Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 268 285
Rank change year-on-year -40 +17 -61
Contract jobs citing Publishing 783 1040 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.96% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.07% 2.62% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 761 623
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £260 £231 £251
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 19
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £18.40
90th Percentile £20.46 £26.88 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -45.00% +71.43%

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 37822 39741 44965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.45% 36.70% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24832 26405 28391
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 852 957 1168
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.12% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.15 £47.95 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £25.00 £26.85
% change year-on-year +9.00% -6.87% +7.38%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -37 738 £425 - 114
London -91 389 £440 +3.53% 68
UK excluding London +75 385 £400 -5.88% 49
South East +19 209 £450 +5.88% 26
Midlands +46 55 £375 +42.86% 5
North of England +47 50 £310 -22.50% 4
West Midlands +53 44 £375 +7.14% 5
Scotland +37 35 £475 +20.63% 3
Yorkshire +36 27 £358 -16.86%
East of England -1 27 £375 -14.29% 9
North East +64 15 £300 -14.29%
East Midlands -3 12 £363 +69.59%
South West +2 9 £450 +55.17% 2
North West +18 8 £375 -6.25% 4
Wales -20 2 £230 -48.89%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 324 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.26%) HTML
3 114 (14.56%) Scrum
4 113 (14.43%) User Experience
5 107 (13.67%) JavaScript
6 102 (13.03%) SQL
6 102 (13.03%) Content Management
7 100 (12.77%) Finance
8 94 (12.01%) CSS
9 83 (10.60%) Java
10 81 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 78 (9.96%) TDD
12 75 (9.58%) CMS
13 70 (8.94%) Windows
14 69 (8.81%) Analytics
15 68 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
16 64 (8.17%) Project Management
17 61 (7.79%) Legal
18 59 (7.54%) Oracle
19 58 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (7.41%) Marketing
20 55 (7.02%) Degree
20 55 (7.02%) SEO
21 54 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
21 54 (6.90%) Linux
22 53 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (6.39%) XML
24 49 (6.26%) Social Media
25 48 (6.13%) QA
25 48 (6.13%) Web Services

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 75 (9.58%) CMS
2 31 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.68%) Drupal
4 16 (2.04%) Confluence
4 16 (2.04%) IIS
5 13 (1.66%) WordPress
6 11 (1.40%) Apache
7 9 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (1.15%) SAS
7 9 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.89%) nginx
9 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.77%) JBoss
10 6 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.96%) Photoshop
3 26 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.64%) InDesign
9 4 (0.51%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.51%) UserZoom
10 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.38%) SPSS
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.26%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Eloqua
1 8 (1.02%) Magento
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) FastStats
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.51%) SessionCam
3 4 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.26%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.13%) BondVision
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 68 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.07%) Office 365
3 17 (2.17%) GitHub
4 16 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (1.40%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.28%) SaaS
9 5 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.51%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.38%) Slack
12 2 (0.26%) Fastly
12 2 (0.26%) Google Play
12 2 (0.26%) IaaS
12 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.19%) Internet
2 16 (2.04%) DNS
2 16 (2.04%) Firewall
3 12 (1.53%) LAN
4 9 (1.15%) DHCP
4 9 (1.15%) WAN
5 7 (0.89%) Intranet
5 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.89%) VPN
6 6 (0.77%) LDAP
6 6 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (0.77%) SAN
7 5 (0.64%) Network Security
8 4 (0.51%) Extranet
8 4 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.51%) Skype
8 4 (0.51%) SSL
8 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.85%) NoSQL
1 38 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.70%) MySQL
4 25 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.94%) MarkLogic
6 21 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.17%) Big Data
8 13 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.40%) QlikView
11 9 (1.15%) Power BI
11 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (5.87%) JIRA
2 34 (4.34%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.19%) Selenium
3 25 (3.19%) Xcode
4 23 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.94%) JUnit
5 22 (2.81%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.92%) Subversion
7 14 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.66%) Mockito
9 11 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (1.28%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.77%) gulp
14 5 (0.64%) Maven
14 5 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 100 (12.77%) Finance
2 61 (7.79%) Legal
3 58 (7.41%) Marketing
4 28 (3.58%) Banking
5 14 (1.79%) Retail
5 14 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.53%) Advertising
6 12 (1.53%) Law
7 10 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.02%) Electronics
9 6 (0.77%) Games
10 5 (0.64%) Back Office
11 4 (0.51%) Automotive
11 4 (0.51%) German Language
11 4 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.38%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.38%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.38%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 222 (28.35%) Developer
2 117 (14.94%) Analyst
3 102 (13.03%) Designer
4 94 (12.01%) Content Designer
5 52 (6.64%) Project Manager
6 42 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 36 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 25 (3.19%) Architect
9 24 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (3.07%) iOS Developer
10 23 (2.94%) Administrator
11 22 (2.81%) Consultant
11 22 (2.81%) Digital Designer
11 22 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (2.68%) Digital Content Designer
12 21 (2.68%) Test Analyst
13 19 (2.43%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.30%) HTML Developer
15 17 (2.17%) Agile Developer
16 16 (2.04%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (18.26%) HTML
2 94 (12.01%) CSS
3 50 (6.39%) XML
4 48 (6.13%) Web Services
5 46 (5.87%) HTML5
6 37 (4.73%) RESTful
7 36 (4.60%) CSS3
8 34 (4.34%) REST
8 34 (4.34%) XSLT
9 32 (4.09%) Node.js
10 31 (3.96%) .NET
11 29 (3.70%) Spring
12 28 (3.58%) Sass
13 27 (3.45%) JSON
14 24 (3.07%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.07%) jQuery
15 23 (2.94%) Cocoa
15 23 (2.94%) Hibernate
16 19 (2.43%) Java EE
16 19 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (14.43%) User Experience
2 53 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.26%) Social Media
4 27 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.81%) iPad
5 22 (2.81%) iPhone
6 21 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.66%) Blog
10 11 (1.40%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.15%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.02%) W3C
13 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.89%) Linked Data
13 7 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.51%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.94%) Windows
2 54 (6.90%) Linux
3 35 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.17%) Android
6 16 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.15%) Unix
9 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.64%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.51%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.26%) CentOS
14 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.26%) HPUX
14 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (14.56%) Scrum
3 102 (13.03%) Content Management
4 78 (9.96%) TDD
5 69 (8.81%) Analytics
6 64 (8.17%) Project Management
7 58 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (7.02%) SEO
9 54 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (6.13%) OO
11 47 (6.00%) DevOps
12 46 (5.87%) Migration
13 45 (5.75%) BDD
14 43 (5.49%) Kanban
14 43 (5.49%) Unit Testing
14 43 (5.49%) Web Development
15 41 (5.24%) E-Commerce
16 40 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (5.11%) ITIL
17 36 (4.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 107 (13.67%) JavaScript
2 102 (13.03%) SQL
3 83 (10.60%) Java
4 45 (5.75%) Python
5 33 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 31 (3.96%) PHP
7 26 (3.32%) Objective-C
8 23 (2.94%) C#
9 19 (2.43%) Apple Swift
10 18 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.17%) Ruby
12 14 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.66%) R
14 9 (1.15%) Perl
14 9 (1.15%) XQuery
15 8 (1.02%) C
15 8 (1.02%) C++
15 8 (1.02%) VBScript
16 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (7.02%) Degree
2 21 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.40%) ISEB
6 10 (1.28%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.15%) PMP
8 7 (0.89%) CBAP
8 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.64%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.64%) IIBA
10 5 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.38%) CISSP
12 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.13%) QA
2 13 (1.66%) PMO
3 11 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.28%) SLA
5 5 (0.64%) WCAG
6 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.55%) Docker
3 9 (1.15%) vSphere
3 9 (1.15%) XenApp
4 8 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.38%) Varnish
7 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (3.32%) Terraform
2 22 (2.81%) SCCM
3 21 (2.68%) Puppet
4 14 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (1.66%) Ansible
6 11 (1.40%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.02%) SCOM
8 7 (0.89%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.77%) Packer
10 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.64%) PowerCLI
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.38%) Nagios
12 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
13 2 (0.26%) Consul
13 2 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
13 2 (0.26%) MOM
13 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 81 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.54%) Oracle
3 45 (5.75%) Adobe
4 36 (4.60%) HP
5 28 (3.58%) Google
6 23 (2.94%) Apple
7 17 (2.17%) Citrix
7 17 (2.17%) SAP
7 17 (2.17%) Tableau
8 16 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.66%) IBM
9 13 (1.66%) VMware
10 12 (1.53%) Symantec
11 11 (1.40%) Talend
12 10 (1.28%) Dell
13 9 (1.15%) Cisco
13 9 (1.15%) Facebook
13 9 (1.15%) Splunk
13 9 (1.15%) Twitter
14 7 (0.89%) CyberArk