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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
England / South East
Rank 124 191 136
Rank change year-on-year +67 -55  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 122 74 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 0.80% 1.26%
As % of the General category 4.50% 2.33% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 53 83
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £381
% change year-on-year -6.66% -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -40.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -16.66% -17.24%  

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 2712 3176 3389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.07% 34.44% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1717 1745
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 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 124 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +2 47 £475 +11.76% 5
Berkshire +45 26 £525 +29.23% 2
West Sussex +10 16 £325 +25.00% 3
Surrey +20 15 £281 -29.68% 5
Hampshire +2 11 £425 +36.00% 3
Kent +13 4 £205 -51.76% 1
Middlesex - 1 £265 -
Publishing
England

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 109 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.27%) Java
3 46 (18.78%) SQL
4 43 (17.55%) XML
5 41 (16.73%) TDD
6 40 (16.33%) Content Management
6 40 (16.33%) Migration
7 37 (15.10%) QA
8 36 (14.69%) Scrum
9 34 (13.88%) HTML
10 33 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (13.06%) Oracle
12 29 (11.84%) Project Management
12 29 (11.84%) Spring
12 29 (11.84%) Git (software)
13 28 (11.43%) JIRA
14 27 (11.02%) JUnit
15 26 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (10.61%) Degree
16 25 (10.20%) DevOps
16 25 (10.20%) Legal
16 25 (10.20%) Web Services
17 24 (9.80%) CMS
17 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
17 24 (9.80%) Jenkins
18 23 (9.39%) User Experience
18 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (9.39%) BPMN
19 22 (8.98%) Management Information System

Publishing
Top Related 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 24 (9.80%) CMS
2 20 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 18 (7.35%) JBoss
4 16 (6.53%) WebSphere Process Server
5 12 (4.90%) Confluence
6 11 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.08%) Alfresco
7 10 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.63%) IIS
11 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.82%) Drupal
12 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.82%) nginx
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.49%) GitHub
2 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.45%) Office 365
4 5 (2.04%) IaaS
5 4 (1.63%) PaaS
6 3 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.76%) Internet
2 15 (6.12%) LTE
3 14 (5.71%) Intranet
4 11 (4.49%) GSM
4 11 (4.49%) HSPA
4 11 (4.49%) WCDMA
5 5 (2.04%) WAN
6 4 (1.63%) Extranet
6 4 (1.63%) LAN
6 4 (1.63%) Network Security
7 3 (1.22%) DNS
7 3 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.22%) VPN
8 2 (0.82%) BGP
8 2 (0.82%) DMZ
8 2 (0.82%) LDAP
8 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.41%) SMTP
9 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (3.67%) MySQL
5 8 (3.27%) MarkLogic
5 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.27%) Snowflake Schema
5 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.04%) Big Data
7 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (2.04%) GIS
7 5 (2.04%) Spatial Data
8 4 (1.63%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.63%) MS Access
8 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.63%) OLAP
8 4 (1.63%) OLTP
8 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.43%) JIRA
3 27 (11.02%) JUnit
4 24 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 19 (7.76%) Talend Open Studio
6 17 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (6.53%) Maven
8 15 (6.12%) Android Studio
8 15 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.12%) Xcode
9 13 (5.31%) Mockito
10 10 (4.08%) Selenium
11 8 (3.27%) NuGet
12 7 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (2.04%) MSTest
13 5 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.04%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.04%) webpack
14 4 (1.63%) Liquibase
14 4 (1.63%) Moq
General
1 25 (10.20%) Legal
2 16 (6.53%) Finance
3 12 (4.90%) Marketing
4 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
6 4 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.22%) German Language
7 3 (1.22%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.22%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.22%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.22%) Russian Language
7 3 (1.22%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (26.94%) Developer
2 32 (13.06%) Architect
3 31 (12.65%) Analyst
4 25 (10.20%) Designer
5 22 (8.98%) Java Developer
6 21 (8.57%) Content Designer
6 21 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.53%) ETL Developer
9 15 (6.12%) Business Analyst
10 13 (5.31%) Java Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) AWS Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Web Producer
13 9 (3.67%) Agile Developer
13 9 (3.67%) Digital Designer
14 8 (3.27%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.55%) XML
2 34 (13.88%) HTML
3 29 (11.84%) Spring
4 25 (10.20%) Web Services
5 21 (8.57%) Java EE
6 18 (7.35%) CSS
7 16 (6.53%) .NET
7 16 (6.53%) XSLT
8 12 (4.90%) RESTful
9 10 (4.08%) J2EE
9 10 (4.08%) JSON
10 9 (3.67%) React
11 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.27%) Node.js
12 7 (2.86%) Sass
12 7 (2.86%) SOAP
12 7 (2.86%) WebCenter
13 6 (2.45%) CSS3
13 6 (2.45%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (9.39%) User Experience
2 22 (8.98%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.53%) Social Media
4 15 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.86%) W3C
6 5 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.04%) New Media
6 5 (2.04%) PMI
7 4 (1.63%) BBC
7 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.82%) CESG
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 2 (0.82%) PKI
8 2 (0.82%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.82%) Social Network
9 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.53%) Android
2 12 (4.90%) Linux
3 11 (4.49%) Windows
4 5 (2.04%) Unix
4 5 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.73%) TDD
3 40 (16.33%) Content Management
3 40 (16.33%) Migration
4 36 (14.69%) Scrum
5 29 (11.84%) Project Management
6 26 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (10.20%) DevOps
8 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.39%) BPMN
9 23 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.16%) Coaching
11 18 (7.35%) BPEL
11 18 (7.35%) ETL
11 18 (7.35%) Pair Programming
11 18 (7.35%) Regression Testing
11 18 (7.35%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.94%) Service Design
13 16 (6.53%) Kanban
13 16 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.27%) Java
2 46 (18.78%) SQL
3 22 (8.98%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.16%) Python
5 11 (4.49%) Apple Swift
5 11 (4.49%) C#
5 11 (4.49%) Objective-C
6 9 (3.67%) XQuery
7 8 (3.27%) PHP
8 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.04%) C++
9 5 (2.04%) Scala
9 5 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.63%) ES6
10 4 (1.63%) F#
10 4 (1.63%) Ruby
10 4 (1.63%) VB
11 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (10.61%) Degree
2 7 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.63%) PMP
6 2 (0.82%) APMP
6 2 (0.82%) GISP
6 2 (0.82%) ISEB
6 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.82%) MBA
6 2 (0.82%) PhD
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.10%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) PMO
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.82%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.86%) TeamSite
2 4 (1.63%) Terraform
3 3 (1.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.82%) Mesos
4 2 (0.82%) SCCM
4 2 (0.82%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.41%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (13.06%) Oracle
2 19 (7.76%) Talend
3 15 (6.12%) Adobe
3 15 (6.12%) Apple
3 15 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.04%) ESRI
4 5 (2.04%) SAP
5 4 (1.63%) Google
5 4 (1.63%) Juniper
5 4 (1.63%) Palo Alto
5 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.22%) Reuters
7 2 (0.82%) Citrix
7 2 (0.82%) Siebel
7 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.41%) Cadence
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.41%) VMware
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