The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
London / City of London
Rank 145 135 183
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £381 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £350 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.22% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2750 3065 4920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.76% 95.51% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2415 3756
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Author
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Author across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Technical Author Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 City of London region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) FrameMaker
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IPTV
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Apiary
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat