Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 396 354 317
Rank change year-on-year -42 -37 -28
Contract jobs citing Publishing 550 718 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.69% 1.91% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 535 539
UK median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £224
90th Percentile £579 £613 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 13
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.43% +16.67% -30.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.37 £15.00
% change year-on-year +144.67% +15.80% -11.24%

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 32,529 37,689 36,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.69% 37.29% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,044 24,525 23,612
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 878 874
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% - -5.66%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.45 £50.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +40.00% -6.82% -6.68%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019. 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 -30 514 £425 -4.49% 65
London +8 323 £437 -8.96% 32
UK excluding London -85 216 £400 +6.67% 35
South East -51 75 £425 +3.66% 16
North of England +8 47 £375 -6.25% 4
Midlands +7 30 £365 +4.29% 4
Yorkshire +21 29 £400 -2.47%
West Midlands +5 29 £365 +4.29% 1
Scotland +30 23 £375 +25.00%
South West -18 19 £450 +20.00% 5
East of England -2 18 £423 +50.22% 4
North East +20 12 £328 -3.53% 2
North West 0 6 £333 -11.33% 2
Wales -2 4 £324 -16.99% 1
East Midlands +4 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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.

1 210 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (15.27%) JavaScript
3 79 (14.36%) User Experience
4 78 (14.18%) HTML
5 76 (13.82%) Finance
6 63 (11.45%) CSS
7 62 (11.27%) SQL
8 60 (10.91%) Windows
9 59 (10.73%) DevOps
10 58 (10.55%) Microsoft
11 54 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
12 53 (9.64%) Python
12 53 (9.64%) Java
13 49 (8.91%) TDD
14 48 (8.73%) Google
14 48 (8.73%) Analytics
15 47 (8.55%) Content Management
16 44 (8.00%) Marketing
17 43 (7.82%) Scrum
18 39 (7.09%) Configuration Management
18 39 (7.09%) PowerShell
18 39 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
20 37 (6.73%) RESTful
20 37 (6.73%) AngularJS
21 36 (6.55%) React
22 35 (6.36%) Jenkins
22 35 (6.36%) Ansible
23 34 (6.18%) SQL Server
24 33 (6.00%) Linux

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 33 (6.00%) CMS
2 23 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.09%) IIS
4 14 (2.55%) Apache
4 14 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.36%) WordPress
6 9 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.64%) Confluence
6 9 (1.64%) LiveCycle
7 8 (1.45%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.27%) Drupal
9 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.91%) JBoss
10 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.91%) InDesign
3 15 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.18%) Acrobat
4 12 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.55%) Sketch
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.36%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.73%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.73%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle iSupplier
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
4 1 (0.18%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.91%) GitHub
4 19 (3.45%) Office 365
4 19 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 15 (2.73%) SaaS
6 13 (2.36%) Google Analytics
7 11 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.82%) Google Sheets
8 10 (1.82%) Serverless
9 9 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.64%) Smartsheet
10 8 (1.45%) PaaS
11 6 (1.09%) Google Docs
12 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.91%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.45%) Firewall
2 18 (3.27%) SAN
3 14 (2.55%) NAS
4 10 (1.82%) LAN
5 8 (1.45%) Intranet
6 7 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (1.27%) VPN
7 6 (1.09%) SMTP
7 6 (1.09%) WAN
8 4 (0.73%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.73%) Skype
8 4 (0.73%) VLAN
9 3 (0.55%) BGP
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.55%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.55%) OSPF
9 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.82%) MySQL
3 19 (3.45%) Power BI
4 14 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.36%) Big Data
6 11 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.64%) DB2
8 9 (1.64%) HBase
9 8 (1.45%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.45%) Presto
10 7 (1.27%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.27%) Spark SQL
10 7 (1.27%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (1.09%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (6.36%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.27%) JIRA
4 13 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.18%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (2.00%) Rational Team Concert
7 8 (1.45%) webpack
8 5 (0.91%) Maven
8 5 (0.91%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.73%) gulp
9 4 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.73%) JUnit
9 4 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.73%) MSTest
10 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.55%) MSI
10 3 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (13.82%) Finance
2 44 (8.00%) Marketing
3 29 (5.27%) Legal
4 24 (4.36%) Banking
5 13 (2.36%) Advertising
6 11 (2.00%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.64%) Law
8 8 (1.45%) Back Office
9 7 (1.27%) Retail
10 6 (1.09%) Games
11 5 (0.91%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.73%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.36%) Front Office
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (27.09%) Developer
2 87 (15.82%) Designer
3 69 (12.55%) Content Designer
4 58 (10.55%) Analyst
5 28 (5.09%) Project Manager
6 25 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (4.00%) Architect
7 22 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 19 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (2.91%) React Developer
11 15 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (2.36%) Digital Designer
12 13 (2.36%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.18%) Consultant
13 12 (2.18%) Digital Content Designer
14 11 (2.00%) Angular Developer
14 11 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
15 9 (1.64%) Data Analyst
15 9 (1.64%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.18%) HTML
2 63 (11.45%) CSS
3 37 (6.73%) AngularJS
3 37 (6.73%) RESTful
4 36 (6.55%) React
5 30 (5.45%) .NET
6 28 (5.09%) REST
7 25 (4.55%) HTML5
7 25 (4.55%) jQuery
7 25 (4.55%) Sass
7 25 (4.55%) Web Services
8 22 (4.00%) Node.js
9 16 (2.91%) XML
10 15 (2.73%) Swagger
11 14 (2.55%) CSS3
11 14 (2.55%) JSON
11 14 (2.55%) Redux
12 12 (2.18%) Jest
13 11 (2.00%) Kafka
13 11 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.36%) User Experience
2 39 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.82%) Social Media
5 18 (3.27%) Blog
6 17 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.18%) Replication
9 11 (2.00%) Clustering
9 11 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.00%) TMS320
10 10 (1.82%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.64%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.45%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.73%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.73%) PMI
14 3 (0.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.91%) Windows
2 33 (6.00%) Linux
3 19 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.00%) Unix
7 10 (1.82%) Android
7 10 (1.82%) Solaris
8 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (10.73%) DevOps
3 49 (8.91%) TDD
4 48 (8.73%) Analytics
5 47 (8.55%) Content Management
6 43 (7.82%) Scrum
7 39 (7.09%) Configuration Management
8 33 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (5.82%) Migration
10 31 (5.64%) Project Management
11 30 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (5.45%) Microservices
12 29 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (5.09%) SDLC
14 27 (4.91%) Front End Development
14 27 (4.91%) Software Engineering
14 27 (4.91%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 26 (4.73%) ETL
15 26 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (15.27%) JavaScript
2 62 (11.27%) SQL
3 53 (9.64%) Java
3 53 (9.64%) Python
4 39 (7.09%) PowerShell
5 28 (5.09%) C#
6 19 (3.45%) PHP
7 15 (2.73%) Perl
8 11 (2.00%) C
8 11 (2.00%) ES6
9 10 (1.82%) C++
10 9 (1.64%) Scala
11 7 (1.27%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.27%) VBScript
12 6 (1.09%) ES7
13 5 (0.91%) R
14 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.73%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (5.64%) Degree
2 14 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.91%) CCNA
5 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.36%) CISSP
7 2 (0.36%) HND
7 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.36%) PMP
7 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) CCIE
8 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) HNC
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.64%) QA
2 15 (2.73%) PMO
3 11 (2.00%) MISRA
3 11 (2.00%) MISRA C
4 9 (1.64%) WCAG
5 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.55%) SLA
7 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.36%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 23 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.64%) Docker
3 19 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.00%) XenApp
6 10 (1.82%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.73%) vCloud
11 3 (0.55%) Firmware
11 3 (0.55%) vSphere
12 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.36%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.18%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (6.36%) Ansible
2 25 (4.55%) Puppet
3 17 (3.09%) SCCM
4 16 (2.91%) Terraform
5 9 (1.64%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.55%) Nagios
8 3 (0.55%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.36%) Consul
9 2 (0.36%) Kibana
9 2 (0.36%) logstash
9 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.18%) Netcool
10 1 (0.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.73%) Google
3 30 (5.45%) Citrix
3 30 (5.45%) VMware
4 29 (5.27%) Adobe
5 28 (5.09%) IBM
6 24 (4.36%) Oracle
7 22 (4.00%) Cisco
8 18 (3.27%) HP
9 15 (2.73%) EMC
10 11 (2.00%) Tableau
11 10 (1.82%) Apple
12 8 (1.45%) McAfee
12 8 (1.45%) NetApp
13 6 (1.09%) Sybase
14 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.91%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.91%) Nintex
14 5 (0.91%) SAP
14 5 (0.91%) Veritas