The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 23 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 15 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.34% 0.61% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 0.64% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -31.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
335 314 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.82% 95.15% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 187 199
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 18
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £29.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Technical Author in the job title.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Author across the Cambridge region.

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Technical Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Time Management
2 8 (38.10%) Electronics
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) C
2 8 (38.10%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) XSLT
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 6 (28.57%) Doxygen
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) FrameMaker
4 1 (4.76%) MS Excel

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.76%) FrameMaker
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) XML
1 6 (28.57%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Time Management
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
1 8 (38.10%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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