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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank - 38 42
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 2.66% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.82% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £256
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
Technical Author
Cambridgeshire

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
341 355 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.52% 94.41% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 240 215
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 37
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) QA