Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 279 235
Rank change year-on-year +62 -44 -85
Contract jobs citing Publishing 53 104 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.80% 1.99% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 76 131
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £312 £344 £244
90th Percentile £579 £544 £618
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.11 £21.16 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.15% -60.08% +253.33%
10th Percentile £12.59 £20.69 £34.65
90th Percentile £21.09 £21.64 £77.35
England median hourly rate £22.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -47.65% +142.86% +9.38%

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 2,943 5,214 5,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.04% 33.18% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,657 2,974 3,173
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £625 £595
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 199 182
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.65 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +11.04% -2.93%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.45 £11.80
90th Percentile £49.45 £51.86 £48.68
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.02
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.47% +2.40%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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
Thames Valley 0 17 £450 -5.26% 10
West Sussex +26 14 £365 -5.19% 1
Hampshire +60 12 £575 +35.29% 1
Oxfordshire -7 8 £488 +2.63% 7
Surrey +62 5 £388 -2.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £450 -9.55% 1
Berkshire +22 4 £375 +15.38% 2
East Sussex +23 3 £360 -40.00%
Publishing
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Azure
4 14 (26.42%) Content Management
4 14 (26.42%) User Experience
4 14 (26.42%) Power Platform
5 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.64%) Power BI
6 12 (22.64%) Analytics
6 12 (22.64%) Visualisation
7 11 (20.75%) Data Structures
8 10 (18.87%) GDPR
8 10 (18.87%) Information Governance
8 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
9 9 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 6 (11.32%) Public Sector
11 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
11 6 (11.32%) Business Analytics
11 6 (11.32%) CMS
11 6 (11.32%) Local Government
12 5 (9.43%) VMware
12 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
12 5 (9.43%) Python
12 5 (9.43%) DevOps
13 4 (7.55%) Databricks
13 4 (7.55%) Service Design
13 4 (7.55%) Project Delivery

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 (11.32%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) WordPress
3 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) InVision
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Azure
2 14 (26.42%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.77%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.89%) Apple Pay
4 1 (1.89%) AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Google Pay
4 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) DMZ
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Power BI
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Parquet
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Local Government
1 6 (11.32%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Designer
2 13 (24.53%) Content Designer
3 12 (22.64%) Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Azure Specialist
4 8 (15.09%) Information Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Information Governance Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Digital Content Designer
6 5 (9.43%) Digital Designer
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Cognos Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) Django
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) HTML5
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 2 (3.77%) JSON
3 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) COM
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.89%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) MDX
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.89%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.42%) User Experience
3 11 (20.75%) Data Structures
4 9 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (7.55%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.77%) Life Science
7 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Content Management
3 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.64%) Analytics
4 12 (22.64%) Visualisation
5 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
5 10 (18.87%) Information Governance
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 6 (11.32%) Business Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) DevOps
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Content Writing
9 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.55%) Project Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Service Design
9 4 (7.55%) Validation
10 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) Java 8
4 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) GDPR
2 2 (3.77%) SEPA
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.89%) UAG
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix
3 4 (7.55%) Databricks
4 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
4 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) NetApp
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) Tableau
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) PayPal
5 2 (3.77%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) Okta
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) SAP