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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 168 189
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 84 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.06% 0.97%
As % of the General category 3.02% 3.37% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 77 59
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £244 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +4.06% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -3.22% -53.03%  

Publishing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2784 2821 3262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.96% 31.48% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1596 1741
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 97 97
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Publishing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -4 47 £450 -2.70% 12
Berkshire +14 16 £400 +7.38% 2
Surrey +8 9 £350 +32.07% 4
Hampshire +10 5 £228 -46.47% 2
West Sussex +3 4 - -
Kent -2 3 - -
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 83 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.99%) Project Management
3 34 (16.50%) Content Management
4 32 (15.53%) HTML
4 32 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (15.05%) Java
6 30 (14.56%) Degree
6 30 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (13.11%) Oracle
8 26 (12.62%) SQL
8 26 (12.62%) Scrum
9 25 (12.14%) Finance
9 25 (12.14%) QA
10 24 (11.65%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.65%) User Experience
11 23 (11.17%) Web Services
12 22 (10.68%) Legal
12 22 (10.68%) TDD
13 21 (10.19%) CMS
14 20 (9.71%) Social Media
14 20 (9.71%) XML
15 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (8.74%) SEO
17 17 (8.25%) Software Engineering
17 17 (8.25%) JavaScript
17 17 (8.25%) Waterfall
17 17 (8.25%) Android
18 16 (7.77%) Kanban
18 16 (7.77%) ITIL
18 16 (7.77%) Microsoft

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 21 (10.19%) CMS
2 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.43%) Confluence
4 5 (2.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (2.43%) JBoss
5 4 (1.94%) IIS
6 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.97%) Drupal
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.97%) WordPress
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.97%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.97%) InDesign
6 2 (0.97%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.97%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Sprinklr
2 2 (0.97%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.43%) IaaS
3 5 (2.43%) Office 365
4 4 (1.94%) PaaS
5 3 (1.46%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.28%) LTE
2 11 (5.34%) GSM
2 11 (5.34%) HSPA
2 11 (5.34%) WCDMA
3 9 (4.37%) Internet
4 6 (2.91%) Intranet
5 4 (1.94%) Extranet
5 4 (1.94%) Network Security
6 3 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.46%) VPN
6 3 (1.46%) WAN
7 2 (0.97%) BGP
7 2 (0.97%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) LAN
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.49%) Firewall
8 1 (0.49%) HTTP
8 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.31%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.91%) Big Data
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.43%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (2.43%) GIS
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.43%) Spatial Data
6 4 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.46%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.97%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.97%) MySQL
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Android Studio
1 15 (7.28%) Xcode
2 10 (4.85%) JIRA
3 9 (4.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (3.88%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.88%) Selenium
5 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.43%) MSTest
6 5 (2.43%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.94%) JUnit
7 4 (1.94%) Moq
7 4 (1.94%) NuGet
7 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.94%) webpack
8 3 (1.46%) Maven
9 2 (0.97%) Mockito
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.14%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Legal
3 13 (6.31%) Marketing
4 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.94%) Games
5 4 (1.94%) German Language
5 4 (1.94%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.94%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.94%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.46%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (1.46%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.46%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (20.39%) Developer
2 31 (15.05%) Analyst
3 26 (12.62%) Architect
4 21 (10.19%) Designer
4 21 (10.19%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.71%) Content Designer
6 19 (9.22%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.37%) Digital Architect
7 9 (4.37%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.88%) Digital Content Designer
8 8 (3.88%) Digital Designer
9 7 (3.40%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.40%) AWS Developer
9 7 (3.40%) E-Commerce Developer
9 7 (3.40%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (3.40%) HTML Developer
9 7 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.40%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Publishing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.53%) HTML
2 23 (11.17%) Web Services
3 20 (9.71%) XML
4 12 (5.83%) CSS
5 10 (4.85%) .NET
5 10 (4.85%) JSON
6 8 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.88%) Sass
6 8 (3.88%) WebCenter
7 7 (3.40%) CSS3
7 7 (3.40%) LESS
7 7 (3.40%) Node.js
7 7 (3.40%) Spring
8 6 (2.91%) RESTful
9 5 (2.43%) J2EE
9 5 (2.43%) XSLT
10 4 (1.94%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.94%) Ajax
10 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) User Experience
2 20 (9.71%) Social Media
3 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.77%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.34%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.88%) W3C
8 6 (2.91%) New Media
9 5 (2.43%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.43%) PMI
10 4 (1.94%) BBC
11 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.97%) Blog
12 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.97%) NHS
12 2 (0.97%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.97%) Social Network
13 1 (0.49%) CMDB
13 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.25%) Android
2 7 (3.40%) Linux
3 6 (2.91%) Windows
4 4 (1.94%) Unix
5 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.99%) Project Management
3 34 (16.50%) Content Management
4 30 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (12.62%) Scrum
6 24 (11.65%) Test Automation
7 22 (10.68%) TDD
8 18 (8.74%) SEO
9 17 (8.25%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.25%) Waterfall
10 16 (7.77%) ITIL
10 16 (7.77%) Kanban
11 15 (7.28%) Migration
11 15 (7.28%) Service Design
12 14 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.80%) Coaching
12 14 (6.80%) Pair Programming
12 14 (6.80%) Web Application Development
13 13 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.05%) Java
2 26 (12.62%) SQL
3 17 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.31%) C#
5 11 (5.34%) Apple Swift
5 11 (5.34%) Objective-C
6 10 (4.85%) Python
7 9 (4.37%) PHP
8 8 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.40%) VB
10 5 (2.43%) Scala
11 4 (1.94%) C
11 4 (1.94%) ES6
11 4 (1.94%) F#
11 4 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.46%) C++
12 3 (1.46%) VBScript
13 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (14.56%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (2.91%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.43%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.43%) PMP
5 4 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.97%) CBAP
7 2 (0.97%) GISP
7 2 (0.97%) ISEB
7 2 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) APMP
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) QA
2 6 (2.91%) PMO
3 4 (1.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) Terraform
2 4 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.46%) Puppet
4 2 (0.97%) Mesos
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) MOM
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (13.11%) Oracle
2 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.28%) Apple
4 12 (5.83%) Adobe
5 9 (4.37%) Talend
6 5 (2.43%) ESRI
6 5 (2.43%) HP
7 4 (1.94%) Infor
7 4 (1.94%) Juniper
7 4 (1.94%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.94%) Tableau
8 3 (1.46%) Google
8 3 (1.46%) Reuters
8 3 (1.46%) SAP
9 2 (0.97%) Facebook
9 2 (0.97%) Motorola
9 2 (0.97%) Siebel
9 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.97%) Twitter
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