The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
England / East of England
Rank 112 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 15 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.084% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.088% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 - - £40.00
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2090 2277 2462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 96.04% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1344 1435
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 197 230
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Author
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 15 £350 -12.50% 4
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 East of England region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 13 (46.43%) C
1 13 (46.43%) C++
1 13 (46.43%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Time Management
3 9 (32.14%) Doxygen
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) XSLT
3 9 (32.14%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
4 8 (28.57%) Electronics
5 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (10.71%) FrameMaker
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
6 1 (3.57%) Migration

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (32.14%) Doxygen
2 3 (10.71%) FrameMaker
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (28.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) XML
1 9 (32.14%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C
1 13 (46.43%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft