (10.66%) Microsoft
13 85 (10.53%) Content Management
14 84 (10.41%) User Experience
15 77 (9.54%) CMS
16 74 (9.17%) Degree
17 72 (8.92%) BDD
18 69 (8.55%) Docker
19 68 (8.43%) QA
20 66 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
21 64 (7.93%) Marketing
21 64 (7.93%) CSS
22 63 (7.81%) Analytics
23 59 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
23 59 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
24 56 (6.94%) Kanban
24 56 (6.94%) Legal
25 54 (6.69%) RESTful
26 52 (6.44%) Git (software)

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 (9.54%) CMS
2 39 (4.83%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 18 (2.23%) Apache
6 17 (2.11%) Drupal
6 17 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.73%) Confluence
8 9 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.62%) Moodle
9 5 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.50%) Marvel
10 4 (0.50%) Mongoose
10 4 (0.50%) SAS
10 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.50%) WordPress
11 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.62%) InDesign
6 5 (0.62%) InVision
6 5 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.62%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 110 (13.63%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.59%) Office 365
3 21 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (2.35%) Google Analytics
5 18 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.98%) GitHub
8 14 (1.73%) SaaS
9 12 (1.49%) Google Play
10 11 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.24%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.62%) Serverless
15 4 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.50%) Fastly
16 3 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.33%) Internet
2 18 (2.23%) DNS
3 12 (1.49%) Intranet
4 11 (1.36%) HTTP
5 10 (1.24%) LTE
5 10 (1.24%) WAN
6 9 (1.12%) DHCP
6 9 (1.12%) Kerberos
6 9 (1.12%) LDAP
7 8 (0.99%) LAN
7 8 (0.99%) VoLTE
8 7 (0.87%) GSM
8 7 (0.87%) HSPA
8 7 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (0.87%) SMS
8 7 (0.87%) SSL
8 7 (0.87%) VoWiFi
8 7 (0.87%) WCDMA
9 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.07%) NoSQL
2 38 (4.71%) Big Data
3 37 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.84%) Hadoop
5 28 (3.47%) MySQL
6 26 (3.22%) SQL Server
7 24 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.97%) MarkLogic
8 22 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.11%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.86%) Redis
12 14 (1.73%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.49%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.24%) Power BI
16 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.45%) JIRA
4 42 (5.20%) JUnit
5 38 (4.71%) Xcode
6 34 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 22 (2.73%) Maven
8 22 (2.73%) Selenium
9 20 (2.48%) Mockito
10 18 (2.23%) Subversion
11 12 (1.49%) Android Studio
11 12 (1.49%) Ant
11 12 (1.49%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.24%) Hudson
13 8 (0.99%) Artifactory
14 7 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.87%) Build Forge
14 7 (0.87%) Gradle
14 7 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (13.75%) Finance
2 64 (7.93%) Marketing
3 56 (6.94%) Legal
4 30 (3.72%) Banking
5 15 (1.86%) Retail
6 14 (1.73%) Advertising
7 12 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.36%) Law
9 8 (0.99%) Back Office
9 8 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.62%) Automotive
11 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.50%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
13 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.37%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.37%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.37%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 228 (28.25%) Developer
2 112 (13.88%) Analyst
3 93 (11.52%) Designer
4 72 (8.92%) Content Designer
5 48 (5.95%) Architect
6 38 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 37 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 37 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 30 (3.72%) iOS Developer
9 28 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (3.10%) Consultant
10 25 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (3.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (2.85%) Data Engineer
12 22 (2.73%) Big Data Engineer
13 21 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
13 21 (2.60%) Service Analyst
13 21 (2.60%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (2.48%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.35%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (11.65%) HTML
2 64 (7.93%) CSS
3 54 (6.69%) RESTful
4 48 (5.95%) XML
5 47 (5.82%) React
6 46 (5.70%) Web Services
7 43 (5.33%) Node.js
8 37 (4.58%) jQuery
9 36 (4.46%) Spring
10 31 (3.84%) .NET
10 31 (3.84%) HTML5
11 29 (3.59%) XSLT
12 28 (3.47%) Cocoa
13 27 (3.35%) REST
14 26 (3.22%) Kafka
15 24 (2.97%) SOAP
16 22 (2.73%) CSS3
17 20 (2.48%) AngularJS
18 18 (2.23%) Redux
19 13 (1.61%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.41%) User Experience
2 59 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.59%) Social Media
5 26 (3.22%) iPhone
5 26 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.97%) iPad
7 21 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.86%) Fintech
8 15 (1.86%) Reference Data
9 14 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.36%) Graphic Design
11 11 (1.36%) Semantic Web
12 10 (1.24%) NHS
13 7 (0.87%) PKI
14 6 (0.74%) Blog
14 6 (0.74%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 93 (11.52%) Windows
2 49 (6.07%) Apple iOS
3 46 (5.70%) Linux
4 29 (3.59%) Android
5 28 (3.47%) Windows 7
6 27 (3.35%) Windows 10
7 19 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.86%) Unix
9 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.74%) HPUX
11 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.50%) CentOS
13 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.25%) Debian
14 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (15.37%) Scrum
3 123 (15.24%) TDD
4 88 (10.90%) DevOps
5 85 (10.53%) Content Management
6 72 (8.92%) BDD
7 66 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (7.81%) Analytics
9 59 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (6.94%) Kanban
11 50 (6.20%) Project Management
12 44 (5.45%) Migration
12 44 (5.45%) OO
12 44 (5.45%) User Stories
13 43 (5.33%) Unit Testing
14 41 (5.08%) Microservices
15 38 (4.71%) Software Delivery
16 37 (4.58%) Pair Programming
16 37 (4.58%) Software Engineering
17 36 (4.46%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (13.75%) JavaScript
2 109 (13.51%) Java
3 97 (12.02%) Python
4 91 (11.28%) SQL
5 46 (5.70%) Objective-C
6 39 (4.83%) PowerShell
7 38 (4.71%) Scala
8 34 (4.21%) Apple Swift
9 25 (3.10%) C#
10 21 (2.60%) ES6
11 19 (2.35%) PHP
12 18 (2.23%) XQuery
13 17 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.73%) C
16 11 (1.36%) Go
17 10 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.24%) Ruby
17 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (9.17%) Degree
2 33 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (1.73%) MCP
6 13 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.87%) ISEB
10 7 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.74%) PMP
12 5 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.62%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.50%) CISM
13 4 (0.50%) CISSP
13 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.37%) CISA
14 3 (0.37%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.43%) QA
2 12 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.49%) PMO
3 10 (1.24%) GDPR
4 9 (1.12%) SLA
5 7 (0.87%) HL7
6 4 (0.50%) COBIT
6 4 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 69 (8.55%) Docker
2 52 (6.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.73%) vSphere
5 13 (1.61%) XenApp
6 12 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.24%) BitLocker
8 7 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.50%) Varnish
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.12%) HDFS
12 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.12%) vCloud
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (5.58%) Puppet
2 34 (4.21%) Ansible
3 22 (2.73%) SCCM
4 20 (2.48%) Terraform
5 19 (2.35%) Mesos
5 19 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.98%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.36%) SCOM
8 6 (0.74%) PowerCLI
9 5 (0.62%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.62%) Kibana
9 5 (0.62%) logstash
9 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.37%) Nagios
11 3 (0.37%) Packer
11 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.25%) AppDNA
12 2 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.20%) Apple
3 41 (5.08%) Google
3 41 (5.08%) Oracle
4 40 (4.96%) Adobe
5 34 (4.21%) VMware
6 30 (3.72%) Citrix
7 26 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.35%) HP
9 18 (2.23%) Tableau
10 15 (1.86%) SAP
11 11 (1.36%) IBM
12 9 (1.12%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.87%) CyberArk
13 7 (0.87%) Facebook
13 7 (0.87%) Green Hat
13 7 (0.87%) Ivanti
13 7 (0.87%) Splunk
14 6 (0.74%) Talend
14 6 (0.74%) Twitter