Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 148 192
Rank change year-on-year -51 +44 -62
Contract jobs citing Publishing 181 245 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 1.61% 1.11%
As % of the General category 3.26% 4.77% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 196 170
South East median daily rate £450 £444 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +0.80% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £298 £275
90th Percentile £603 £594 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £91.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -67.06% +379.32%
10th Percentile £13.20 £22.10 £22.68
90th Percentile £69.00 £35.70 £169.46
England median hourly rate £17.43 £19.46 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.43% -15.39% +29.58%

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 5,550 5,138 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.34% 33.71% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,057 2,851 3,478
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 229 234
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.20 £10.97
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - -5.66% +16.79%

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 19 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 February 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
Thames Valley -56 123 £500 +5.26% 25
Oxfordshire -13 102 £500 +5.26% 17
Surrey -36 31 £288 -10.16% 3
Berkshire -29 21 £385 +14.93% 1
West Sussex -12 15 £346 -1.29% 3
Hampshire -7 7 £376 -5.94% 7
East Sussex -3 3 £294 +2.17%
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Publishing.

1 58 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (19.34%) Java
4 31 (17.13%) JUnit
4 31 (17.13%) QA
5 29 (16.02%) Python
6 28 (15.47%) Windows
7 27 (14.92%) XML
8 26 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (14.36%) Docker
9 25 (13.81%) Scrum
9 25 (13.81%) Internet
10 24 (13.26%) JavaScript
11 23 (12.71%) SQL
12 21 (11.60%) Oracle
12 21 (11.60%) Kanban
13 20 (11.05%) jQuery
14 19 (10.50%) Puppet
14 19 (10.50%) Active Directory
15 18 (9.94%) HTML
15 18 (9.94%) XSLT
15 18 (9.94%) Finance
15 18 (9.94%) React
16 17 (9.39%) Content Analysis
16 17 (9.39%) Ansible
16 17 (9.39%) Degree
17 16 (8.84%) TDD
17 16 (8.84%) DevOps
17 16 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing

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 9 (4.97%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.97%) CMS
2 8 (4.42%) Confluence
3 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.21%) Apache
4 4 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.21%) Drupal
4 4 (2.21%) Mongoose
4 4 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.10%) Jetty
6 2 (1.10%) nginx
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.21%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.66%) InDesign
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.52%) Office 365
3 6 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.66%) Slack
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.10%) npm
7 2 (1.10%) Serverless
7 2 (1.10%) Yarn
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.81%) Internet
2 10 (5.52%) LTE
3 8 (4.42%) VoLTE
4 7 (3.87%) DNS
4 7 (3.87%) GSM
4 7 (3.87%) HSPA
4 7 (3.87%) VoWiFi
4 7 (3.87%) WCDMA
5 6 (3.31%) DHCP
5 6 (3.31%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.76%) 3G
6 5 (2.76%) VPN
6 5 (2.76%) WAN
7 4 (2.21%) HTTP
7 4 (2.21%) Intranet
7 4 (2.21%) LAN
7 4 (2.21%) SMS
8 3 (1.66%) Firewall
9 2 (1.10%) 3GPP
9 2 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.73%) MarkLogic
2 10 (5.52%) Big Data
3 9 (4.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.21%) Redis
5 3 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (17.13%) JUnit
2 16 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.73%) Mockito
4 13 (7.18%) JIRA
5 11 (6.08%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.52%) Android Studio
6 10 (5.52%) Xcode
7 8 (4.42%) Maven
8 6 (3.31%) git-flow
9 5 (2.76%) Ant
9 5 (2.76%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.21%) Subversion
10 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.66%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.66%) GitLab
11 3 (1.66%) NUnit
12 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (9.94%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Legal
3 13 (7.18%) Marketing
4 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.76%) Back Office
6 3 (1.66%) German Language
6 3 (1.66%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.66%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.66%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.66%) Russian Language
7 2 (1.10%) Billing
7 2 (1.10%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (18.23%) Developer
2 24 (13.26%) Architect
3 16 (8.84%) Analyst
4 15 (8.29%) Designer
5 13 (7.18%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.08%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.52%) Content Designer
8 8 (4.42%) AWS Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Data Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Applications Architect
10 6 (3.31%) QA Engineer
11 5 (2.76%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.76%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.21%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.92%) XML
2 20 (11.05%) jQuery
3 18 (9.94%) HTML
3 18 (9.94%) React
3 18 (9.94%) XSLT
4 15 (8.29%) AngularJS
4 15 (8.29%) Node.js
4 15 (8.29%) Web Services
5 13 (7.18%) SOAP
6 12 (6.63%) Spring
7 11 (6.08%) REST
8 7 (3.87%) HTML5
9 6 (3.31%) .NET
9 6 (3.31%) LDAP
10 5 (2.76%) CSS
11 4 (2.21%) CSS3
11 4 (2.21%) Express
11 4 (2.21%) JSP
11 4 (2.21%) Play Framework
11 4 (2.21%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) User Experience
2 10 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.87%) Semantic Web
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.31%) Social Media
5 6 (3.31%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.21%) New Media
6 4 (2.21%) PDA
7 3 (1.66%) CESG
7 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.66%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.66%) W3C
8 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.10%) iPhone
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) RIA
8 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.47%) Windows
2 13 (7.18%) Android
3 12 (6.63%) Windows 10
4 11 (6.08%) Linux
5 8 (4.42%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.10%) CentOS
9 2 (1.10%) Debian
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.10%) Unix
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (13.81%) Scrum
4 21 (11.60%) Kanban
5 17 (9.39%) Content Analysis
6 16 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.84%) DevOps
6 16 (8.84%) TDD
6 16 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (8.29%) Coaching
7 15 (8.29%) Migration
7 15 (8.29%) Project Management
7 15 (8.29%) Regression Testing
8 14 (7.73%) Service Design
9 13 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (7.18%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.18%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.63%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.08%) Change Management
11 11 (6.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.34%) Java
2 29 (16.02%) Python
3 24 (13.26%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.71%) SQL
5 14 (7.73%) XQuery
6 12 (6.63%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.97%) Scala
8 8 (4.42%) Apple Swift
8 8 (4.42%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.21%) ES6
10 4 (2.21%) PHP
10 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.66%) XPath
12 2 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
13 1 (0.55%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.87%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.55%) CISM
4 1 (0.55%) CISSP
4 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PMP
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.13%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) COBIT
3 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.66%) PMO
4 2 (1.10%) SLA
5 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 26 (14.36%) Docker
2 19 (10.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.87%) XenApp
5 6 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (10.50%) Puppet
2 17 (9.39%) Ansible
3 16 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.97%) Mesos
5 7 (3.87%) SCCM
5 7 (3.87%) SCOM
6 5 (2.76%) EdgeSight
6 5 (2.76%) Terraform
7 3 (1.66%) Packer
8 2 (1.10%) Kibana
8 2 (1.10%) logstash
8 2 (1.10%) vRealize
9 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) Oracle
2 14 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.63%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.52%) Apple
5 8 (4.42%) Citrix
5 8 (4.42%) VMware
6 7 (3.87%) Google
7 6 (3.31%) Adobe
7 6 (3.31%) Talend
8 5 (2.76%) Ivanti
8 5 (2.76%) SAP
9 4 (2.21%) Hotjar
9 4 (2.21%) Optimizely
9 4 (2.21%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.66%) Facebook
10 3 (1.66%) Twitter
11 2 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (1.10%) IBM
11 2 (1.10%) Siebel
11 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds