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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Publishing
UK
Rank 260 283 249
Rank change year-on-year +23 -34  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 388 432 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.81% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.27% 2.12% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 306 319
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £249 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +20.68%  
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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17103 20351 21174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.08% 38.23% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 13181 12989
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 510 499
Median hourly rate £26.38 £27.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +23.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 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
England +31 377 £388 -3.12% 113
London -39 174 £413 +0.91% 68
South East +56 124 £425 +1.19% 16
Oxfordshire +4 50 £475 +11.76% 4
Berkshire +46 25 £525 +29.23% 1
Yorkshire +36 21 £350 - 1
Oxford -6 21 £463 +8.82% 3
North East 0 19 £310 +3.33% 2
City of London -13 18 £413 +5.76% 15
West Sussex +10 16 £325 +25.00% 1
Surrey +15 15 £281 -29.68% 6
East of England +3 15 £375 -13.04% 3
Worthing +22 14 £325 +25.00%
Reading +28 13 £250 -42.85% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 12 £300 +50.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 12 £300 +50.00% 2
South Yorkshire - 12 £413 -
Sheffield - 12 £413 -
Hampshire +5 11 £425 +36.00% 3
East Midlands +4 11 £161 -35.50% 3
West Yorkshire +24 9 £300 - 1
Kidlington - 9 £475 -
Leeds +20 8 £300 - 1
West Midlands +12 7 £385 +40.00% 4
South West -1 7 £340 +4.61% 1
Durham -1 7 £400 +33.33%
Derbyshire - 7 £145 -
Colchester - 7 £375 -
Essex - 7 £375 -
Woking +4 6 £260 -30.66%

Publishing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Publishing.

1 305 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (18.68%) HTML
3 151 (18.44%) JavaScript
4 137 (16.73%) Java
5 117 (14.29%) CSS
6 114 (13.92%) User Experience
7 108 (13.19%) Scrum
8 101 (12.33%) Finance
9 100 (12.21%) SQL
10 91 (11.11%) TDD
11 85 (10.38%) XML
12 80 (9.77%) QA
13 79 (9.65%) Migration
13 79 (9.65%) CMS
14 73 (8.91%) Microsoft
15 72 (8.79%) Content Management
16 69 (8.42%) Analytics
17 66 (8.06%) Marketing
18 64 (7.81%) Windows
19 63 (7.69%) Linux
19 63 (7.69%) DevOps
20 62 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
21 61 (7.45%) Project Management
21 61 (7.45%) Web Development
22 60 (7.33%) Legal
23 58 (7.08%) Web Services
24 56 (6.84%) SQL Server
24 56 (6.84%) Degree
25 55 (6.72%) MS Office
26 54 (6.59%) SharePoint

Publishing
Top Related 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 79 (9.65%) CMS
2 54 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.91%) Confluence
4 27 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (2.81%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.44%) JBoss
7 17 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (1.95%) WebSphere Process Server
9 15 (1.83%) WordPress
10 13 (1.59%) SAS
11 11 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (1.34%) Drupal
11 11 (1.34%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.22%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.10%) Apache Spark
13 9 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.10%) IIS
14 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (6.72%) MS Office
2 48 (5.86%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.05%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.85%) MS Project
7 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.37%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.24%) InDesign
10 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (0.85%) Eloqua
2 7 (0.85%) FastStats
3 6 (0.73%) Magento
4 5 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.49%) Demantra
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.49%) SnowdropKCS
6 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.12%) Eikon
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.05%) Office 365
3 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.34%) GitHub
4 11 (1.34%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.73%) Heroku
5 6 (0.73%) IaaS
6 5 (0.61%) PaaS
7 4 (0.49%) Force.com
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.37%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.37%) SaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.24%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.24%) G Suite
9 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.24%) Slack
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.79%) Internet
2 27 (3.30%) Intranet
3 15 (1.83%) LTE
4 12 (1.47%) HTTP
5 11 (1.34%) DNS
5 11 (1.34%) GSM
5 11 (1.34%) HSPA
5 11 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.34%) WCDMA
6 10 (1.22%) Firewall
7 9 (1.10%) DHCP
8 8 (0.98%) Network Security
9 7 (0.85%) SAN
10 6 (0.73%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.61%) WAN
12 4 (0.49%) Extranet
12 4 (0.49%) LAN
12 4 (0.49%) LDAP
12 4 (0.49%) NAS
12 4 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.15%) MySQL
3 27 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.32%) Big Data
4 19 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.98%) MarkLogic
9 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.98%) Snowflake Schema
10 7 (0.85%) HBase
11 6 (0.73%) GIS
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 54 (6.59%) JIRA
2 51 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 38 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.27%) JUnit
5 29 (3.54%) Cucumber
6 28 (3.42%) Selenium
7 23 (2.81%) Android Studio
8 20 (2.44%) Maven
9 19 (2.32%) Talend Open Studio
9 19 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (2.20%) Xcode
11 15 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (1.71%) Mockito
13 13 (1.59%) gulp
14 12 (1.47%) Grunt
15 9 (1.10%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.98%) NuGet
17 7 (0.85%) Gradle
17 7 (0.85%) Mocha
17 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 101 (12.33%) Finance
2 66 (8.06%) Marketing
3 60 (7.33%) Legal
4 21 (2.56%) Banking
4 21 (2.56%) Retail
5 16 (1.95%) Games
5 16 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.59%) Advertising
6 13 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.10%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.85%) Back Office
10 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.61%) Electronics
12 4 (0.49%) Law
13 3 (0.37%) Automotive
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 251 (30.65%) Developer
2 128 (15.63%) Analyst
3 92 (11.23%) Designer
4 74 (9.04%) Content Designer
5 62 (7.57%) Architect
6 56 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 52 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 30 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (3.42%) Web Developer
11 26 (3.17%) Administrator
12 23 (2.81%) Consultant
13 22 (2.69%) AWS Developer
14 21 (2.56%) HTML Developer
14 21 (2.56%) Software Engineer
15 19 (2.32%) Scrum Master
16 18 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 18 (2.20%) Node.js Developer
16 18 (2.20%) Senior Developer
17 17 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (18.68%) HTML
2 117 (14.29%) CSS
3 85 (10.38%) XML
4 58 (7.08%) Web Services
5 51 (6.23%) Node.js
6 49 (5.98%) Spring
7 47 (5.74%) .NET
8 45 (5.49%) REST
9 43 (5.25%) RESTful
10 39 (4.76%) React
11 38 (4.64%) HTML5
12 35 (4.27%) jQuery
12 35 (4.27%) JSON
13 28 (3.42%) AngularJS
14 26 (3.17%) Java EE
15 25 (3.05%) CSS3
16 23 (2.81%) Sass
17 21 (2.56%) XSLT
18 19 (2.32%) J2EE
19 18 (2.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.92%) User Experience
2 62 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.37%) Social Media
4 41 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 33 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.03%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.71%) Linked Data
7 11 (1.34%) e-Learning
8 10 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.22%) Graphic Design
8 10 (1.22%) W3C
9 8 (0.98%) Equities
9 8 (0.98%) iPad
10 7 (0.85%) Animation
10 7 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.73%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.61%) Blog
12 5 (0.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.81%) Windows
2 63 (7.69%) Linux
3 41 (5.01%) Android
4 25 (3.05%) Unix
5 22 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.61%) HPUX
11 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (13.19%) Scrum
3 91 (11.11%) TDD
4 79 (9.65%) Migration
5 72 (8.79%) Content Management
6 69 (8.42%) Analytics
7 63 (7.69%) DevOps
8 61 (7.45%) Project Management
8 61 (7.45%) Web Development
9 51 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (6.11%) E-Commerce
11 48 (5.86%) SEO
12 46 (5.62%) Workflow
13 45 (5.49%) Web Application Development
14 44 (5.37%) Kanban
14 44 (5.37%) Mentoring
15 40 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (4.76%) Pair Programming
16 39 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 151 (18.44%) JavaScript
2 137 (16.73%) Java
3 100 (12.21%) SQL
4 44 (5.37%) Python
5 39 (4.76%) PHP
6 37 (4.52%) C#
7 20 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 19 (2.32%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.20%) Apple Swift
10 17 (2.08%) Ruby
11 16 (1.95%) C
11 16 (1.95%) C++
12 15 (1.83%) R
12 15 (1.83%) Scala
12 15 (1.83%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.59%) XQuery
14 11 (1.34%) ES6
15 10 (1.22%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (6.84%) Degree
2 33 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.49%) PMP
7 3 (0.37%) MCDST
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) APMP
8 2 (0.24%) CBAP
8 2 (0.24%) CCA
8 2 (0.24%) CISSP
8 2 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.24%) GISP
8 2 (0.24%) IIBA
8 2 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.24%) MBA
8 2 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.77%) QA
2 14 (1.71%) PMO
3 11 (1.34%) SLA
4 7 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) CDISC
6 2 (0.24%) WCAG
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.30%) Docker
3 7 (0.85%) XenApp
4 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.37%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.95%) SCCM
2 9 (1.10%) Mesos
2 9 (1.10%) Puppet
2 9 (1.10%) Terraform
3 7 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.85%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.61%) Graphite
4 5 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.61%) vRealize
5 4 (0.49%) Nagios
5 4 (0.49%) SCOM
6 3 (0.37%) Chronos
6 3 (0.37%) Kibana
6 3 (0.37%) Marathon
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.24%) Ansible
7 2 (0.24%) Consul
7 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.35%) Oracle
3 39 (4.76%) Adobe
4 22 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.56%) Google
5 21 (2.56%) SAP
6 19 (2.32%) Talend
7 18 (2.20%) VMware
8 17 (2.08%) Apple
9 11 (1.34%) Citrix
10 10 (1.22%) Tableau
11 8 (0.98%) Symantec
12 7 (0.85%) Apteco
12 7 (0.85%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.73%) ESRI
13 6 (0.73%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.61%) hybris
14 5 (0.61%) NetApp
14 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.61%) Reuters
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + n/a
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £25.50 - £30.00 per hour + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago