Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Publishing
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 261 277
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16 -60
Contract jobs citing Publishing 911 1042 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.99% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.71% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 751 718
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £403
% change year-on-year -2.86% +8.70% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 19
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £19.92 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -13.39% +21.05%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £20.40
90th Percentile £30.00 £28.00 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.85% -13.04% +26.03%

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 41006 38437 45389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 36.52% 39.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27136 25531 28833
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 935 1226
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.24% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.40 £48.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.20% - +13.81%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Top 15 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 23 November 2017. 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
England -23 867 £450 +2.86% 108
London -71 478 £475 +8.57% 59
UK excluding London +32 427 £425 -2.86% 51
South East +6 241 £450 +0.56% 26
Midlands +32 61 £375 -16.67% 8
West Midlands +32 45 £390 -13.33% 8
North of England +40 39 £344 -14.06% 10
East of England +9 37 £369 +5.36% 4
Scotland +9 35 £500 +29.03% 1
East Midlands +2 17 £307 -22.16%
North West +20 16 £375 -7.98% 9
Yorkshire -2 14 £400 -
South West -3 11 £450 +43.43% 1
North East +66 9 £275 -18.52% 1
Wales -13 4 £150 -66.48% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Publishing.

1 377 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (15.70%) Scrum
3 140 (15.37%) Finance
4 137 (15.04%) JavaScript
5 135 (14.82%) TDD
6 131 (14.38%) HTML
7 122 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
8 117 (12.84%) SQL
9 114 (12.51%) User Experience
10 111 (12.18%) Windows
11 106 (11.64%) Microsoft
12 104 (11.42%) Content Management
13 103 (11.31%) Python
13 103 (11.31%) Java
14 94 (10.32%) CSS
14 94 (10.32%) CMS
15 79 (8.67%) Degree
16 76 (8.34%) BDD
16 76 (8.34%) DevOps
17 73 (8.01%) Analytics
18 72 (7.90%) Linux
19 71 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 70 (7.68%) QA
21 67 (7.35%) Project Management
22 66 (7.24%) Web Services
23 65 (7.14%) RESTful
24 63 (6.92%) Marketing
25 62 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
26 61 (6.70%) Docker
27 60 (6.59%) Apple iOS

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 94 (10.32%) CMS
2 36 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.07%) Drupal
5 24 (2.63%) Apache
6 19 (2.09%) IIS
7 17 (1.87%) Confluence
8 11 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.99%) WordPress
10 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.77%) nginx
12 6 (0.66%) JBoss
13 5 (0.55%) Moodle
13 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.44%) SAS
14 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.74%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.55%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.33%) InDesign
8 3 (0.33%) SPSS
9 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) InVision
10 1 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.11%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.55%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.44%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.44%) Magento
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.22%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 122 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.73%) Office 365
3 29 (3.18%) GitHub
4 23 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (1.87%) Google Analytics
8 15 (1.65%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.43%) SaaS
10 12 (1.32%) Google Play
11 10 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.66%) Serverless
13 5 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.55%) Fastly
13 5 (0.55%) Slack
14 4 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.82%) Internet
2 24 (2.63%) Firewall
3 22 (2.41%) DNS
4 14 (1.54%) WAN
5 12 (1.32%) Intranet
5 12 (1.32%) LAN
6 11 (1.21%) Kerberos
6 11 (1.21%) LDAP
7 10 (1.10%) HTTP
7 10 (1.10%) LTE
8 9 (0.99%) DHCP
9 8 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (0.88%) SSL
9 8 (0.88%) VoLTE
10 7 (0.77%) GSM
10 7 (0.77%) HSPA
10 7 (0.77%) SMS
10 7 (0.77%) VoWiFi
10 7 (0.77%) WCDMA
11 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.26%) NoSQL
2 38 (4.17%) Big Data
3 36 (3.95%) MySQL
4 32 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.18%) Hadoop
5 29 (3.18%) SQL Server
6 27 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (2.41%) MarkLogic
9 18 (1.98%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.43%) Power BI
13 12 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.32%) Redis
14 11 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.21%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.26%) JIRA
3 47 (5.16%) Xcode
4 40 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.73%) JUnit
6 32 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (3.18%) Cucumber
8 26 (2.85%) Selenium
9 18 (1.98%) Maven
10 15 (1.65%) Subversion
11 13 (1.43%) Android Studio
11 13 (1.43%) Mockito
12 12 (1.32%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.99%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.88%) Ant
14 8 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.77%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.77%) Gradle
15 7 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 140 (15.37%) Finance
2 63 (6.92%) Marketing
3 53 (5.82%) Legal
4 29 (3.18%) Banking
5 19 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.87%) Retail
7 16 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.21%) Law
9 9 (0.99%) Back Office
10 8 (0.88%) Advertising
10 8 (0.88%) Electronics
11 6 (0.66%) Automotive
11 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.44%) Games
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
12 4 (0.44%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 265 (29.09%) Developer
2 124 (13.61%) Analyst
3 104 (11.42%) Designer
4 87 (9.55%) Content Designer
5 50 (5.49%) Architect
6 44 (4.83%) Project Manager
7 39 (4.28%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.17%) iOS Developer
9 33 (3.62%) Java Developer
9 33 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 30 (3.29%) Consultant
11 27 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (2.41%) Senior Developer
14 21 (2.31%) Agile Developer
14 21 (2.31%) AWS Developer
14 21 (2.31%) Digital Designer
15 20 (2.20%) AWS Engineer
16 19 (2.09%) Administrator
16 19 (2.09%) Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (14.38%) HTML
2 94 (10.32%) CSS
3 66 (7.24%) Web Services
4 65 (7.14%) RESTful
5 55 (6.04%) XML
6 42 (4.61%) React
7 39 (4.28%) CSS3
7 39 (4.28%) HTML5
8 38 (4.17%) Node.js
9 36 (3.95%) Cocoa
9 36 (3.95%) REST
10 35 (3.84%) jQuery
11 34 (3.73%) .NET
12 32 (3.51%) JSON
13 30 (3.29%) Spring
13 30 (3.29%) XSLT
14 27 (2.96%) Sass
14 27 (2.96%) SOAP
15 25 (2.74%) AngularJS
16 22 (2.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.51%) User Experience
2 62 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.17%) Social Media
5 33 (3.62%) iPad
5 33 (3.62%) iPhone
6 30 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.54%) Fintech
8 14 (1.54%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.32%) Blog
11 11 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.10%) NHS
12 10 (1.10%) Semantic Web
12 10 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.99%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.18%) Windows
2 72 (7.90%) Linux
3 60 (6.59%) Apple iOS
4 33 (3.62%) Android
5 28 (3.07%) Windows 10
6 24 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 24 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.98%) Unix
8 18 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.55%) HPUX
13 3 (0.33%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.22%) CentOS
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (15.70%) Scrum
3 135 (14.82%) TDD
4 104 (11.42%) Content Management
5 76 (8.34%) BDD
5 76 (8.34%) DevOps
6 73 (8.01%) Analytics
7 71 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (7.35%) Project Management
9 59 (6.48%) OO
10 57 (6.26%) Kanban
10 57 (6.26%) Migration
11 56 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (5.38%) Software Delivery
13 48 (5.27%) Software Engineering
13 48 (5.27%) Unit Testing
14 45 (4.94%) Acceptance Criteria
15 43 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (4.72%) Microservices
16 42 (4.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 137 (15.04%) JavaScript
2 117 (12.84%) SQL
3 103 (11.31%) Java
3 103 (11.31%) Python
4 56 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 51 (5.60%) Objective-C
6 39 (4.28%) Apple Swift
7 35 (3.84%) PHP
8 32 (3.51%) Scala
9 29 (3.18%) C#
10 21 (2.31%) VBScript
11 17 (1.87%) Perl
11 17 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.76%) ES6
12 16 (1.76%) XQuery
13 15 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.43%) R
15 11 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (8.67%) Degree
2 41 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.76%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.10%) ISEB
9 10 (1.10%) PMP
10 9 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.66%) MCP
13 5 (0.55%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.44%) CISSP
15 3 (0.33%) CISM
15 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.68%) QA
2 17 (1.87%) PMO
3 11 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.99%) SLA
5 6 (0.66%) HL7
6 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.33%) COBIT
7 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.22%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) WAI
9 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (6.70%) Docker
2 58 (6.37%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.65%) BitLocker
4 15 (1.65%) vSphere
5 14 (1.54%) XenApp
6 13 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.66%) Varnish
8 6 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.11%) HDFS
12 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (4.17%) SCCM
2 32 (3.51%) Puppet
3 24 (2.63%) Terraform
4 20 (2.20%) Ansible
5 18 (1.98%) Mesos
6 17 (1.87%) Kubernetes
7 13 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (1.32%) SCOM
9 10 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.99%) IBM BigFix
11 6 (0.66%) EdgeSight
11 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.66%) PowerCLI
12 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.55%) Packer
13 4 (0.44%) EnCase
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Brooklyn
14 3 (0.33%) Kibana
14 3 (0.33%) Marathon
Vendors
1 106 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.93%) Oracle
3 52 (5.71%) Apple
4 43 (4.72%) HP
5 38 (4.17%) Google
6 33 (3.62%) Adobe
6 33 (3.62%) Citrix
6 33 (3.62%) VMware
7 23 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.41%) SAP
9 21 (2.31%) Tableau
10 20 (2.20%) IBM
11 18 (1.98%) Symantec
12 15 (1.65%) Splunk
13 12 (1.32%) Dell
14 10 (1.10%) Facebook
14 10 (1.10%) Twitter
15 9 (0.99%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.88%) AppSense
16 8 (0.88%) Talend