Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 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
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 393 396 344
Rank change year-on-year +3 -52 +68
Contract jobs citing Publishing 567 380 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.08% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 267 177
10th Percentile £336 £263 £199
25th Percentile £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £443 £425
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% +4.12% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £563
90th Percentile £675 £600 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £358 £411
% change year-on-year +25.87% -13.07% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
10th Percentile £17.81 £14.00 £16.00
25th Percentile £20.87 £16.23 £19.88
Median hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £24.30
Median % change year-on-year +37.78% -7.41% -30.57%
75th Percentile £45.75 £32.42 £50.00
90th Percentile £68.63 £39.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £15.87 £23.40
% change year-on-year +95.37% -32.19% -44.94%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50,968 35,117 21,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 57.28% 52.93% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35,445 23,512 13,992
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
25th Percentile £438 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +9.55% +1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,396 1,245 831
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.36
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £24.39 £21.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.12% +5.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.79 £40.23
90th Percentile £60.75 £56.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.18
% change year-on-year +8.11% -3.55% +5.27%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -11 435 £513 +13.89% 87
Work from Home -14 302 £500 +15.94% 31
London -22 296 £525 +16.67% 42
UK excluding London -13 153 £450 +25.87% 49
Scotland -5 41 £425 +50.44% 3
North of England -36 30 £315 -10.00% 9
South East -34 27 £450 +2.86% 9
East of England -2 24 £588 - 10
North West -26 22 £288 -17.86% 4
Midlands -21 21 £487 +83.58% 6
West Midlands -30 16 £493 +86.04% 4
South West -9 12 £463 +4.23% 10
Yorkshire -30 5 £450 -21.74% 5
East Midlands - 4 £339 - 2
North East -9 3 £450 -12.20%
Wales -11 2 £500 -2.20% 2

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Publishing.

1 223 (39.33%) Agile
2 123 (21.69%) Social Skills
3 105 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 89 (15.70%) Azure
5 86 (15.17%) DevOps
6 80 (14.11%) Public Sector
7 75 (13.23%) Finance
8 72 (12.70%) Scrum
8 72 (12.70%) Python
9 71 (12.52%) User Research
10 70 (12.35%) User Experience
11 67 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (10.93%) AWS
12 62 (10.93%) JIRA
13 58 (10.23%) Content Management
14 56 (9.88%) Accessibility
15 55 (9.70%) Degree
16 54 (9.52%) Java
16 54 (9.52%) SQL
16 54 (9.52%) CMS
16 54 (9.52%) Analytics
17 53 (9.35%) TDD
18 52 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
19 50 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (8.29%) Marketing
20 47 (8.29%) Visualisation
21 44 (7.76%) UX Design
21 44 (7.76%) JavaScript
22 42 (7.41%) Software Engineering
23 41 (7.23%) Computer Science

Publishing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 54 (9.52%) CMS
2 27 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 23 (4.06%) Confluence
4 19 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.29%) Drupal
6 12 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.88%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.53%) Apache
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.53%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.53%) Moodle
9 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.35%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.35%) WordPress
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.18%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (5.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.88%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.71%) SPSS
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.53%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.53%) InDesign
7 3 (0.53%) Snagit
7 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.18%) GIMP
9 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.18%) Revit
9 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.18%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 89 (15.70%) Azure
2 62 (10.93%) AWS
3 40 (7.05%) Azure DevOps
4 34 (6.00%) Power Platform
5 30 (5.29%) GitHub
6 21 (3.70%) GCP
7 17 (3.00%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (2.65%) SaaS
9 13 (2.29%) Figma
9 13 (2.29%) Google Analytics
9 13 (2.29%) Slack
10 11 (1.94%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.94%) npm
11 10 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.76%) Serverless
12 9 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (1.41%) IaaS
13 8 (1.41%) Siteimprove
14 7 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.17%) HTTP
2 12 (2.12%) Intranet
3 6 (1.06%) Firewall
4 5 (0.88%) DNS
5 4 (0.71%) Internet
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.53%) TETRA
7 2 (0.35%) Network Security
7 2 (0.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) BGP
8 1 (0.18%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.18%) FTP
8 1 (0.18%) OSPF
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.29%) Power BI
3 25 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.70%) Metadata
6 19 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.47%) Tableau
8 13 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.12%) Big Data
10 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.76%) Parquet
12 8 (1.41%) Qlik Sense
13 7 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
13 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.06%) Tableau Server
15 5 (0.88%) Pentaho
16 4 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.71%) Presto
17 3 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 62 (10.93%) JIRA
2 36 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.82%) CircleCI
5 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.41%) Xcode
7 6 (1.06%) Grunt
7 6 (1.06%) Log4j
8 5 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.71%) fastlane
9 4 (0.71%) GitLab
9 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.53%) Postman
11 2 (0.35%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.35%) Appium
11 2 (0.35%) Deequ
11 2 (0.35%) ERwin
11 2 (0.35%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.35%) MSI
11 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 123 (21.69%) Social Skills
2 80 (14.11%) Public Sector
3 75 (13.23%) Finance
4 50 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (8.29%) Marketing
6 19 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
7 17 (3.00%) Legal
7 17 (3.00%) Retail
8 14 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.12%) Local Government
10 11 (1.94%) Automotive
10 11 (1.94%) Police
10 11 (1.94%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
12 7 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (1.06%) Games
13 6 (1.06%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.88%) Banking
14 5 (0.88%) Billing
14 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (16.75%) Developer
2 78 (13.76%) Designer
3 58 (10.23%) Content Designer
4 57 (10.05%) Analyst
5 34 (6.00%) Architect
6 29 (5.11%) Data Engineer
7 28 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 28 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.06%) Senior Developer
9 20 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.35%) Senior Designer
11 16 (2.82%) Content Manager
11 16 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 16 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (2.29%) Senior Content Designer
12 13 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.12%) Release Manager
13 12 (2.12%) Senior Manager
13 12 (2.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.64%) React
2 30 (5.29%) CSS
2 30 (5.29%) HTML
3 27 (4.76%) Kafka
4 26 (4.59%) Node.js
5 21 (3.70%) .NET
6 20 (3.53%) REST
7 17 (3.00%) RESTful
8 14 (2.47%) AngularJS
8 14 (2.47%) GraphQL
8 14 (2.47%) jQuery
8 14 (2.47%) Pandas
8 14 (2.47%) pytest
9 11 (1.94%) JSR 170
9 11 (1.94%) Servlets
9 11 (1.94%) Web Services
10 10 (1.76%) HTML5
11 9 (1.59%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.59%) Spark Streaming
12 8 (1.41%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.35%) User Experience
2 20 (3.53%) Social Media
3 19 (3.35%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.82%) Cloud Native
5 15 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.65%) Taxonomies
6 11 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.94%) NHS
7 8 (1.41%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.23%) PMI
9 6 (1.06%) Blog
9 6 (1.06%) IoT
9 6 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.88%) Digital Signage
11 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.71%) iPhone
11 4 (0.71%) SCORM
11 4 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.88%) Apple iOS
1 22 (3.88%) Unix
2 17 (3.00%) Linux
2 17 (3.00%) Windows
3 6 (1.06%) Ubuntu
3 6 (1.06%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.88%) Android
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.35%) HPUX
6 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.35%) tvOS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (39.33%) Agile
2 86 (15.17%) DevOps
3 72 (12.70%) Scrum
4 71 (12.52%) User Research
5 67 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (10.23%) Content Management
7 54 (9.52%) Analytics
8 53 (9.35%) TDD
9 52 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 47 (8.29%) Visualisation
11 44 (7.76%) UX Design
12 42 (7.41%) Software Engineering
13 41 (7.23%) Computer Science
13 41 (7.23%) Data Modelling
14 40 (7.05%) Project Management
15 38 (6.70%) Data Science
16 36 (6.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 35 (6.17%) Content Strategy
17 35 (6.17%) Migration
18 34 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.70%) Python
2 54 (9.52%) Java
2 54 (9.52%) SQL
3 44 (7.76%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.11%) Scala
5 22 (3.88%) TypeScript
6 20 (3.53%) Kotlin
7 16 (2.82%) Apple Swift
8 15 (2.65%) C#
8 15 (2.65%) C++
8 15 (2.65%) Go
9 14 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.59%) Groovy
11 7 (1.23%) R
12 6 (1.06%) Ruby
12 6 (1.06%) VB
13 4 (0.71%) Bash
13 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.53%) ES6
15 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (9.70%) Degree
2 37 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.47%) PhD
5 10 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.71%) CISSP
8 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.71%) PMP
9 3 (0.53%) CCNP
9 3 (0.53%) CISM
9 3 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.35%) MCSE
10 2 (0.35%) MCTS
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.88%) Accessibility
2 22 (3.88%) QA
3 10 (1.76%) PMO
4 9 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.23%) SLA
6 6 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.71%) GRC
7 4 (0.71%) NIST
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (2.82%) Docker
2 10 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.11%) Terraform
2 18 (3.17%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.29%) Ansible
4 8 (1.41%) SCCM
5 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.53%) Kibana
7 3 (0.53%) logstash
7 3 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.35%) WMI
9 1 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.88%) Google
3 20 (3.53%) Adobe
4 17 (3.00%) SAP
5 12 (2.12%) Oracle
6 11 (1.94%) Apple
7 10 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.59%) Databricks
9 8 (1.41%) CA
10 7 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.06%) Cisco
11 6 (1.06%) Citrix
11 6 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.88%) Intel
12 5 (0.88%) Talend
13 4 (0.71%) VMware
14 3 (0.53%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.53%) Juniper
14 3 (0.53%) McAfee
14 3 (0.53%) Remedy