Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 168 190
Rank change year-on-year -2 +22 -44
Contract jobs citing Publishing 238 233 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.40% 1.14%
As % of the General category 4.01% 4.24% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 191 175
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +5.39%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £520
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £22.59 £98.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.09% -77.01% +523.81%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.65 £35.60
90th Percentile £14.63 £33.70 £170.90
England median hourly rate £17.43 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.26% -15.56% +25.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5935 5495 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.27% 33.05% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3237 3101 3789
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 238 213
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.68 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.83 £48.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Publishing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Publishing in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -19 168 £475 +1.93% 14
Oxfordshire -2 124 £475 +0.96% 9
Berkshire +24 42 £400 +13.88% 5
West Sussex +5 27 £313 -35.90% 2
Surrey -15 27 £295 -10.27% 3
Hampshire +9 13 £331 +15.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -24 2 - -
Kent -17 1 £350 -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 84 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (17.65%) Scrum
4 41 (17.23%) Java
5 40 (16.81%) SQL
6 38 (15.97%) Windows
7 37 (15.55%) QA
8 33 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (13.45%) HTML
9 32 (13.45%) Kanban
10 31 (13.03%) Microsoft
11 29 (12.18%) Degree
12 28 (11.76%) Oracle
12 28 (11.76%) JUnit
12 28 (11.76%) Finance
12 28 (11.76%) Docker
13 27 (11.34%) Python
14 25 (10.50%) Internet
14 25 (10.50%) XML
14 25 (10.50%) JIRA
15 23 (9.66%) TDD
15 23 (9.66%) User Experience
16 22 (9.24%) Web Services
16 22 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (8.82%) Active Directory
17 21 (8.82%) Migration
18 20 (8.40%) Regression Testing
18 20 (8.40%) Project Management
19 19 (7.98%) XSLT
19 19 (7.98%) JavaScript

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (5.04%) Confluence
2 10 (4.20%) CMS
3 9 (3.78%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.36%) IIS
5 4 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.68%) Drupal
5 4 (1.68%) JBoss
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.26%) Mongoose
7 2 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.68%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Magento
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.26%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.84%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (0.84%) Sprinklr
3 2 (0.84%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.30%) Office 365
3 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.10%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.10%) SaaS
5 5 (2.10%) Serverless
6 4 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.26%) Slack
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.84%) npm
8 2 (0.84%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.50%) Internet
2 11 (4.62%) DNS
3 10 (4.20%) LTE
3 10 (4.20%) WAN
4 9 (3.78%) DHCP
4 9 (3.78%) Kerberos
4 9 (3.78%) LAN
4 9 (3.78%) LDAP
5 8 (3.36%) VoLTE
6 7 (2.94%) GSM
6 7 (2.94%) HSPA
6 7 (2.94%) VoWiFi
6 7 (2.94%) WCDMA
7 6 (2.52%) VPN
8 5 (2.10%) 3G
9 4 (1.68%) HTTP
9 4 (1.68%) SMS
9 4 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.26%) Firewall
10 3 (1.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.72%) MarkLogic
2 10 (4.20%) Big Data
3 9 (3.78%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.26%) Redis
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.42%) Power BI
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (11.76%) JUnit
2 25 (10.50%) JIRA
3 17 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.20%) Android Studio
6 10 (4.20%) Xcode
7 8 (3.36%) Mockito
7 8 (3.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.52%) Maven
9 5 (2.10%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.26%) NUnit
11 3 (1.26%) Subversion
12 2 (0.84%) Ant
12 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (11.76%) Finance
2 18 (7.56%) Legal
3 16 (6.72%) Marketing
4 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.52%) Back Office
6 4 (1.68%) German Language
6 4 (1.68%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.26%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.26%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (18.07%) Developer
2 26 (10.92%) Analyst
2 26 (10.92%) Architect
3 19 (7.98%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.14%) Designer
5 16 (6.72%) Content Designer
6 15 (6.30%) AWS Developer
7 13 (5.46%) Agile Developer
8 9 (3.78%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (3.78%) QA Engineer
9 8 (3.36%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (3.36%) Data Engineer
9 8 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Administrator
10 7 (2.94%) Applications Architect
10 7 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (2.94%) UAT Engineer
10 7 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (2.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.45%) HTML
2 25 (10.50%) XML
3 22 (9.24%) Web Services
4 19 (7.98%) XSLT
5 14 (5.88%) CSS
5 14 (5.88%) Spring
6 13 (5.46%) SOAP
7 9 (3.78%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.78%) jQuery
7 9 (3.78%) Node.js
8 8 (3.36%) .NET
8 8 (3.36%) CSS3
8 8 (3.36%) React
8 8 (3.36%) REST
9 7 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.94%) JSON
10 4 (1.68%) HTML5
10 4 (1.68%) JSP
10 4 (1.68%) LESS
10 4 (1.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) User Experience
2 12 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.78%) Social Media
5 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.94%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.68%) PDA
7 4 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.26%) Blog
8 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.26%) New Media
8 3 (1.26%) W3C
9 2 (0.84%) CESG
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.97%) Windows
2 16 (6.72%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.88%) Android
4 9 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.94%) Linux
6 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.68%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.84%) Solaris
9 2 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.65%) Scrum
3 33 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (13.45%) Kanban
5 23 (9.66%) TDD
6 22 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (8.82%) Migration
8 20 (8.40%) Project Management
8 20 (8.40%) Regression Testing
9 19 (7.98%) Coaching
10 18 (7.56%) Content Management
10 18 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.72%) Content Analysis
12 16 (6.72%) DevOps
12 16 (6.72%) ITIL
12 16 (6.72%) Test Automation
13 15 (6.30%) Pair Programming
13 15 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.46%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.23%) Java
2 40 (16.81%) SQL
3 27 (11.34%) Python
4 19 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.72%) XQuery
6 14 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.78%) Scala
8 8 (3.36%) Apple Swift
8 8 (3.36%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.36%) PHP
9 7 (2.94%) VBScript
10 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.52%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.10%) VB
12 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.26%) ES6
13 2 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.42%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (12.18%) Degree
2 7 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.10%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.10%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.10%) PMP
4 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CISM
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.55%) QA
2 10 (4.20%) PMO
3 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.84%) COBIT
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 28 (11.76%) Docker
2 21 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (3.36%) BitLocker
4 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.94%) XenApp
6 4 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) SCCM
2 11 (4.62%) Puppet
2 11 (4.62%) SCOM
3 10 (4.20%) Terraform
4 9 (3.78%) Mesos
5 8 (3.36%) Ansible
6 7 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (2.10%) EdgeSight
7 5 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.84%) vRealize
9 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.42%) Nagios
10 1 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 31 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.76%) Oracle
3 14 (5.88%) HP
4 13 (5.46%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.20%) Apple
6 9 (3.78%) VMware
7 8 (3.36%) Citrix
7 8 (3.36%) Samsung
7 8 (3.36%) SAP
7 8 (3.36%) Talend
8 5 (2.10%) Adobe
8 5 (2.10%) AppSense
9 4 (1.68%) Hotjar
9 4 (1.68%) Infor
9 4 (1.68%) Motorola
9 4 (1.68%) Optimizely
9 4 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.26%) Google
10 3 (1.26%) Tableau
11 2 (0.84%) Facebook