Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 338 397 365
Rank change year-on-year +59 -32 -48
Contract jobs citing Publishing 265 561 741
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.62% 1.51% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 406 561
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +6.71%
10th Percentile £185 £271 £225
90th Percentile £690 £584 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 19
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.23% +121.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.48 £12.90
90th Percentile £34.88 £46.83 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £42.50 £17.16
% change year-on-year -50.00% +147.74% +14.37%

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 16,380 37,224 42,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.53% 39.79% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,302 24,050 27,743
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 986 1,143
Median hourly rate £27.46 £22.93 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.77% +6.65% -0.34%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.50 £11.52
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% +20.51% -10.11%

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Publishing.

Daily rate trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Publishing.

Hourly rate trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Top 17 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 7 July 2020. 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 +48 243 £425 - 49
London +53 149 £480 +9.71% 17
UK excluding London +115 101 £408 +1.88% 33
North of England +91 38 £405 +8.00% 11
South East +116 32 £425 - 6
Yorkshire +76 24 £413 +3.13%
Work from Home +18 22 £433 +20.98% 3
South West +65 9 £50 -88.89% 4
North East +35 8 £360 +9.76% 1
Scotland +57 7 £400 +6.67% 1
North West +70 6 £250 -5.66% 10
East of England +53 5 £431 +2.07% 6
Midlands +73 4 £413 +13.01% 4
Wales +34 4 £560 +53.42% 1
West Midlands +46 3 £413 +13.01% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £275 -
East Midlands +52 1 - -

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 89 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 44 (16.60%) User Experience
4 40 (15.09%) Analytics
5 39 (14.72%) Marketing
6 38 (14.34%) Public Sector
7 35 (13.21%) Azure
8 33 (12.45%) HTML
9 32 (12.08%) Finance
10 31 (11.70%) Content Management
11 28 (10.57%) .NET
11 28 (10.57%) CSS
12 27 (10.19%) JavaScript
12 27 (10.19%) SQL
12 27 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (10.19%) Data Science
13 24 (9.06%) Security Cleared
13 24 (9.06%) Ontologies
14 23 (8.68%) Data Management
14 23 (8.68%) CMS
15 22 (8.30%) Adobe
15 22 (8.30%) Triplestore
16 21 (7.92%) Java
17 20 (7.55%) Migration
17 20 (7.55%) Google
17 20 (7.55%) AWS
17 20 (7.55%) Technology Roadmap
18 19 (7.17%) Content Strategy
18 19 (7.17%) SC Cleared
18 19 (7.17%) Taxonomies

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 23 (8.68%) CMS
2 15 (5.66%) Apache Solr
2 15 (5.66%) Moodle
3 14 (5.28%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.64%) Apache
4 7 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.64%) WordPress
5 5 (1.89%) Confluence
5 5 (1.89%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.51%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.38%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Documentum
8 1 (0.38%) FileNet
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) OnBase
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (3.02%) Camtasia
5 7 (2.64%) InVision
5 7 (2.64%) Sketch
6 5 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
8 3 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (1.13%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.75%) InDesign
9 2 (0.75%) LibreOffice
10 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) SAP MDM
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.75%) Magento
3 2 (0.75%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.21%) Azure
2 20 (7.55%) AWS
3 9 (3.40%) GCP
4 8 (3.02%) Lucidchart
5 7 (2.64%) GitHub
5 7 (2.64%) Office 365
6 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.26%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.89%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.13%) Datadog
8 3 (1.13%) Google Docs
8 3 (1.13%) Google Play
8 3 (1.13%) SaaS
8 3 (1.13%) Serverless
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.75%) Slack
10 1 (0.38%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Intranet
2 4 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (1.51%) WAN
3 3 (1.13%) Firewall
3 3 (1.13%) Internet
3 3 (1.13%) LAN
4 2 (0.75%) DMZ
4 2 (0.75%) DNS
4 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.75%) VoIP
4 2 (0.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) BGP
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.38%) HSRP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) NFC
5 1 (0.38%) RIP
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.30%) Triplestore
2 10 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (2.26%) DataStage
4 6 (2.26%) Power BI
5 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.13%) Big Data
7 3 (1.13%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.13%) MySQL
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.75%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.75%) Looker
8 2 (0.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (3.77%) JIRA
2 7 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.26%) CircleCI
4 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.89%) Rational Team Concert
4 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.51%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.51%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (1.13%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.75%) AutoIt
7 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.75%) Gatling
7 2 (0.75%) JMeter
7 2 (0.75%) Selenium
7 2 (0.75%) webpack
8 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (14.72%) Marketing
2 38 (14.34%) Public Sector
3 32 (12.08%) Finance
4 12 (4.53%) Legal
5 8 (3.02%) Banking
5 8 (3.02%) Games
6 6 (2.26%) Law
6 6 (2.26%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.26%) Retail
7 5 (1.89%) Advertising
7 5 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (19.25%) Designer
2 34 (12.83%) Developer
3 32 (12.08%) Content Designer
4 20 (7.55%) Analyst
5 13 (4.91%) Architect
6 12 (4.53%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.40%) Consultant
7 9 (3.40%) Instructional Designer
7 9 (3.40%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (2.64%) Digital Content Designer
9 7 (2.64%) Digital Designer
10 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 6 (2.26%) SAP Architect
10 6 (2.26%) SAP BI Architect
10 6 (2.26%) SAP MDM Architect
10 6 (2.26%) SQL BI Architect
11 5 (1.89%) Senior Content Designer
11 5 (1.89%) Senior Designer
11 5 (1.89%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.45%) HTML
2 28 (10.57%) .NET
2 28 (10.57%) CSS
3 18 (6.79%) .NET Core
4 12 (4.53%) Node.js
4 12 (4.53%) Web Services
5 11 (4.15%) React
6 10 (3.77%) RESTful
7 9 (3.40%) XML
8 8 (3.02%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.02%) Redux
9 7 (2.64%) GraphQL
9 7 (2.64%) HTML5
10 6 (2.26%) CSS3
10 6 (2.26%) Sass
11 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.89%) Django
12 4 (1.51%) NgRx
12 4 (1.51%) RxJS
12 4 (1.51%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.60%) User Experience
2 27 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.17%) Taxonomies
4 15 (5.66%) Social Media
5 13 (4.91%) Learning Management System
6 6 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (1.89%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.89%) TMS320
8 4 (1.51%) Blog
8 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.51%) VLE
8 4 (1.51%) Wiki
9 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.75%) Life Science
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.91%) Windows
2 5 (1.89%) Android
3 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.75%) Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) HPUX
5 1 (0.38%) Unix
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.09%) Analytics
3 31 (11.70%) Content Management
4 27 (10.19%) Data Science
5 24 (9.06%) Ontologies
6 23 (8.68%) Data Management
7 20 (7.55%) Migration
7 20 (7.55%) Technology Roadmap
8 19 (7.17%) Content Strategy
9 17 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.04%) Data Strategy
10 16 (6.04%) DevOps
11 15 (5.66%) Project Management
11 15 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.28%) ETL
12 14 (5.28%) Service Design
13 13 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (4.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.19%) JavaScript
1 27 (10.19%) SQL
2 21 (7.92%) Java
3 17 (6.42%) SPARQL
4 14 (5.28%) SHACL
5 11 (4.15%) C
6 7 (2.64%) C#
7 6 (2.26%) PHP
7 6 (2.26%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.89%) Python
9 4 (1.51%) Scala
10 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.75%) Go
11 2 (0.75%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.38%) ES6
12 1 (0.38%) Groovy
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.42%) Degree
4 5 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.13%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PhD
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) MISRA
1 5 (1.89%) MISRA C
2 4 (1.51%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.51%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) GDPR
3 2 (0.75%) NIST
3 2 (0.75%) PMO
3 2 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
4 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) Docker
2 10 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.13%) vSphere
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.75%) UAG
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.02%) Terraform
3 4 (1.51%) Ansible
4 3 (1.13%) Kibana
4 3 (1.13%) SCCM
5 2 (0.75%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.38%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.38%) Istio
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) Puppet
6 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.30%) Adobe
3 20 (7.55%) Google
4 14 (5.28%) Blackboard
5 10 (3.77%) Oracle
6 9 (3.40%) SAP
6 9 (3.40%) Tableau
7 7 (2.64%) IBM
8 6 (2.26%) Informatica
9 5 (1.89%) F5
10 4 (1.51%) VMware
11 3 (1.13%) Citrix
11 3 (1.13%) New Relic
12 2 (0.75%) Brocade
12 2 (0.75%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.75%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.75%) HP
12 2 (0.75%) jetNEXUS
12 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.38%) Databricks