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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 122 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 9 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.73% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 18
Median daily rate £265 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
Technical Author
England

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
2438 3015 2967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.57% 95.41% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1790 1761
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 258 232
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 5 £265 +10.41% 5
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 East of England region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) FrameMaker
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Electronics
5 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (4.55%) GCP
6 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) MS Project
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) HNC
6 1 (4.55%) 3G
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.55%) Billing
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) QA
6 1 (4.55%) Automotive
6 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.55%) Validation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) FrameMaker
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
1 1 (4.55%) FMCG
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Content Development
2 1 (4.55%) Content Management
2 1 (4.55%) Document Management
2 1 (4.55%) ERP
2 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
2 1 (4.55%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GCP
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
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