The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 526 518 481
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Author 93 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 83
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £26.09 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% +47.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +36.45%
Author
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in England

Author
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Author Daily Rate Trend in England

Author
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Author across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Author Daily Rate Histogram in England

Author
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Author Hourly Rate Trend in England

Author
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
London -9 32 £400 +10.34% 5
Yorkshire +9 13 £330 - 5
East of England +7 13 - - 3
East Midlands +4 10 - - 2
South East -4 9 £300 -14.28% 4
South West +17 8 £325 +8.33%
North West +15 5 £300 -20.00%
West Midlands -30 3 £225 -10.00%
Author
UK

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 England region featuring Author in the job title.

1 34 (18.58%) XML
2 26 (14.21%) Java
2 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.66%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.93%) Finance
5 20 (10.93%) Web Services
5 20 (10.93%) Degree
6 18 (9.84%) JSON
6 18 (9.84%) OO
6 18 (9.84%) MS Visio
7 17 (9.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (9.29%) C#
7 17 (9.29%) MS Office
7 17 (9.29%) Computer Science
8 16 (8.74%) .NET
8 16 (8.74%) HTML
9 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
9 15 (8.20%) REST
10 14 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (7.65%) Adobe
11 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
11 13 (7.10%) FrameMaker
11 13 (7.10%) Time Management
12 12 (6.56%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.56%) HTTP
13 11 (6.01%) CSS
13 11 (6.01%) ITIL
14 10 (5.46%) Windows
14 10 (5.46%) UML

Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (9.84%) MS Visio
2 17 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.29%) MS Office
3 14 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (7.10%) FrameMaker
5 8 (4.37%) Acrobat
6 4 (2.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.09%) MS Project
7 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.09%) LAN
3 2 (1.09%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) VLAN
3 2 (1.09%) WAN
4 1 (0.55%) 2G
4 1 (0.55%) 3G
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) LTE
4 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) Build Forge
General
1 20 (10.93%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.83%) Electronics
3 7 (3.83%) Publishing
4 6 (3.28%) Marketing
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Automotive
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.58%) XML
2 20 (10.93%) Web Services
3 18 (9.84%) JSON
4 16 (8.74%) .NET
4 16 (8.74%) HTML
5 15 (8.20%) REST
6 11 (6.01%) CSS
7 9 (4.92%) .NET Framework
8 8 (4.37%) HTML5
8 8 (4.37%) Middleware
9 3 (1.64%) OAuth
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.55%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.28%) NHS
5 4 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.19%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.64%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Derivative
7 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.09%) SCORM
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Life Science
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.46%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) Unix
3 2 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (9.84%) OO
3 13 (7.10%) Time Management
4 12 (6.56%) Software Engineering
5 11 (6.01%) ITIL
6 10 (5.46%) Data Modelling
6 10 (5.46%) UML
7 9 (4.92%) Web Development
8 8 (4.37%) Document Management
8 8 (4.37%) Scrum
9 7 (3.83%) Content Management
10 4 (2.19%) Data Management
10 4 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Data Management
10 4 (2.19%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.19%) Information Assurance
10 4 (2.19%) Project Management
10 4 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.19%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.21%) Java
2 25 (13.66%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.29%) C#
4 9 (4.92%) PHP
5 4 (2.19%) Python
6 3 (1.64%) C++
7 2 (1.09%) Ruby
7 2 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Degree
2 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) CISA
4 2 (1.09%) CISM
4 2 (1.09%) CISSP
4 2 (1.09%) GIAC
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) HNC
5 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.19%) GCP
3 4 (2.19%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.55%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Firmware
1 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.65%) Adobe
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle
4 3 (1.64%) Apiary
5 2 (1.09%) Altiris
5 2 (1.09%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.09%) Capita
5 2 (1.09%) Citrix
5 2 (1.09%) Forcepoint
5 2 (1.09%) Kaspersky
5 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.09%) Sophos
5 2 (1.09%) Splunk
5 2 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Meridio
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £Competitive
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Rate: negotiable
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