Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 245 179
Rank change year-on-year -34 -66 -23
Contract jobs citing Publishing 54 140 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.82% 1.34%
As % of the General category 1.29% 2.50% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 115 158
South East median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £312 £326 £263
90th Percentile £582 £538 £572
England median daily rate £432 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +95.65% -51.44%
England median hourly rate £22.00 £29.33 £17.43
% change year-on-year -24.98% +68.24% -12.50%

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 4,200 5,610 6,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.72% 33.00% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,302 3,210 3,419
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £250
90th Percentile £631 £600 £575
England median daily rate £493 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 198 229
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £24.91 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +31.11% -14.61%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.77 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% -6.52% +15.00%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 -39 22 £473 +5.00% 9
Hampshire +7 12 £575 +27.78% 2
Oxfordshire -21 12 £500 +11.11% 4
Surrey +52 10 £430 +27.60% 5
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £473 -5.03% 3
West Sussex +18 5 £323 -16.23% 1
Berkshire -3 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Kent +16 2 £600 +20.00% 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (31.48%) Azure
3 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) Analytics
5 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 12 (22.22%) Power BI
6 12 (22.22%) Power Platform
7 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.67%) GDPR
8 9 (16.67%) Data Structures
8 9 (16.67%) Information Governance
8 9 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 8 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (14.81%) Finance
9 8 (14.81%) Python
10 7 (12.96%) Windows
10 7 (12.96%) Workflow
10 7 (12.96%) Local Government
10 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
10 7 (12.96%) Databricks
11 6 (11.11%) Business Analytics
11 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.11%) Public Sector
12 5 (9.26%) C#

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 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle TCA
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Azure
2 12 (22.22%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Apple Pay
3 1 (1.85%) Google Pay
3 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.56%) PBX
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.70%) SMTP
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Broadband
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Power BI
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Lumira
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Parquet
3 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Local Government
3 6 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Azure Specialist
2 7 (12.96%) Information Specialist
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Designer
3 6 (11.11%) Information Governance Specialist
4 5 (9.26%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Content Designer
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) MDX
2 3 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) JSON
3 2 (3.70%) Spring
3 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.85%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) Django
4 1 (1.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.85%) Flash
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 8 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.70%) Life Science
7 1 (1.85%) Animation
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Analytics
2 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 9 (16.67%) Information Governance
6 7 (12.96%) Workflow
7 6 (11.11%) Business Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps
8 5 (9.26%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Automation
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Content Management
9 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) Java 8
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PMP
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) SEPA
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Databricks
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Cognos
6 2 (3.70%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) McAfee
6 2 (3.70%) PayPal
6 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Okta
7 1 (1.85%) Talend
7 1 (1.85%) Zend