Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 302 232
Rank change year-on-year +146 -70 -56
Contract jobs citing Publishing 30 69 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.47% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.85% 1.35% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 54 125
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £358 £323 £190
90th Percentile £488 £550 £580
England median daily rate £425 £431 £450
% change year-on-year -1.33% -4.28% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.48% -30.62% +103.33%
10th Percentile £12.74 £20.69 £17.70
90th Percentile £23.94 £21.64 £37.93
England median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year -35.71% +80.65% +29.17%

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 1,625 5,095 5,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.74% 34.52% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 2,762 3,258
Median daily rate £450 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% +1.47%
10th Percentile £238 £271 £260
90th Percentile £615 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 213 185
Median hourly rate £30.29 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.73% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.77 £12.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £51.90
Median hourly rate £31.39 £23.03 £22.79
% change year-on-year +36.29% +1.06% +5.24%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Publishing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Publishing in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Publishing in the South East over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Publishing in the South East

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Publishing in the South East.

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 7 August 2020. 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
West Sussex +40 14 £425 +3.03%
Hampshire +79 7 £508 +22.04% 1
Thames Valley +68 6 £469 -0.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +40 3 £334 -28.99%
Oxfordshire +30 3 £475 +5.56% 1
Surrey +64 2 £388 -9.88% 1
East Sussex +42 1 £360 -40.00%
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 (63.33%) User Experience
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Content Management
4 10 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (23.33%) Analytics
7 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (20.00%) Marketing
7 6 (20.00%) CMS
8 5 (16.67%) Adobe
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Django
9 4 (13.33%) WordPress
9 4 (13.33%) Service Design
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (13.33%) Content Writing
9 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
10 3 (10.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.67%) Internet
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
11 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.67%) DMZ
11 2 (6.67%) HTML
11 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.67%) CSS
11 2 (6.67%) VMware
11 2 (6.67%) Google
11 2 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
11 2 (6.67%) Web Development

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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) WordPress
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.33%) InVision
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DMZ
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.33%) Gatling
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) Postman
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Content Designer
1 15 (50.00%) Designer
2 8 (26.67%) Digital Content Designer
2 8 (26.67%) Digital Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.33%) CMS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Web Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Django
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) COM
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) User Experience
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.67%) Social Media
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Content Management
3 10 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 7 (23.33%) Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Content Writing
7 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Service Design
8 3 (10.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (6.67%) Content Strategy
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
9 2 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) UAG
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) F5
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau