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 29 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.

Publishing
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 288 255
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33  
Contract jobs citing Publishing 388 439 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the General category 2.25% 2.14% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 315 314
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 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.88 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.17% +9.77%  
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 17247 20529 20942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.13% 38.14% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11277 13345 12829
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 509 489
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +24.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 29 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 29 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 +21 376 £388 -3.12% 120
London -38 176 £413 - 73
South East +56 121 £425 +1.19% 17
Oxfordshire +5 47 £475 +11.76% 7
Berkshire +43 25 £450 +2.85% 1
Yorkshire +37 22 £300 -
Oxford -9 19 £450 +5.88% 6
North East +2 18 £318 +5.83% 2
City of London -22 18 £413 +1.53% 15
West Sussex +11 16 £325 +32.65% 1
Surrey +11 15 £281 -29.68% 4
Reading +20 14 £313 -28.57% 1
Worthing +20 14 £325 +32.65%
East of England +4 14 £375 -13.04% 3
Sheffield - 12 £413 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £413 -
Hampshire +5 11 £425 +36.00% 3
East Midlands +3 11 £161 -35.50% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 11 £300 +50.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -3 11 £300 +50.00% 2
West Yorkshire +24 10 £300 -
Leeds +14 9 £300 -
Kidlington - 9 £475 -
West Midlands +11 8 £375 +36.36% 3
Durham 0 7 £400 +33.33%
South West -10 7 £340 +4.61% 2
Derbyshire - 7 £145 -
Woking +5 6 £260 -30.66%
Colchester - 6 £375 -
Essex - 6 £375 -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 311 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (18.32%) HTML
3 147 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 135 (16.48%) Java
5 116 (14.16%) User Experience
6 114 (13.92%) CSS
7 110 (13.43%) Scrum
8 98 (11.97%) SQL
9 97 (11.84%) Finance
10 91 (11.11%) TDD
11 83 (10.13%) XML
12 80 (9.77%) CMS
12 80 (9.77%) QA
13 79 (9.65%) Migration
14 73 (8.91%) Microsoft
15 71 (8.67%) Content Management
16 70 (8.55%) Analytics
17 65 (7.94%) Marketing
18 64 (7.81%) Windows
18 64 (7.81%) DevOps
19 63 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (7.45%) Legal
20 61 (7.45%) Linux
20 61 (7.45%) Web Development
21 59 (7.20%) Project Management
22 58 (7.08%) Web Services
23 56 (6.84%) Degree
24 55 (6.72%) JIRA
24 55 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
24 55 (6.72%) MS Office

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 80 (9.77%) CMS
2 54 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.03%) 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 14 (1.71%) SAS
9 14 (1.71%) WordPress
10 12 (1.47%) 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 47 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.05%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.85%) MS Project
8 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.37%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.24%) InDesign
11 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%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.05%) Office 365
3 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.47%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.34%) GitHub
6 6 (0.73%) Heroku
6 6 (0.73%) IaaS
7 5 (0.61%) PaaS
8 4 (0.49%) Force.com
9 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.37%) SaaS
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.24%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.24%) G Suite
10 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.24%) Slack
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) AdSense
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.66%) 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 55 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.15%) MySQL
3 27 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 25 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.32%) Big Data
5 19 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.98%) MarkLogic
10 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.98%) Snowflake Schema
11 7 (0.85%) HBase
12 6 (0.73%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 55 (6.72%) 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 12 (1.47%) gulp
14 11 (1.34%) Grunt
15 9 (1.10%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.98%) NuGet
17 7 (0.85%) Gradle
17 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 97 (11.84%) Finance
2 65 (7.94%) Marketing
3 61 (7.45%) Legal
4 22 (2.69%) Retail
5 21 (2.56%) Banking
6 16 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.83%) Games
8 13 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.47%) Advertising
10 10 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.10%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.85%) Back Office
13 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.61%) Electronics
15 4 (0.49%) Law
16 3 (0.37%) Front Office
16 3 (0.37%) German Language
16 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 245 (29.91%) Developer
2 128 (15.63%) Analyst
3 94 (11.48%) Designer
4 76 (9.28%) Content Designer
5 62 (7.57%) Architect
6 54 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 51 (6.23%) Business Analyst
8 38 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 29 (3.54%) 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%) Scrum Master
14 21 (2.56%) Software Engineer
15 20 (2.44%) HTML Developer
16 18 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 18 (2.20%) Node.js Developer
17 17 (2.08%) Agile Business Analyst
17 17 (2.08%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (18.32%) HTML
2 114 (13.92%) CSS
3 83 (10.13%) XML
4 58 (7.08%) Web Services
5 50 (6.11%) Node.js
6 48 (5.86%) .NET
6 48 (5.86%) Spring
7 45 (5.49%) REST
8 43 (5.25%) RESTful
9 38 (4.64%) React
10 36 (4.40%) HTML5
11 35 (4.27%) JSON
12 34 (4.15%) jQuery
13 26 (3.17%) AngularJS
13 26 (3.17%) Java EE
14 23 (2.81%) Sass
15 22 (2.69%) CSS3
16 21 (2.56%) XSLT
17 19 (2.32%) J2EE
18 18 (2.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.16%) User Experience
2 63 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.49%) Social Media
4 41 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 33 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.91%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.71%) Linked Data
8 11 (1.34%) e-Learning
9 10 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 10 (1.22%) W3C
10 8 (0.98%) Equities
10 8 (0.98%) iPad
11 7 (0.85%) Animation
11 7 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.73%) Blog
12 6 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.81%) Windows
2 61 (7.45%) 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
1 311 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (13.43%) Scrum
3 91 (11.11%) TDD
4 79 (9.65%) Migration
5 71 (8.67%) Content Management
6 70 (8.55%) Analytics
7 64 (7.81%) DevOps
8 61 (7.45%) Web Development
9 59 (7.20%) Project Management
10 50 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (6.11%) SEO
11 49 (5.98%) E-Commerce
11 49 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (5.74%) Workflow
13 46 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 46 (5.62%) Web Application Development
14 45 (5.49%) Kanban
15 41 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (4.76%) Pair Programming
16 39 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 147 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 135 (16.48%) Java
3 98 (11.97%) SQL
4 44 (5.37%) Python
5 38 (4.64%) C#
5 38 (4.64%) PHP
6 19 (2.32%) Objective-C
6 19 (2.32%) PowerShell
7 17 (2.08%) Apple Swift
7 17 (2.08%) Ruby
8 16 (1.95%) C
8 16 (1.95%) C++
9 15 (1.83%) R
9 15 (1.83%) Scala
9 15 (1.83%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.34%) ES6
11 11 (1.34%) XQuery
12 10 (1.22%) Apex Code
13 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%) CBAP
7 3 (0.37%) IIBA
7 3 (0.37%) MCDST
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) APMP
8 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.24%) CCA
8 2 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.24%) GISP
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 13 (1.59%) 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 26 (3.17%) 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%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 73 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.35%) Oracle
3 40 (4.88%) 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 16 (1.95%) 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
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £550 per week
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £25.50 - £30.00 per hour + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago