The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.54% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
Technical Author
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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
225 201 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 92.59% 95.71% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 98 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £15.00 £22.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Technical Author
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#