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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 522 469 485
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Author 91 150 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 89 59
Median daily rate £355 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +39.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 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
London -38 31 £375 +28.20% 3
Yorkshire +5 11 £325 -7.14% 5
South East -10 11 £280 -17.03% 3
East Midlands - 9 £350 - 1
East of England -3 8 £260 -20.00% 2
North West -3 7 £275 +77.41% 1
South West -12 7 £330 -7.69%
West Midlands -18 7 £400 +40.35% 1
Author
UK

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (17.17%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
3 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
4 24 (12.12%) XML
5 23 (11.62%) MS Visio
5 23 (11.62%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.10%) FrameMaker
7 19 (9.60%) MS Excel
8 18 (9.09%) Adobe
8 18 (9.09%) Banking
9 16 (8.08%) Java
10 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
10 15 (7.58%) Degree
11 14 (7.07%) SDLC
11 14 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (6.57%) Unix
12 13 (6.57%) .NET
12 13 (6.57%) MS Office
12 13 (6.57%) JSON
13 12 (6.06%) Computer Science
13 12 (6.06%) Windows
14 11 (5.56%) Web Services
14 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
14 11 (5.56%) Data Modelling
14 11 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (5.56%) Time Management
15 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (5.05%) REST
15 10 (5.05%) Content Management

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 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (5.05%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.54%) CMS
4 5 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.52%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (11.62%) MS Visio
2 20 (10.10%) FrameMaker
3 19 (9.60%) MS Excel
4 14 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (6.57%) MS Office
6 10 (5.05%) Acrobat
7 9 (4.55%) PaintShop Pro
8 4 (2.02%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
9 3 (1.52%) RoboHelp
10 2 (1.01%) Fireworks
10 2 (1.01%) MS Project
11 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.52%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) PaaS
1 4 (2.02%) SaaS
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) HTTP
2 7 (3.54%) LAN
2 7 (3.54%) WAN
3 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) 2G
4 1 (0.51%) 3G
4 1 (0.51%) LTE
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.01%) MySQL
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.51%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.51%) ERwin
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 34 (17.17%) Finance
2 18 (9.09%) Banking
3 10 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.03%) Publishing
5 5 (2.53%) Electronics
6 4 (2.02%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.01%) Automotive
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.01%) Retail
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) iGaming
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) XML
2 13 (6.57%) .NET
2 13 (6.57%) JSON
3 11 (5.56%) Web Services
4 10 (5.05%) REST
5 9 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.03%) HTML
7 4 (2.02%) CSS
8 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.52%) MEAN Stack
9 2 (1.01%) Node.js
9 2 (1.01%) SGML
10 1 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.51%) FIXML
10 1 (0.51%) FpML
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.51%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.51%) XSL
10 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.55%) User Experience
3 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.03%) NHS
6 5 (2.53%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.53%) Derivative
7 4 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.02%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.52%) SCADA
9 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.01%) Online Games
10 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.51%) Economics
10 1 (0.51%) Equities
10 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Unix
2 12 (6.06%) Windows
3 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (7.07%) SDLC
2 11 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (5.56%) Data Modelling
2 11 (5.56%) Time Management
3 10 (5.05%) Content Management
3 10 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (5.05%) UML
4 9 (4.55%) OO
4 9 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 8 (4.04%) Patch Management
6 7 (3.54%) Document Management
6 7 (3.54%) Information Architecture
6 7 (3.54%) ITIL
7 6 (3.03%) CRM
7 6 (3.03%) Project Management
7 6 (3.03%) Web Design
8 4 (2.02%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.02%) Business Analysis
8 4 (2.02%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.08%) Java
2 10 (5.05%) C#
3 8 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.03%) SQL
5 4 (2.02%) PHP
6 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.51%) C
7 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.58%) Degree
4 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) GCP
1 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.09%) Adobe
3 9 (4.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.03%) Altiris
4 6 (3.03%) Forcepoint
4 6 (3.03%) Kaspersky
4 6 (3.03%) SolarWinds
4 6 (3.03%) Sophos
5 5 (2.53%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.02%) VMware
7 2 (1.01%) Capita
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) Citrix
8 1 (0.51%) Quark
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Yorkshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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