Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Publisher was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Desktop Publisher
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 864 904
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Publisher 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.001% 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median daily rate - £140 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £140 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,753 94,238 101,154
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,239 61,828 65,933
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,144 2,822 3,284
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.86%

Desktop Publisher
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Desktop Publisher in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Publisher in the UK

Desktop Publisher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Publisher.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Publisher in the UK

Desktop Publisher
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Publisher.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Publisher in the UK