The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Author role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 11 July 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 City of London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 188 200 218
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 6 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.25% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.27% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £221 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £470 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5250 6553 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.82% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4822 5161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 170 169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Technical Author
London

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) QA
4 2 (10.53%) Wiki
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
5 1 (5.26%) NetScout
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Publishing

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Nortel
2 1 (5.26%) Quark
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee
2 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.26%) NetScout
2 1 (5.26%) Aruba
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