The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Author in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Author 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.41% - 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £268 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.16%
Author
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 183 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.50% 97.86% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 101 135
Average daily rate £275 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Author in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Author
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Author across the Brighton region.

Author Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Author
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#