The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 52 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 17 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.06% 2.80% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.96% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 5
Average daily rate
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£425 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-26.76% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
770 676 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 94.68% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 297 323
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Author
East of England

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Author
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cambridge -11 16 £425 - 4
Technical Author
East of England

Technical Author
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (91.67%) XML
2 16 (66.67%) Perl
3 9 (37.50%) FrameMaker
4 8 (33.33%) Ant
4 8 (33.33%) XSLT
4 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) Games
6 4 (16.67%) Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 4 (16.67%) Copywriting
7 2 (8.33%) RoboHelp
7 2 (8.33%) Electronics
8 1 (4.17%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (4.17%) QlikView
8 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.17%) XMetaL
8 1 (4.17%) Content Management

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) FrameMaker
2 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) RoboHelp
4 1 (4.17%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
1 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Ant
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Games
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.17%) Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Perl
2 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
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