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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 520 492 442
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -50
Contract jobs requiring an Author 94 123 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 95
Median daily rate £373 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £267 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.96 £20.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £22.97 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -15 40 £381 +26.03% 4
South East -2 15 £300 -4.76% 5
East Midlands - 15 £313 -
East of England +12 13 - - 6
North West +5 4 £300 -14.28%
Yorkshire +7 3 - - 2
West Midlands -27 2 £506 - 1
South West +8 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 £375 -
Author
UK

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 33 (17.93%) XML
2 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.67%) Java
4 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
5 25 (13.59%) JavaScript
6 23 (12.50%) Finance
6 23 (12.50%) OO
7 22 (11.96%) .NET
7 22 (11.96%) HTML
8 19 (10.33%) Web Services
9 17 (9.24%) Scrum
9 17 (9.24%) Time Management
10 16 (8.70%) FrameMaker
10 16 (8.70%) MS Visio
11 15 (8.15%) CSS
11 15 (8.15%) MS Office
11 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
12 14 (7.61%) PHP
12 14 (7.61%) Linux
12 14 (7.61%) HTML5
12 14 (7.61%) .NET Framework
12 14 (7.61%) Degree
13 13 (7.07%) Windows
13 13 (7.07%) Electronics
14 12 (6.52%) MS Excel
14 12 (6.52%) C#
14 12 (6.52%) Adobe
14 12 (6.52%) Middleware
14 12 (6.52%) Web Development
14 12 (6.52%) Security Cleared

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 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.72%) Confluence
3 4 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) FrameMaker
1 16 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.15%) MS Office
3 12 (6.52%) MS Excel
4 10 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.17%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.09%) IaaS
2 2 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) HTTP
2 5 (2.72%) Firewall
3 4 (2.17%) Internet
4 3 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.09%) LAN
5 2 (1.09%) Network Security
5 2 (1.09%) VLAN
5 2 (1.09%) WebEx
6 1 (0.54%) 2G
6 1 (0.54%) 3G
6 1 (0.54%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA Agile
General
1 23 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Electronics
3 11 (5.98%) Banking
4 10 (5.43%) Marketing
5 8 (4.35%) Publishing
5 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.93%) XML
2 22 (11.96%) .NET
2 22 (11.96%) HTML
3 19 (10.33%) Web Services
4 15 (8.15%) CSS
5 14 (7.61%) .NET Framework
5 14 (7.61%) HTML5
6 12 (6.52%) Middleware
7 10 (5.43%) REST
8 9 (4.89%) JSON
9 3 (1.63%) OAuth
10 2 (1.09%) SGML
11 1 (0.54%) COM
11 1 (0.54%) XSL
11 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.26%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.63%) Tandem
6 2 (1.09%) Blog
6 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.09%) SCORM
7 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.54%) Fintech
7 1 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.54%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.61%) Linux
2 13 (7.07%) Windows
3 8 (4.35%) Unix
4 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.50%) OO
3 17 (9.24%) Scrum
3 17 (9.24%) Time Management
4 12 (6.52%) Web Development
5 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (5.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.35%) Wealth Management
8 7 (3.80%) Document Management
8 7 (3.80%) ITIL
9 6 (3.26%) OOD
9 6 (3.26%) OOP
9 6 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.26%) Use Case
10 5 (2.72%) Content Management
10 5 (2.72%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (2.72%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (2.72%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.67%) Java
2 25 (13.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.61%) PHP
4 12 (6.52%) C#
5 4 (2.17%) Python
6 2 (1.09%) C++
6 2 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (7.61%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.63%) CISA
4 3 (1.63%) CISM
4 3 (1.63%) CISSP
4 3 (1.63%) GIAC
4 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.63%) PMP
5 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (0.54%) CCDA
6 1 (0.54%) CCDP
6 1 (0.54%) CCNA
6 1 (0.54%) CCNP
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.72%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.09%) GCP
5 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Firmware
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Adobe
3 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.17%) SAP
5 3 (1.63%) Apiary
5 3 (1.63%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle
5 3 (1.63%) Splunk
6 2 (1.09%) Bluefish Communications
6 2 (1.09%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) Capita
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix
7 1 (0.54%) Infor
7 1 (0.54%) Meridio
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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