Period
to 22 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 22 April 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 272 330
Rank change year-on-year -15 +58 -40
Contract jobs citing Publishing 166 188 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.58% 1.85% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 138 259
10th Percentile £300 £267 £311
25th Percentile £366 £401 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -8.63%
75th Percentile £538 £588 £538
90th Percentile £601 £760 £628
England median daily rate £450 £460 £437
% change year-on-year -2.17% +5.26% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
10th Percentile " " £20.73
25th Percentile £21.25 " £21.06
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.05 £28.75
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +4.52% +25.00%
75th Percentile £37.25 " £37.50
90th Percentile £45.28 " "
England median hourly rate £22.50 £30.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.12% -29.29% +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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10,499 10,141 19,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.16% 43.89% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,633 7,245 13,836
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £438 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £625
90th Percentile £725 £725 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 129 191
10th Percentile £15.74 £12.44 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.19 £16.08 £16.87
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.05% -4.55%
75th Percentile £46.69 £43.75 £36.34
90th Percentile £63.78 £61.60 £51.42
England median hourly rate £23.49 £20.98 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.97% -0.12% -2.33%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in London

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Publishing in London.

Daily rate trend for Publishing in London

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Publishing in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Publishing in London

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Publishing in London.

Hourly rate trend for Publishing in London

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Publishing in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Publishing in London

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the London region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Central London +15 13 £410 -14.14% 11
West London +28 6 £646 +242.71% 6
East London +26 1 £540 +35.00% 6
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 London region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 50 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.31%) User Experience
3 26 (15.66%) Marketing
4 23 (13.86%) Finance
4 23 (13.86%) Social Media
5 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (11.45%) Azure
6 19 (11.45%) Analytics
7 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (10.24%) SQL
8 16 (9.64%) Apple iOS
8 16 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (9.64%) Public Sector
9 15 (9.04%) SaaS
9 15 (9.04%) Python
10 14 (8.43%) Windows
10 14 (8.43%) Adobe
10 14 (8.43%) A/B Testing
11 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.83%) HTML
11 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
11 13 (7.83%) Android
12 12 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.23%) AWS
12 12 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (7.23%) Project Management
12 12 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.23%) DevOps

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (4.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (4.22%) CMS
2 6 (3.61%) Moodle
3 3 (1.81%) Confluence
3 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.81%) IIS
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.81%) SugarCRM
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.60%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.02%) Figma
2 10 (6.02%) Sketch
3 9 (5.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.22%) Camtasia
5 6 (3.61%) InVision
6 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (1.81%) Chatbot
8 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Magento
2 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.45%) Azure
2 15 (9.04%) SaaS
3 12 (7.23%) AWS
4 10 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.02%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (3.61%) Lucidchart
5 6 (3.61%) Serverless
6 5 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (2.41%) GitHub
7 4 (2.41%) npm
8 3 (1.81%) GCP
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 3 (1.81%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.20%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) VPN
1 10 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.20%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) Broadband
3 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.60%) NAS
3 1 (0.60%) NFC
3 1 (0.60%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) Tableau
2 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.81%) Power BI
6 3 (1.81%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.81%) Tableau Desktop
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.20%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) JIRA
2 8 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.41%) Selenium
4 4 (2.41%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.81%) MSTest
5 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.81%) webpack
6 2 (1.20%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.20%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.20%) fastlane
6 2 (1.20%) Gatling
6 2 (1.20%) GitLab
6 2 (1.20%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.20%) JMeter
6 2 (1.20%) Maven
6 2 (1.20%) Mocha
7 1 (0.60%) Gradle
7 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (15.66%) Marketing
2 23 (13.86%) Finance
3 16 (9.64%) Public Sector
4 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.02%) Electronics
5 10 (6.02%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.82%) Banking
7 4 (2.41%) Advertising
7 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.41%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.41%) Retail
8 3 (1.81%) German Language
8 3 (1.81%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (26.51%) Designer
2 28 (16.87%) Developer
3 19 (11.45%) Analyst
4 16 (9.64%) UX Designer
5 12 (7.23%) Content Designer
6 11 (6.63%) Architect
7 10 (6.02%) Consultant
7 10 (6.02%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
7 10 (6.02%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Data Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Senior Designer
10 7 (4.22%) Digital Designer
10 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.22%) React Developer
10 7 (4.22%) UI Designer
11 6 (3.61%) Instructional Designer
12 5 (3.01%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) UI/UX Designer
13 4 (2.41%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) HTML
2 11 (6.63%) .NET
3 10 (6.02%) CSS
3 10 (6.02%) RESTful
4 7 (4.22%) Node.js
4 7 (4.22%) React
5 6 (3.61%) GraphQL
6 5 (3.01%) Swagger
7 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.41%) Jest
8 3 (1.81%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.81%) Core Data
8 3 (1.81%) JSON
8 3 (1.81%) React Native
8 3 (1.81%) XML
9 2 (1.20%) Cocoa
9 2 (1.20%) Express
9 2 (1.20%) OpenID
9 2 (1.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.31%) User Experience
2 23 (13.86%) Social Media
3 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.23%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.22%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.41%) Animation
7 3 (1.81%) Blog
7 3 (1.81%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.81%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.20%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) NHS
9 1 (0.60%) PMI
9 1 (0.60%) SCORM
9 1 (0.60%) Social Network
9 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.64%) Apple iOS
2 14 (8.43%) Windows
3 13 (7.83%) Android
4 10 (6.02%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.41%) Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.45%) Analytics
2 19 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (8.43%) A/B Testing
5 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
6 12 (7.23%) DevOps
6 12 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (7.23%) Project Management
6 12 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.23%) Test Automation
7 11 (6.63%) Content Management
7 11 (6.63%) Requirements Gathering
7 11 (6.63%) Scrum
8 10 (6.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 10 (6.02%) Programme Management
8 10 (6.02%) Prototyping
8 10 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.42%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.42%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.24%) SQL
2 15 (9.04%) Python
3 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.02%) C#
5 9 (5.42%) Java
6 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.61%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.41%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.41%) ES6
9 3 (1.81%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.81%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.81%) VB
9 3 (1.81%) VBA
10 2 (1.20%) Go
10 2 (1.20%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.20%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.81%) ISEB
3 3 (1.81%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.60%) PMP
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.60%) Good Clinical Practice
3 1 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) NFS
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Intune
1 10 (6.02%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.61%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.01%) Terraform
4 3 (1.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.43%) Adobe
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle
4 10 (6.02%) Samsung
4 10 (6.02%) SAP
5 6 (3.61%) Blackboard
6 5 (3.01%) Google
7 4 (2.41%) Citrix
8 3 (1.81%) Databricks
8 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.81%) UiPath
9 2 (1.20%) Optimizely
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) Apple
10 1 (0.60%) Facebook
10 1 (0.60%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.60%) Pinterest
10 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.60%) YouTube