The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Technical Writer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank 131 143 143
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Writer 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.29% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.30% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 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 Writer
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
2440 2969 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.24% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1806 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.32 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Writer
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 Writer across the East of England region.

Technical Writer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Writer
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 Writer across the East of England region.

Technical Writer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Writer
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 Writer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Technical Writer
England

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Technical Writer 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 Writer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE

Technical Writer 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 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001